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The Advocate kicks off New Orleans edition with reception at Rock ‘n’ Bowl

With the Lagniappe Brass Band blaring a welcome, The Advocate made its New Orleans debut today with a dash of local style at a morning reception at Rock ‘n’ Bowl.

09/24/2012 | Read Story »

Greater New Orleans #1 Growing Metro Area for Employment

Recent economic reports point to a continued slow pace of national economic recovery during the summer of 2012. Yet even earlier in the second quarter of 2012, the nation’s major metropolitan economies exhibited tremendous variation in their recovery progress.

09/18/2012 | Read Story »

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA MSA Job Market Expected to be Among Strongest in Nation

New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA MSA employers expect to hire at a strong pace during Quarter 4 2011, according to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey. Among survey participants, the New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA MSA employment outlook is the fourth best in the nation.

09/13/2012 | Read Story »

Loyola University of New Orleans, Xavier University of Louisiana, and Dillard University rank in “The 2013 edition of the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges”

The 2013 edition of the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings is out, with stability at the very top of both the National Universities and National Liberal Arts Colleges lists.

09/12/2012 | Read Story »

Gameloft Studio Settles in New Orleans, Fuels A Growing Industry

Until recently, the only time there was any correlation between New Orleans and the video game industry was when the city was featured as one of the levels on Tony Hawk’s Underground 2 in 2004.

09/07/2012 | Read Story »

Louisiana Earns New All-Time High In Business Climate Ranking

Pollina Corporate Real Estate Inc. released its annual ranking of top pro-business states, with Louisiana rising to No. 16 in the U.S. Louisiana has climbed 24 spots in Pollina’s ranking since 2008, making it the most improved state in the country over the last four years.

09/06/2012 | Read Story »

Local businesses face challenges following Isaac

As the New Orleans metro area tries to bounce back from Hurricane Isaac, retailers are for the most part getting the doors back open.

09/05/2012 | Read Story »

New Orleans Getting Back To Business after Hurricane Isaac

Sitting in New Orleans today, it can be hard to tell that the city went through much more than a long weekend and the annual Southern Decadence festival.

09/04/2012 | Read Story »