The second location for the retailer in city will create 125 local jobs and revitalize retail on Broad Street corridor
Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined City officials and representatives from Whole Foods Market and Broad Community Connections to open Whole Foods Market at 300 N. Broad Street. As an important retail anchor in the revitalization of the Broad Street corridor, the $14 million project will increase fresh food options and create 125 full-time jobs.[Continue Reading...]
Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined representatives from Stirling Properties and JCH Development, and local officials to celebrate the start of construction on Magnolia Marketplace, a $24.4 million shopping center that will fill a retail gap in the heart of Central City along the Claiborne Avenue corridor and create more than 200 full-time jobs.Located on 6.5 acres bounded by Clara Street, Washington Avenue, Toledano Street and Claiborne Avenue, Magnolia Marketplace is expected to open in spring 2015 with tenants Ross Dress For Less, T.J.Maxx, Michaels, PetSmart, Shoe Carnival, ULTA Beauty and Raising Cane’s.
The project is 100% pre-leased. Previously announced was the 6,000 square foot initial phase of Magnolia Marketplace development located at the intersection of South Claiborne Avenue and Fourth Street. Capital One Bank is currently open in that building. T‐Mobile and a proposed national sandwich shop are slated to open in early 2014. Magnolia Marketplace will create an estimated 344 construction jobs and 217 permanent jobs.
“Magnolia Marketplace will be a game-changer for increased quality retail amenities along the Claiborne corridor—the vital lifeline of our urban core,” said Rodrick T. Miller, President and CEO of the New Orleans Business Alliance. “Our public private partnerships to drive economic development in New Orleans are strong and effective, and this project is a prime example of what is possible as we anticipate even more growth in 2014.”[Continue Reading...]
$826 Million Project Will Create Over 13,000 Jobs
Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined the New Orleans Aviation Board (NOAB), regional elected officials, business and tourism leaders to announce a major milestone in the plans to build a brand new, world-class airport terminal that will serve as a crucial economic driver for the New Orleans metropolitan region and provide a lasting impression to visitors due to its modern design and open architectural concept.
Conceptual renderings of the 650,000-square-foot North Terminal complex were unveiled today. The complex will feature two concourses with 30 gates, a consolidated checkpoint, seamless connections between concourses and 2000 parking garage spaces. The North Terminal design team consists of acclaimed architect Cesar Pelli of Pelli Clarke Pelli, Manning Architects, Crescent City Aviation Team and Leo A. Daly/ Atkins. The $826 Million development includes plans for a $72 million power plant project, $87 million for a flyover addition from I-10 to improve access to the airport, and $17 million for an on-site hotel.[Continue Reading...]
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a meeting of the Board of Directors for the New Orleans Business Alliance has been called and will be held on January 15, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at 935 Gravier Street, Suite 2020 New Orleans, LA. The agenda for the meeting is available here.