Land in Louisiana.
Grow in the Gulf.
Connect to the World.


contiguous acres of vacant land


acres available for immediate development in Phase I


acres cleared and shovel ready

About Gulf South Commerce Park

Louisiana’s Global Gateway for Business

With nearly 1,000 acres located in St. Tammany Parish—less than 50 miles north of New Orleans in one of Louisiana’s fastest growing parishes—Gulf South Commerce Park is ideally suited for investment. Developed by Crosby Development Company, the site offers a gateway to a large network of ports and shipping facilities and is strategically positioned for unparalleled connectivity, infrastructure, and talent.

Located on the northshore of Lake Pontchartrain near major interstates, Gulf South Commerce Park is Louisiana’s most accessible site for large-scale logistics and distribution, advanced manufacturing, R&D, sustainable businesses, and health and science companies. The site’s proximity to critical infrastructure, including the Port of New Orleans, provides a unique opportunity to tap into the region’s logistics infrastructure, expertise and efficiencies for companies looking to grow.

Powerful Incentives for Business Competitiveness

  • Payment-in-Lieu-of-Taxes (PILOT) Program: Structured to offer reduced tax burden for companies that create high-impact investments
    • Project capital expenditures of $5M or more
    • Creation of a minimum of 10 new full-time jobs
    • At least 50% of jobs must meet or exceed local average salary
    • Project must undergo an economic impact analysis study
  • Statutory State Incentives: Quality Jobs, Enterprise Zone, Research & Development Programs and more
  • Discretionary State Incentive: FastStart provides customized employee recruitment, screening, training development and training delivery for eligible, new or expanding companies — at no cost.

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Multi-Modal Connectivity for Multinational Business

International Airports
Airports Within 50 Miles
Major Ports
Major Interstates Intersecting
Class I Railroads

High-Performing Workforce. Deep Talent Pool.

St. Tammany Parish – with a population of roughly 272,000 and a labor force of 121,000 – has the most educated workforce in Louisiana and the region. More than 40% of St. Tammany Parish residents have earned an associate degree or higher. The parish is also #1 in Louisiana for health factors and health behaviors.

  • 1.3 million residents in New Orleans MSA
  • 272,000+ population
  • 121,000+ labor force
  • 40%+ of St. Tammany Parish residents have earned an associate degree or higher
  • 36 institutions of higher learning within a 70-mile radius
  • #1 parish in Louisiana for health factors and health behaviors; #2 parish for
    health outcomes

The Big Picture
Doing Business
in Louisiana


Best State for Customized Workforce Training Program: Fast Start

(Business Facilities, 2022, 13th consecutive year)


State with Climate Action Plan Approved in Gulf South

(Business Facilities, 2022, 13th consecutive year)


State for Securing the Best Economic Development Performance in the South

Per Capita (Southern Business & Development, 2019)


State for Manufacturing Output

(Business Facilities, 2022, 13th consecutive year)


Among States with Most New and Expanded Facilities in 2022

(Site Selection, 2021)


Best State for Doing Business

(Area Development, 2022)


To inquire about the sale price of parcels within the commerce park or for more details, contact property managers at St. Tammany Corporation:

Keith Espadron
St. Tammany Corporation

21489 Koop Drive, Suite 7
Mandeville, LA 70471
Phone: 985-809-7874

Gulf South Commerce Park is a development partnership of Crosby Development Company and Stirling Properties in collaboration with St. Tammany Economic Development Corporation and St. Tammany Parish Government.

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