News for September 2014

Hotel stays open despite closing 150 rooms for renovation

Hotel stays open despite closing 150 rooms for renovation

September 30, 2014 Latest News

By: Robin Shannon, CityBusiness September 30, 2014By the end of this year, the former W Hotel near the foot of Poydras Street will have a new name and its full allotment of rooms back.The 23-story tower at 333 Poydras St. is in the final stretch of a… Read More »

Renaissance RX Announces 425-Job Biomedical Expansion in New Orleans

Renaissance RX Announces 425-Job Biomedical Expansion in New Orleans

September 30, 2014 Latest News

NEW ORLEANS — Today, LED Secretary Stephen Moret and Renaissance RX founder and CEO Tarun Jolly announced the biomedical company will create at least 425 new direct jobs and make an $8 million capital investment in a new headquarters location … Read More »

Historic 7-story riverfront building considered again for hotel development

Historic 7-story riverfront building considered again for hotel development

September 24, 2014 Latest News

By Katherine Sayre, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune A controversial proposal to turn an historic riverfront building into the French Quarter's first new hotel since 1969 is back in new form, nearly a decade after then-Mayor Ray Nagin vetoed the ori… Read More »

New Orleans tourism advertising efforts moving from summer focus to year-round effort

New Orleans tourism advertising efforts moving from summer focus to year-round effort

September 23, 2014 Latest News

By Mark Waller, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Advertising New Orleans to potential visitors once was a mostly summertime pursuit. The idea was that the city is naturally strong as a destination in the cooler months, while summer is slow, a harder sel… Read More »

Local couple plans St. Charles Ave. hotel-condo project

Local couple plans St. Charles Ave. hotel-condo project

September 22, 2014 Latest News

By: Greg LaRose, Editor New Orleans CityBusinessThe downtown site of a former office supply business is where a New Orleans couple wants to build a seven-story hotel and condominium project.Husband and wife Barry and Lorraine Dinvaut acquired the bui… Read More »