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Orleans Parish

Visitors gather around the Mercedes Benz Superdome in the Orleans parish

The Region’s Hub of Economic Activity

The business opportunities in Orleans Parish are tremendous. Located between the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi River, Orleans Parish offers access to the Port of New Orleans, major railways, and close proximity to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. With an established and widening industrial base – including stalwarts such as energy, trade, and advanced manufacturing – as well as emerging fields like film and digital media, both public and private organizations are investing significant resources and participation into Orleans Parish. Firm commitments from the state of Louisiana and local government have positioned Orleans Parish as a key driver for the Greater New Orleans region’s economic prosperity.

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