Awards & Rankings

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Louisiana Ranks #6 among Top U.S. Business Climates

No longer a bridesmaid, Georgia claims the limelight in 2013 as the state with the best business climate, according to […]

November 4, 2013 | Read Story »

Greater New Orleans ranks #6 among the Cities Creating The Most Middle-Class Jobs

Perhaps nothing is as critical to America’s future as the trajectory of the middle class and improving the prospects for […]

October 24, 2013 | Read Story »

Forbes Ranks New Orleans #6 among Cities Creating The Most Middle-Class Jobs

Perhaps nothing is as critical to America’s future as the trajectory of the middle class and improving the prospects for […]

October 24, 2013 | Read Story »

New Orleans Ranks #9 among Cities with the Fastest Growing Incomes

Positive income growth for people who work in a city is an important factor in its value to prospective residents. […]

October 22, 2013 | Read Story »

Greater New Orleans ranks #2 in the USA in export growth, at over 400% since 2005

If there’s one thing that people of pretty much every political persuasion agree on, it’s the need to boost exports. This is true not just at the national level, but also the local one.

October 10, 2013 | Read Story »

Greater New Orleans ranks first in the country on exports per capita

If there’s one thing that people of pretty much every political persuasion agree on, it’s the need to boost exports. This is true not just at the national level, but also the local one.

October 10, 2013 | Read Story »

Louisiana Ranks #6 in the USA

As the economy improves and states continue to vie for new investment and jobs, they also seek the attention of site consultants who help companies make their new facility and expansion decisions.

September 11, 2013 | Read Story »

The 20 Hottest Startup Hubs In America

Silicon Valley is the most famous place for startups to thrive, but it’s far from the only one. A recent report from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation took a look at what areas of the United States had the highest density of high-tech startups.

September 7, 2013 | Read Story »