• The Harvey Canal Limited Partnership was founded by the descendants of Joseph Harvey and Louise Destrehan. As Captain Harvey and his wife Louise were the original builders of the Harvey Canal, building a private commercial waterway (originally only as wide as a pirogue) that eventually became an integral part of the United States Intracoastal Waterway System, the Partners have a deep and abiding sense of history and the importance of the Harvey Canal to the development and continued operation of the Maritime and Oil & Gas Industries. That focus still exists today and will continue into the future.
  • The Harvey Canal is the gateway to the Gulf. Any fabricator, vessel operator, supplier or other operator located on the Harvey Canal can have a safe and hurricane protected Facility for undisturbed and continuous operations. The Harvey Canal provides easy access to the Gulf either through the river locks and the Mississippi River or through the Bayous and shipping channels. Access to “Blue Water” is unparalled. Your growth potential is unlimited.

Developers and Managers of Heavy Industrial Commercial Real Estate since 1898

The Harvey Canal was founded to facilitate trade and Maritime traffic. That mandate continues and has even grown. As the Oil & Gas industry was developed, the Harvey Canal was the most logical area for those Heavy Industrial operations to locate. All of South Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico are serviced by the Harvey Canal.

Heavy Industrial

M-3 zoned Heavy Industrial properties. Strongest zoning available for manufacturing/fabrication operations. Areas available from 1 to 20 acres. Improvements on site or custom built.

Light Industrial

S-1 zoning Special Industrial. Perfect for assembly and/or distribution operations. Rail, trucking and air connections available.


C-2 Commercial zoning. Raw land for development of high density retail operations.

Featured Area

Harvey Canal Area

Being located in South Louisiana, the Harvey Canal is in an area of generally good weather. This equates to less down time for personnel, equipment and/or outdoor fabrication work. Productivity is always greater in areas with weather that allows unimpeded operations.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Tuesday 10/16 40%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms. Lows overnight in the low 70s.
Wednesday 10/17 20%
Cloudy. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 78F. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 10/18 0%
Partly Cloudy
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 79F. Winds NE at 10 to 20 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Friday 10/19 50%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partial cloudiness early, with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 84F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Chance of Rain
Saturday 10/20 50%
Chance of Rain
Rain showers early with mostly cloudy conditions later in the day. Thunder possible. High 81F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

Contact Information

Harvey Canal Limited Partnership
P.O. Box 187
Harvey, LA 70059

Ph: 504-340-9098
Fax: 504-340-9097
Email: rayf@harveycanal.com
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About Us

The Harvey Canal Limited Partnership is composed of the descendants of Captain Joseph Harvey and Louise Destrehan - the founders of the Harvey Canal. For over 100 years, the Partnership, through its Land Leasing activities, has and is still committed to helping promote and expand the operations of its Oil & Gas, Maritime and Distribution tenants in South Louisiana.

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