Popular State Incentive Helps to Drive Louisiana Solar Growth

Powered by a rapidly-growing residential market, Louisiana became a Top 20 solar state for the first time last year, according to the recently-released U.S. Solar Market Insight 2014 Year in Review. It was the fifth straight year that Louisiana showed strong growth in solar installations.

Mayor Landrieu Announces Plan to Install Solar-Powered Trash Compactors for French Quarter and DDD

Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the Department and Sanitation today unveiled a plan to install BigBelly solar-powered trash compactors in the French Quarter, Downtown Development District (DDD), and other high-profile locations throughout the city. The trash compactors will significantly reduce the frequency of trash collection, reduce overflows of litter, and secure trash containers

Governor Jindal and IBM Senior Vice President Colleen Arnold Break Ground on New 800-Job...

BATON ROUGE - September 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and IBM Senior Vice President Colleen Arnold joined other leaders to break ground on the $55 million urban development in downtown Baton Rouge that will be home to the new IBM Services Center: Baton Rouge upon its completion in mid-2015. The project will create 800 new direct jobs, and LED estimates the project will result in an additional 542 new indirect jobs, for a total of more than 1,300 new permanent jobs in the Capital Region.

FEMA Advisers Offering Home Repair Tips in Three Parishes

BATON ROUGE, LA - November 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Property owners who are rebuilding after Hurricane Isaac can receive a free consultation with Hazard Mitigation advisers from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at home improvement centers in East Baton Rouge, Jefferson and Orleans parishes.

365 Connect Receives Louisiana Technology Council Coup D’ Tech eWARD

NEW ORLEANS, LA - June 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- 365 Connect, the New Orleans based, award-winning online technology platform provider for the multifamily industry, announced today that it has received the 2012 Coup D’ Tech eWARD from the Louisiana Technology Council. The eWARDS recognizes innovation and achievement for those in the community that have made a positive impact in the technology industry over the past year. This highly coveted award further cements 365 Connect’s role as the leader in creating leading edge, web-based technology platforms for the multifamily industry.

Louisiana real estate broker employs IDX solution to revolutionize the search capabilities of her...

EUGENE, OR - April 4, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. and Slidell, Louisiana real estate broker Karin Smith have joined forces to present area home seekers with a comprehensive and detailed real estate website. IDX Broker software has integrated a search page that extracts raw listing data directly from the Gulf South Real Estate Info Network (GSREIN) database and seamlessly presents it on the website of Smith. She can now supply her clients with thousands of Louisiana homes instantly, from the convenience and familiarity of her IDX enabled website.

Louisianna home search made easy with IDX-enabled website of Broker Charlene Daniels

EUGENE, OR - February 27, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. and Charlene Daniels have joined forces to revolutionize the way Ponchatoula, Louisiana home seekers search for properties online, by adding the innovative IDX Broker software to the website Daniels hosts. As a member of the Gulf South Real Estate Info Network MLS (GSREIN), Daniels has long had access to the detailed property listings through their professional database. Now, with her IDX-enabled search page, Daniels’ clients receive the same levels of access that was once reserved only for real estate agents and brokers, conveniently on her website.

365 Connect CEO Named to Silicon Bayou 100 List of Most Influential Technology Innovators

NEW ORLEANS, LA - January 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- 365 Connect, the New Orleans based, award-winning online technology platform provider for the multifamily industry, announced today that its President and CEO, Kerry W. Kirby, was named in the Silicon Bayou 100 List as one of the most influential leaders in technology and entrepreneurship in Louisiana.

365 Connect Launches Comprehensive Affordable Housing Online Resident Services Program

NEW ORLEANS, LA - November 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- 365 Connect, the New Orleans based, award-winning online technology platform provider for the multifamily housing industry, announced today the launch of its Comprehensive Online Resident Services Program for the affordable housing industry. An acknowledged pioneer in delivering electronic resident service programs to the affordable housing industry for nearly a decade, 365 Connect's Comprehensive Online Resident Services Program is the first Internet-based Resident Services Platform approved by a Housing Finance Agency, in 2004, to deliver compliance required Resident Services through the Internet.

IDX Broker brings advanced property search to real estate website in historic Natchitoches, Louisiana

EUGENE, OR - March 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. welcomes Janice Bolton of Bolton Realty to the growing network of agents and brokers that have adopted an IDX solution for their professional real estate search pages. As a member of the Natchitoches MLS (NMLS), Bolton has long had access to the detailed property listings NMLS supplies to real estate professionals. Now, potential buyers can experience the same level of accessibility to the NMLS database by utilizing the IDX-enabled search tools Bolton hosts online.

Adam Campo adopts IDX Broker software for his Baton Rouge based real estate company...

EUGENE, OR - September 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Louisiana properties just got easier to search for online, thanks to IDX, Inc. and Adam Campo, who have joined forces to bring thousands of Baton Rouge MLS (BRMLS) listings to area home seekers. The IDX solution now enabled on his site extracts raw listing data directly from BRMLS and seamlessly integrates it onto the search page Campo supports, giving home seekers a comprehensive database of homes to look at. With the tools potential buyers can now utilize on the website of Campo, finding a home in Baton Rogue has never been quicker, simpler or more effective.

Rep. Melancon, St. Bernard Fire Chief Warn of Chinese Drywall Dangers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) --Today, Congressman Charlie Melancon (LA-03) toured St. Bernard Fire Chief Thomas Stone’s home in Chalmette, inspecting the extensive damage caused by toxic Chinese drywall. They discussed how the toxic substances in the wallboard can create a fire hazard. Congressman Melancon also gave an update on pending legislation he is working for in Congress that would help homeowners cope with defective Chinese drywall.

Governor Bobby Jindal Announces the Appointment of Roy Burst to the State Board of...

BATON ROUGE, LA - January 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) --Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced the appointment of Roy Burst to the State Board of Home Inspectors. The State Board of Home Inspectors serves to regulate the practice of home inspectors by examining all applicants and issuing licenses or permits to those possessing the necessary qualifications

Governor Bobby Jindal Announces Appointments to the Life Safety and Property Protection Advisory Board

BATON ROUGE, LA - September 22, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Bobby Jindal announced appointments to the Life Safety and Property Protection Advisory Board. The Louisiana Life Safety and Property Protection Advisory Board shall advise the state fire marshal in matters relating to the regulation of the certifying, inspecting, installation, integrating, selling, and servicing of life safety and property protection systems and equipment and to prohibit the use of life safety and property protection systems and equipment which are not properly labeled in accordance with the rules adopted by the state fire marshal in the interest of safeguarding lives and property.



Jefferson Community Action Programs (JeffCAP) will be hosting their 3rdAnnual JeffCAP Housing Fair on Saturday, June 18, 2016, from 10:00am to 3:00pm. The housing fair will be held at the Marrero Community/Senior Center located at 1861 Ames Boulevard in Marrero



The Louisiana Housing Corporation (LHC) today announced a major rebranding to reflect the organization’s increased focus on community development and accessibility. LHC has a long history of providing access to safe, affordable housing through development and funding, but this new initiative strengthens its commitment to community development and accessible housing.