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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Choose New Orleans.

New Orleans is climbing the Economic Rankings


New Orleans is the #1 Food City in America Thrillist (2014)

New Orleans ranked #7 Most Inspiring City in the World GOOD Magazine (2014)

Greater New Orleans ranked #1 Brainpower City in the U.S. Forbes (2014)

New Orleans deemed Top 10 City in the World Travel + Leisure (2014)

New Orleans is the #1 City for Creatives Smartasset (2015)

Metro area ranked #1 in U.S. for Export Growth with a 400% increase U.S. Chamber of Commerce (2013)

Louisiana has the Top Business Climate in the U.S. Business Facilities (2014)

Leads the U.S. by 64% in startups-per-capita The Data Center (2015)

Louisiana placed #1 for Digital Media Performance Business Facilities (2012)


Greater New Orleans ranked #1 for the Decade for Major Economic Development Wins in the South Southern Business Development (2013)

Metro area named #1 Most Cost-Friendly for Business in the U.S. KPMG (2014)


Louisiana has achieved 7 Straight Years of Net In-Migration U.S. Census Bureau (2015)

New Orleans ranked the 6th Best City for Young Entrepreneurs (2013)


New Orleans ranked #3 U.S. Market for Real Estate Investment CNN Money (2014)

New Orleans is the 2nd Best City in the U.S. and Canada Travel + Leisure (2014)


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Last updated: 8/21/2015 1:44:10 PM

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