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Japan-Based Fuji Vegetable Oil to Open Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, Food Processing-Distribution Complex

Fuji Vegetable Oil Inc., owned by Fuji Oil Holdings of Japan, will develop a food processing, storage and distribution complex… Read More »

11/5/2018 | Read Story »

New Orleans ripe for a ’burst of advanced industry growth,’ urban expert says

New Orleans is ripe to find its niche in economic development opportunities brought by innovation districts such as its downtown… Read More »

10/31/2018 | Read Story »

Guest column: New Orleans professor’s article blasting new airport terminal is ‘absurd … not true’

Loyola New Orleans English professor Christopher Schaberg hates new airports. We know this because he wrote a book called “The… Read More »

10/24/2018 | Read Story »

Louisana Shipyard To Become Global Logistics Hub

The former Avondale Shipyards site in Jefferson Parish, LA has been purchased by Avondale Marine LLC, a new joint venture… Read More »

10/10/2018 | Read Story »

Avondale Shipyard sold, now called Avondale Marine

Avondale Marine LLC has purchased the 254-acre property formerly known as Avondale Shipyard from Huntington Ingalls Industries. The sale of… Read More »

10/4/2018 | Read Story »

It’s official: Avondale Shipyard has new owners who promise job creation

Midday the locked gates at the long-shuttered Avondale Shipyard came open. “They say good things come to those who wait.… Read More »

10/4/2018 | Read Story »

GNO, Inc. Releases Workforce Analysis Of The Transportation And Logistics Sector

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Greater New Orleans, Inc. released the State of the Sector report on the Transportation and Logistics… Read More »

9/28/2018 | Read Story »

Greater New Orleans Foundation, Partners Unveil Spirit Of Charity Innovation District Strategic Plan

NEW ORLEANS — Yesterday, the Greater New Orleans Foundation (Foundation) and partners unveiled the Spirit of Charity Innovation District Strategic… Read More »

9/27/18 | Read Story »