St. Charles Parish is one of the nine parishes that comprise the Metropolitan New Orleans Area. Bisected by the Mississippi River, St. Charles Parish’s proximity to the cities of New Orleans and Baton Rouge provides its business community with ample opportunities to take advantage of the commercial, cultural and recreational resources available throughout the region.
The economic base of St. Charles Parish is dominated by the energy and petrochemical industries. However, in recent years St. Charles Parish has made great strides in diversifying its economy by successfully recruiting transportation and technology related companies.
Its hard working labor force, nationally recognized public school system, excellent transportation network, abundant raw materials, high quality of life and land for commercial and industrial development make St. Charles Parish an ideal prospect for business investment.