Biz The Magazine - October 2019

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Artful Eating

A native New Orleanian, Poppy Tooker has spent her life devoted to the cultural essence that food brings to Louisiana, a topic she explores weekly on her NPR-affiliated radio show, Louisiana Eats!…

Editor's Note: 5 Years In

October 2014 was the first issue we printed of Biz New Orleans magazine, which means you hold in your hand our 61st issue, and I can tell you, it’s been quite the ride. To be honest, when I met with…

Recent Openings

Odyssey House The long-vacant Bohn Motor Co. is now officially the home of Odyssey House Louisiana, the largest addiction treatment provider in Louisiana. The $17.4 million project has…

Local Senior Living Options Continue to Grow

  The population of Americans age 75 and older is expected to grow by 5 million people over the next five years, increasing the number of prospective senior housing residents by 21%, according to Marcus & Millichap’s First Half 2019…

Top 10 Real Estate Influencers

“The city has not seen real estate development of this scope and magnitude in nearly 50 years.” Those are the words of Gerard Henry, vice president and principal of commercial real estate brokerage firm Max J. Derbes, Inc., and one…

But First, Strategize

Julia Carcamo is president and chief brand strategist at J Carcamo & Associates, specializing in brand and marketing strategy. She is also the co-founder of espNOLA, a Hispanic marketing and engagement agency.…

Celebrating 5 Years in Print!

Since our launch in October 2014, Biz New Orleans magazine has been bringing you in-depth, full-color, national award-winning coverage of the businesses and professionals leading Southeast Louisiana in every industry. Stay Tuned! Next month we’ll take a look back at…

Three on Three

Real estate regulations change all the time, making things confusing for those looking to rent, purchase or sell a home, or even invest in properties. That’s why anyone involved with any of these activities should consult a lawyer and make…

Y’all Means All

Jennifer Gibson Schecter was once a tourist in New Orleans herself and is now proud to call NOLA home. She also writes the Wednesday Tourism Blog on BizNewOrleans.com.   Travel is one…

Industry News

The Commons Tulane University’s largest construction project since Yulman Stadium, The Commons — a $55 million addition to the Uptown campus — welcomed its first students Monday, Aug. 19. The 77,000-square-foot building…

Small But Mighty

Kimberley Singletary is the managing editor of Biz New Orleans magazine. A 20-year Southern California veteran, she has been surrounded by the film industry for most of her life.   Oct. 4…

Building the Future Workforce Today

As technology rapidly changes the way we live and work, there’s a conversation taking place in education about preparing the workforce of the future. How do schools teach the skills necessary for jobs that don’t yet exist? How can you…

October 2019 Calendar

8 New Orleans Chamber of Commerce Power Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1515 Poydras St. 5th Floor Auditorium NewOrleansChamber.org 9 Young Professionals Networking Event 5 to 7 p.m. Pythian Market 234 Loyola Ave. NewOrleansChamber.org 9-11 LAGCOE – Louisiana Global…

Opportunity for All

Keith Twitchell spent 16 years running his own business before becoming president of the Committee for a Better New Orleans. He has observed, supported and participated in entrepreneurial ventures at the street,…

Exit Strategy

Melanie Warner Spencer is editor of New Orleans Bride and New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles and managing editor of Louisiana Life and Acadiana Profile. Spencer’s ever-expanding library of etiquette books is rivaled…

Publisher's Note: Five Flew By

Can you believe it has been five years? This month marks the fifth anniversary of Biz New Orleans and I am so proud of our company and Biz team for the excellent work they do to make this a nationally…

Pelicans Soaring

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 and Chelsea football. Price also authors the Friday…

Learning the Ropes

Early this year, oilfield service provider Danos added rope access capabilities to its list of services following a request from a long-time customer. Designed to allow quicker access to projects in small or challenging locations, rope access can function as…