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Bright.com names New Orleans No. 3 in U.S. for tech job growth

Michael Hecht, President and CEO of Greater New Orleans, Inc., said the employment website Bright.com has listed the Greater New Orleans area as No. 3 in the country for tech job growth.

02/17/2013 | Read Story »

Company opens Houston office to pursue Avondale work

Huntington Ingalls Industries said Tuesday it is opening an office in Houston to pursue energy infrastructure projects for its Avondale shipyard that’s been under the threat of closure in New Orleans.

02/15/2013 | Read Story »

New Orleans Sets Precedent On How Tech Should Be Integrated Into Future Super Bowls

New Orleans has been witnessing an economic renaissance due, in large part, to the digital media and technology boom that is currently sweeping the region.

02/07/2013 | Read Story »

New Orleans touts its new status as a “brain magnet”

After the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, the rebuilding effort transformed that city into one of America’s economic powerhouses.

02/01/2013 | Read Story »

Super Bowl 2013 displays New Orleans’ economic rebirth: Letter

Re: “Does enthusiasm trump reality in game’s economic projections?” A-1, Jan. 25. Your article highlighted the difficulties with determining the immediate economic impact of the Super Bowl.

02/01/2013 | Read Story »

GNO, Inc. Shares Valuable Resource: Why New Orleans is Great Place to Live and Work

A document with a number of Statistics, Testimonials, Awards, and Rankings, or STARs, was released this morning from GNO, Inc.

01/30/2013 | Read Story »

N.O. business plan launched

Major national companies setting up shop in the metro New Orleans area is hardly news. Major national companies setting up shop in New Orleans proper? That’s a different story. It’s also what happened several times in 2012.

01/15/2013 | Read Story »

N.O. gets kudos for economic recovery

Forbes magazine calls Louisiana America’s new frontier for business opportunity. The New Orleans metro area is called number one in economic recovery in the country.

01/15/2013 | Read Story »