LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - A series of huge industrial projects are planned for the area.
The projects are going to require thousands of construction workers.
Now, some of those workers are going to have a place to stay at the Port of Lake Charles.
On Monday, the port announced that officials will build an industrial housing facility that will house up to 4,000 workers.
It will be built on 200 acres of port property.
Port officials said it will include several dining areas as well as recreation areas.