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Memphis TV station points to New Orleans as a model for that city’s improvement efforts

In looking for examples of urban revival that the city of Memphis could study in creating its own approach, a television […]

8/26/2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans and Louisiana win high marks in business report

Local leaders are celebrating more national publicity for economic development efforts in New Orleans and all of Louisiana. Business Facilities Magazine […]

8/6/2014 | Read Story »

National publication says La. has ‘best business climate’ in the country

For the first time, the economic development publication Business Facilities ranks Louisiana as the top state in the category of […]

8/6/2014 | Read Story »

National group examines New Orleans plans for managing and living with water

The National Association of Counties this month is highlighting plans for water management in New Orleans in an article discussing […]

8/6/2014 | Read Story »

Planners showcase urban water’s role in rebuilding New Orleans area parishes, economic development

Almost nine years after Hurricane Katrina, everyone knows how water can “work against” New Orleans. Now, Orleans and its neighboring […]

8/01/2014 | Read Story »

Yuhuang Chemical Announces Investment In Louisiana Methanol Project

Yuhuang Chemical CEO Charlie Yao has announced that the company will make a $1.85 billion capital investment in a world-scale […]

7/30/2014 | Read Story »

Building height limits, more public access to New Orleans riverfront in zoning plans

Controlling stormwater, improved access to the riverfront and limits on the height of new buildings are some of the latest […]

7/24/2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans Ranks Top 10 City in the World

New Orleans has been named one of the Top 10 Cities in the World by Travel + Leisure magazine.  The […]

7/21/2014 | Read Story »