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 Associates The 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 is proud to have celebrated its 10th year in 2015, and continues to support clients and consultant teams in our state, region and nation focused on improving transportation, transit, health care, workforce issues and housing, among many other topics. Currently we are working throughout Louisiana and New York on large-scale disaster recovery programs, while assisting municipal and state leaders with strategic planning. Stop by for coffee, and we'll be glad to tell you more about what we're doing these days.

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Franklin Associates has responded again and again to the call across the country  when high quality personnel were needed to conduct disaster recovery policy development and case management services. Currently the firm is providing personnel on the New York Rising program working on two different portions of the Governor’s Office…

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Franklin has provided a variety of services to the Capital Area Transit System (CATS), both directly and under contract with MV Transit, the Dallas-based transit firm which has also been involved with the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority. Franklin staff have assisted CATS with implementation of a new distributed hub bus…

Franklin Associates is pleased to be among a group of volunteers lending their expertise to a redevelopment site challenge in Baton Rouge. The 14 acre parcel at 5825 Airline Highway is the site of the former Earl K. Long Medical Center, which closed its doors in 2013 and sat vacant…

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