Awards & Rankings

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

May 12, 2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans ranks 12th among U.S. cities for infrastructure jobs, report finds

Workers operating refineries, engineering bridges, hauling containers and performing other labor focused on the nation’s infrastructure make up nearly 13 […]

May 9, 2014 | Read Story »

GNO, Inc. Ranks as a Top 10 EDO in the Country

Ron Starner, EVP of Site Selection magazine, presented Greater New Orleans, Inc. with an award for being one of the […]

May 8, 2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans Airport, MSY Ranks Fastest Growing in the USA

Benefiting from continued domestic expansion, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport was the fastest growing airport in the nation last year, increasing […]

April 28, 2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans is the most economical mid-sized city for businesses in the United States

The KPMG international accounting firm has issued a report ranking New Orleans as the most cost-friendly city for businesses among […]

April 10, 2014 | Read Story »