"Well, it's here now and it's beginning to ramp up and will increase each year over the next three or four years," said George Swift, who heads the SWLA Economic Development Alliance.
says some of the $86 billion in projects is already finished.
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for example: A $700 million development completed and opened in December.
says a lot is now under construction.
"$31 billion is under construction as of today.
So, that's already more than anywhere in the State of Louisiana and anywhere in the nation that we've found."said Swift
says the construction will continue to ramp up over the next four years.
Some of these projects will be pushed back or delayed because of permitting or world conditions, but we are still confident that we're going to have more projects than anywhere in the nation," said Swift