Being a business in Jefferson Parish has multiple advantages: healthy business climate, diverse industry base, lower property taxes, close proximity to a multitude of regional intermodal assets, a wide variety of resources. The Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO) is considered a vital asset for businesses of all sizes and all industries.
Our award-winning Business Retention & Expansion Program was designed to identify and support the needs of our Jefferson Parish businesses. Our dedicated team goes out into the community and meets with over 160 business owners annually. These meetings help us understand expansion plans, workforce needs, challenges, and opportunities for growth. From there, our team customizes a plan of action to support your efforts. Whether it’s identifying a new site for your growing business to expediting a solution to your pothole problem, our team is here to help! Think of us as an extension of your team.