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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School for Science, Technology Goes Solar

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School for Science, Technology Goes Solar

Fortune 300-company NRG Energy, Inc. has announced dedicating a solar photovoltaic installation and opening the NRG Playground at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Charter School for Science and Technology in New Orleans.…

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Summit Hotel Properties to Buy Five New Orleans Hotels for $135M

Summit Hotel Properties to Buy Five New Orleans Hotels for $135M

Publicly traded REIT Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. has announced entering a definitive purchase agreement for a five-hotel portfolio in Louisiana. The properties, all located in the Greater New Orleans Area, are expected to be purchased for approximately $135 million.…

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Stirling Properties Takes Big Bite of Greater New Orleans Retail Market

Stirling Properties Takes Big Bite of Greater New Orleans Retail Market

Covington, LA-based Stirling Properties, a diversified full-service commercial real estate company, has announced entering a 35/65 joint venture with Chattanooga, TN-based CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. to develop Fremaux Town Center in Slidell, Louisiana.…

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Retail Developments Abound: Gentilly Walmart Sure Thing, Big Lots Also Approved

Retail Developments Abound: Gentilly Walmart Sure Thing, Big Lots Also Approved

Not so long ago, New Orleans was considered one of the most underserved markets as far as retail developments and shopping locations go. And even though at the moment the Big Easy is still well under the national average, the past year has brought an onslaught of retail development proposal.…

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Vivid Ink Buys 30,000-SF Warehouse; Upper Pontalba Building Renovation Approved

Vivid Ink Buys 30,000-SF Warehouse; Upper Pontalba Building Renovation Approved

Vivid Ink Graphics, a Louisiana graphic design and printing company has purchased a 30,000-square-foot warehouse in New Orleans and will be expanding its operations…

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Greater New Orleans Retail Market Heats Up

Greater New Orleans Retail Market Heats Up

One of the most important news to come out of the Big Easy this week was, as many real estate related news are in New Orleans, Katrina-related. More than seven years after the storm, the damage it caused is still quite visible in many areas.…

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132-Key Hotel Indigo New Orleans Garden District Opens

132-Key Hotel Indigo New Orleans Garden District Opens

Hotel Indigo, the first global boutique hotel brand has announced opening its two newest locations: Hotel Indigo London Kensington-Earl’s Court and Hotel Indigo New Orleans Garden District, thus passing the 50th property milestone.…

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$60 M Mixed-Use Redevelopment Project Almost Completed

$60 M Mixed-Use Redevelopment Project Almost Completed

The nationwide trend of downtown apartment living has not eluded The Big Easy. New Orleans’ downtown population is currently around the 5,000 mark – double what it was five years ago.…

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60-Unit Supportive Housing Project Wins SEED Award

60-Unit Supportive Housing Project Wins SEED Award

The New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA) announced the Rosa F. Keller Building, launched earlier this year, has been awarded a 2013 Social Economic Environmental Design Award for Excellence in Public Interest Design.…

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NORA Breaks Ground on Mixed-Income Housing

NORA Breaks Ground on Mixed-Income Housing

The New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA), in partnership with UNITY of Greater New Orleans, has announced the groundbreaking for a mixed-income permanent supportive housing development in Central City.…

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Eastern New Orleans to Get Walmart

Eastern New Orleans to Get Walmart

The New Orleans City Council has given its approval for national retail chain Walmart to build a store in eastern New Orleans…

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Southern Hotel Closer to Redevelopment

Southern Hotel Closer to Redevelopment

The Covington Historical District Commission recently approved the Wards’ plans for redeveloping the 105-year-old Southern Hotel.…

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