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South Louisiana Business Recap

South Louisiana Business Recap

As 2020 gets off to a strong start, we’re looking back at the business development wins of 2019 and taking a moment to give thanks for what makes South Louisiana one of the most sought-after places for emerging business and talent. 2019 Business Development Totals In 2019, we joined forces across the region to help […]

Gov. Edwards, Kopter Dedicate Lafayette Helicopter Assembly Site

Gov. Edwards, Kopter Dedicate Lafayette Helicopter Assembly Site

Recently, Gov. Edwards joined Andreas Löwenstein, CEO of Kopter Group AG, and a number of state, regional, and local officials to celebrate Kopter’s Selection of Lafayette for assembly of its newest helicopter, the SH09. Kopter’s site will be located at the Lafayette Regional Airport, and includes a $4.2 million capital investment to modify and equip […]

Savoie’s Foods Announces $12.7 Million Expansion In St. Landry Parish

Savoie’s Foods Announces $12.7 Million Expansion In St. Landry Parish

Gov. John Bel Edwards and President Frederick Lafleur of Savoie’s Sausage and Food Products Inc. announced a sizable $12.7 million expansion of the company’s food production facility in St. Landry Parish. The company will broaden its distribution area with the expansion, bringing Cajun-style food products to a larger region. The expansion includes the construction of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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