At a town hall in Lafayette on Thursday, former Congressman Charles Boustany outlined just how much the tariffs put in place by the Trump administration are costing Louisiana.
A new liquid natural gas (LNG) terminal and pipeline is planned for Plaquemines Parish, just south of New Orleans
A look into the arguments against the proposed affordable housing development in the Bywater.
Economics is always a tricky subject. When we’re talking about the economic implications of marijuana legalization, things get even trickier. There’s no doubt that states who have legalized marijuana are making money. But who is benefiting from all of that new cash flow? Who gets access to those lucrative new business opportunities? Cannabis Legalization – […]
In less than a decade Airbnb has changed everything on the rental landscape because of its easy interface and booking transactions.
New Orleans has long been known for its food, its culture, and its hospitality. Now the Big Easy is developing a new reputation: as a tech hub.
Saturday, November 24th, from 10 AM to 7 PM, will be Small Business Saturday, a national Shop Small and Stay Local initiative to bring about encouragement, advocacy, and education to consumers across the Greater New Orleans area.
Women in New Orleans are a significant cohort in the world of small business. Learn more about several standout ladies in the legal, tech, and financial fields here.
Directors claim that to remain competitive, the Morial Convention Center needs to build an adjoining hotel, which it currently lacks. However, the board also wants to finance the hotel using a combination of incentives and tax abatements from the city, and money from the Convention Center’s fund, which in turn comes from city taxes earmarked for its coffers.
When it comes to short term rentals in New Orleans, don’t believe everything you hear – or read. Several economists have come forward to denounce an often-cited study from the Hospitality Research Center on the positive impacts of short term rentals on the city’s economy.
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