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South Louisiana’s Diverse Infrastructure

Locally Powered. Globally Connected.

In South Louisiana, we understand that market accessibility is a significant differentiator for growing businesses. Having instant and reliable access to the surrounding world is paramount for reaching consumers, suppliers, and collaborators — and ultimately finding success.

Strategically located at the crossroads of I-10 and I-49, South Louisiana infrastructure offers two Class 1 rail lines, seven coastal ports and two commercial airports. This interconnectivity provides companies with optimal access to shipping and transportation routes, reaching 38 interior states via the Mississippi River and international destinations via the Gulf of Mexico.

Two Commercial Airports

  • Lafayette Regional Airport
  • Acadiana Regional Airport

Four Rail Systems

Two Class I

  • BNSF
  • Union Pacific

Two Class III

  • Louisiana and Delta Railroad
  • Acadiana Railway Company

Five Coastal Ports

  • Port of Iberia
  • Port of Morgan City
  • Port of Vermilion
  • Port of West St. Mary
  • Twin Parish Port

Two Inland Ports

  • Port of Krotz Springs
  • Port of Mermentau

Poised for future growth, South Louisiana also boasts a robust portfolio of industrial sites — two of which are more than 500 acres in size. These locations are either certified shovel-ready or are in the process of becoming certified, providing business with ample low-cost land that is prime for development.

What’s more — the region is a hub for digital activity, too. Thanks to a city-wide gigabit fiber network, Lafayette offers unparalleled tech connections for businesses of all sizes, keeping teams tuned in to online efforts.

Prime for Development

South Louisiana’s nine parish region


Looking to lay roots in South Louisiana? Browse our portfolio of development-ready sites to find the perfect home for your business.

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