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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 »

Is New Orleans poised to be the next Silicon Valley?

New Orleans was already ranked as the fastest growing technology jobs market in the country when DXC Technology announced it… Read More »

9/24/18 | Read Story »