Biz New Orleans March 2021

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Editor’s Note

Spring is typically a time for hope and new beginnings, and there’s never been a time, in my lifetime at least, that both of...

With the change in the way and location people are working, how do you see New Orleans’ Downtown District changing in the coming years?

  Rich Stone, CCIM Senior Sales and Leasing Associate Latter & Blum Short term, look for softness in office demand, as office users are still trying to digest...

Senior Solutions

Aging isn’t easy—the changes that occur for older adults and their families can present a number of challenges, but fortunately, where there are issues,...

Publisher’s Note

Here we are, 12 months since the declaration of a national pandemic emergency. On March 13, 2020, just like you we packed up our desk,...

Under One Roof

Last December’s announcement that Latter & Blum had acquired longtime competitor Gardner Realtors made big news in 2020. The two companies had spent decades...

Entrepreneurism and Free Speech

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

While Lauren Mora is far from the only person to translate a passion in the kitchen into a business during the pandemic, her company,...

Remaking the Roster

Chris Price is an award-winning journalist and public relations principal. When he’s not writing, he’s avid about music, the outdoors, and Saints, Ole Miss...

Best.Year.Ever

The past year has brought an array of challenges unlike any we’ve seen in our lifetime, especially in the realm of tourism and hospitality —...

Pandemic at the Palace

A native New Orleanian, Poppy Tooker has spent her life devoted to the cultural essence that food brings to Louisiana, a topic she explores...

Four Seasons Breaking Records

“We’ve sold the most real estate of any project in the city…When these sales hit the public record, you’re going to see prices per...

In what areas have you seen investment growth lately?

  Jean Paul Lagarde CIO Faubourg Private Wealth Since late last year, we’ve seen sectors more tied to the economic cycle (energy, industrials and financials) outperform. At the...
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Flex for Success

We fill a void in the market with flexible space options and state-of-the-art technology that can accommodate changes in the ‘new’ virtual digital...

From the Silver Tsunami to the COVID-19 Effect

  The family burden impact is devastating without a plan, and the need to prepare for LTC has never been greater. Joe Celano, INTRX HealthCare If you...

The Space and the Gear

Celebrating its second anniversary this month, Scale Workspace’s creative coworking community is designed to meet the needs of entrepreneurs, designers and developers. The two-story,...

A Word of Warning

Over the last couple of years, the annual federal budget deficit and total debt have been creeping into more of the conversations that I’ve...

Spicy Nights and Sweet Dreams

Jennifer Gibson Schecter was once a tourist in New Orleans herself and is now proud to call NOLA home. She also writes the Wednesday...

Jessica Brandt

Jessica Brandt CEO | Ray Brandt Auto Group Fun Fact The best piece of advice I ever received is, “A bad decision is better than no decision...
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Financial Planning | Bezou Financial Planning Group

Adaptability is the priceless skill of this era. - Jason Bezou, CFP® and Founder of Bezou Financial Planning Group With every experience comes a better...

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