Avondale, LA 70094
Avondale Marine is redeveloping and revitalizing the former 254-Acre Avondale Shipyard into a sustainable, 21st Century global distribution and manufacturing hub along the Mississippi River, creating economic growth throughout the region.
Avondale, LA 70094
A preliminary vision for this land is for development as a mixed use, well developed community. Possible scenarios include a mixture of residential, commercial, business park, and light manufacturing and industrial developments.
JEDCO supported state-of-the-art expansion with infrastructure improvements (MARRERO, La) — The Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO), in partnership with Jefferson Parish and Louisiana Economic Development, celebrated the grand opening of a state-of-the-art distribution center for one of the nation’s leading foodservice distributors Wednesday. US Foods joined company leaders, economic development officials, and members of the community to cut the … Read more »
JEDCO provides innovative financing solutions to historically underserved industry The Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO) launched a new small business lending program to support the historically under-served seafood industry. Tailored to meet the specific needs of commercial fishermen and fisheries-related industries, the Seafood Enterprise Assistance (SEA) Fund offers loan repayment terms that align with seafood industry and fishing seasonality. … Read more »
(AVONDALE, La) – The Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO) received a $1.5 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance Grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to provide critical gap financing that will help small Jefferson Parish businesses grow, thrive, and create new employment opportunities. The funds are available for small business loans through the JEDCO Growth (JEDgrow) Fund. The … Read more »
A new era begins at the former Avondale Shipyards site as the development moves to position itself as a global manufacturing and logistics hub. Read more »