Louisiana Economic Development presented 2019 Lantern Awards to companies around the state that demonstrate excellence in manufacturing.
Ed Webb, who has been the head of the World Trade Center Kentucky for 11 years, has been named as the chief executive officer of the World Trade Center New Orleans.
The U.S. Department of Labor said Tuesday it had forced a Florida-based contractor, Gomez Drywall Construction Inc., to pay 108 Louisiana-based workers nearly $180,000 in back pay for breaking federal rules on overtime compensation.
Briar Meads Capital, a New York-based "vulture capital" firm that specializes in purchasing assets in financial distress, has acquired a portfolio that includes a portion of the New Orleans James Business Park and buildings in the nearby Elmwood B…
Dressbarn, the women's clothing chain that's been around for nearly 60 years, is closing all 650 of its stores, including 13 Louisiana locations.
Winnings by gambling operations in New Orleans were down 5.2% in April from $51.1 million to $48.4 million, as all of the state’s casino markets posted year-to-year declines.
Regal Cinemas' Canal Place movie theater in downtown New Orleans will close this week, according to a NOLA.com report.
Shell Chemical LP is advancing plans for a $1.2 billion expansion of its Geismar facilities and said it could make a decision on building in 2020.
The much-hyped Opportunity Zone tax break program, offering shelter from capital gains taxes for people who invest in designated struggling areas, saw little activity for more than a year after it was signed into law as part of President Donald Tr…
Tim Cook, CEO of Apple Inc., gave a shout-out to "the hardworking bartenders at The Boot," a favorite bar of Uptown college students, and reminisced about sojourns "of beignets and beer" in New Orleans when he was an Auburn University student in t…
Another former client of First NBC Bank has been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud in the wake of the New Orleans-based bank's $1 billion collapse two years ago.
Louisiana's nonfarm employment rose by 2,700 jobs for the 12 months ending in April, thanks to a big jump in the number of people working in education and health services.
Gretna elected officials have come out unanimously against a proposed oil-export terminal in Plaquemines Parish that would send train cars filled with crude oil through the heart of the city, calling the proposal a threat to the quality of life an…
An international corporate alliance has opened a production plant in Slidell that will be its first in North America and become its U.S. headquarters.
The largest full-service hotel in St. Tammany Parish closed earlier this month, leaving the St. Tammany Tourist & Convention Commission seeking alternate locations for events planned there in coming months.
New rules that are expected to reduce the number of short-term rentals in residential areas of New Orleans received unanimous support from the City Council on Thursday.
An effort to raise taxes on short-term rentals to pay for New Orleans’ drainage needs moved one step closer to becoming law on Thursday.
Rules that would limit short-term rentals in New Orleans residential neighborhoods to owner-occupied homes are expected to advance another step Thursday, when the City Council will once again take up the issue.
A group of creditors of the failed First NBC Bank have filed a lawsuit against its former top executives and its auditors in the latest legal maneuver since the $1 billion collapse of the New Orleans-based bank two years ago.
The state and a cybersecurity company have signed an agreement to locate a center at Bossier Parish Community College for cybersecurity training.
Bernhard Capital Partners Management said it has acquired a stake in The Lemoine Co., an 84-year-old Lafayette-based general contractor.
President Donald Trump left behind Washington’s bruising partisan battles for friendlier territory in Louisiana on Tuesday, touting the state’s energy industry before a supportive crowd in Cameron Parish and then visiting Metairie to raise million…
The Algiers Development District board of commissioners said Tuesday it has started talks with two companies about redeveloping 20 acres on its 200-acre Federal City site, the former naval base that has a history of failed efforts with private dev…
President Donald Trump’s visit to Louisiana on Tuesday, and his stop at Sempra Energy’s $10 billion Cameron Parish natural gas-export facility, highlights a key policy goal for his administration: boosting U.S. energy exports to support the thousa…
The threat of a worsening trade war with China is looming large for Louisiana, especially for farmers who are also facing another wet planting season and high Mississippi River water levels, the same set of conditions that hit the soybean crop in …
Major changes are soon to be coming to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome with a planned $450 million renovation, and you might just taste the results.
The University of New Orleans has attracted another technology company to its Advanced Materials Research Institute, as it grows its roster of commercial research companies coming out of their "incubator" stage looking for access to qualified empl…
New Orleans-based law firm Fishman Haygood said it has joined other recent litigants in suing a group banks to recover a portion of the $7 billion defrauded by Allen Stanford a decade ago.
Canada's Air Transat said Thursday that it will begin offering nonstop flights between New Orleans' Louis Armstrong International Airport and Montréal–Trudeau International Airport from November.
The Mystic Krewe of Nyx, which dubbed itself the "biggest Mardi Gras parade in history" after more than 3,380 riders participated in its February parade, has plans for "breaking barriers" again.
Chevron on Thursday declined to increase its offer for Anadarko, cutting short the potential for a rare bidding war in the oil patch and allowing Occidental Petroleum to take control of the energy company and its rich fields in the Southwest of th…
A group representing short-term rental operators in New Orleans has filed a lawsuit against the city over rules it says encroach on their rights as property owners.
A multi-sided deal crafted by Mayor LaToya Cantrell, Gov. John Bel Edwards and the New Orleans hospitality industry to help solve the city's road and drainage woes easily cleared a key hurdle in Baton Rouge on Wednesday.
Louisiana is set to become the first state to adopt an Amazon-branded cloud-computing degree for its state college systems.
The Jefferson Parish Council has asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to extend the public comment period on a proposed expansion of a fleet of barges moored on the Mississippi River near Waggaman.
New Orleans' two major tourism promotion entities would be merged as part of a landmark deal struck this week to funnel more money from hotel taxes to the city’s problem-plagued infrastructure.
Businessman and former Tipitina's owner Roland Von Kurnatowski has had mixed success in recent weeks in two of his numerous ongoing legal battles, with a New Orleans judge ruling that he owes nearly $850,000 to his sister and nephews, while claims…
Anadarko says it plans to end its $33 billion takeover deal with Chevron in favor of a revised bid by Occidental, a company that is less focused on the Gulf of Mexico than Chevron.