The Baton Rouge economy boasts impressive numbers and opportunity.
The thriving Baton Rouge economy is filled with opportunities for both companies and professionals that choose to work in the area. In 2013 alone, Louisiana’s Capital Region placed at the top of a number of national economic rankings, led by Forbes magazine naming Baton Rouge one of “America’s Engineering Hubs” and Entrepreneur magazine ranking the city as a Top 5 “Emerging Entrepreneurial Hub.”
To top it all off, Business Facilities magazine ranked the Baton Rouge area as the No. 1 Metro for Economic Growth Potential in 2013, led by exciting announcements and new developments such as an IBM technology services center that will soon employ 800 in the Capital Region and a planned water institute to physically collocate the world’s top scientists, engineers, researchers and for-profit businesses working on global water management issues. With such an elite list of accolades, the economy in Baton Rouge is setting the stage for continued growth and success.