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Live Well For Less in South Louisiana
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Live Well For Less in South Louisiana

The decision to move across state lines can be daunting, especially with the amount of factors to consider. Whether your goal is to find a place for a fresh start or a place where you can flourish in your career, you’re likely looking for more than just a change of scenery. You want a place […]

South Louisiana: Coded for Success

South Louisiana: Coded for Success

In a 2017 report from Software.org, the software industry created more than 20,000 direct and indirect jobs in Louisiana. Since 2014, that’s a 21.7 percent increase in job creation, which has contributed $1.5 billion of direct value to the state’s GDP. Each year, more software and tech companies are choosing to open their doors, expand […]

Gov. Edwards and LHC Group Break Ground on 500-Job Expansion of Lafayette Office

Gov. Edwards and LHC Group Break Ground on 500-Job Expansion of Lafayette Office

Recently, Gov. Edwards and LHC Group Chairman and CEO Keith Myers were joined by state, local, and federal officials at a groundbreaking ceremony for the home health company’s $46 million expansion. LHC Group is a healthcare provider that specializes in the post-acute continuum of care, primarily for Medicare beneficiaries in the U.S. Founded in 1994, […]

Gov. Edwards, Kopter CEO Announce Louisiana Helicopter Facility

At this year’s HAI Heli-Expo, Governor John Bel Edwards and Kopter Group AG CEO Andreas Löwenstein announced that the Switzerland-based helicopter company has chosen Lafayette, Louisiana, as its first North American location for production of its SH09 helicopter. The 14.7-acre site, which will be connected to the Lafayette Regional Airport, is expected to begin initial […]

8 Reasons to Move to South Louisiana
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8 Reasons to Move to South Louisiana

From one of the tastiest towns in the south to diverse pockets of culture, South Louisiana has something for everyone. Couple that with industries regularly making the move for our attractive incentives, and you have a perfect combination of quality of life and opportunity for anyone looking for a change of scenery. With everything the […]

What is FastStart?

What is FastStart?

Your management team is considering the relocation of the company. Will there be a workforce ready to fill vacant positions? How quickly can you staff them? More importantly, does your target location have a program in place to accommodate your business? If you’re considering South Louisiana, it does—and FastStart is its name. Get a Head […]

Gov. Edwards, Waitr Announce 200-Job Lafayette Headquarters Expansion

Gov. Edwards, Waitr Announce 200-Job Lafayette Headquarters Expansion

Local technology firm Waitr, a company that deploys online apps for convenient delivery of restaurant food to customers in over 500 cities across the nation, recently announced alongside Gov. John Bel Edwards that it will be expanding to downtown Lafayette. Originally founded in Lake Charles in 2013, Waitr has been the poster child for home-grown […]

Bagwell Energy Service Announces 150-Job Expansion in Iberia Parish

Bagwell Energy Service Announces 150-Job Expansion in Iberia Parish

As production and offshore exploration in the Gulf of Mexico start showing signs of recovery, Bagwell Energy Services announces a $2.5 million capital investment at its Port of Delcambre fabrication center located in Iberia Parish. The expansion is estimated to create 150 new jobs over the next five years and retain 46 existing jobs. Indirectly, […]

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