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About TEDA

Terrebonne Economic Development Authority in Houma, La., provides a full range of site selection services to manufacturing, distribution and other enterprises expanding or locating in South Louisiana's bayou region. Terrebonne's affordable cost of living, motivated and skilled labor force, low crime rate, access to New Orleans and Lafayette by way of US Highway 90, rail, air, numerous recreation and leisure activities, and aggressive use of business investment incentives are just a few reasons so many companies have become and continue to be members of our portfolio of successful businesses.

Mission Statement

To enrich the region’s livability by advancing its economic vitality.


The Terrebonne Economic Development Authority (TEDA) was created by The State Legislature and operates within a partnership among the Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government, the Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce, and the South Central Industrial Association (SCIA) to attract and retain jobs to the parish by implementing the economic development strategic plan created by the founding stakeholders. TEDA accomplishes its mission by strengthening Terrebonne’s economic base through business retention and expansion and through the attraction of new business and industry to the Parish.


In order to enhance our national ranking for quality of life through economic development, TEDA will engage its strategic partners in a collaborative effort using specialized staff and technology to become the leading economic development organization for marketing/recruitment and business retention/expansion in the State of Louisiana.

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Houma ranked#8
Best Small City
to Make a Living

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Upcoming Events

The next TEDA Board Meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 12:00 PM in the Administrative Conference Room, 7th Floor of Government Tower, 8026 Main St., Houma, LaClick here for TEDA Board Agenda  

STAND UP FOR ENERGY JOBS - 2017 Oil & Natural Gas Industry Day at the Louisiana State Capital in Baton Rouge will be held on May 2, 2017 at noon in the A.Z. Young Park on the corner of N. 3rd St. and Lafayette St.  For more than 100 years, energy companies have created the best jobs in our state and led the way in environmental stewardship.  We must work to keep it that way.  Louisiana needs leaders who will step up to protect our jobs and our quality of life. Confirm your attendance and get more information by visiting Grow Louisiana Coalition.