New Orleans, A Greater Choice for Business
Greater New Orleans, Inc. is focused on economic development for the 10 parishes found in Southeast Louisiana. Economic Development is about creating the conditions were companies want to invest their capital and people want to raise their families.
Growing a Greater Economy in New Orleans
The heartbeat of Greater New Orleans is an economic engine built 300 years ago. Today, it is a popular destination for companies looking for a culturally rich market that attracts a strong workforce, and offers low operating costs to reduce the financial burden of growth.
The region has a long history of nurturing trade, energy, and manufacturing industries. And today, the Greater New Orleans region is one of the fastest growing technology hubs in the country. Our team is here to support companies that want to take advantage of low business costs and generous incentives, and to assist existing companies with growth strategies.
Doing Business in Greater New Orleans
GNO, Inc. is your business concierge, here to assist with site visits, incentives, workforce, and moreLearn More
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Rankings & Facts/Figures
Major Market of the Year
New OrleansSouthern Business and Development
State with the best opportunities for software developers.
(Louisiana)Computer Science Online
Best U.S. Place to Live Car Free
(New Orleans Metro)Citylab
Fastest Growing Airport
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International AirportFAA
(Greater New Orleans)
Companies in Growth Industries
(Greater New Orleans)
DXC Technology established a 2,000-job Digital Transformation Center in downtown New Orleans. The project created more direct jobs at one site than any prior economic development deal in the state.
AWS Training in Louisiana
Connected Amazon leadership with Louisiana community colleges to build out AWS training – ultimately leading to the creation of an AWS Associate’s Degree and certification for the entire LCTCS system.
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