Nov. 27, 2012 08:25 PM
Sure, there's a list for everything, but more often than not, Lafayette is on top. In the past year, Lafayette has received national recognition in the areas of employment growth, business environment and the overall economy. Lafayette's job and wage ...
Oct. 31, 2012 09:24 PM
Behind every successful community is a well-connected regional economic development team. Behind every successful community is a well-connected regional economic development team. By Mike Tarantino Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 As a nationally known ...
Oct. 1, 2012 09:33 PM
One-of-a-kind software developed by Fenstermaker & Associates is putting Lafayette Parish on the map - literally. At a recent conference, the general manager of Site Selection magazine told attendees that 90 percent of the initial research completed ...
Sept. 6, 2012 06:07 PM
Lafayette Parish's EPI has been above the 12-month moving average for 16 of the past 17 months, with June's index the highest since August 2008. After two years of extensive research and development, the Economic Performance Index was unveiled at ...
July 25, 2012 06:11 PM
Get your résumé ready for Acadiana's largest and most successful job fair. By Gregg Gothreaux July 26, 2012 With the high national jobless claims numbers reported so far this year, many people feel that the national economy is still visibly struggling. Recruiters ...
June 28, 2012 06:00 AM
Louisiana lawmakers are slowly realizing that the best incentive for attracting business is a fair tax structure across the board. Recently I had the opportunity to speak at the Louisiana Association of Tax Administrators conference, and I was able ...
April 25, 2012 06:00 AM
LEDA's new Economic Performance Index is an accurate analysis of how we're doing - and how that performance compares to past years.Even though the staff at LEDA makes more than 50 presentations in a year, people around town always stop me wanting to ...
March 28, 2012 06:00 AM
LEDA's website - lafayette.org - is a one-stop shop for entrepreneurs, corporations, job seekers and more. One of the comments we hear frequently from our clients is their positive impression of the LEDA website, www.lafayette.org. LEDA's website has ...
Feb. 29, 2012 06:00 AM
It's been years since legislative packages had so much potential for enhancing economic development efforts. With the start of the legislative session just around the corner, Gov. Bobby Jindal has presented two legislative packages that have the potential ...
Jan. 25, 2012 06:00 AM
Wednesday, January 25, 2012By Gregg Gothreaux The Domino EffectLouisiana Plating & Coatings' decision to follow Halliburton to Lafayette is a good sign more companies are coming. Wednesday, January 25, 2012 By Gregg Gothreaux The Domino Effect Louisiana ...

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