Our clients rely upon our expertise to develop and implement long-term strategic communications approaches in the arenas of public relations, media relations, community relations, and governmental relations. We have registered lobbyists, experienced event planners, and public relations professionals in-house. Franklin is responsible for implementation of more than 2,500 community meetings…

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Disaster Recovery

Franklin provides unique solutions to clients across the disaster recovery realm, and has done so across the country after disasters both weather and man-made create complex challenges.  Most of these projects have involved federal funding, including CDBG-DR and HMGP dollars requiring specific reporting and process regulations. In this realm, Franklin’s…

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As land use and transportation planners work to create useable options for a municipality or region, our firm builds communications bridges between these project teams and the community as a whole, including local organizations and elected officials. By fostering cooperation between these entities, positive ideas are generated and stakeholders are…

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Project Management

Franklin’s commitment to the highest levels of customer service has enabled the company to provide quality project management services across numerous fields. The firm’s founder, Perry J. Franklin, Sr., has a solid background in community redevelopment and communications that has led to positive management and staffing efforts on projects. Our…

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About Franklin AssociatesThe firm was established in 2005, doing business as Franklin Industries, LLC. We changed our name in 2011 to more closely reflect our key lines of service. Franklin Associates, LLC is a Louisiana Certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and is certified as a Small Entrepreneurship through the Louisiana Economic Development Hudson Initiative.
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Current Work

Franklin will celebrate its 15th year in 2020. We continue to support our clients and consultant teams in our state, region and nation focused on improving transportation, public transit, health care, workforce issues and housing, recreation, and many other topics. Currently we are assisting the Louisiana Housing Corporation with important programs ranging from residential relocations due to repetitive flood loss, to temporary housing of homeless persons during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Franklin Associates is excited to announce our plans to expand into a larger facility at 250 S. Foster Drive in Baton Rouge. Our quaint bungalow on Government Street at the edge of the Garden District has served us well for a decade, but we’re growing and are seeking to provide…

As contractor to the Louisiana Housing Authority, Franklin Associates has been charged with managing and staffing several hotel sites in New Orleans and Baton Rouge to provide safe accommodations for homeless persons during the virus pandemic.   

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Franklin Associates assisted the planning team led by Perkins+Will of Atlanta with this BRAF funded study of the hospitals and adjunct facilities in the vicinity of Essen Lane and Perkins Road. Franklin developed the public engagement strategy for the project, scheduled accommodations for public meetings, assisted with stakeholder engagement, field…

Keith Hillman, P.E.

Franklin played an extremely important role by offering helpful suggestions based on previous experiences. Franklin met all of our expectations as they delivered on time with outstanding quality. MML&H would not hesitate to use Franklin again for future projects.

Keith Hillman, P.E. Vice-President - MML&H, Inc.
Amanda Thorin

Franklin Associates delivered top-notch quality service and innovative training. Across the board, we are pleased with their contributions to the team and are excited to have them partnering with some of our local governments as we move forward. Their efforts in our Community Training sessions in particular illustrated their attention to detail and concern for quality. It’s their creativity and diligence that made these sessions such a success.

Amanda Thorin Sustainable Development Program Specialist - H-GAC