The Livingston Economic Development Council (LEDC) is committed to helping businesses thrive in Livingston Parish. LEDC provides a variety of quality services designed to assist current and prospective businesses including:
For those interested in locating or expanding in Livingston Parish, LEDC assists to showcase our many assets to give businesses a competitive advantage when looking to locate in the region. We can help pinpoint the perfect site to fit your needs, providing demographic data, aerial site maps and other resources to support your research.
Business Retention and Expansion
LEDC will help to develop strategies and incorporate incentive packages to promote the area’s positive business climate and attractive quality of life while encouraging existing business to expand to help create new jobs and long-term investment.
Business to Business Communication
Having worked with businesses large and small across the parish for years, LEDC has an extensive network of contacts and knowledge of the services available in each of our communities. With that know-how, we serve as a critical link, helping to connect local companies, new or existing, by identifying other businesses that can help meet your needs.
Identification of Business Resources and Services
Our team is tapped into the economic development world, and works constantly to bring our businesses up to speed on the latest information that can help you thrive. Through quarterly meetings and other opportunities, LEDC provides access to new resources, programs and services from the private sector, banking industry, state and federal government to keep your company in the know.
Location of available industrial facilities
LEDC maintains an up-to-date listing of available industrial sites and provides direction on utilizing vacant buildings in the area as well as programs available to rehabilitate those sites.
Small Business Assistance
LEDC works as a conduit to help small business navigate through their development by collaborating with the Small Business Development Center, reviewing available incentive programs within the state, networking opportunities and more.
LEDC works specifically with entrepreneurs to tailor the services provided above to your particular vision, providing the demographic and workforce data, site and service information, and anything that will aid you in preparing your business plan and honing in on your target market.