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New Orleans’ economy: recovering from a “heart attack”

After Hurricane Katrina decimated New Orleans, Michael Hecht decided to relocate his family from New York City to the Southern […]

8/28/2015 | Read Story »

Business groups to hold forum for governor candidates next week

The four leading candidates for Louisiana governor will participate in another forum in New Orleans next week organized by the […]

8/27/2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans Economy Is Booming With Businesses And Talent

To know New Orleans is to love her – her past, her present and her future. Her before Katrina, her […]

8/25/2015 | Read Story »

Expert: The Greater New Orleans region has flourished for economic development since Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina taught us many lessons. For those of us in economic development — charged with growing jobs and community […]

8/25/2015 | Read Story »

10 years after Katrina, ‘New’ New Orleans leaves many behind

Talking about New Orleans a decade after Hurricane Katrina, people here often reach for the Biblical, describing an economic and […]

8/24/2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans rises decade after Katrina – but gaps remain

As people search for words to describe New Orleans’ recovery a decade after Hurricane Katrina, they sometimes use words verging […]

8/21/2015 | Read Story »


Next week will mark the 10th anniversary of a dark chapter in New Orleans’ long and storied history, when Hurricane […]

8/21/2015 | Read Story »

Reimagining New Orleans as America’s most resilient waterfront city

In 2005, Hurricanes Katrina and Rita flooded coastal areas of the US Gulf Coast. Katrina alone flooded up to 80% […]

8/20/2015 | Read Story »