Overview Following the City’s announcement that it will begin a fourth Request for Proposals process to redevelop the former World Trade Center building in downtown New Orleans, BGR calls for a new approach: selling the building to the highest bidder.
Overview BGR summarizes and compares the three responses to the City of New Orleans’ request for proposals in 3 Visions for 2 Canal Street: The Proposals to Redevelop the Former World Trade Center Site. The proposals would redevelop this key site in downtown New Orleans.
Overview In this comment letter sent to the mayor and the New Orleans Building Corporation (NOBC) on February 19, 2013, BGR called for improvements to NOBC’s request for proposals to redevelop the World Trade Center site in downtown New Orleans.
Overview Rethinking the World Trade Center Building Transaction reviews the New Orleans Building Corporation’s approach to redeveloping the World Trade Center tower and parking garage in downtown New Orleans. For more than 10 years, the City has unsuccessfully pursued redevelopment in partnership with the master tenant of the buildings. BGR recommends that the City abandon […]
Overview BGR has sent a letter to members of the New Orleans City Council expressing concerns about certain aspects of the proposed redevelopment of the World Trade Center property downtown.
Overview In a ground-breaking report, BGR tests the City of New Orleans’s claims of economic benefits in the World Trade Center hotel conversion downtown. The report digs deep beneath the surface to unearth the fiscal imprudence of the lease deal for the City.