All meetings in March 2020 are cancelled in an effort to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority

"GAEDA is a visionary leader and catalyst to promote economic development
creating a better quality of life for Alexandria's citizens."

The City of Alexandria, Louisiana determined there was a need within the City and the Parish of Rapides for economic development efforts, renovation, restoration and fostering of tourism. The Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority was created in 2003 to cooperate with the City to address these needs.

  • GAEDA is a driving force in helping to spur economic growth for the citizens of Alexandria, LA.
    We work with government and private partners, as well as other stakeholders to develop projects and implement programs that enhance the overall quality of life for our residents. Our website will provide you with detailed information on GAEDA and it will provide you with helpful information on other useful resources.
    Thank you for taking time off your schedule to visit our website. We hope you enjoy.


*All meetings are held in City Council Chambers. Second floor of City Hall, 915 Third Street, Alexandria, LA the third Tuesday of each month unless otherwise notified as per the Louisiana Open Meetings Laws

(LSA-R.S. 42:11 through LSA-R.S. 42:28 )

Next Board Meeting

15th Tuesday
September 2020

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