Business Resource Guide


If you are now operating a business in Shreveport, I thank you! If you are considering starting up a new business in Shreveport, I welcome you! In either case, the jobs you create for our citizens, combined with the investment you have or will make, are critical to the City of Shreveport's economic future.

My experience in the business world has made me acutely aware of a business' need for accurate and timely answers to business-related questions.

I, my administration, and the numerous organizations and agencies mentioned herein, offer you resources that can help make doing business in Shreveport as easy and as painless as possible. I urge you to take advantage of these resources. They join me in having one common goal - making Shreveport a better place to live, work, and play. You, as a business owner, play an important part in helping us accomplish this. As you grow and prosper, so do the citizens of Shreveport and the surrounding communities.

Again, I thank you and welcome you and your business. Please be assured that I and my staff, my Economic Development coordinator, and all of the city's departments stand ready and eager to assist you in every way we can.

Warmest Regards,
Ollie S. Tyler
Mayor of Shreveport