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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

  • Mayor Landrieu and Councilmember Gray Break Ground with CVS on Lower 9 Store

    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

  • Mayor Signs Ordinances, Lease for 2 Canal Street Redevelopment

    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.

  • Mayor Landrieu, Councilmember Stacy Head Attend Magnolia Marketplace Opening

    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 Announces New Nonstop Service Between New Orleans and Panama

    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.

  • City Officials Celebrate the Announcement of Startup Airline GLO

    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.

Office of Economic Development

Promoting Economic Growth

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.

Pros­per­i­tyNOLA is A Plan to Drive Eco­nomic Growth in New Orleans for 2018

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.

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.

Jeff Brotman, Chairman, Costco

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.

Brackett Denniston, GE’s Senior Vice President and General Counsel
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