New Orleans Infrastructure Assets

New Orleans’ unparalleled infrastructure sets the foundation for incredible business opportunities. The city is home to the Port of New Orleans, six Class I railroads and six major interstate highways to efficiently and cost-effectively transport your assets anywhere in the world.

Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF)

For four decades, the Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) has been the aerospace manufacturing home for NASA creating their most vital components, including external fuel tanks for the space shuttle program. Today, MAF houses NASA, Blade Dynamics, Lockheed Martin and Boeing’s Mars mission program, among others. The world-class manufacturing facility now has the capacity to accommodate advanced manufacturing operations on a turnkey, build-to-suit basis. Located on 832 acres, the MAF features 2.2 million sq. ft. of manufacturing space, 900,000 sq. ft. of office space, 40-foot ceilings, an extensive crane network and a deep-water port

New Orleans’s BioMedical Corridor

In a span of five years (2011-2016), New Orleans’ BioMedical Corridor will reap approximately $2.5 billion in investments:

  • $50 million in the New Orleans BioInnovation Center (2011)
  • $100 million in the Louisiana Cancer Research Center (2013)
  • $1.2 billion in the University Medical Center (2015)
  • and $1 billion for the Veterans Affairs Regional Hospital (2016)

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Louis David
Vice President, Business Development & Strategy