Doing Business in Lafayette, LA
Lafayette Economic Development Authority sets your business on the right path from the start.
By combining our knowledge of the region and in-depth research, we will work with you to build a strong foundation for your growth and expansion. LEDA maintains strong relationships with the organizations that can help bring the best of Lafayette’s technology, real estate, and workforce to you.
We’re dedicated to assisting your business whether you’ve been here for years or are brand new to the region. By establishing an action plan tailored to your needs, LEDA makes sure your business stays competitive and successful.
Business Recruitment locates potential buildings and sites, including LEDA’s business parks, and identifies tax programs your company may qualify for.
Business Retention & Expansion provides expansion consultation services to businesses in Lafayette Parish— whether you’re adding 5 jobs or 50.
LEDA's Opportunity Machine, Lafayette’s Center for Entrepreneurs, provides business education, guidance and risk reduction to startup founders and small business owners through training, mentorship, networking, and affordable workspace.
Market Intelligence supplies you with detailed demographic and statistical data so you can make sound business decisions.
Workforce Development provides you with advisory services regarding employee recruitment, retention, and funding to offset training expenditures.