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$120M Hyatt House to Open in 24-Story CBD Office Building

$120M Hyatt House to Open in 24-Story CBD Office Building

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced the development of a new Hyatt property in New Orleans. Set to open in 2015 at 1250 Poydras Street, the new Hyatt location will operate under the Hyatt House brand, New Orleans’ first.…

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80 Mixed-Income Apartments Coming to Historic Downtown Building

80 Mixed-Income Apartments Coming to Historic Downtown Building

Developer Green Coast Enterprises in partnership with the Crescent City Community Land Trust has closed on the sale of the historic Pythian Temple building at 234 Loyola Avenue, clearing the last hurdle in the way of development.…

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670 KSF Former World Trade Center Hits Development Block Again

670 KSF Former World Trade Center Hits Development Block Again

New developers and project ideas are sought for the redevelopment of the 33-story former World Trade Center, announced the City of New Orleans and the New Orleans Building Corporation.…

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New Orleans Hotels Rebrand, Expand and Start Anew

New Orleans Hotels Rebrand, Expand and Start Anew

It’s not breaking news that New Orleans is a thriving tourist hub. As such, hotel development is a big part of the city’s real estate business. Recently a string of new hotel development lit up the local real estate and tourism sectors.…

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$35M Low-Income Seniors Housing Facility Opens in New Orleans High-Rise

$35M Low-Income Seniors Housing Facility Opens in New Orleans High-Rise

The Housing Authority of New Orleans recently provided important updates on the efforts being made to provide safe, affordable and equitable housing to the residents of New Orleans, especially in the context of rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina.…

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The Paramount Starts Pre-Leasing; Market-Rate French Quarter Apartments Announced

The Paramount Starts Pre-Leasing; Market-Rate French Quarter Apartments Announced

By Eliza Theiss, Associate Editor Yet another apartment project has been announced for New Orleans’ highly desirable historic downtown core, but unlike most French Quarter developments, this residential project will feature market-rate residences instead of luxury units, reports Canal Street Beat. The 89-unit development is helmed by French Quarter Apartments…

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175 KSF FedEx Distribution Center Coming to Covington

175 KSF FedEx Distribution Center Coming to Covington

Federal Express is set to develop a 175,000-square-foot distribution center in St. Tammany Parish, creating 800 new jobs…

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$130M New Orleans East Hospital Opens

$130M New Orleans East Hospital Opens

The nine-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina brought many painful reminders of how much reconstruction is still needed in New Orleans. It has also brought a sense of celebration of the many milestones the city reached in the long and hard road to recovery.…

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$14M Walmart Supercenter Opens in New Orleans

$14M Walmart Supercenter Opens in New Orleans

A new Walmart recently opened at 4301 Chef Menteur Highway, making the Gentilly Walmart the second store the big box retailer has opened this year in the Crescent City.…

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$30M American Can Apartments Headed for Upgrades

$30M American Can Apartments Headed for Upgrades

The 268-unit American Can Apartments, which sold for an impressive $30.8 million in the fall of 2013, is headed for some upgrades, as per the original intent of new owner Audubon Communities Management…

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138-Key Warehouse District Hotel Moves Toward Approval

138-Key Warehouse District Hotel Moves Toward Approval

The unique nature of New Orleans can make development project cumbersome at times, due to restrictions set to preserve the city’s historic charm and original look.…

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Tulane Avenue Office Building Set for Apartment Conversion; Commerce Street Warehouse to Make Way for Apartments

Tulane Avenue Office Building Set for Apartment Conversion; Commerce Street Warehouse to Make Way for Apartments

By Eliza Theiss, Associate Editor The 10-story office building on the corner of Tulane Avenue and South Rampart Street is set to be redeveloped into apartments at a cost of $15 million. According to plans and permits filed with the city of New Orleans, the historic office building known as…

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