New Orleans’ Growing Medical Corridor

The growing medical corridor in New Orleans is officially known as BioDistrict New Orleans, a state-enabled economic development district that was created by the State of Louisiana in 2005 for the purpose of developing a biosciences industry in New Orleans that will provide research and development, healthcare delivery, and stable, high-paying jobs.  The 1,500-acre district spans the Downtown …

New Office Park Coming to River Chase

In addition to the announcement of Sam’s Club and other exciting new retail tenants coming to River Chase Shopping Center in Covington, Louisiana, Stirling Properties is actively pre-leasing the first phase of the Offices at River Chase, a 42 acre office park that will feature a parking garage and is within walking distance to hotels, …

The Advantage of a Three Step Insured Property Loss Claims Strategy

You just received a call on your cell that a small fire has occurred at the office building you manage and coincidentally operate out of.  You return to your office to find that while the fire was small, the subsequent fire sprinkler damage is heavy…. Now what? Insured property loss claim events are often ill-timed …

Louisiana’s Metros and Cities Recognized Nationally

Along with the many top rankings the State of Louisiana has received in recent months (see Louisiana Earns Several Top Rankings in Recent Months), Louisiana’s metros and cities are being recognized nationally too.  Here’s highlights of the accolades from the last few months. Job Markets in New Orleans & Baton Rouge Metros Expected to be among the …

President’s Message: Don’t Just Talk About the Weather – Do Something

Just as we are enduring the dog days of a long hot summer in South Louisiana, so too it seems that the entire country (and the world for that matter) is enduring the economic equivalent of dog days. While we can look forward to that first cool snap of fall soon, it seems that we …

Louisiana Earns Several Top Rankings in Recent Months

Louisiana has continued its reign at the top in several national rankings over recent years.    Many of these top rankings are not just one-time accolades…Louisiana has staying power at the top.  In rankings where Louisiana has room to improve, the state has been gaining traction in its move to the top.  With Louisiana achieving so …

Stirling CEO Comments on “Gameloft to open major development studio in New Orleans”

Yesterday’s announcement of Gameloft’s decision to expand to New Orleans is a significant milestone for our city- not necessarily because of the number of jobs but for what it represents. The announcement culminates over a yearlong effort by LED (Louisiana Economic Development) and GNO, Inc (Greater New Orleans, Inc. Regional Economic Alliance) to lure this …

Stirling Properties’ Marty Mayer to Serve on ICSC’s Worldwide Board of Trustees

COVINGTON, Louisiana – (June 1, 2011) Marty Mayer, President and CEO of Stirling Properties, has been appointed to serve on the International Council of Shopping Centers’ (ICSC) Worldwide Board of Trustees.  The appointment became official during ICSC’s Annual Meeting of Regular Members, which was held during ICSC RECon in Las Vegas, Nevada on Monday, May …