A recent issue of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta magazine highlights New Orleans’ rapid economic growth and promising future.
Yesterday, Mayor Mitch Landrieu was awarded the Leadership Award for Public Service by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) for his outstanding dedication to economic development in New Orleans. NOLABA President and CEO, Rodrick T. Miller was also recognized at the IEDC 2013 Annual Conference, receiving the New Economic Developer of the Year Award. The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is a non-profit membership organization serving economic developers. With more than 4,000 members, IEDC is the largest organization of its kind in the world.
Oct. 10, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Join Roosevelt Pipeline | New Orleans and the New Orleans Business Alliance on Thursday 10/10, in association with NOLA TechWeek and sponsored by iSeatz, for a panel discussion to identify how New Orleans can take advantage of our changing economy. We will discuss current initiatives to support continued growth in New Orleans’ emerging technology sector via coordinated efforts at the local level to address infrastructure, financial, and talent challenges. Enjoy cocktails with the panelists before the panel at 6:30, sponsored by iSeatz.
The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE: HHC) announced today its all-star lineup of tenants for the redevelopment of the Riverwalk Marketplace into The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk. Along with being the nation’s first outlet center located in a downtown setting, the project will be the first location in New Orleans, Louisiana and the Gulf region for many of the Riverwalk’s retailers. Along with being the nation’s first outlet center located in a downtown setting, the project will be the first location in New Orleans, Louisiana and the Gulf region for many of the Riverwalk’s retailers. New-to-the-market retailers and restaurants signed-on to date include: Last Call Studio by Neiman Marcus, Coach Men’s Factory Store, Tommy Bahama, Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill, Hartstrings Childrenswear, U.S. Polo Assn. Outlet, It’Sugar, Sunglass Warehouse, Red Mango and New Balance Factory Stores.
The New Orleans Business Alliance has assisted Howard Hughes with municipal liaising and other services throughout the redevelopment process.