Awards & Rankings

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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 »

New Orleans a Top Tech Hub in North America

Business Facilities, a leading site selection publication, has named New Orleans as one of a dozen “Sweet Spots for High… Read More »

June 20, 2019 | Read Story »

NOLA #5 in USA for Baby Boomers

A recent New York Times article cited a study by homes.com that ranks New Orleans #5 Best City in America… Read More »

May 6, 2019 | Read Story »

NOLA #6 Most Family-Friendly City in USA

Real estate website Homes.com has named New Orleans the #6 Most “Family-Friendly” Major City in America. To establish this ranking,… Read More »

April 18, 2019 | Read Story »

NOLA has Two of the Top Ten Festivals in the World

Music magazine Vents has ranked Jazz and Heritage Festival and Essence Festival as two of the ten “Best Music Festivals… Read More »

April 8, 2019 | Read Story »

NOLA a “Best American City for Creatives (That You Can Actually Afford to Live In)”

New Orleans has been named by Thrillist as one of 18 “Best American Cities for Creatives (That You Can Actually… Read More »

March 26, 2019 | Read Story »