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Here’s how to get to the new MSY airport terminal

The sleek new terminal designed by architect Cesar Pelli opens tomorrow

New MSY terminal opens November 6

After years of delays, the beleaguered, $1.3 billion project finally opens with a series of open houses

Street closures surrounding the collapsed Hard Rock Hotel remain in effect

The half-built hotel collapsed onto Canal Street on October 12

Take a look at NOLA’s first crowdfunded homes

They’re architect Jonathan Tate’s latest innovation

On June 28, Starbucks opens on South Claiborne Avenue in Central City

Featuring a mural by Brandan Odums, the "Community Store" will employ more than 30 people.

Friends of Lafitte Greenway hosts a pop-up demonstration of the proposed trail extension next week

When completed, the greenway would connect to the RTA’s Cemeteries Transit Center

A luxury timeshare property opens at 144 Elk Place next month

Take a peek at renderings of the space

Bywater’s Poland Avenue horse stables are back on the market

Formerly slated for redevelopment as a retail space, the historic, long-vacant structure asks $445,000

Construction is underway at the former World Trade Center site on Canal Street

The 33-story skyscraper at the foot of Canal Street will open as a Four Seasons hotel in 2020

Look inside Maison de la Luz, a 67-room boutique hotel by Ace Atelier

The circa-1908 property is a smaller, more luxurious spin-off of the Ace Hotel

New airport terminal opening delayed until fall 2019

"It is not ready, and there is more work to be done to get us there," said Mayor LaToya Cantrell.

The American Can building in Mid-City has new retail space and a new look

Southern Rep Theatre celebrates the grand opening of its new home in the St. Rose de Lima church

Take a look inside the beautifully renovated space

New looks at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport’s forthcoming $1 billion terminal

A side-by-side comparison of the terminal renderings and IRL progress

These 12 free-standing condos offer ultra-modern design in the Irish Channel

They’re the latest development by architect Jonathan Tate.

A sky-high, short-term rental-friendly condo building is planned for the Warehouse District

Featuring on-site short-term rental management, the project blurs the line between residential and commercial real estate.

Coming to the Warehouse District in 2019, this luxury mixed-use development has an elevator just for cars

The sleek, modern penthouse condos range in price from $686K to $1.72M.

A $10M renovation brings retail, short-term rentals to 1016 Canal Street

A six-alarm fire gutted the building in 2016.

A former church in the 7th Ward is now a hub for arts, education, and business

The three-building complex now houses the Waldorf school, Southern Rep Theatre, and a coworking space.

What’s going on with the site of the proposed (and vetoed) ‘Sun Yard’ hotel?

It’s being used for affordable artist studios...for now.

Peek inside Patterson Point, a new neighborhood in Old Algiers

The riverfront homes start at $299K

Bike Easy’s ‘Connect the Crescent’ installation continues today and this weekend

Expect delays and road closures while volunteers make streets safer for cyclists.

A look inside the new Eliza Jane hotel

The chic CBD spot has 196 guest rooms, a courtyard, and a brasserie inside

Tesla plans for a service and delivery center in NOLA

The plans for the upcoming center were approved by the HDLC this past May.

Here’s a look inside The Standard at South Market

The $80 million mixed-use development has 15 stories, and 89 residential units, and 24,000 square feet of retail space.

Here’s a glimpse of The Eliza Jane Hotel in the CBD

A hotel named after the first woman publisher of a major metropolitan newspaper in the nation just opened on Magazine Street.

Here’s what the planned development on Julia Street in the CBD will look like

It will have 198 one- and two-bedroom apartments, ground-floor commercial space, and over 140 off-street parking spots.

Drive Shack’s massive indoor golf facility will replace former Times-Picayune building

Demolishing the former building at 3800 Howard Avenue, Drive Shack will build a new three-story complex that will have 60,000 square feet.

Mixed-use development along Lafitte Greenway uses innovative stormwater management

This development is one of the first few buildings in New Orleans to utilize innovative stormwater management in its design.

Developer starts construction on Stephens Garage mixed-use complex 

The $49 million renovation will have 51 market-rate apartment units and 11 condos.

City Council resumes operation in council chamber after three-month renovation

It hit its target completion date

Catch Robért Fresh Market’s Marigny store grand opening this weekend

The grand opening, which will have food samples and live music, is free and open to the public.

The CBD’s Jung Hotel reopens to the public

The Hotel has 207 guest rooms and will eventually open a number of residential suites.

Hard Rock International announces plans to build hotel and residences in the CBD

This new Central Business District Development will sit between the Saenger Theater and The Ruby Slipper Cafe.

This $40 million luxury development will open near Xavier University in Spring of 2019

One of the largest developments under construction near Mid City.

RTA will open its Cemeteries Transit Center to streetcars, buses this Sunday

The City of New Orleans and RTA will hold a grand opening for the new hub on Friday, January 5, at 10 a.m.

5 NOLA developments we’re anticipating in 2018

From the West Bank to New Orleans East, developers have proposed and broke ground on several projects. But here are five to anticipate.

The 10 best NOLA developments completed in 2017

New Orleans has had several new developments in 2017, from a water absorbent school yard to a one-of-a-kind hotel in Freret.

City Hall’s Council Chamber to close for first-ever renovation

This renovation will be the first in the chamber’s history, since the Perdido Street City Hall opened in 1956.