Southwest Louisiana Economic Development
Southwest Louisiana encompasses the parishes of Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron and Jefferson Davis as well as the city of Lake Charles, home to the nation’s 11th largest port. Major industries in the region’s economy include agriculture and forestry, energy, advanced manufacturing, aviation, hospitality and gaming, and health care.
Energy projects generate $117 billion in capital investment in Southwest Louisiana
Southwest Louisiana attracts visitors, nourishes residents with rich heritage, music, food and fun
From gaming to golf to the Gulf of Mexico, Southwest Louisiana offers world-class entertainment
Residents of Southwest Louisiana enjoy easy access to quality medical treatment
Higher education institutions in Southwest Louisiana keep skilled talent flowing to industry