It’s a global contest with the toughest competitors. It’s a race against the clock for ROI. In today’s fast-paced global marketplace, where accelerated profitability is a must, Concordia’s strategic incentives can give your organization the bottom-line boost to start ahead and stay strong.
From Day One your operation reaps across-the-board advantages in utilities cost and capacity as a result of municipally owned and operated electric, gas and water infrastructure, in addition to electrical service by Concordia Electric Cooperative and Entergy LA. Vidalia is the home of the first hydroelectric power generator in Louisiana and the world’s largest pre-fabricated hydroelectric facility, and now Vidalia is continuing to break new ground with the innovative Vidalia Broadband Initiative, a municipal build-out promising unprecedented speed, access and cost advantage.
Hailed as the “Gold Standard” of workforce training programs, Louisiana Economic Development (LED) FastStart training is appropriately named: The lack of red tape is the first welcome feature your business will discover with this comprehensive, world-class program. FastStart covers all your recruitment and screening needs as well as customized training designed and implemented to achieve performance targets that your organization sets. Technology-rich training is engaging, and all materials are copyrighted to your company. Best of all: FastStart is free to qualified industry.
Because Concordia is a state-designated Enterprise Zone (EZ), qualified industry enjoys substantial financial advantages. Income and franchise tax credits include:
For qualified industry, this state incentive program allows manufacturers an abatement of up to 10 years on local property (ad valorem) taxes on new investment and annual capitalized additions related to the manufacturing site.
For qualified industry, rebates include:
For qualified industry, incentives include:
For more information regarding State Incentives, click here.