Economic Development

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In the Startup World, You Want to Be a Camel

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. He has observed, supported...

Things Are Looking Up Downriver…

Meaghan McCormack is the CEO of the St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation. Her efforts center on business retention, expansion, and attraction, strategic neighborhood development,...

A Fight for Survival

In January, St. Tammany Parish President Mike Cooper proposed a moratorium on rezoning to restrict increasing density for residential development. The moratorium would limit...

Will We Build Better?

While specific amounts have not yet been determined, estimates suggest that Louisiana will soon be receiving between $6 and $9 billion to spend on...

Lakeside Lives On

When Lakeside Shopping Center first opened its doors to shoppers in 1960 as an outdoor mall with 13 tenants on a 50-acre tract, a...

Champions of the Most Vulnerable

When Volunteers of America began serving New Orleans in 1896, the city was years into a yellow fever outbreak so horrific it had earned...

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