Economic Development
Reimagined

By pursuing an inclusive economic development strategy, we will create the perfect intersection of culture and commerce while delivering New Orleanians enhanced economic security.

What We Do

Small Business Growth

We are committed to aiding our small business owners in growing and expanding their ventures through our Small Business Ecosystem Development focus.

Business Attraction & Retention

We provide assistance to companies seeking to relocate and become an integral part of New Orleans’ economic legacy.


Talent &
Workforce Development

Our goal is to prepare, attract and retain the talent that will encourage economic development.

Strategic Neighborhood Development

We help build stronger, more economically viable neighborhoods in New Orleans.

Our Toolbox

Business Insight Tool

Find local information from this elegant, powerful, comprehensive tool to make smarter, faster decisions.

Crescent City Biz Connector

Whether you are just starting out or are well on the way to success, find the right resources to keep your business growing and thriving.

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News

2019 Annual Meeting: Economic Development Reimagined

ACCELERATING SMALL BUSINESS GROWTH FOR NEW ORLEANIANS
NEW ORLEANS BUSINESS ALLIANCE: CULTURE. EQUITY. PROSPERITY.

2018-2019 Annual Impact Report: Economic Development Reimagined

Over our first eight years, the New Orleans Business Alliance established a distinctive, fiercely pro-New Orleans economic development organization. We became one of the few accredited economic development organizations in the world. We announced significant project wins; we worked to educate stakeholders beyond our city limits about a more business-friendly New Orleans. We brought diverse stakeholders together to tackle problems.

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Business Alliance Announces New Orleans East Growth Strategy

November 11th, 2019

To propel growth in New Orleans East, the New Orleans Business Alliance today announced a multi-layered strategy to promote economic and community development for the area’s approximate 85,000 residents.

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New Orleans Biotech Firms to Create 275+ New Direct and Indirect Jobs

November 6th, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards and New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced expansions by three biotech firms – AxoSim, Cadex Genomics and Obatala Sciences – that will create 135 new direct jobs at the University of New Orleans and the New Orleans BioInnovation Center, a biotech incubator where all three firms launched local startup operations.

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Testronic to Open Digital Media Facility in New Orleans

November 7th, 2019
Opportunity Zone Workshop New Orleans

O-Zone Ready: A Community Workshop

October 16th, 2019

Port NOLA Experiences Impressive Growth, Announces Expansion Plans

October 8th, 2019

Accruent Continues to Establish its New Orleans Presence, Opens New Technology Center Geared for Growth

September 18th, 2019
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Gov. Edwards, Mayor Cantrell, Litify Announce Tech Firm’s Entry Into New Orleans

September 9th, 2019

AT&T, New Orleans Business Alliance to Graduate First STRIVE Work Readiness Training for New Orleans East Residents

July 31st, 2019

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New Orleans, LA 70113
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