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Sears creditors challenge hedge fund chairman’s winning bid
News 5 months ago
Sears creditors challenge hedge fund chairman’s winning bid

A group of Sears creditors are challenging Chairman Eddie Lampert’s hedge fund’s winning $5.2 billion bid to buy the business in a bankruptcy...

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AT&T looking for retail sales help in New Orleans
News 5 months ago
AT&T looking for retail sales help in New Orleans

AT&T looking for retail sales help in New Orleans AT&T looking for retail sales help in New Orleans AT&T looking for retail sales help in New...

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Sears staves off liquidation, stores to remain open
News 5 months ago
Sears staves off liquidation, stores to remain open

Sears will live on— at least for now. The company’s chairman and largest shareholder and chairman, Eddie Lampert, won a bankruptcy auction for...

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Baton Rouge, New Orleans real estate firms form partnership
News 5 months ago
Baton Rouge, New Orleans real estate firms form partnership

Mike Falgoust and Associates Commercial Real Estate of Baton Rouge is partnering with New Orleans-based Max J. Derbes Inc. in an effort to expand...

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New Orleans appears closer to short-term rental restrictions
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New Orleans appears closer to short-term rental restrictions

New Orleans officials appear to be moving closer to outlawing “whole-home” vacation rentals such as those arranged online by Airbnb. Council...

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New jobs, expansion, incentives on the stage for Starlight Studios
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New jobs, expansion, incentives on the stage for Starlight Studios

Starlight Studios, a motion picture production facility that opened in 2017 near the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility, has plans to expand and is...

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New Orleans again eyes short-term rental restrictions
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New Orleans again eyes short-term rental restrictions

City Council members in New Orleans are set to discuss proposals that could sharply curtail short-term vacation-rentals of whole houses in...

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Metairie Sears, Kmart stores on list of closures
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Metairie Sears, Kmart stores on list of closures

A Kmart and Sears store in Metairie are one of 80 closures slated for March 2019. The Kmart at 2940 Veterans Blvd. is on a list released by Sears,...

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Company with Turkish ties plans Slidell factory
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Company with Turkish ties plans Slidell factory

Louisiana offered $765,000 in incentives to bring in a plant with Turkish connections that will fuse metal powders at high temperatures to make...

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6 community college food banks get commercial fridges
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6 community college food banks get commercial fridges

A Louisiana Medicaid provider is giving about $21,000 worth of commercial refrigerators to community colleges so they can add perishable products...

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Year in Review: Avondale Shipyard future leads Jefferson Parish news
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Year in Review: Avondale Shipyard future leads Jefferson Parish news

One of the biggest developments in Jefferson Parish in 2018 was a joint venture that closed on the purchase of the former Avondale Shipyard site...

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Toys R Us closure hits Toys for Tots hard
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Toys R Us closure hits Toys for Tots hard

When Toys R Us closed, Toys for Tots felt the loss. The toy giant’s decision to close its stores this year left some huge holes for the annual...

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Vietnamese community rallies against US deportations
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Vietnamese community rallies against US deportations

Members of the Vietnamese community are protesting what they say are efforts by the Trump administration to deport certain Vietnamese immigrants,...

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Port of New Orleans board elects new leadership
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Port of New Orleans board elects new leadership

Port of New Orleans board elects new leadership Port of New Orleans board elects new leadership Port of New Orleans board elects new leadership...

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Tech firm Accruent secures lease at 400 Poydras Tower
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Tech firm Accruent secures lease at 400 Poydras Tower

Austin, Texas-based tech firm Accruent, which announced plans earlier this year to hire 350 workers in New Orleans by 2020, has completed a 22,594...

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Amazon splits HQ between New York and northern Virginia
News 7 months ago
Amazon splits HQ between New York and northern Virginia

Amazon splits HQ between New York and northern Virginia Amazon splits HQ between New York and northern Virginia Amazon, which has grown too big for...

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Developers complete purchase of former Avondale Shipyard
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Developers complete purchase of former Avondale Shipyard

Developers complete purchase of former Avondale Shipyard By: CityBusiness staff reports October 4, 2018 Comments Off on Developers complete...

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Eustis Insurance & Benefits acquired by New York firm
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Eustis Insurance & Benefits acquired by New York firm

Eustis Insurance & Benefits acquired by New York firm By: CityBusiness staff reports October 3, 2018 0 Metairie-based Eustis Insurance & Benefits,...

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Developer for Charity Hospital revitalization selected
News 8 months ago
Developer for Charity Hospital revitalization selected

Developer for Charity Hospital revitalization selected By: CityBusiness staff reports October 2, 2018 1 Comment A committee on Tuesday named its...

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New owners of Metairie office tower complete renovations
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New owners of Metairie office tower complete renovations

New owners of Metairie office tower complete renovations By: CityBusiness staff reports September 26, 2018 0 A Metairie office tower near the...

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Judge restores energy lease on Montana land sacred to tribes
News 8 months ago
Judge restores energy lease on Montana land sacred to tribes

Judge restores energy lease on Montana land sacred to tribes By: The Associated Press September 25, 2018 0 A judge reinstated an oil and gas lease...

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Louisiana Capitol front doors to reopen, with new walkway
News 8 months ago
Louisiana Capitol front doors to reopen, with new walkway

Louisiana Capitol front doors to reopen, with new walkway By: The Associated Press September 25, 2018 0 Visitors to the Louisiana Capitol will soon...

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Roman pizzeria joining tenant lineup at The Julia
News 8 months ago
Roman pizzeria joining tenant lineup at The Julia

Roman pizzeria joining tenant lineup at The Julia By: CityBusiness staff reports September 21, 2018 0 Bonci Pizzeria is the newest tenant at The...

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D.C. historic tax credit consulting firm acquires New Orleans company
News 9 months ago
D.C. historic tax credit consulting firm acquires New Orleans company

D.C. historic tax credit consulting firm acquires New Orleans company By: CityBusiness staff reports September 20, 2018 0 Washington, D.C.-based...

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Former 7th Ward church reopening as mixed-income housing
News 9 months ago
Former 7th Ward church reopening as mixed-income housing

Former 7th Ward church reopening as mixed-income housing By: Meghan Keen, Web Editor September 20, 2018 0 The former Sacred Heart Church on St....

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August housing construction up 9.2 pct., but permits slide
News 9 months ago
August housing construction up 9.2 pct., but permits slide

August housing construction up 9.2 pct., but permits slide By: The Associated Press September 19, 2018 0 U.S. home construction rebounded in August...

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Landowner: Frog habitat decision imperils housing plans
News 9 months ago
Landowner: Frog habitat decision imperils housing plans

Landowner: Frog habitat decision imperils housing plans By: The Associated Press September 13, 2018 0 A Louisiana landowner says his plans for a...

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Agreement halts pipeline on 1 Louisiana tract
News 9 months ago
Agreement halts pipeline on 1 Louisiana tract

Agreement halts pipeline on 1 Louisiana tract By: The Associated Press September 11, 2018 0 The company building an oil pipeline through...

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Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Phoenix home for sale for $12.9M
News 9 months ago
Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Phoenix home for sale for $12.9M

Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Phoenix home for sale for $12.9M By: The Associated Press September 4, 2018 0 A Phoenix home that architect Frank Lloyd...

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In New Orleans, a regulation reboot for short-term rentals
News 9 months ago
In New Orleans, a regulation reboot for short-term rentals

In New Orleans, a regulation reboot for short-term rentals By: The Associated Press September 4, 2018 0 The sounds of a raucous pool party drift...

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