The 2013 state-level ACCRA cost of living index ranked Louisiana as the 4th-lowest cost of living in the country.
Louisiana fosters a pro-business environment that strongly supports all of our economic development partners and allies. Discover how your community can be more competitive by taking advantage of these available resources.
The LED Certified Sites program provides guidelines for applying a development-ready industrial site as a Louisiana Economic Development Certified Site.
FastLane is an online, real-time, searchable database for tax incentive data. Organizations can direct companies to file and track incentive applications using this tool.
Louisiana Community Network helps communities become more competitive, development ready and open for business. This resource empowers Louisiana communities to be ready for investment, jobs and economic growth.
Marketing Resources allows users to access marketing assets such as photos, videos, maps, presentation tools, quotes and rankings.
The RFI Toolkit helps project managers find downloadable documents with current information on demographics, site assistance, business development projects and more.
The Louisiana Site Selection Center allows partners and allies to manage and update property information as well as view detailed demographic data.
The Louisiana Business Emergency Operations Center (LABEOC) helps guide Louisiana businesses and non-profits to prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural and human-caused disasters, and to maintain the stability, resilience and economic recovery of their communities. The LABEOC was created to support the business community during a disaster. The Center is a joint partnership between the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the Informatics Research Institute at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and Louisiana Economic Development.