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Doing Business in St. Tammany

St. Tammany’s healthy and cost-effective business climate can help your company grow. As part of the New Orleans Metro Region—known as “Greater New Orleans”—St. Tammany boasts low business costs, successful workforce development initiatives, and responsive incentive programs.

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Louisiana was ranked the #2 state with leading workforce development programs by Area Development magazine

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Greater New Orleans was ranked #4 in KPMG’s list of metro areas with the lowest business costs in the Southeast – “Competitive Alternatives 2016”

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Area Development magazine ranked Louisiana #2 in business incentive programs

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Living in St. Tammany

From historic downtowns to spectacular waterfronts and pine-ringed estates, St. Tammany Parish offers a variety of places to live with a luxurious quality of life and the charm of a small town.

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Skilled Workforce

With a population of approximately 257,900 and a civilian labor force of over 127,500, St. Tammany offers a highly-skilled, highly-trained workforce for businesses in any industry

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Available Land

As part of the New Orleans metro region, St. Tammany can offer you a healthy and cost-effective climate for conducting business. Research available sites and buildings today!

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St. Tammany’s healthy and cost-effective business climate can help your company thrive. As part of the New Orleans Metro Region—known as “Greater New Orleans”—St. Tammany boasts low business costs, successful workforce development initiatives, and responsive incentive programs.

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News

March 15, 2019

Louisiana Economic Development (LED) 2018 Annual Report

Louisiana Economic Development’s Annual Report highlights the significant progress LED makes each year. This document provides valuable insight into the ongoing work LED does – working with partners across the state’s 64 parishes, participating in…

February 22, 2019

Hospital growth in St. Tammany expands care, jobs

By Bob Warren, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune When St. Tammany Parish Hospital officials readied their shovels for the ceremonial ground-breaking of a new addition last November, they touted the new construction as the hospital’s most ambitious in two…

December 21, 2018

Diversified Foods Announces $12 Million Expansion At Madisonville Plant

Company will retain 120 jobs, add 44 jobs at St. Tammany Parish manufacturing facility MANDEVILLE, LA. — Gov. John Bel Edwards and Diversified Foods and Seasonings CEO Peter Smith announced the company will invest $12…

December 18, 2018

St. Tammany Corporation welcomes new U.S. headquarters of major manufacturing company to Slidell

LEDC upholds state economic development incentives for foreign direct investment project Slidell, LA – The Louisiana Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) on Monday voted to uphold the $250,000 Economic Development Award Program (EDAP), completing the last…

September 6, 2018

Economic development in St. Tammany takes on new identity

(ST. TAMMANY PARISH, La.) — The St. Tammany Parish Development District, the lead economic development organization for St. Tammany, has taken on a new identity as the St. Tammany Corporation. This new name is the…

August 24, 2018

St. Tammany business leaders to tour Baldwin County

(ST. TAMMANY PARISH, La.) — On Aug. 27-28, business and community leaders from St. Tammany Parish will visit Baldwin County, Alabama, to research the county’s successful partnership model for practicing economic development. The canvasing trip…

August 15, 2018

STPDD requests proposals for website

The St. Tammany Parish Development District (STPDD) seeks proposals to build a new website for an economic development organization in the process of rebranding. The new website should follow national trends and guidelines for economic…

August 9, 2018

RFP for Strategic Plan: Questions & Answers

On August 7, 2018, the St. Tammany Parish Development District hosted a virtual question-and-answer session via conference call concerning its request for proposals to develop a comprehensive strategic plan. The following questions were asked during…

August 2, 2018

STPDD requests proposals for strategic plan

The St. Tammany Parish Development District, a political subdivision of the state of Louisiana, requests proposals for a comprehensive strategic plan. The firm’s plan should cover objectives, key findings, strategic guidance, and responsible implementation in…

May 21, 2018

Chris Masingill named CEO of STPDD

Economic development commission shifts focus, welcomes new leadership [caption id="attachment_345" align="alignright" width="266"] Chris Masingill, CEO of STPDD[/caption] (Mandeville, La.) — After a five-month intensive search, the St. Tammany Parish Development District (STPDD) Board of Commissioners…