Awards & Rankings

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New Orleans Ranks #7 for Economic Environment Since the Great Recession

In a new multi-variable study, financial website WalletHub has named Greater New Orleans #7 in the USA for Economic Environment… Read More »

August 12, 2014 | Read Story »

Louisiana #1 for Best Business Climate in the USA

3 recent rankings from Business Facilities magazine: 1) For the first time ever, Louisiana has been ranked #1 for Best Business Climate in the USA.… Read More »

August 6, 2014 | Read Story »

Louisiana Ranks #1 Best Business Climate in the USA

For the first time ever, Louisiana has been ranked #1 for Best Business Climate in the USA.  Said Editor-in-Chief Jack Rogers: “When… Read More »

August 1, 2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans Named Top 10 City in the World

New Orleans has been named one of the Top 10 Cities in the World by Travel + Leisure magazine.  The… Read More »

July 21, 2014 | Read Story »

Louisiana gets an “A” for Small Business

Ian Toner, an architect in Philadelphia, recently went to city offices for a permit to build a stoop for a… Read More »

July 9, 2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans is #2 South for large economic development wins over the past two decades (1994 – 2013)

In a recent analysis, Southern Business & Development has determined that Greater New Orleans is #2 in the U.S. South… Read More »

June 20, 2014 | Read Story »

Louisiana Breaks Top 10 in CEO Survey

Louisiana has risen 38 spots since 2007, going from the worst to the best quintile in the Chief Executive magazine… Read More »

May 13, 2014 | Read Story »

Louisiana Ranks #9 State For Business

Louisiana has risen 38 spots since 2007, going from the worst to the best quintile in the Chief Executive magazine… Read More »

May 12, 2014 | Read Story »