Jefferson Parish offers a vast array of opportunities for investment, development, business growth, expansion, and relocation in a post-Katrina period that has noticeably progressed from recovery to rebuilding to a reinvigorated economic base.
The West Bank, in particular, has been identified as an area of opportunity, which is why it was selected as the site for Churchill Technology & Business Park. As the region continues to build and invest in infrastructure, new opportunities for research and development, specialized program development and value-added exports are expected to emerge.
The Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO) is an independent, yet complementary arm of Jefferson Parish government with the main objective of attracting, growing and creating new business in the area. JEDCO’s mission is to drive wealth creation through entrepreneurship, quality jobs and investments. Businesses coming to the West Bank will find a favorable climate including: