NORTH LOUISIANA

WHERE CAJUN COUNTRY AND COWBOY CULTURE DANCE

Why Industry Leaders are Investing in North Louisiana

3000+
Acres of Low-Cost, Development-Ready Sites
84
Million consumers within a day’s travel time
2
Major Interstate Highways
3
Ports — Including Foreign Trade Zone
2
Class-1 Railroads + Fastest Rail Connection Between Dallas and the East Coast
1
Regional Airport — Second Largest Cargo Airport in Louisiana
10
Colleges & Universities
High School Career & Technical Education Training
Industry Responsive Post-Secondary Training
7
ACT Work Ready Communities
11
Expansive Parish Region
Customizable Incentives

Key Industries

MANUFACTURING

Industry leaders are experiencing impressive success in North Louisiana. Louisiana ranks #1 in Customized Training and #2 in Manufacturing Output according to recent Business Facilities Annual Reports. Read industry-specific success stories and learn more about how to grow your business here.

#1
in Customized Training
#2
in Manufacturing Output

DISTRIBUTION & TRANSPORTATION

Situated in the central-south region of the United States, North Louisiana has a vast network of multimodal transportation infrastructure, low trucking costs, and CDL training programs. Access to around 84 million consumers and over 22 major markets within a one-day’s drive time are just a few of the reasons that the distribution and transportation industry sector is finding success in North Louisiana. Read industry-specific success stories and learn more about how to grow your business here.

84
Million Consumers accessible
22
Major Markets in one day’s drive

IT & PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

The North Louisiana Tech Corridor includes a vibrant tech ecosystem of industry, talent, community, and infrastructure.

10 colleges and universities offer programs that produce intellectual capital, and the National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education generates the talent needed for continuous growth. Ranked #8 in Cybersecurity by Business Facilities. Read industry-specific success stories and learn more about how to grow your business here.

10
Colleges and Universities
#8
In Cybersecurity

“Being situated in North Louisiana has been a great logistical advantage for us in terms of distribution.”

– Ian McElroy,
President of McElroy Metal

What industry leaders are saying about North Louisiana

Being situated in North Louisiana has been a great logistical advantage for us in terms of distribution. We can easily deliver our products to the entire south-central region of the country within a day. The region offers a very business-friendly environment with reasonable costs of doing business and a great quality of life that makes North Louisiana a superior choice for business expansion and relocation.

McElroy Metal