News in the Region
From great food to the culture, the New Orleans area isn’t hard to sell.
04/29/2013 | Read Story »
Recent economic development news from Jefferson Parish reveals a diversifying regional economy, with the manufacturing, retail, real estate and service sectors among those investing and creating jobs in the area.
04/24/2013 | Read Story »
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and leaders throughout the region are unveiling plans to build a new airport. Supporters say it makes financial sense to replace the current 50-year-old terminal.
04/18/2013 | Read Story »
A report says the metro areas of Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Houma-Thibodaux need to collaborate to diversify their economies and keep up with fast-growing Southern cities.
04/16/2013 | Read Story »
In the wrinkled edifices of the French Quarter and the worn-out storefront walls along Canal Street, a legacy of decay in New Orleans intrudes on the mossy city. It is a sense of things that have nearly fallen apart and stayed nearly-fallen-apart for decades.
04/08/2013 | Read Story »
Downtown planners and property owners say they expect the mixed-use riverfront development anchored by IBM will show a demand for downtown living in Baton Rouge and spur other projects by bringing more workers and residents to the central business district.
04/06/2013 | Read Story »
Early Tuesday, as education leaders shook hands on a deal to bring a public four-year college to New Orleans’ west bank for the first time in history, Garland Green stood off to the side watching.
04/05/2013 | Read Story »
The 2013 NOEW (New Orleans Entrepreneurship Week) recently included an Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Summit. The idea was to have an invited group of stakeholders, all kinds of stakeholders, interactively explore how to continue building out the NOLA ecosystem.
04/03/2013 | Read Story »