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Terrebonne Economic Development Authority (TEDA) is an independent, yet complementary agency to Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government, and is committed to positioning Terrebonne Parish among the most progressive growth-focused communities in Louisiana.

Terrebonne's affordable cost of living, motivated and skilled workforce, low crime rate, access to New Orleans and Lafayette via U.S. 90, rail and air service, as well as numerous and growing numbers of recreation and leisure activities, Houma-Terrebonne is a community of choice for many successful companies.

TEDA assists businesses to establish and grow within Terrebonne Parish through the coordination of available resources for not only existing businesses, but entrepreneurs and those companies wishing to establish operations in Terrebonne.

From site-selection assistance, to incentives, to business training to workforce development - TEDA has tools to help any size business address concerns. Entrepreneurs can receive one-on-one assistance in developing their business plans through TEDA.

To contact TEDA to aid your business enterprise, visit, call 985.873.6890 or visit TEDA in Government Tower at 8026 Main Street, Suite 701, in Houma.

TEDA's CEO, Cohen B. Guidry, can be reached directly at and TEDA's Business Retention and Expansion Director, Katherine Gilbert-Theriot, can be reached at

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