Biz New Orleans - June 2020

Nunez Offers Online Training for Residential Contractors

CHALMETTE, La. - The Nunez Community College Workforce division is offering remote training to construction industry partners. The Louisiana Contractors Accreditation Institute is a partnership between Louisiana Economic Development, Louisiana Community & Technical College System and the Louisiana State Licensing…

Cox Business Launches Work-at-Home Connectivity Solutions

NEW ORLEANS – Cox Business announced the introduction of new Cox Business Work-At-Home solutions, including an enterprise-grade, separate internet connection direct to employees’ homes. Cox Business’ Work-At-Home solutions allow organizations to provide remote staff with company-provided services, including broadband, Wi-Fi,…

New N.O. Job Recruitment Portal Aims for Diversity

NEW ORLEANS - Krista Pouncy-Dyson, creator of the new job recruitment portal DiversityEmployed.com, wants to connect candidates from diverse backgrounds with employers and professional development opportunities. "There are viable opportunities here in New Orleans, but often minorities are not exposed…

US Home Prices Increase 4% in April

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose in April for the eighth straight month, even as sales have stumbled, a sign the coronavirus outbreak has had little impact on real estate values. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index…

Groups Present Webinar on Louisiana-Mexico Trade

NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana Economic Development, the World Trade Center New Orleans and the Port of South Louisiana are among the presenters of a webinar titled "Mexico: Emerging Energy Opportunities for Louisiana" from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on June…

The Anchor Restaurant Opens in Madisonville

MADISONVILLE - Chef and restaurateur Michael Gottlieb welcomed diners on Friday, June 26 to a new restaurant called the Anchor at 407 St. Tammany Street in Madisonville.  Gottlieb, who helmed the family-owned Gottlieb’s Bakery in his hometown of Savannah, Ga.,…