Louisiana Economic Developmentlast updated: December 2013

Louisiana Economic Development is responsible for strengthening the state's business environment and creating a more vibrant Louisiana economy. 

Vision: Louisiana consistently outperforms the South and U.S. for job creation and economic opportunity.

Mission: Cultivate jobs and economic opportunity for the people of Louisiana, LED is aggressively pursuing eight integrated economic development strategies:

  • Improve our state economic competitiveness
  • Improve the competitiveness of our communities
  • Identify and cultivate top economic development assets in each region of our state
  • Place special focus on business retention and expansion
  • Develop comprehensive national-caliber business recruitment capacity
  • Cultivate innovation, entrepreneurship, and small business
  • Develop robust workforce solutions
  • Aggressively tell our story Improve our state economic competitiveness

With dedicated and knowledgeable professionals committed to Louisiana's economic future, LED strives to help businesses find the resources they need to make relocation and expansion a successful, profitable endeavor.

Contact Louisiana Economic Development

Contact Louisiana Economic Development

Steven Moret
1051 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana  70802-5239
Phone: 225.342.3000
Toll Free: 800.450.8115
Fax:  225.342.9390


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Louisiana

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