Business Climate

New Orleans
New Orleans skyline showcases the city's flourishing business climate

Louisiana is a State of Opportunity

Louisiana’s business climate combines an extensive collection of competitive advantages, from customized workforce training, to low business operating costs, to infrastructure, creating an ideal environment for success. As a result, Louisiana was ranked among the top ten business climates in the nation by Area Development, Development Counsellors International and Site Selection.

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Low Business Costs

Louisiana offers businesses low taxes and affordable facility and utility costs. These combine with other competitive costs to offer businesses a significant cost advantage.

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Customized Solutions

Louisiana offers the unique ability to creatively customize solutions to meet each business’s specific needs.

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Robust Infrastructure

Louisiana’s robust infrastructure provides businesses with ample travel and shipping logistics, as well as development-ready locations.

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Skilled Labor & Workforce

An ever-growing pool of highly trained workers are available to Louisiana businesses in addition to customized workforce training.