Ascension (LA) Economic Development Corp. Wins Gold Medal as Highest Performing EDO: Most Capital Investment Announced ($3.5 billion over the last 12 months)

Philadelphia, PA (USA) – October 6, 2013 – Ascension (LA) Economic Development Corp. has been named the gold medal winner in the Most Capital Investment Announced category for economic development organizations. As part of Atlas Advertising’s High Performance Economic Development Benchmarking Survey, Ascension (LA) Economic Development Corp. reported $3.5 billion in capital invested over the… Read more »


Governor Jindal And Shell Announce Company’s Selection Of Ascension Parish For A Potential World-Scale, Gas-To-Liquids Facility

Proposed Gulf Coast GTL project, subject to final approval by Shell, would result in 740 new direct jobs with an expected average salary of $100,000, plus benefits; Louisiana Hwy. 70 proposed expansion to accommodate potential project BATON ROUGE, La. — Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and Shell announced the selection of Ascension Parish as the location… Read more »


BASF Announces $42.6 Million Investment In New Polyurethanes Blending Facility

9.12.13 BASF Announces $42.6 Million Investment In New Polyurethanes Blending Facility Project is fourth major BASF expansion in Louisiana since 2009, will result in 167 new direct and indirect jobs GEISMAR, La. – Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal and BASF Geismar Senior Vice President Tom Yura announced the company’s plans for a fourth major expansion in… Read more »


Ascension Launches Program

Parish to Evaluate Additional Economic Development Sites BY TIMOTHY BOONE Advocate Business Writer July 22, 2013 0 COMMENTS The Ascension Economic Development Corp. is launching a program to help identify sites in the parish that would be good locations for economic development projects. The AEDC selected CSRS, a Baton Rouge engineering firm, to handle the… Read more »


CF Industries Receives Louisiana and Iowa Air Permits

CF Industries Receives Louisiana and Iowa Air Permits DEERFIELD, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul. 16, 2013– CF Industries Holdings, Inc.(NYSE:CF) today reported that regulators in Louisiana and Iowa have issued final air emission permits related to the company’s capacity expansion projects in both states. The Donaldsonville, Louisiana project consists of new urea and UAN plants scheduled to come on stream in the second half of… Read more »


Honeywell Announces $208 Million In Louisiana Projects With Potential For $1.2 Billion In Total Investment

Louisiana Economic Development Contact: Gary Perilloux, Press Secretary Gary.Perilloux@la.gov (225) 342-3437 7.15.2013 In Shreveport, Baton Rouge and Geismar, Honeywell will retain 698 jobs and invest in projects resulting in 190 new direct and indirect jobs GONZALES, La. — Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal and Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies President and CEO Andreas Kramvis announced that… Read more »


LED | Louisiana Economic Development

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2013 Contact: Gary Perilloux Gary.Perilloux@la.gov (225) 342-3437 METHANEX ANNOUNCES $550 MILLION METHANOL PLANT PROJECT IN LOUISIANA Two relocated plants will result in more than 1,300 new direct and indirect jobs GONZALES, La. — Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal and Methanex Vice President of Corporate Development Gary Rowan announced Methanex… Read more »


Hola Nola Foods

P.O. Box 1628 Gonzales, LA 70707 | 225-675-1750 | Fax 225-675-1751 | www.ascensionedc.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mike Eades, Ascension Economic Development Corp. (225) 675-1750 Rod Olson, Hola Nola Foods, LLC (225) 573-6993 Hola Nola Foods Breaks Ground on Louisiana’s Only Flour and Corn Tortilla Plant Ascension Parish, LA (March 7, 2013) Hola Nola Foods,… Read more »


Tanger Outlets

$8 Million Renovation & Expansion Underway at Tanger Outlets in Gonzales, LA Tanger to Add 50,000 Square Feet and 9 New Stores Company Release – 07/26/2012 14:00 GONZALES, LA — (Marketwire) — 07/26/12 — Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT) announces that construction has started on an expansion and renovation of Tanger Outlets Gonzales.… Read more »


Location IS Everything!: Ascension, Louisiana Why it Works!

Is location part of your strategy? Ascension Parish’s strategic location to the Gulf of Mexico and South Americas along with its multi-modal transportation network, position it as a location for opportunity in the southern U.S. for nearly any type of operation. Key advantages include: 3 deepwater ports on the great Mississippi River including one of… Read more »