Monthly Archives: September 2013

A Story of Redemption

Originally posted on Barberbiz:
NEW ORLEANS – Let the record show that I am noticing. I have actually been noticing for some time now. It would appear that this city is not just back, but it’s better. Now I’m not just hearing this from economic developers who will sell you a pig in a poke…

Breaking News: KC gets new Sprint mobile health startup accelerator – Pipeline to Mentor

Thanks to a new partnership between Sprint and Pipeline, Kansas City is now set to host   entrepreneurs and their early-stage mobile technology companies. MHealth leaders can apply to be in the inaugural class that will work in the Kansas City area at the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator, powered by Techstars. Those who are selected […]

To achieve the maximum benefit — Planning makes perfect sense!

Former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt is credited with this saying and I couldn’t agree withthe former First lady more. To achieve the maximum benefit of your work you need to plan it out by following the process to a logical conclusion — not just wish it so. Complex problems like urban development, place making and […]

Investors prize medical office buildings

Nationwide investors appetite for medical office buildings (MOB) remains strong. During the recent real estate recession, investors came to realize that MOB’s as a class were very difficult to reproduce and formed their own market as a result of clustering around hospitals and academic research centers.Investors realized that doctors didn’t like to move because of […]

Starting Today — There Are 5 Ways the JOBS Act Will Affect Your Investments

Starting today, September 23, 2013,  the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will launch its effort to support the JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) Act, and in so doing will provide new sources of capital to small businesses and the whole emerging entrepreneur scene. All of this is great New Orleans for small under served markets […]

Health-care act could be good Rx for commercial real estate – Pensions & Investments

Demand for commercial real estate for medical and senior-care space is expected to increase as the federal health care law is implemented, potentially benefiting real estate investment trusts, according to a study recently released by LaSalle Investment Management. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will turn the health care into a growth sector that real estate […]

BioDistrict New Orleans helping to develop the market for serious business travelers | Meetings Canada

We are setting an all time high standard amongst the area EDO’s for cross industry collaboration. No other EDO has broken through the barrier and learned how to leverage our two biggest industries for the greater good of the community.  More serious M-F business travelers helps the special event and weekend airline LIFT, puts heads […]