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Intake process starts for sinking island off Louisiana coast
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Intake process starts for sinking island off Louisiana coast

Residents of an island near Louisiana that's sinking into the Gulf of Mexico are working with legal representatives and case managers hoping to...

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Target’s online game is on target
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Target’s online game is on target

An aggressive campaign at Target to let customers do more online is paying off. The retailer exceeded first quarter expectations on just about...

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New York firm acquires 23 buildings in New Orleans area, Baton Rouge
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New York firm acquires 23 buildings in New Orleans area, Baton Rouge

New York real estate investment management firm Briar Meads Capital has acquired 23 buildings in the New Orleans area and Baton Rouge, representing...

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J.C. Penney and Kohl’s struggle in fiscal 1st quarter
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J.C. Penney and Kohl’s struggle in fiscal 1st quarter

J. C. Penney and Kohl's struggled during the start of the year, raising concern about the challenges for the department store industry ahead....

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New Orleans set to strongly limit short-term rentals
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New Orleans set to strongly limit short-term rentals

The New Orleans City Council is set to ban "whole-Home" short-term vacation rentals in much of the city. Members were set to meet Thursday to...

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Excellence in Construction and Real Estate nominations due May 20
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Excellence in Construction and Real Estate nominations due May 20

Excellence in Construction & Real Estate recognizes professionals that have created a positive impact in the areas of investment, jobs created or...

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Experts to discuss North Shore real estate, economic outlook
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Experts to discuss North Shore real estate, economic outlook

The outlook for the North Shore real estate market and its impact on economic development will be discussed at an upcoming seminar presented by The...

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Amazon opens first Go store that accepts cash
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Amazon opens first Go store that accepts cash

Amazon launched its high-tech Go convenience store a year ago, where shoppers can pull items off the shelf and walk out. Now it's adding a...

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Ernst & Young hiring 200 for expanded New Orleans office
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Ernst & Young hiring 200 for expanded New Orleans office

Ernst & Young is hiring 200 workers for a new executive support center in its Central Business District office. The expansion at the accounting...

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Landlord who wouldn’t lease to Muslim pair must pay $675,000
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Landlord who wouldn’t lease to Muslim pair must pay $675,000

A Denver landlord who was recorded telling her tenant to find an "American person … good like you and me" to sublease her property instead of a...

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Discount grocer buys vacant Slidell Toys R Us building
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Discount grocer buys vacant Slidell Toys R Us building

The shuttered Toys R Us building on Northshore Boulevard in Slidell will have new life following an international discount grocer's purchase of the...

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Community meeting set for 150-unit development in Bywater
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Community meeting set for 150-unit development in Bywater

The city of New Orleans is looking for more community input on a mixed-use development in Bywater that has drawn concern over its size. City...

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Submit an Excellence in Construction and Real Estate nomination today
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Submit an Excellence in Construction and Real Estate nomination today

Excellence in Construction & Real Estate recognizes professionals that have created a positive impact in the areas of investment, jobs created or...

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St. Tammany office market remains stable in 2018
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St. Tammany office market remains stable in 2018

The North Shore continues to feel less strain from a years-long oil industry downturn, and that has translated to better occupancy stability and a...

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Fred’s to close 14 underperforming stores in Louisiana, 159 nationwide
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Fred’s to close 14 underperforming stores in Louisiana, 159 nationwide

Fred's Inc. says it will close 159 underperforming and unprofitable stores in 13 states by the end of May. The Memphis-based company said in a news...

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Walmart plans $73M upgrade of Louisiana stores
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Walmart plans $73M upgrade of Louisiana stores

Walmart says it anticipates spending $73 million to remodel 15 stores in Louisiana and expand new technology such as Pick-Up Towers and Voice Order...

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Rats, leaks, urine: Life in New Orleans low-rent housing
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Rats, leaks, urine: Life in New Orleans low-rent housing

One tenant catches rats in spring-loaded traps. Another tries to open her oven door - and it comes off in her hands. So goes another day at Peace...

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Rouses headquarters to move, to open distribution center
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Rouses headquarters to move, to open distribution center

Rouses Markets, a grocery store chain with stores across the Gulf Coast, is moving its headquarters. The Courier reports the chain will move its...

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Whole Foods shopping center in Metairie changes hands
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Whole Foods shopping center in Metairie changes hands

The Whole Foods Plaza in Metairie has been purchased by a local developer for $16.1 million, with no plans for any immediate changes. New Orleans...

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Ethics body questions ex-EPA chief’s $50-a-night condo deal
News 2 months ago
Ethics body questions ex-EPA chief’s $50-a-night condo deal

The U. S. Office of Government Ethics is refusing to certify one of the final financial disclosure reports of ex-Environmental Protection Agency...

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Excellence in Construction and Real Estate nominations due May 20
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Excellence in Construction and Real Estate nominations due May 20

Excellence in Construction & Real Estate recognizes professionals that have created a positive impact in the areas of investment, jobs created or...

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Starbucks to test recyclable cups, redesign stores
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Starbucks to test recyclable cups, redesign stores

Starbucks says it plans to test both recyclable and compostable cups over the next year. Customers in New York, San Francisco, Seattle, London and...

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Seminar to offer forecast for local real estate market
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Seminar to offer forecast for local real estate market

The annual economic outlook for New Orleans will be presented in April, releasing information on real estate trends and basic research from the...

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Levi Strauss readies for prime time in the public markets
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Levi Strauss readies for prime time in the public markets

Levi Strauss & Co., which gave America its first pair of blue jeans, is public again, for the second time. The 166-year-old company, which owns the...

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US judge blocks oil, gas drilling over climate change
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US judge blocks oil, gas drilling over climate change

A judge blocked oil and gas drilling on almost 500 square miles (1,295 sq. kilometers) in Wyoming and said the federal government must consider the...

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Lafayette firm adds to student housing portfolio with Texas acquisition
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Lafayette firm adds to student housing portfolio with Texas acquisition

Lafayette-based Texla Housing Partners has expanded its student housing portfolio with the acquisition of two apartment developments in Texas. THP...

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44,000 checks in the mail to Louisiana residents owed money
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44,000 checks in the mail to Louisiana residents owed money

Tens of thousands of Louisiana residents will be receiving checks in the mail from the state, not tax refunds, but other unclaimed property dollars...

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Algiers Plaza has two new tenants
News 2 months ago
Algiers Plaza has two new tenants

Algiers Plaza has two more tenants at its shopping center along General De Gaulle Avenue. LA Nails and Spa and America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses...

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Off-price Macy’s store headed to Lakeside Shopping Center
News 2 months ago
Off-price Macy’s store headed to Lakeside Shopping Center

Macy's is bringing its off-price store to Metairie. Macy's Backstage is set to open April 13 at Lakeside Shopping Center, a news release said. The...

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City Planners OK 150-unit mixed-income development in Bywater
News 2 months ago
City Planners OK 150-unit mixed-income development in Bywater

City planners have signed off on a proposed mixed-use development in Bywater. The City Planning Commission voted 7-2 on Tuesday to back a 150-unit...

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