Located in Lafayette, Louisiana, the $46-million expansion of LHC group will create 500 jobs.Supporting 32,000 employees at locations in 35 states, the expansion will allow LHC Group to consolidate offices and add the employees and resources needed to enhance support for clinical staff company-wide.
The new location will be adjacent to the company's existing 66,000-square-foot office, which can hold 700 employees. The new office will be 204,000 square feet, bring their total office area to 270,000 square feet.
Construction will be done in two phases over the next 11 years. The first phase will be completed by 2020 and incorporate existing home office facilities with the new building, increasing the headquarters' employee capacity to 1,100. The second phase will take place from 2021-2030 and build out two reserve expansion floors to house an additional 500 employees.