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On August 21, 2015, Mayor Landrieu and Councilmember James Gray, joined CVS to break ground on a new store in the Lower Ninth Ward. This is a major milestone, marking the first major retailer to commit to a project in the neighborhood since Hurricane Katrina
Upon the City Council adopting ordinances and lease related to the redevelopment of 2 Canal Street with Carpenter/Woodward (Four Seasons), Mayor Mitch Landrieu affixed his signature to the ordinances and the lease for the project at a signing ceremony.
March 13, 2015, the City of New Orleans celebrated the opening of the Magnolia Marketplace on South Claiborne Avenue in the Central City neighborhood. The market created 300 jobs and access to retail for residents.
Copa Airlines will offer the only direct airline service between New Orleans and Panama, with convenient connections to more than 55 destinations to Central and South America through the airline’s Hub of the Americas.
On September 29, 2015, GLO, New Orleans first home-grown airline, announced it would begin daily regional flights from MSY to Shreveport, Memphis, and Little Rock in November.
The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development exists to spur the growth of a diverse economy that creates good-paying jobs and provides equal access to economic prosperity. We promote economic growth through several initiatives, development projects and incentive programs.
We connect people and businesses to opportunities by building and leveraging partnerships at home and abroad. We train and place our workforce. We retain and attract businesses. We provide programs to support equal business opportunities. We manage and market our City’s assets and resources. We take pride in our City. We commit to service, and aspire to improve the quality of life for all residents of New Orleans.
NOLABA and the City of New Orleans are proud to announce the launch of ProsperityNOLA: A Plan to Drive Economic Growth for 2018. ProsperityNOLA is a living, actionable plan, created through months of data-driven planning, that will foster Mayor Landrieu’s vision of a diverse, sustainable and prosperous economy for all citizens.
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New Orleans has many of the things we need to build a center – a great location, talent, and an attractive business environment. These are high value, skilled jobs that will help us effectively respond to increasing demand in our financial services business, and better support GE Capital’s future growth by developing and deploying innovative technologies to make our businesses even more productive and competitive.
We are thrilled to be opening a location in New Orleans. We’ve seen first-hand the resilience of its residents, and we are excited about contributing to the area’s revitalization. The entire community has enthusiastically welcomed us, and we appreciate the warm reception we’ve experienced.
Business Services serves as a liaison between city government, local entrepreneurs and businesses owners.
Identifies and aligns the supply of workers in our city with the needs of growing businesses.
The Office of Supplier Diversity oversees certification, compliance, training, outreach and capacity building for the City of New Orleans' Equal Business Opportunity Programs.
The New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLA BA) is the official non-profit organization tasked with leading economic development initiatives for the City of New Orleans.
Last updated: 4/22/2016 2:47:40 PM