Biz The Magazine - October 2021

Woman Up!

Founded by native New Orleanian and mother of six, Dominique Olivier, (seen here) in 2018, Greenscape Concepts has fast become a big player in the local landscaping scene. Bucking the trend of an industry that’s only 11% female, Greenscape Concepts…

Time Out

Remember when you were young and playing a game and something would go wrong (maybe someone would get too close to tagging or capturing you) or some distraction would present itself (likely mom calling you) and all you had to…

Planning and Foresight

The Urban Vision offices are housed in a circa-1913 building that — according to architects with whom owner MJ Sauer met — was possibly built as a Sears and Roebuck kit home. A neighbor told Sauer the…

Lessons Learned

This time the cavalry is not coming. We all need to do this ourselves. We need to find that well of patience and humanity and work through this.” Leslie Jacobs, co-founder and chair of YouthForce When Hurricane Katrina hit, New…

Publisher’s Note

I hope you, your family and business are safe and back up and running after Hurricane Ida wreaked havoc on our region and highlighted our delicate infrastructure. We can no longer allow for above-ground power lines. Yes, it has been…

A New Season For New Orleans

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!…

Don’t Be A Dilbert Business

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,…

Domecoming, Again

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…

In a Good Place

While the theme of the 2021 Economic & Real Estate Forecast Symposium this month (Oct. 19 and 20) is “Rethinking Real Estate, Adapting to the Changing Dynamic in New Orleans and Louisiana,” I suggest we not rethink too hard as…

Senior Solutions

From enjoying luxurious amenities like meditative spaces, yoga studios, art rooms, and libraries to savoring New Orleans-style meals and relaxing views, area seniors are benefitted by the variety of quality retirement living communities available in Greater New Orleans. Award-winning and…