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Web campaign tries to counter NOLA’s bad rep

Feedback from the local business community indicates that New Orleans’ good-time reputation is hurting its work force, said Michael Hecht,… Read More »

2/11/2014 | Read Story »

Flood insurance reform gets go-ahead in Senate

Days before another round of updated flood plain maps were released for a pair of New Jersey counties, the U.S. Senate passed the… Read More »

2/10/2014 | Read Story »

Smoothie King Center to be unveiled at Thursday press conference

Upon purchasing Smoothie King in July 2012, Wan Kim immediately debated whether he should keep the Louisiana-based company’s headquarters in… Read More »

2/6/2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans Tech Companies Join Forces to Sponsor Main Stage at French Quarter Fest

Stemmed from an effort to raise awareness about technology employment opportunities in New Orleans, several local companies have joined forces… Read More »

2/5/2014 | Read Story »

Headquarters of ship company returning to NOLA

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) – An international shipholding company announced plans on Wednesday to relocate its corporate headquarters to New… Read More »

2/5/2014 | Read Story »

House should delay flood insurance rate hikes as Senate did: Editorial

The U.S. Senate’s overwhelming vote Thursday to suspend exorbitant flood insurance rate increases sent an encouraging message to millions of Americans who… Read More »

2/2/2014 | Read Story »

Louisiana Economic Development & Greater New Orleans, Inc. to Welcome International Corporate Real Estate Executives at ITRA Global Conference

ITRA Global, one of the largest real estate organizations devoted to the representation of corporate tenants and occupiers of commercial real… Read More »

1/31/2014 | Read Story »

Senate votes 67-32 to approve legislation delaying flood insurance premium hikes for 4 years

WASHINGTON – The Senate Thursday voted67-32 for legislation that would delay higherflood insurance premiums resulting from a 2012 law for four years.… Read More »

1/30/2014 | Read Story »