Louisiana Economic Development
Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Louisiana Economic Development articles below.
Over the past four years, Honeywell’s Louisiana expansions have created 118 new direct jobs and $915 million in new capital investment statewide.
More than 800 jobs will be retained, 93 new ones created at the 1.27 million-square-foot converting/logistics center in Monroe, LA.
The Louisiana Proton Therapy Center will be housed on University Medical Center campus in city’s biomedical corridor.
The Korea-based manufacturer will relocate its corporate offices from Houston to a location near its multi-billion dollar investment in Lake Charles, LA.
Venture Global’s two liquified natural gas projects in Louisiana, a total investment of $13 billion, will make the state a leader in LNG exports.
The youth-market vehicle company invested $4M to relocate its headquarters from Dallas to Ruston, LA, where it will create 287 over the next decade.
The pharmaceutical research and development facility will be located at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette affiliate.
The natural gas liquefaction facility and LNG export terminal will create 250 new jobs in Plaquemines Parish.
The new, state-of-the-art facility will bring 800 IT jobs to Northwest Louisiana and cost-savings for its federal government customers.
Following $20 million capital investment, historic former department store becomes Louisiana’s first Tier III data center.
The new operation will create 300 jobs within two years, adding to CSRA's 800-job Integrated Technology Center that will open in Bossier City in late 2016.
CGI Federal recently celebrated the dedication of its $13.1 million, 50,000-square-foot information technology center that serves as an anchor for the 143-acre University of Louisiana at Lafayette Research Park.
A joint venture will build a new $1.9-billion ethane cracker and a $1.1-billion glycol plant on a Lake Charles site in Calcasieu Parish.
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.
Greater Houston Partnership snares Business Facilities' Gold Award for Goodman Global Group's 4.1-million-square-foot consolidated campus.
Louisiana is bringing together state, regional and local partners, including business and higher education resources, in intelligent collaborations yielding sustainable economic growth.
Shell Chemical LP will invest $717 million in a new linear alpha olefins manufacturing unit at the company’s Ascension Parish, LA complex.
inXile Entertainment will establish a video game development studio in New Orleans, LA, creating 50 new direct jobs over the next five years.
Indorama Ventures will invest $175 million to renovate and restart a dormant ethane cracker west of Lake Charles, LA.
With ethane crackers and downstream plants in two phases, Formosa Petrochemical Corp. would create up to 1,200 new direct jobs in St. James Parish, LA.
Lithuania-based Investimus Foris will make a $265 million capital investment to convert an idle biofuels refinery in Grant Parish, LA into an ammonia manufacturing facility, creating 85 new direct jobs.
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.
Company will produce youth-market vehicles in project resulting in more than 570 new direct and indirect jobs.
First announced in 2011, CenturyLink's new Technology Center of Excellence will be home to 800 jobs in Monroe and result in 1,170 new indirect jobs in the greater Monroe area.
The Lake Charles area project will supply Sasol’s petrochemical complex, creating more than 2,800 new jobs.
Viking River Cruises project to result in over 780 new direct and indirect jobs in Louisiana.
The project will include 50,000-square-foot facility and result in more than 340 new direct and indirect jobs.
Project includes 450 new direct jobs at plants that convert sugar cane biomass to energy pellets.
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