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St. James Parish

Oak Alley Plantation

A Place for Business to Call Home

Located midway between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, St. James Parish is known for rich, fertile soil that has made the area a top Louisiana producer of sugarcane and soybeans. Building upon its agricultural tradition, the parish has attracted investments from a wide variety of industries, including several major petrochemical, fertilizer, oil and gas, and sugar refinery companies that serve many of the world’s leading businesses and markets. The St. James Parish transportation infrastructure offers easy access not only to major highway and rail, but also to nearby Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and the Port of South Louisiana.

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