Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. LSU articles below.
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.
"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
Hiring for the GTL and ethane cracker facilities will begin in 2014. Operations of the first plant are expected to start in 2017, with full employment reached within two years after commercial operations begin. Dec 4, 2012 @ 12:28 PM