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What should be the economic development priorities for Louisiana’s next governor?

Economic development is a standard campaign platform plank for political candidates, who typically say they’re for creating jobs and creating… Read More »

10/27/2015 | Read Story »

inXile Entertainment to Open Video Game Development Studio in New Orleans

A California-based video game development is moving to New Orleans. inXile Entertainment founder and CEO Brian Fargo has announced an… Read More »

10/21/2015 | Read Story »

New liquids storage terminal to be built in St. John Parish; new jobs on horizon

Governor Bobby Jindal and CEO Mike Reed of Pin Oak Terminals announced on Oct. 21 that the company plans to… Read More »

10/21/2015 | Read Story »

California video game developer inXile to open New Orleans studio

On a recent weekday, Matt Findley walked down Oak Street, had a friendly chat with four strangers, stopped by a… Read More »

10/21/2015 | Read Story »

Baton Rouge, New Orleans to eventually join together as one metro statistical area, economic development leaders predict

The Baton Rouge and New Orleans metro areas will eventually become a single metropolitan statistical area, or MSA, which will… Read More »

10/21/2015 | Read Story »

Certificate Program Seeks To Ready Workforce For ‘Water Sector’

Staving off coastal land loss in Louisiana will take lots of money and lots of manpower. In just the next… Read More »

10/20/2015 | Read Story »

Mom, don’t take his Xbox away! Gamers converge on New Orleans for Major League Gaming finals

It was a tense moment in the opening rounds of Major League Gaming’s World Finals. OpTic Gaming, arguably the best… Read More »

10/17/2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans, 10 Years Later

Some dates settle in our nation’s collective consciousness and can never be forgotten. August 29, 2005—the day that Hurricane Katrina… Read More »

10/11/2015 | Read Story »