Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Tag: economic development

Governor, E.I. Williams Industries announce 100-job manufacturing facility in north Webster

BATON ROUGE — Gov. John Bel Edwards and E.I. Williams Industries President Jim Williams announced Thursday the Canadian company will establish a Louisiana facility to...

Shreveport not moving forward with Cross Bayou Point partnership

The Shreveport City Council shot down an agenda item Tuesday that would have formed an official partnership between the city and Cross Bayou Point...

GBEDF launches tool for investors, developers in NWLA’s Qualified Opportunity Zones

The Greater Bossier Economic Development Foundation (GBEDF) has developed a website to promote opportunity zones in Northwest Louisiana.  The site, www.InvestNWLA.com, provides detailed information on...

September 2019 Shreveport-Bossier economic indicators

The latest economic trend numbers for Shreveport-Bossier are now available. The Greater Bossier Economic Development Foundation (GBEDF) publishes a free, monthly report highlighting the economic...

Louisiana earns Top 10 spot among nation’s best business climates

BATON ROUGE — Today, Site Selection announced Louisiana ranks among the Top 10 states in the U.S. for best business climate for the 10th year in a...

LED Secretary Don Pierson elected to IEDC Board Of Directors

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Louisiana Economic Development Secretary Don Pierson will help lead the largest economic development group in the world beginning in January, when...

NLEP president reappointed to IEDC Board

Scott Martinez, CEcD, President of the North Louisiana Economic Partnership (NLEP), was reappointed to the Board of Directors of the International Economic Development Council...

Rockett: Challenges affecting business retention today

With hundreds of jobs at stake along with a large portion of the community’s wealth nestled in the hands of a major employer, it...

Louisiana No. 2 for infrastructure investment that supports economic growth

BATON ROUGE — For the second consecutive year, Louisiana ranks No. 2 among U.S. states for infrastructure investment that supports economic growth, according to Site Selection....

Opportunity Zones webinar set for August 29

CRI in Shreveport is continuing its efforts to educate investors, developers, real estate professionals, architects, and contractors on Opportunity Zones with a free webinar...