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Louisiana is strengthening initiatives to help existing employers grow through its LED Business Expansion & Retention Group, while stepping up efforts to site emerging business opportunities from key investors in the Americas and across the globe.
BlueLine Associates will establish a new software development office at the Louisiana Technology Park in Baton Rouge, creating 40 new jobs.
Brown & Root will establish its corporate headquarters in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with the Brown & Root executive team moving from Houston.
Iberville Parish project comes after governor’s economic mission to Asia; will result in more than 750 new direct and indirect jobs and 2,100 new construction jobs.
In this year’s Metro Rankings Report, we’ve taken note of the crucial role exports are playing in the Recovery for many locations by charting their success in two of our rankings categories, Exports Growth Leaders and Exports Recovery Leaders. We've also included our Global Rankings within this story.
Business Facilities’ 10th Annual Rankings Report: Austin, Baton Rouge, Mobile Leaders In Growth Potential
The burgeoning high-tech industry in Austin has made Texas the second-largest semiconductor job market after California, while public-private partnerships in Baton Rouge spur initiatives in new high-growth sectors.
There may be fewer projects to aim for in the highly competitive environment of a recovering economy, but those who hope to succeed must find a way that distinguishes them from the rest of the field. Here are the organizations who have established a consistent standard of excellence and embraced the best practices to secure the projects that bring bundles of new jobs to their locations.
Greater Phoenix takes top prize for Apple's new manufacturing plant.
IBM Services Center: Baton Rouge, already operating at a temporary site, represents Louisiana’s largest software development project to date, with innovative public-private partnerships in higher education and urban development.
Baton Rouge tops the field in economic growth potential; China surges into the lead in renewable energy investment. From the July/August 2013 issue.
Baton Rouge Named No. 1 Metro For Economic Growth Potential In Business Facilities 9th Annual Rankings Report
Mobile, Youngstown and Shreveport also made our top 10 with dynamic new growth sectors thriving alongside traditional manufacturing.
In Shreveport, Baton Rouge and Geismar, Honeywell will retain 698 jobs and potentially invest as much as $1.2 billion in projects resulting in 190 new direct and indirect jobs.
"IBM Services Center: Baton Rouge" represents Louisiana's largest software development project to date; with State support, LSU will dramatically expand its computer science program; innovative public-private partnership will result in new riverfront development with office and residential components
Company will develop two million-square-foot complex, resulting in 210 new direct jobs and 516 new indirect jobs.
Project producing wood-based pellets near Bastrop for U.K. energy generation will include Baton Rouge shipping facility and total capital investment of more than $120 million.