Acadiana, La., saw tremendous economic growth throughout 2019, as more and more jobs came to the area, according to KLFY.

2020 is looking just as bright with new businesses and projects in the works.

In the central part of St. Landry Parish, The Gateway to Acadiana will feature stores, an RV resort, a cultural community center, and a multi-use facility.

Starting in Acadia Parish, the Capital Parkway Service Road in Crowley is set to bring more business into the city. One final phase of construction on the road is set to kick off in 2020. This comes after estimates on the project grew over the year.

“We are bringing a lot of additional tax revenue in as these businesses come online, even if it’s restaurants and retail segments,” said Sustainable Local Economic Development spokesperson Bill Rodier. “You are also creating jobs and providing opportunities for citizens.”

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