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New Orleans’ economy: recovering from a “heart attack”

After Hurricane Katrina decimated New Orleans, Michael Hecht decided to relocate his family from New York City to the Southern… Read More »

8/28/2015 | Read Story »

Business groups to hold forum for governor candidates next week

The four leading candidates for Louisiana governor will participate in another forum in New Orleans next week organized by the… Read More »

8/27/2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans Economy Is Booming With Businesses And Talent

To know New Orleans is to love her – her past, her present and her future. Her before Katrina, her… Read More »

8/25/2015 | Read Story »

Expert: The Greater New Orleans region has flourished for economic development since Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina taught us many lessons. For those of us in economic development — charged with growing jobs and community… Read More »

8/25/2015 | Read Story »

10 years after Katrina, ‘New’ New Orleans leaves many behind

Talking about New Orleans a decade after Hurricane Katrina, people here often reach for the Biblical, describing an economic and… Read More »

8/24/2015 | Read Story »

New Orleans rises decade after Katrina – but gaps remain

As people search for words to describe New Orleans’ recovery a decade after Hurricane Katrina, they sometimes use words verging… Read More »

8/21/2015 | Read Story »


Next week will mark the 10th anniversary of a dark chapter in New Orleans’ long and storied history, when Hurricane… Read More »

8/21/2015 | Read Story »

Reimagining New Orleans as America’s most resilient waterfront city

In 2005, Hurricanes Katrina and Rita flooded coastal areas of the US Gulf Coast. Katrina alone flooded up to 80%… Read More »

8/20/2015 | Read Story »