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Headquarters of ship company returning to NOLA

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) – An international shipholding company announced plans on Wednesday to relocate its corporate headquarters to New […]

2/5/2014 | Read Story »

House should delay flood insurance rate hikes as Senate did: Editorial

The U.S. Senate’s overwhelming vote Thursday to suspend exorbitant flood insurance rate increases sent an encouraging message to millions of Americans who […]

2/2/2014 | Read Story »

Louisiana Economic Development & Greater New Orleans, Inc. to Welcome International Corporate Real Estate Executives at ITRA Global Conference

ITRA Global, one of the largest real estate organizations devoted to the representation of corporate tenants and occupiers of commercial real […]

1/31/2014 | Read Story »

Senate votes 67-32 to approve legislation delaying flood insurance premium hikes for 4 years

WASHINGTON – The Senate Thursday voted67-32 for legislation that would delay higherflood insurance premiums resulting from a 2012 law for four years. […]

1/30/2014 | Read Story »

Why Obama Should Support Delaying Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Hikes: Opinion

The following is an opinion from Michael Hecht, president and CEO of Greater New Orleans Inc. and the Coalition for […]

1/28/2014 | Read Story »

Make NFIP fiscally sound, affordable

Over the last year, it has become increasingly clear that congressional action is needed to address unintended, drastic increases to […]

1/26/2014 | Read Story »

Louisiana goes back to the future with international trade

When Thomas Jefferson authorized the Louisiana Purchase from Napoleon, he did so for one reason – international trade. In fact, […]

1/24/2014 | Read Story »

Allan Katz and Danae Columbus: New Orleans needs to become the next Silicon City

While several of the candidates for mayor are talking what we think is the truth about the economic inequities that […]

1/23/2014 | Read Story »