Economic Development

Riverfront district needs agreement between developer, Convention Center

By Andrew Valenti

Source: New Orleans CityBusiness

February 18, 2022

A preliminary agreement between the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and the master developer selected to transform 39 acres...

New Orleans Convention Center to revive riverfront hotel project; here’s what it could look like

By Anthony McAuley

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

August 17, 2021

The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s plans for a riverfront hotel crumbled in October when its financial backers pulled...

St. Tammany Leaders Discuss Hot Topics at BGR Breakfast

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

March 25, 2021

NEW ORLEANS – On March 23, the Bureau of Governmental Research kicked off its 2021 Breakfast Briefing Series with...

St. Tammany Leaders Discuss Important Issues Affecting the Parish at BGR Breakfast Briefing

March 24, 2021

Yesterday, the Bureau of Governmental Research kicked off its 2021 Breakfast Briefing Series with “The Vision for St. Tammany...

Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng Discusses Pandemic, Future Priorities at Breakfast Briefing

December 15, 2020

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) hosted a virtual Breakfast Briefing featuring Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng....

Gambit Commentary: A note to our readers

By Gambit

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

December 9, 2020

We find ourselves in the uncomfortable, but necessarily so, position of having to start this week’s Commentary with an...

Stephanie Grace: Voters sent LaToya Cantrell a clear message on library tax. She should listen.

By Stephanie Grace

Source: The Times-Picayune | The New Orleans Advocate

December 9, 2020

The voters in Orleans Parish spoke quite clearly Saturday when they rejected three millage proposals that Mayor LaToya Cantrell...

New Orleans voters reject Cantrell’s tax proposals

By WDSU Digital Team

Source: WDSU

December 5, 2020

In Orleans Parish, multiple property tax measures were on the Dec. 5 ballot. New Orleans overwhelmingly rejected Mayor LaToya...

Orleans millage proposals beaten badly despite Cantrell threatening layoffs

By WWL Staff

Source: WWL-TV

December 5, 2020

New Orleans voters roundly defeated all three of Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s tax proposals just days after she had warned...

Voters shoot down all three Cantrell-backed tax proposals

By Michael Isaac Stein

Source: The Lens

December 5, 2020

New Orleans voters on Saturday rejected a package of ballot propositions put forward by Mayor LaToya Cantrell that would...