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New Orleans launches program to recruit startups

As New Orleans becomes a hotbed for entrepreneurs, the city is pushing further to lure startups from outside areas. Officials… Read More »

11/23/2015 | Read Story »

Elevating La. 1 is a good use of coastal revenue sharing: A letter to the editor

The recent decision by the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) to fund the elevation of Louisiana 1 out of… Read More »

11/16/2015 | Read Story »

Efforts continue to woo nonstop international flights to New Orleans

A group of economic development organizations in Baton Rouge and New Orleans is lobbying Air France to bring nonstop air… Read More »

11/10/2015 | Read Story »

Creative Tech Agency Smashing Boxes Opening Operations in New Orleans

On Wednesday (November 4), creative technology and digital product agency Smashing Boxes announced it would launch new operations in New Orleans.… Read More »

11/06/2015 | Read Story »

City Council likes effort, wants results from New Orleans Business Alliance

City Council members say they are pleased with the New Orleans Business Alliance’s efforts to attract and retain employers and… Read More »

11/5/2015 | Read Story »

Baton Rouge business community working to help New Orleans airport attract nonstop international flight

An effort by New Orleans business leaders to secure nonstop air service on British Airways between London’s Heathrow Airport and… Read More »

11/3/2015 | Read Story »

Corporate expansion to bring new jobs to St. John Parish

Governor Bobby Jindal and Denka Performance Elastomer LLC President and CEO Koki Tabuchi announced the creation of a new corporate… Read More »

11/2/2015 | Read Story »

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 »