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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, […]

Riceland Crawfish Expands in Acadiana

Riceland Crawfish Expands in Acadiana

In response to growing consumer demand, Riceland Crawfish announces it will expand its Acadiana-based operations through construction of a 33,000 sq. ft. building and an additional $2 million of capital expenditures. The expansion will result in 10 new full-time jobs and help the company retain 60 current jobs. “1A is proud to be a part […]

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