The annual publication details economic data on the Bossier MSA and profiles population and demographics including cost of living comparisons, changes in population for Bossier City, Benton, Haughton, and Plain Dealing and includes household income levels for Bossier City and Parish. The publication also provides information on updated state incentives, the local business environment, labor and workforce trends, and provides a snapshot of the construction/real estate development. read more
“I think Bossier in particular has done well planning ahead, but I don’t think anybody foresaw the growth the last 10 years that we’ve seen.” read more
Growth in population, the diversification of industry and the forward-thinking leadership at the Parish and City level has helped Bossier to be successful in securing new development. read more
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“Our state as a whole continues to move up in the ranks in competitiveness, despite budget cuts. Although the President’s trillion dollar investment plan has not been unveiled, investing a portion of that within our region and throughout our state will go a long way in supporting our community’s continued growth.” read more
Rocky Rockett, executive director/president of the Greater Bossier Economic Development Foundation, said Haughton’s proximity to the interstate and metro area, along with its availability of land makes it a prime location for growth. read more
It may be the end of the calendar year, but it’s only the beginning for GBEDF as we are already working to ensure success for 2017. Reflecting on 2016 brings one word to mind … impact. This year was filled with milestone events for the community that will impact and shape generations to come. read more
The GBEDF has prioritized positioning the region to support economic advancements, which led to the investments in Bossier’s digital presence.
“A community’s digital presence is now often its first impression; a one-time opportunity to offer a virtual handshake. We believe our focus on a digital presence will help to creatively communicate the area’s accolades and unique culture,” said GBEDF Executive Director Rocky Rockett. read more
This has been a project many years in the making. Leaders in the community have been working together to support Barksdale and address both access and security concerns through congressional delegation visits and meetings at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. read more
We want the outlying communities and businesses to know that ‘Bossier Means Business’. Our strategy is built on communicating the value of doing business here, and with that comes a responsibility to prove that our area provides a high quality of place for families and individuals. The GBEDF stands ready to partner and respond to the needs of our changing landscape and looks forward to the continued progress of Bossier. read more