Expanding Your Business in Lafayette, Louisiana

LEDA provides assistance in building relationships with business leaders, decision makers, and influencers in Lafayette Parish and Acadiana.

River-Ranch-Businesses

Expansion Assistance

Growth of existing businesses is the main driver of a community's economic development. To foster this growth and maintain a healthy business climate, LEDA provides expansion consultation services to businesses in Lafayette Parish—whether you’re adding 5 jobs or 50.

Through confidential one-on-one meetings, our staff will gather information about your business including goals and challenges, products and services, and customers and suppliers to help us tailor our services to assist you in the best way possible.


  • Provide guidance on tax incentive programs for qualifying projects
  • Available property searches
  • Liaison to workforce training and education providers 
  • Coordination with city, parish and state government agencies and officials and community stakeholders
  • Access to market data including demographics, labor force, real estate, income and wage data, and company lists
  • Marketing and communications of expansion projects

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  LEDA Services
  Entrepreneurship/Start-up Business Programs
  Small Business/Development Programs
  Business Expansion Programs
  International Trade (Export/Import Assistance)
  Workforce Development/Train Programs
  Lean Manufacturing/Process Improvement
  Software/Digital Media Programs
  Finance and Capital
  Real Estate and Site Selection

Business Highlights

LCG Group

Largest home health provider in the U.S., HQ expansion creating 500 new jobs

Stuller

#1 supplier of fine jewelry, diamonds & gemstones for retailers, more than 1,200 employees

VieMed

HQ expansion creating 220 new jobs

Contact Mark Mouton, LEDA’s Manager of Business Retention and Expansion, to start discussing your future.

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Mark D. Mouton

Manager of Business Retention & Expansion
(337) 593-1409
markm@lafayette.org