Louisiana Economic Development

Don Pierson

Secretary of Economic Development

617 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802-5239
Phone : 225-342-3000
Toll-free : 800-450-8115
Fax : 225-342-3000
Email : Don.Pierson@LA.gov
Website : www.OpportunityLouisiana.com

Targeted Industries

•   Aerospace & Defense
•   Automotive
•   Bio & Pharmaceuticals
•   Logistics, Warehousing & Distribution
•   Metals
•   Plastics
•   Technology/R&D

About Louisiana Economic Development


Logistics, Plastics & Fabrication Projects: Testimony to Louisiana’s Appeal

Article | December 18, 2017

Learn about the companies that have found great success in Louisiana and think how your business might proper there, too. more >>

LA: DXC Technology to Open New Orleans Digital Center, Hire 2,000

Development News | November 14, 2017

Fortune 250 firm’s Digital Transformation Center represents LA’s largest technology project; Louisiana campuses to provide talent pipeline. more >>


Designated Sites Save Site Selectors Time and Money

Article | October 30, 2017

Designated industrial sites are coveted by many site selectors for all the amenities and conveniences they provide. Here are some top choices. more >>

LA: WestRock Co. to Enhance Ops at Hodge Paper Mill, Retain 400 Jobs

Development News | October 19, 2017

Co. to make improvements at containerboard paper mill in Hodge, LA, retain more than 400 existing jobs. more >>

LA: Champion Home Builders to Open Two Facilities, Create 200 Jobs

Development News | October 12, 2017

Co. to invest $1.3M to build manufactured homes in Leesville, Vernon Parish, LA, at two leased facilities. more >>

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Louisiana Economic Development

LED FastStart Tops Workforce Training Program Rankings for 8th Year

December 13, 2017

Since launching in 2008, LED FastStart® has raised the bar and elevated expectations for what a best-in-class workforce program should be. more >>