The New Orleans economy is providing numerous career and business opportunities to residents of the Southeast Region.

Supported by a diverse set of industries and employment opportunities, the strength of the New Orleans economy is driving a myriad of companies to the Southeast Region. This influx of commerce is complementing an already stable base of top employers while also providing workers the opportunity to enjoy a well-balanced quality of life.

With such a thriving network of businesses and commercial promise, it’s no surprise that the economy in New Orleans is making headlines. In 2013, named New Orleans the No. 1 fastest-growing place in the nation for employment, income and population. Other notable publications agree with this assessment. Also in 2013, Bloomberg named Greater New Orleans in its Top 12 “Top American Boomtowns” – No. 2 overall – while Forbes magazine named the New Orleans area “America’s Biggest Brain Magnet” for population growth in people with college educations.

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