Awards & Rankings

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LA #2 for Infrastructure Investment

Economic development publication Site Selection has ranked Louisiana #2 in the USA for states “where major employers and major populations… Read More »

October 11, 2019 | Read Story »

NOLA #7 in USA for Tech Growth

Data from economic research firm Emsi shows that Greater New Orleans is #7 in the USA for highest growth in… Read More »

October 7, 2019 | Read Story »

MSY #5 Fastest Growing Airport in USA

FAA 2018 figures were just released, and of the 61 large and medium sized airports, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International… Read More »

October 2, 2019 | Read Story »

NOLA Top 10 “Best U.S. Place to Live Car-Free”

A new study by Citylab has found that the New Orleans region is one of the best large metros in… Read More »

September 26, 2019 | Read Story »

Louisiana Named Top 10 Business State For Ninth Consecutive Year

Economic development magazine Area Development has ranked Louisiana No. 8 in the magazine’s annual Top States for Doing Business report,… Read More »

September 19, 2019 | Read Story »

NOLA #2 in USA for Industrial Real Estate Sales Growth

According to the real estate data company CoStar, Greater New Orleans was #2 in America for growth in real estate… Read More »

August 22, 2019 | Read Story »

FastStart Named #1 Workforce Program in USA

Today, Business Facilities ranked Louisiana Economic Development’s FastStart as the nation’s No. 1 state workforce training program for a record… Read More »

July 24, 2019 | Read Story »

New Orleans Named Major Market of the Year

Southern Business & Development (SB&D) magazine has named Greater New Orleans as the #1 “Major Market” (pop. 750K – 2.5M)… Read More »

July 8, 2019 | Read Story »