Economic Development

After Round 1 stalled, New Orleans convention center officials restart talks for Omni Hotel

By Richard Thompson

Source: The Advocate

May 27, 2018

Second time’s the charm. That’s what members of the New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority hope as they return to...

After talks stall, Morial Convention Center narrows focus for proposed upriver hotel project

By Richard Thompson

Source: The Advocate

December 24, 2017

After years of stalled negotiations, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center officials have returned to the drawing board as they seek...

Economic Trend Lines for a Changing Jefferson Parish

December 6, 2016

Jerry Bologna (JEDCO President & CEO) and Robert Edgecombe (GCR, Inc. Urban Planner and Consultant) spoke at a BGR...

BGR Provides Framework for Report on Convention Center

By Lee Zurik and Tom Wright

Source: FOX 8

November 4, 2016

Released in 2015, BGR’s report The $1 Billion Question: Do the Tax Dedications in New Orleans Make Sense? serves as a...