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South Louisiana 2021 Year in Review

South Louisiana 2021 Year in Review

What a year 2021 has been! From borrowed blooms to biofuel, medical marvels to meat production, South Louisiana has spent this year building better businesses and better lives. As we look forward to a new year of growth, let’s take a brief look back at a few of the major highlights of 2021. South Louisiana […]

5 Reasons to Develop your Business in South Louisiana

5 Reasons to Develop your Business in South Louisiana

Opportunity, stability, and diversity are essential components for successful business development. South Louisiana, which consists of nine parishes locally called “Acadiana”, is one of the few places with all three of these vital traits in full measure. It’s a place where professionals can find excitement, opportunity, and a thriving local culture, while employers enjoy access […]

Southern Success Stories: Cane River Pecan Company
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Southern Success Stories: Cane River Pecan Company

Agriculture is one of the largest pillars of Louisiana industry. Some farms have been in Louisiana families for generations while new plots of land are cultivated for future harvests everyday. Enjoying an average of 217 sunny days a year and balmy 70 degrees with regular rainfall, Louisiana’s semi-tropical climate is ideal for the farming of […]

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South Louisiana Announces Three Certified Sites in Lafayette Parish

Broussard Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) and Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA) with One Acadiana (1A), Entergy and SLEMCO announced three sites located in Lafayette Parish have been certified under the Louisiana Economic Development (LED) Certified Sites program. The three sites include: Girouard Site, a 31.42-acre site Martial Farms, a 32.55-acre site AC Commercial Site, a 44.94-acre […]

Coastal Plains Meat Company Announces $3.5 Million Acquisition and Expansion of Processing Facility in Eunice

Coastal Plains Meat Company Announces $3.5 Million Acquisition and Expansion of Processing Facility in Eunice

Project will increase capacity at the state’s largest meat processing facility and create 34 direct and indirect new jobs EUNICE, La. — Coastal Plains Meat Company is making a $3.5 million capital investment in the acquisition and expansion of a meat processing facility in Eunice, Louisiana, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Coastal Plains owner and […]

South Louisiana: Coded for Success

South Louisiana: Coded for Success

According to a report from Software.org, the software industry has created more than 20,000 direct and indirect jobs in Louisiana—a 21.7 percent increase in job creation since 2014. This growth has contributed to the $1.5 billion of direct value to the state’s GDP. Each year, more software and tech companies are choosing to open their […]

Southern Success Stories: Acadian Companies
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Southern Success Stories: Acadian Companies

Since 1971, Acadian Companies has provided South Louisiana with medical transport services while staying engaged with the needs of its community and employees. Acadian Companies has placed itself as a top company with a national and global reach and proudly rooted in South Louisiana. This year, the company is celebrating its 50th anniversary with zero […]

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LHC Group and SCP Health Partner to Provide Advanced Clinical Care in the Home

New strategic partnership will develop innovative care models with hospitals and health systems LAFAYETTE, La. (July 7, 2021) – LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: LHCG) – a national provider of in-home healthcare services and innovations for communities around the nation, and SCP Health – a national clinical leader in acute unscheduled care, announced today the formation […]

Laying Roots in South Louisiana

Laying Roots in South Louisiana

South Louisiana is a place where businesses can develop, workforces thrive, and citizens enjoy the joi de vivre of Cajun culture. Businesses seeking new opportunities to lay roots will find that South Louisiana is an ideal place to dig in. Its recent national ranking of Top 10 for Certified Sites and Shovel-Ready Programs illustrates that […]

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