City reflects on economic development successes in 2012 and positive outlook for 2013 January 4, 2013: NEW ORLEANS — As 2013 begins the City of New Orleans and the New Orleans Business Alliance hailed the economic development successes of 2012, a year in which the city attracted hundreds of new high tech and retail jobs and drew national accolades as a hub for innovation and business development.
November 14, 2012: NEW ORLEANS — Rob Wollfarth, of the law firm Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has been selected to the Board of Directors of the New Orleans Business Alliance, the official non-profit organization tasked with leading economic development for the City of New Orleans.
June 6, 2012: NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana House of Representatives Speaker Pro Tempore Walt Leger sponsored legislation in the 2012 regular session to create a new corporate form: the Benefit Corporation.
June 4, 2012: NEW ORLEANS — The largest and fastest growing headwear manufacturer in the U.S. attracted to unique retail opportunities on Canal Street.
May 17, 2012: NEW ORLEANS — Costco has agreed to build a brand new, 148,000 square foot warehouse at the 14.7-acre site formerly occupied by the Carrollton Shopping Center.
May 9, 2012: NEW ORLEANS — Hammerman & Gainer International, Inc. (HGI) has recently announced that it has established its corporate headquarters in downtown New Orleans.
January 26, 2012: NEW ORLEANS — Transportation Consultants, Inc. (TCI) forms public-private partnership with the New Orleans Public Belt (NOPB) to improve rail infrastructure at its New Orleans facility.
January 18, 2012: NEW ORLEANS — Brookings Institute Study and U.S. Metro Economies Reports release New Orleans metro accomplishments in 2011 and growth predictions for 2012
December 13, 2011: NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans Business Alliance Signs a Memorandum of Understanding With The New Orleans Board of Trade to Integrate Maritime Issues Into Economic Development Strategies.
December 14, 2011: NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans Business Alliance Signs Memorandum of Understanding With World Trade Center New Orleans to Partner on International Trade and Foreign Direct Investment
December 5, 2011: NEW ORLEANS — Silicon Bayou News recognizes the top 100 people who have influenced Louisiana’s startup, entrepreneurial, tech, and digital communities.
September 27, 2011: NEW ORLEANS — A proposed 19-story, $70 million building project at 1031 Canal Street at the corner of Canal and Rampart Street, was approved last Thursday by the New Orleans City Council.
August 29, 2011: NEW ORLEANS — Coalition Supporting New “Kiva New Orleans” Initiative Is First Major Community-Driven Effort With Goal of Bringing More Than $500,000 in Microloans to New Orleans Small Businesses; Includes Good Work Network, ASI Federal Credit Union, Kiva.org, and Generation Louisiana