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Business People of the Year

2018 was a year of beginnings — a year where we began building upon our region’s strengths across so many… Read More »

12/28/2018 | Read Story »

Guest column: Opportunity Zones can boost business where it’s needed

A year ago, Republicans and Democrats finally agreed on something: the Opportunity Zones program. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan,… Read More »

12/25/2018 | Read Story »

Diversified Foods and Seasonings, supplier of Popeye’s, announces $12 million expansion of North Shore plant

Diversified Foods and Seasonings has announced a $12 million expansion at its Madisonville food manufacturing plant, which will include relocating… Read More »

12/21/2018 | Read Story »

New manufacturing plant in Slidell received $765,000 in state incentives

The state of Louisiana offered $765,000 in incentives to bring a new manufacturing plant to the Textron facility in Slidell,… Read More »

12/19/2018 | Read Story »

Wanhua’s $1.25B complex benefits River Parishes

Last month, Governor John Bel Edwards and Wanhua Chemical Group Co. executive Weiqi Hua announced the company will develop a… Read More »

12/5/2018 | Read Story »

New Orleans tech companies graduate to larger workspaces

There has been no shortage of big tech announcements in New Orleans over the last couple years. From DXC Technology’s… Read More »

12/4/2018 | Read Story »

$1.25 Billion Chemical Complex Planned On Mississippi River

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, alongside officials from Yantai, China-based Wanhua Chemical Group Company Ltd., announced November 16 the company… Read More »

11/21/2018 | Read Story »

New Orleans: Silicon Valley of the South?

NEW ORLEANS — When DXC Technology, the Virginia-based global information technology giant, announced plans last year to build its latest… Read More »

11/20/2018 | Read Story »