St. Mary Parish Economic Development

Frank Fink

Director of Economic Development

500 Main Street
5th Floor
Franklin, Louisiana 70538
Phone : 337-828-4100, Ext. 540
Toll-free : N/A
Fax : 337-828-4092
Email : FFink@StMaryParishLA.gov
Website : www.stmaryparishdevelopment.com/

Targeted Industries

•   Food & Agriculture Related
•   Logistics, Warehousing & Distribution
•   Manufacturing
•   Metals

About St. Mary Parish Economic Development

St. Mary Parish is the perfect combination of logistics, incentives, education and culture to make us a premiere location for economic development. St. Mary is fortunate to be nestled between waterway access to the Gulf of Mexico, Interstate Highways, and major educational institutions. We are also home to some of the friendliest, warmest and hardworking people in the nation


Pedal to the Metal

Article | March 18, 2020

In the fabricated metals industry, while there are several major players in the U.S. and around the world, small to mid-size companies tend to... more >>


Hotspots and their Cool Business Attractions

Article | September 17, 2018

It's important to examine what areas consider to be their most delightful qualities for livability to businesses and staffs. Its all here. more >>

Going Green in North America Pays Off

Going Green in North America Pays Off

Article | July 18, 2011

Throughout the United States and Canada, communities have embraced green power, and the result is a thriving new business sector. Some regions are... more >>

Community Progress Report

Article | December 31, 2009

In the world of sales, it is commonly acknowledged that it costs five to 10 times more to gain a new customer than it does to retain an existing... more >>

Cleaning Up Our Act

Article | June 30, 2009

North America has finally begun to seriously heed the admonition to "clean up our act" and pour our efforts into adopting clean/green industry and... more >>

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Louisiana Economic Development

EdTech Firm Says Goodbye, Silicon Valley... Hello, Silicon Bayou.

January 7, 2021

EdTech company SchoolMint is taking advantage of Lafayette, La.’s business climate, assistance programs, workforce training and higher-ed... more >>

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