A combination of economic development incentives, skilled workforce and excellent quality of life has helped many businesses begin, expand and prosper in DeRidder.
The DeRidder region has the tools, financial subsidies, tax incentives, infrastructure and workforce training to help businesses succeed and flourish. So, whether you are a potential developer or a film director looking for a unique location, please take the time to learn more about economic development in DeRidder.
During a two-week time period the citizens of DeRidder were asked to complete a community survey. Topics such as education, quality of life, utilities, and recreation were among those up for discussion.
This is the part of business ventures that many people dread. Getting through the maze of government regulations can certainly be one of the most confusing aspects of doing business. But while this process may be intimidating, it is important to do it correctly since noncompliance can result in costly penalties.
The State of Louisiana offers several business incentives which are listed below with a brief explanation. For all incentives, an advance notification form and fees must be completed prior to beginning construction, hiring, or purchasing equipment. For more detailed information, these incentives can be found at http://www.louisianaforward.com/. The staff of the Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance is also available to assist with the research and the application process.