Biz The Magazine - October 2017

The State of Real Estate

October is our annual real estate issue and I’m excited to share what we’ve learned from local professionals that live this industry every day — from those working to revitalize neighborhoods and provide affordable housing, to those closing the biggest…

Time to Give

As we roll into October and look back on the events of the past months, there is a great need for support for those who’ve lost so much. I find myself actively giving to charities and people more than ever.…

October Calendar

4 New Orleans Chamber of Commerce Women’s Business Alliance 5 to 7 p.m. Ruby Slipper 2802 Magazine St. 5 Jefferson Chamber of Commerce Mayoral Luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Hilton New Orleans Airport 901 Airline Hwy., Kenner…

Industry News

Education UNO Sees Largest Increase In Undergraduates in 8 Years The fall 2017 semester at the University of New Orleans has brought a 15 percent increase in enrollment of new freshmen and graduate students — the best year-to-year percentage change…

Recent Openings

Alder Hotel Following a two-year renovation, the historic Bristow Tower next to Ochsner Baptist opened at the Alder Hotel on Sept. 12. The mid-century modern-style 90-room hotel at 4545 Magnolia St. is owned by the Valentino Hotel Group of New…

October Events

United Way of Southeast Louisiana- Northshore Flood Recovery Anniversary Friday, August 11 On the former Daily Star property in Hammond — site of last year’s UWSELA flood warehouse — an event was held to honor those that helped with the…

Oh Say Can You See?

Vision problems become more common for those over 40. A look at some of the most common causes of vision loss and local resources that can help.

Living the Dream

Dennis Lauscha, president of the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans, shares his personal pregame rituals, discusses his biggest pet peeve, and talks about the future of both teams and their stadiums.

Top 10 Influencers

New Orleans’ top real estate professionals share what excites and challenges them about the upcoming year.

Hope for the Holidays

With Thanksgiving and Christmas just around the corner, now is the perfect time to make plans to join the New Orleans Mission in caring for the least fortunate among us.