November 15th, 2013
As the $6.5 million improvement construction continues in the greater downtown area, we would like you to know that the Julia Street businesses are open and encourage you to visit them. read more
It’s Wednesday, August 27 and 5:50am in Downtown New Orleans.
On Tuesday, March 19, five startup enterprises will make their best "pitch" at the inaugural "Downtown NOLA Arts-Based Business Pitch" presented by the Downtown Development District. The competition is part of the New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, scheduled for Saturday, March 16-Friday, March 22.
The DDD and its partners, including Corporate Realty, Jones Walker, Postlethwaite & Netterville APAC, Creative Alliance of New Orleans (CANO), Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation (LCEF), Barrios, Kingsdorf & Casteix, LLP and Wisznia & Associates, will award a prize package of seed capital and pro bono legal, accounting, PR, and real estate services valued at $25,000.
"Downtown New Orleans is fast becoming a hub of creativity and entrepreneurship, and the DDD wants to foster an environment for artists and innovative businesses to grow and prosper," said President & CEO Kurt Weigle. "This competition is an opportunity to help an arts-based business move forward."
Space is limited, please register HERE to attend the completion.
Downtown's Arts District is home to 18 art galleries and 5 museums.
New Orleans ranked in top 10 "Next Cities" of the best places to live and work for young professionals Next Generation Consulting
Downtown welcomes approximately 120,000 people on a given week-day, enough to make it the fourth largest city in Louisiana
New Orleans tops New Geography's list of "America's Biggest Brain Magnets" NewGeography.com
New Orleans ranked #1 Top Cities for Information Jobs in the U.S. Forbes
Downtown is a collage of 8 distinct neighborhoods that includes 4 historic districts.
New Orleans ranked #1 Most Improved on "Best Cities for Business" Wall Street Journal Marketwatch
New Orleans listed as 1 of 5 safe havens to ride out the recession Christian Science Monitor