Greater New Orleans, Greater Than Ever

Over the past several years, our organization has played a vital role in rapid and dramatic progress of the Greater New Orleans region.

The publisher of Forbes calls it “one of the great turnarounds in American history.” And indeed, there is a preponderance of evidence that GNO has come back better than ever.

In economic development, we are at the highest point, in every economic ranking, in our history.

To name a few:
#1 Most Improved Metro in the USA [Wall Street Journal]
#1 Growing Metro Area for Employment [Brookings Inst.]
#1 Metro for IT Job Growth in the USA [Forbes]
#1 Most Improved State in the U.S. [Chief Executive magazine]
#1 State for Economic Growth Potential [Business Facilities]
#2 Boomtown in the Nation (Fastest Growing Metropolitan Areas) [Bloomberg]

To see more rankings, visit our STARs brochure:


Recent Headlines