News for June 2015

New Orleans tourism thinks green to attract business

New Orleans tourism thinks green to attract business

June 24, 2015 Latest News

By: Maria Clark, Reporter  CityBusiness  Business is booming for the Composting Network, a relatively new company that provides composting services for hotels, restaurants and private residents in New Orleans. Joe Brock launched … Read More »

Streetcar work extends to Saenger

Streetcar work extends to Saenger

June 24, 2015 Latest News

By: Lance Traweek  The city’s downtown streetcar construction will soon veer into a major intersection, but access to the Saenger Theatre and nearby businesses will remain, officials said today. Half of the intersection of Canal and … Read More »

New Orleans Business Alliance Names New President and CEO

New Orleans Business Alliance Names New President and CEO

June 24, 2015 Latest News

Julia Ballard, siliconbayounews.com The New Orleans Business Alliance (NOLABA) has selected a new President and CEO, Quentin L. Messer, Jr. NOLABA is the city’s official economic development agency working to brng high value jobs and… Read More »

Director Honored with Citizen of the Year Award  Rotary Club of Metairie Selects Iftikhar Ahmad for Prestigious Award

Director Honored with Citizen of the Year Award Rotary Club of Metairie Selects Iftikhar Ahmad for Prestigious Award

June 23, 2015 Latest News

(NEW ORLEANS, LA) – Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is pleased to announce that Director of Aviation, Iftikhar Ahmad, is the 2015 recipient of Rotary Club of Metairie’s Citizen of the Year Award. The Rotary Cl… Read More »

CBD office redevelopment targets more millennials

CBD office redevelopment targets more millennials

June 19, 2015 Latest News

By: Robin Shannon, Managing Editor  A 30-story skyscraper that had once been part of a void of activity in the heart of the Central Business District is the latest example of the changing face of downtown real estate. HRI Properties is nea… Read More »

Sale price on Le Pavillon Hotel topped $62 million

Sale price on Le Pavillon Hotel topped $62 million

June 19, 2015 Latest News

ADVOCATE STAFF REPORT The 226-room Le Pavillon Hotel sold for $62.5 million when it was acquired this week by Dallas-based Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. At the time, American Financial Group of Ohio did not disclose the name of the buyer or am… Read More »

Metairie hotels aim for longer-term guests

Metairie hotels aim for longer-term guests

June 9, 2015 Latest News

By: Tegan Wendland, Reporter Severn Avenue in Metairie is anticipating more overnight and extended-stay travelers, with two new luxury hotels currently under construction and the existing Best Western undergoing major renovations. Hotel owners… Read More »

Le Pavillon Hotel sells to Dallas company

Le Pavillon Hotel sells to Dallas company

June 8, 2015 Latest News

By Greg LaRose, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Le Pavillon Hotel on Poydras Street is under new ownership for the first time in 26 years. According to parish records, longtime owners Brothers Property Corp. of Florida sold the 226-room propert… Read More »

Greater New Orleans Hotel & Lodging Association's partnership with New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps Build-A-Thon commemorates Hurricane Katrina 10 year anniversary

Greater New Orleans Hotel & Lodging Association's partnership with New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps Build-A-Thon commemorates Hurricane Katrina 10 year anniversary

June 5, 2015 Key Issues

On May 20th and 21st over 300 members of the Greater New Orleans Hotel & Lodging Association (GNOHLA) volunteered time and effort to kick-off Habitat for Humanity’s AmeriCorps Build-A-Thon.  The two-week event in New Orleans targeted build… Read More »

Hotel conversion begins at Oil & Gas building

Hotel conversion begins at Oil & Gas building

June 5, 2015 Latest News

By: Robin Shannon, Managing Editor CityBusiness The developers converting the former Oil & Gas building in the Central Business District into a new hotel property have started the early stages of the project. The city of New Orleans on Wednesda… Read More »