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N.O. named “Co-Major Market of the Year”; Louisiana “State of the Year” by Southern Business & Development

Big deals were almost everywhere in the South in calendar year 2010 and some states and markets had record years.

07/15/2011 | Read Story »

Gov. Jindal Signs Digital Media and Technology Commercialization Tax Credit Bills In Shreveport

New laws extend incentives for economic development driven by interactive software and research.

07/11/2011 | Read Story »

Inc. Magazine: Why New Orleans Is the Coolest Start-up City in America

Inc. Magazine spotlights the growth of entrepreneurship in New Orleans.

04/06/2011 | Read Story »

Next 5 Years Are Crucial, New Orleans Is Told

New Orleans has a five-year window to act on a “once in a century” opportunity, says Forbes magazine publisher Richard Karlgaard.

03/17/2011 | Read Story »

Site Selection: The New Orleans Miracle

Led by an innovative mayor, a resilient city offers lessons for the rest of the United States.

03/01/2011 | Read Story »

New Orleans Makes Site Selection Top 10

Site Selection magazine named the Greater New Orleans region to its list of Top 10 Metro areas for Corporate Facility Location.

03/01/2011 | Read Story »

The U.S.’ Biggest Brain Magnets

Among the nation’s 52 largest metro areas, New Orleans ranked first in a study to see where recent college graduates are taking their degrees.

02/10/2011 | Read Story »

Department of Energy Offers Conditional Commitment for Advanced Biofuels Plant

Project Expected to Create Over 700 Jobs and Nearly Triple Amount of Renewable Diesel Produced Domestically

01/20/2011 | Read Story »