Awards & Rankings

Download a copy of GNO, Inc. STARs (PDF) –- a comprehensive list of significant awards for the state and region

LA #2 for Economic Development Infrastructure

Louisiana ranks No. 2 among U.S. states for infrastructure investment that supports economic growth, according to Site Selection magazine. In… Read More »

September 9, 2018 | Read Story »

NOLA #3 for Young Entrepreneurs

A new study from LendingTree has named New Orleans #3 in the USA amongst “cities where young entrepreneurs are making… Read More »

August 17, 2018 | Read Story »

New Orleans #1 for Growth in Industries with Best Salaries

According to an economics article from Bloomberg, based on a report in Glassdoor.com, Technology and Healthcare are the industries with… Read More »

August 16, 2018 | Read Story »

NOLA #1 College Town in USA

In the most recent Princeton Review college rankings, Tulane was named the #1 university for College Cities that Get High… Read More »

August 9, 2018 | Read Story »

FastStart Ranked #1 Workforce Program in USA (9th Year in a Row)

Business Facilities magazine has ranked Louisiana Economic Development (LED) FastStart as the nation’s No. 1 state workforce training program for… Read More »

July 24, 2018 | Read Story »

Arabi #6 Fastest Growing Suburb in the USA

Realtor.com has named Arabi the #6 fastest growing suburb in America, out of more than 7,000: #6) Arabi, LA ZIP… Read More »

July 23, 2018 | Read Story »

New Orleans #2 City in the USA

The readers of Travel + Leisure have voted New Orleans the #2 Best City in America. Notes the magazine, “From… Read More »

July 12, 2018 | Read Story »

Ports of South Louisiana, New Orleans & Plaquemines Ranked #1, #4 & #11 in America

In Global Trade magazine’s “Top 50 Power Ports” ranking, the Port of South Louisiana has been ranked #1 and the… Read More »

July 11, 2018 | Read Story »