Louisiana ranks #2 in the USA for Business Climate

Site Selection magazine has ranked Louisiana #2 in the USA in its annual state business climate survey, Louisiana’s highest ranking ever.  Using a methodology that is 50% a survey of site selectors and 50% objective criteria (e.g. project announcements), the top five states in America are:

  1. Georgia
  2. Louisiana
  3. North Carolina
  4. Texas
  5. Ohio

Last year Louisiana was #6; just five years ago we were #25.  Since 2008 Louisiana has secured over 83,000 new jobs and over $54B in investment, and is now at a higher point in every national survey than before 2008.

You can read the entire article in Site Selection here.