St. Tammany’s healthy and cost-effective business climate can help your company grow. As part of the New Orleans Metro Region—known as “Greater New Orleans”—St. Tammany boasts low business costs, successful workforce development initiatives, and responsive incentive programs.

From historic downtowns to spectacular waterfronts and pine-ringed estates, St. Tammany Parish offers a variety of places to live with a luxurious quality of life and the charm of a small town.

Home to an excellent public school system, St. Tammany students consistently score above national and states levels on standardized tests. St. Tammany is also located within close proximity to eight universities and colleges, providing a wide range of educational opportunities.Located on the North Shore of Lake Pontchartrain, St. Tammany offers a wealth of recreational opportunities from biking the Tammany Trace to catching a production at a local theater company.

With over 3,000 retail establishments in St. Tammany, the community supports both national retailers and local boutiques. St. Tammany’s restaurants and breweries are regional destinations – showcasing the area’s culinary heritage and making for a vibrant food scene.

St. Tammany Parish and its municipalities often appear in online rankings for the safest places to live in Louisiana.

St. Tammany offers a variety of housing options, including apartment rentals, condominiums, town homes, and single-family homes. All housing opportunities are available across the parish in convenient locations. The average rent in St. Tammany for a 2-bedroom apartment is more than $1,200. The average sales price for a home is almost $260,000.


St. Tammany At A Glance

Louisiana was ranked the #2 state with leading workforce development programs by Area Development magazine

Greater New Orleans was ranked #4 in KPMG’s list of metro areas with the lowest business costs in the Southeast – “Competitive Alternatives 2016”

Area Development magazine ranked Louisiana #2 in business incentive programs

Our targeted industries include: advanced manufacturing, corporate headquarter offices, distribution and logistics, oil and gas, information technology, and healthcare and biosciences.


Doing Business Here

Regional Connectivity

Major Employers

Targeted Industry Sectors

Business & Technical Services

Advance St. Tammany

Workforce & Education


Living Here

Quality Of Life