Author: Biz New Orleans Site Staff

BIZ Talks

Episode 24 How to Rebuild New Orleans Tourism Stephen Perry, president and CEO of New Orleans & Company, discusses the fate of New Orleans restaurants and hotels, and how long it’ll be before the city reaches 2019 levels of tourism…

BIZ Talks

Oak Street Small Businesses Fighting for Survival September 8 Min Yang, president of Oak Street Merchants, Residents and Property Owners Inc., discusses the effect the pandemic has had on Uptown’s historic commercial corridor. Listen     HGTV comes to NOLA…

Powering the Future

Working outdoors on a 90-acre site is making social distancing on the job easy for those assembling the nearly 70,500 solar panels that will comprise Entergy’s New Orleans Solar Station. Engineered to withstand 134 mph hurricane conditions, the panels will…

Home is Where the Office Is

FIRST PLACE - PEOPLE’S CHOICE Interior designer Maureen Stevens — of Maureen Stevens Design — is currently working from the sunroom of her house in New Orleans’ Marigny Triangle. The room overlooks a courtyard that Stevens said is in rare…

Cutting the Risk

FOR MORE THAN 40 YEARS, OPA SIGNS & GRAPHICS HAS BEEN providing Southeast Louisiana with business and architectural signage, digital graphics and film and TV props and set decorations. Now they can add personal protective equipment provider to their list…

April Calendar

3 Social Media Boot Camp Webinar: Insta? What is it? How do I use it? Hosted by Brianna Cunningham, sales and marketing professional 12 to 1 p.m. Cost is $15 instagram.com/citylove.co/   8 St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce Leadership Northshore…

INDUSTRY NEWS

CONSTRUCTION Delgado Maritime Training Facility Awarded $850,000 Federal Grant The Delgado Community College Maritime and Industrial Training Facility in New Orleans East has been awarded an $850,000 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA). The…

RECENT OPENINGS

COMING SOON Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience Expected to draw more than 35,000 visitors a year to New Orleans’ museum district, the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience is expected to open in late summer at 818 Howard Street.…

Recent Openings

The Westin New Orleans Renovation The Westin New Orleans (100 Rue Iberville) has completed a $30 million revitalization that included major renovations to all guestrooms and suites, lobby/check-in, and 30,000 square feet of meeting space. The hotel also features new…

March

3 New Orleans Chamber of Commerce Power Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1515 Poydras St. 5th Floor Auditorium NewOrleansChamber.org 3 Jefferson Chamber of Commerce Legislative Breakfast 2020 8 to 10 a.m. Hilton New Orleans Airport Hotel 901 Airline Dr.,…

Industry News

CONSTRUCTION DonahueFavret Contractors Named “Best of the Best” in Renovation DonahueFavret Contractors, Inc. has been awarded the “Best of the Best” Renovation/Restoration Project in the U.S. by ENR (Engineering News-Record magazine)…

GNO, Inc. Annual Luncheon 2020

Halima Leak-Francis, Sheila Gold and Suri Duitch   Friday, February 7 | Hyatt Regency New Orleans GNO, Inc. Annual Luncheon 2020 CEO Michael Hecht wrapped up the region’s economic wins for 2019 before introducing GNOfuture, the organization’s strategic plan for…

February Calendar

4 New Orleans Chamber of Commerce Power Breakfast 8 to 9:30 a.m. 1515 Poydras St. 5th Floor Auditorium NewOrleansChamber.org 5 The Funding Seed Engaging Your Board Members in Fundraising Work 3 to 4:30 p.m. Ashe Power House Theater 1731 Baronne…

Industry News

NOMA Awarded $1 Million Grant The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) a $1 million grant to support the establishment of the only photography conservation program for much of the Southeastern United States.…

Recent Openings

Eustis Mortgage Company Eustis Mortgage has moved its headquarters into The Standard at South Market at 798 S. Rampart St. in New Orleans. The company worked with building contractor Perrier Esquerré Contractors, LLC, to create an open, ground floor workplace…

Best Lawyers

  About the List CREDIT The Best Lawyers in America© is published by BL Rankings, LLC d/b/a Best Lawyers and Co., LLC, Augusta, GA. and can be ordered directly from the publisher. For information call 803-648-0300; write 801 Broad Street…

Recent Openings

Junior’s on Harrison Junior’s on Harrison (Junior’s) is now serving lunch and dinner seven days a week at 789 Harrison Ave. in New Orleans’ Lakeview neighborhood. The casual, contemporary, modern American restaurant by restaurateurs Nick Hufft and Lon Marchand of…