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Mapping 8 Big New Orleans Real Estate Projects to Watch

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There seems to be a lot of development happening around the city lately—projects under construction, nearly ready to go, or just pie-in-the-sky plans that may be doomed to become arrested developments. We mapped eight of these bigger projects in various stages of completion, including a massive hotel, mixed-use facilities, hospital and airport expansions. Which one are you looking forward most to?

Source: ULI Louisiana Development Tracker

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1. Louis Armstrong Airport Terminal

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900 Airline Dr
Kenner, LA 70062

What: A new terminal complex including a building, two concourses and parking garage
Project value: $650,000,000
Status: The project is under construction and scheduled to open in May 2018.

2. World Trade Center Redevelopment

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One Canal Place, 365 Canal St
New Orleans, LA 70130

What: The redevelopment of the long-vacant World Trade Center into a Four Seasons Hotel
Project value: $364,000,000
Status: The developers recently released renderings and a website for the project, although an ongoing lawsuit from one of the losing development teams on the project may threaten progress.

3. Children's Hospital Campus Expansion

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200 Henry Clay Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118

What: The expansion of the hospital's campus to include a new parking garage and clinic building
Project value: $280,000,000
Status: Since the project calls for the demolition of the historic NOAH campus, the project has to go through a federal review process before construction can begin.[Image via UptownMessenger.com]

4. Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Upgrades

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900 Convention Center Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70130

What: A plan to spend $150 million on upgrades on and near the riverfront property that includes green space "that could rival Woldenberg in terms of scale and in terms of activity"
Project value: $150,000,000
Status: The project is in the pre-development phase.

5. Deep South Studios

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1300 Mardi Gras Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70114

What: A 19-acre movie studio campus in Algiers from Pitch Perfect producer Scott Niemeyer
Project value: $65,000,000
Status: The project just received approval from the City Planning Commission and heads to City Council next for final approval.

6. 1031 Canal St. Mixed Use Development

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1032 Canal St
New Orleans, LA 70112

What: A 550,000 square-foot, 17-story retail and residential development in the spot of the historic Woolworth Building
Project value: $70,000,000
Status: The long-stalled Mohan Kailas development began construction in October 2014.

7. Holy Cross School Redevelopment

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4950 Dauphine St
New Orleans, LA 70117

What: The redevelopment of the historic school building into a mixed-use facility with multi-family housing, commercial and office space
Project value: $18,000,000
Status: Construction is slated to begin early 2016.

8. Lafitte Greenway

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Lafitte Greenway
New Orleans, LA 70119

What: The 2.6 mile linear park stretching from N. Alexander Street to Basin Street.
Project value: $9,100,000+
Status: The greenway officially opened Nov. 6, but the park is still working on adding more trees, recreation areas and lighting. Watch out for big developments—including a Sidney Torres mixed-use development and a massive doggie daycare—around the greenway.[Photo: Tenbo Air via Friends of Lafitte Greenway]

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1. Louis Armstrong Airport Terminal

900 Airline Dr, Kenner, LA 70062

What: A new terminal complex including a building, two concourses and parking garage
Project value: $650,000,000
Status: The project is under construction and scheduled to open in May 2018.

900 Airline Dr
Kenner, LA 70062

2. World Trade Center Redevelopment

One Canal Place, 365 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130

What: The redevelopment of the long-vacant World Trade Center into a Four Seasons Hotel
Project value: $364,000,000
Status: The developers recently released renderings and a website for the project, although an ongoing lawsuit from one of the losing development teams on the project may threaten progress.

One Canal Place, 365 Canal St
New Orleans, LA 70130

3. Children's Hospital Campus Expansion

200 Henry Clay Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118

What: The expansion of the hospital's campus to include a new parking garage and clinic building
Project value: $280,000,000
Status: Since the project calls for the demolition of the historic NOAH campus, the project has to go through a federal review process before construction can begin.[Image via UptownMessenger.com]

200 Henry Clay Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118

4. Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Upgrades

900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130

What: A plan to spend $150 million on upgrades on and near the riverfront property that includes green space "that could rival Woldenberg in terms of scale and in terms of activity"
Project value: $150,000,000
Status: The project is in the pre-development phase.

900 Convention Center Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70130

5. Deep South Studios

1300 Mardi Gras Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70114

What: A 19-acre movie studio campus in Algiers from Pitch Perfect producer Scott Niemeyer
Project value: $65,000,000
Status: The project just received approval from the City Planning Commission and heads to City Council next for final approval.

1300 Mardi Gras Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70114

6. 1031 Canal St. Mixed Use Development

1032 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70112

What: A 550,000 square-foot, 17-story retail and residential development in the spot of the historic Woolworth Building
Project value: $70,000,000
Status: The long-stalled Mohan Kailas development began construction in October 2014.

1032 Canal St
New Orleans, LA 70112

7. Holy Cross School Redevelopment

4950 Dauphine St, New Orleans, LA 70117

What: The redevelopment of the historic school building into a mixed-use facility with multi-family housing, commercial and office space
Project value: $18,000,000
Status: Construction is slated to begin early 2016.

4950 Dauphine St
New Orleans, LA 70117

8. Lafitte Greenway

Lafitte Greenway, New Orleans, LA 70119

What: The 2.6 mile linear park stretching from N. Alexander Street to Basin Street.
Project value: $9,100,000+
Status: The greenway officially opened Nov. 6, but the park is still working on adding more trees, recreation areas and lighting. Watch out for big developments—including a Sidney Torres mixed-use development and a massive doggie daycare—around the greenway.[Photo: Tenbo Air via Friends of Lafitte Greenway]

Lafitte Greenway
New Orleans, LA 70119