NEW ORLEANS, LA—TOMORROW, September 10, 2013, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, City and State officials and neighborhood leaders will join Walmart to break ground on the new Walmart store located at the former Gentilly Woods Mall.
The addition of Walmart to the Gentilly neighborhood will bring an estimated 300 jobs to the area and revitalize economic retail development in the Chef Menteur Highway commercial corridor. The store is expected to open in fall 2014.
Walmart broke ground on a store in New Orleans East on April 29, 2013.
WHO: Mayor Mitch Landrieu
District D Councilmember Cynthia Hedge-Morrell
Louisiana State Legislature members
New Orleans Business Alliance representatives
New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA) representatives
WHAT: Walmart Gentilly Groundbreaking Ceremony
WHEN: Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Ceremony- 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Former Gentilly Woods Mall Site
4301 Chef Menteur Highway
New Orleans, LA 70126