Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts announced the opening of its newest restaurant, Curio, Sept. 18. The eclectic bistro led by Executive Chef Hayley Vanvleet is located at 301 Royal St.
The Shop at the CAC
The first co-working space of its kind in New Orleans, The Shop at the Contemporary Arts Center opened Sept. 28. Designed to serve as a network for local innovations, the 40,000-square-foot space includes a staffed reception area, rooftop deck, seven conference rooms and up to a 40 percent discount on HR services.
Select Comfort, makers of the Sleep Number® beds, celebrated the grand opening of its new technical support center at 1333 S. Clearview Parkway in Elmwood Oct. 4. To date, 133 of the projected 225 new direct jobs have been filled. The project is estimated to result in an additional 104 new indirect jobs in the future.
The Annex NOLA
The Annex, a collection of 87 luxury apartments in the French Quarter at 939 Iberville St., is now leasing. Originally constructed in 1920, the Art Deco building’s renovation was completed by general contractor The McDonnel Group and designed by John C. Williams Architects.
Upscale women’s clothing retailer Lukka Boutique opened its first store in New Orleans at 1000 Girod inside the Beacon in South Market Oct. 4. The boutique opened in Baton Rouge in 2013. This is its first expansion.
Kenner, Louisiana, is now home to a new Aspen Dental office at 2240 Veterans Memorial Blvd. Operated by Dr. Sapna Mathur, DMD, the office is the sixth Aspen Dental-branded office in Louisiana. A reported 58 or the 64 parishes in Louisiana, including Jefferson, are designated as dental health professional shortage areas by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Omni Air Transport
Private air charter Omni Air Transport will begin Learjet 45 service at all airports in and around New Orleans that can accommodate the jet on Nov. 15. The jet comfortably accommodates eight passengers and can fly non-stop up to 2,000 miles.
Leviton Innovation Center
Home and business automation leader Leviton opened its new Innovation Center Sept. 26 at 865 Fulton St. Just a short walk from the Leviton LIVE experience center, this new location is dedicated to the creation, design and promotion of new products.