Awards & Rankings

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Louisiana earns No. 4 ranking in Value of Exports by State

Among the top ten exporting states, Louisiana had the highest rate of growth.

July 19, 2011 | Read Story »

N.O. chosen as Co-Major Market of the Year, Louisiana as State of the Year

Louisiana turned eight deals of $300 million or more in investment and two of those were $1 billion or more.… Read More »

July 15, 2011 | Read Story »

No. 1 City and Large Metro for Information Jobs in the U.S.

The New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner information sector expanded almost 39% in past year.

May 16, 2011 | Read Story »

Forbes picks New Orleans as 2nd Best Big City for Jobs

There are signs of revival from New Orleans-Metairie, La., which moved up a stunning 46 places to capture the No. 2 slot among large metros.

May 2, 2011 | Read Story »

Southern Business & Development No. 4 Comeback Kid

The comeback of New Orleans is undeniable. After having suffered one of the worst disasters in American history with Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans is bouncing back to become a hub of innovation.

April 1, 2011 | Read Story »

No. 5 place in South where digital media has clustered

Greater New Orleans is experiencing a transformation. Thanks to an influx of new talent and attractive tax incentives, the digital media industry has played an integral role in this economic renaissance.

April 1, 2011 | Read Story »

USA Today’s #1 city for gas savings

New Orleans tops list of cities where drivers, on average, travel the fewest miles each day.

March 22, 2011 | Read Story »

N.O. #10 Major Metro for Corporate Facility Location

Site Selection magazine placed the Greater New Orleans region on its prestigious annual list of the Top 10 Metros for Corporate Facility Location.

March 1, 2011 | Read Story »