Louisiana Economic Development
Louisiana invites you to consider why so many major corporations and small businesses flourish in our state. Louisiana’s available sites and buildings combine with a superior transportation infrastructure, providing access to nearby major markets while benefiting from Louisiana's strategic advantages such as low business taxes, low cost of living and competitive wages. Recognized for its innovation, effectiveness, flexibility and efficiency, LED FastStart® is the nation's best state workforce training program, according to Business Facilities magazine. FastStart provides customized employee recruitment, screening, training development and training delivery for eligible, new or expanding companies — all at no cost to qualifying companies.