Recent Openings


Hancock Whitney Center

On Dec. 10, Hancock Whitney will move its main New Orleans offices to Louisiana’s tallest office building. Previously known as One Shell Square, the building at 701 Poydras Street will now be known as the Hancock Whitney Center. The financial center the bank has been occupying at 228 St. Charles Avenue will move to the second floor of the 51-story tower. More than 500 associates will move in phases to the new location between December 2018 and February 2019, where they will occupy nine floors in the Hancock Whitney Center.

Riess Lemeux Law Firm

- Sponsors -

Only eight months after it was formed by Michael R.C. Riess and Christopher LeMieux, New Orleans law firm Riess LeMieux has officially moved to the Energy Centre and will occupy Suite 1100. The 13-person firm focuses on the construction industry, including complex litigation, commercial and business advising, bankruptcy litigation, commercial transactions, maritime advice and class action and multi-district litigation.

Entablature Realty

- Partner Content -

Entergy’s Energy Smart Program Brings Cost Conscious Innovation to New Orleans

Offering comprehensive energy efficiency at no cost to the consumer, Entergy’s Energy Smart program incentivizes Entergy New Orleans customers to perform energy-saving upgrades in...

Home builder Entablature Design-Build celebrated the grand opening of its new realty division, Entablature Realty, on Oct. 25. The company is a partnership between licensed realtor Francesca Brennan, developer Scott Logan and builder Chris Kornman. The company is located at 8438 Oak Street, on a corner that was renovated by Entablature Design-Build.

Integra Realty Advisors

One of the largest independent commercial real estate valuation and consulting firms, Integra Realty Resources (IRR) opened two new offices in New Orleans and Little Rock. The New Orleans office, opened Oct. 22, is at 643 Magazine Street, Suite 330. Together, the two offices bring IRR’s new office openings in recent months to 17.

- Sponsors -

1016 Canal Street Groundbreaking

After being destroyed in a fire three years ago, a historic building on 1016 Canal Street will be transformed into 47 apartments, that will be operated as short-term rentals by Sonder and Quarter Holdings, which broke ground on the $10 million renovation on Oct. 15. Sonder is currently working with developers to revitalize several properties along Canal Street, including 623 Canal Street and 444 Canal Street. The project is expected to take 18 months.


Crane Rehab

Locally owned and operated therapy specialist Crane Rehab will open its new Center for Behavior, Language and Learning in early 2019 at 3923 Bienville Street in Mid-City. The 6,000-square-foot facility will serve children age 2 to 18 with autism spectrum disorders. The center will include two classrooms and 15 individual therapy rooms, as well as a 1,000-square-foot sensory gym. Day-long classes will be available for children age 2 to 6, as well as individualized programs ranging from 10 to 40 hours per week for older children.



NBA Hall-of-Famer Karl “The Mailman” Malone’s apparel company, 5.11 by Karl Malone will open its second location in Louisiana at 6601 Veterans Memorial Blvd. inside the Lafreniere Plaza Shopping Center by January 2019. Malone will operate the Metairie location, which will encompass 5,070 square feet of men’s and women’s apparel, footwear, bags, accessories and professional gear by 5.11 Tactical, a global brand that provides tactical apparel and gear for law enforcement, first responders, tactical operators and recreational enthusiasts.


Digital Sponsors / Become a Sponsor

Follow the issues, companies and people that matter most to business in New Orleans.

Email Newsletter

Sign up for our email newsletter