LEDA works with businesses as they make decisions to start, expand or relocate to Lafayette, Louisiana, and the surrounding communities.
Through innovative collaborations with business, government and education, LEDA strives to grow the community’s business base for future development and diversification.
LEDA 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. We maintain strong relationships with the organizations that can help bring the best of Lafayette’s community assets to you.
We are dedicated to providing assistance to 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.
In 1997, LEDA became the first economic development organization in North America to achieve ISO certification. The staff of LEDA practices the concept of Plan, Do, Check, Adjust. LEDA acknowledges that quality is defined by the customer. To ensure customer satisfaction, LEDA is devoted to continuous improvement and strives to maintain a quality-driven environment.
LEDA Resource Center
The LEDA Resource Center— conveniently located in the Research Park of UL Lafayette's University Common— is the perfect location to hold company training and seminars or to make a presentation to a special client. State-of-the-art equipment and a professional setting provide an excellent environment to conduct business.
Conference Room: seating up to 70 people
Development Room: seating for 10 people
Project Room: seating for 6
Have an important meeting scheduled? Contact Lena Styles, Assistant Administrator, at 337-593-1400 to find out if the LEDA Resource Center is a good fit.