Greater New Orleans
Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Greater New Orleans articles below.
The $53 million distribution center will create a total of more than 1,000 new direct, indirect jobs in St. Tammany Parish, LA.
U.K.-based Testronic will launch a new 150-job testing facility for digital games at Louisiana's New Orleans Exchange Centre.
Formal construction will begin this year at a 1,500-acre Mississippi River site, which will become home to one of the world’s largest methanol production facilities.
In two phases, the petrochemical company will build ethane crackers and downstream plants in St. James Parish that will create up to 1,200 new direct jobs.
Every year, we showcase the economic development deals with the biggest impact and rank the top states and metros. Now, we turn our spotlight on the agencies with the best practices who have achieved overall excellence. From the March/April 2012 issue.