NEW ORLEANS, LA—TOMORROW, September 20, 2013, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, City and State officials will join Costco Wholesale Corporation for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the first Costco warehouse store built in Louisiana.
The $45 million, 148,000-square-foot warehouse store, located at the former Carrollton Shopping Center site at Carrollton Avenue and Palmetto Street, will introduce 200 jobs into the local economy. The global retailer is expected to generate a $21 million direct fiscal impact to the City over a 10-year period.
The store will officially open to the public on Saturday, September 21.
WHO: Mayor Mitch Landrieu
Costco Wholesale Corporation representatives
District A Councilmember Susan G. Guidry
Xavier University of Louisiana representatives
WHAT: Costco Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
WHEN: Friday, September 20, 2013
Ceremony- 5 p.m.
WHERE: Costco Wholesale Store #1147
3900 Dublin Street
New Orleans, LA 70118