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New Orleans regional economy progressing but battling misperceptions, development leaders say

As economic development leaders often say, New Orleans has a perception problem: The sum of life in New Orleans isn’t… Read More »

5/9/2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans ranks 12th among U.S. cities for infrastructure jobs, report finds

Workers operating refineries, engineering bridges, hauling containers and performing other labor focused on the nation’s infrastructure make up nearly 13… Read More »

5/09/2014 | Read Story »

Hell and High Water

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5/8/2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans startups looking for national exposure at Launch Fest on Thursday

The Launch Fest celebration of new businesses, aimed at showcasing New Orleans startups to investors visiting for the New Orleans Jazz &… Read More »

4/29/2014 | Read Story »

Tech firm’s plans to move to Kenner means hundreds of jobs

More than 300 jobs are projected to come to the metro area following a recent announcement that a technology firm… Read More »

4/28/2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans airport is fastest growing in U.S., says airline industry publication

The publication Airline Weekly reported that Louis Armstrong International Airport was the fastest growing United States airport in terms of passenger traffic… Read More »

4/28/2014 | Read Story »

Mayor Mitch Landrieu submits his picks for revamped New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board

Mark Moody might get to stay on the New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board after all. Moody’s days on the water board… Read More »

4/28/2014 | Read Story »

Southeast Louisiana coastal restoration, hurricane protection are new, booming ‘water management’ economic sector, Data Center says

Southeast Louisiana’s economy, long dependent on the oil and gas, shipping and tourism industries, has a new major player, according to a report released Sunday… Read More »

4/20/2014 | Read Story »