Ward II Industrial Park

Competitive Advantages of the Gateway Region

Strategically located in what is called the "Gateway Region" where Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana meet, this 950 acre certified site near Vivian, LA provides ideal industrial sites, manufacturing sites and buildings within close proximity to the Shreveport-Bossier MSA. The Gateway Region is uniquely positioned for market access to the entire south-central/mid-west U.S.

There are many reasons why your business should locate in the Gateway Region:

  • Economic location: low-cost access to major markets
  • Market access: highway, rail, air and water access to major Midwest and Southeast markets
  • Transportation cost: low costs for multimodal transportation
  • Electric power: competitively priced
  • Workforce: labor pool from three states

Situated along LA Highway 1 in northern Caddo Parish between Oil City and Vivian, the Ward II Industrial Park is a 950 acre shovel ready, certified industrial and commercial property with multimodal access to rail, water, air and interstate transportation. It is zoned for heavy industrial with water, sewer, electricity and natural gas in place. Acreage is available for sale or lease.


Site Details

  • Available Acreage: 950
  • Subdividable: Yes
  • Sale Price: $10,000 per acre
  • Lease Price: Negotiable
  • Property Type: Industrial
  • General Terrain: Greenfield
  • City Limits: Yes
  • Industrial Park: Yes

Multimodal Transportation Infrastructure


  • off of LA Highway 1 
  • US Highway 71 (5 miles) 


  • Interstate 20 (26.2 miles)
  • Interstate 49 (27.4 miles)


  • Kansas City Southern (.2 miles)
  • Union Pacific Railroad (14.6 miles)


  • Port of Caddo-Bossier (38.3 miles)


  • Vivian Airport (2 miles)
  • Shreveport Regional Airport (28 miles)


  • Electrical Supplier: AEP Swepco
  • Natural Gas Supplier: Centerpoint Gas
  • Water Supplier: Town of Vivian, La.
  • Sewer Supplier: Town of Vivian, La.
  • Telecom Supplier: CenturyLink


  • Enterprise Zone
  • New Market Tax Credit Severely Distressed Census Tract
  • Other federal, state, and local incentives may also be available for qualifying companies

For More Info

Liz Pierre, SVP
North Louisiana Economic Partnership
o. (318) 677-2549
m. (318)348-1872
 f. 318-387-8529

LED Certified Sites

In today's fast-paced business environment, a certified site offers assurance that the property is development ready.
Louisiana Economic Development (LED) and an independent, third party engineering firm review the property for compliance on such criteria as zoning restrictions, title work, environmental studies, soil analysis surveys and more. Check out North Louisiana's certified sites.