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On the Rise (Internal Auditor)

March 22, 2015 by  
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On the Rise: Where are the “20 Under 30” promising internal audit professionals now? Internal Auditor Magazine Craig Guillot In June 2013, Internal Auditor highlighted 20 promising audit professionals in its “20 Under 30​” cover story. Members of The IIA’s American Hall of Distinguished Audit Practitioners sifted through nominations and chose individuals they felt represented […]

Pre-fab gives $1 billion hospital job a big schedule boost (Engineering News-Record)

December 8, 2013 by  
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Engineering News-Record (McGraw Hill): An extensive prefabrication strategy aims to keep the $1-billion University Medical Center project in New Orleans on target to meet the project’s daunting scope and aggressive construction schedule. With more than 2 million sq ft of built space, the project for the state of Louisiana is one of the largest health […]

The All-Purpose, Everything-You-Want-In-One-Place, Sports Stadium (American Planning Association)

December 8, 2013 by  
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Planning Magazine (American Planning Association): Many sports fans will tell you that stadiums, arenas and ballparks can be magical shrines that capture the full range of human emotions. Catching a game at Fenway Park, Camden Yards or Yankee Stadium isn’t just about runs and innings, it’s about family, friends and community. When the New Orleans […]

Louisiana: Climbing the Economic and Business Climate Rankings (Area Development Magazine)

December 8, 2013 by  
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Area Development Magazine — From the Port of New Orleans to the manufacturing facilities of the Shreveport area, Louisiana has been experiencing tremendous economic growth at a time when much of the nation has remained stagnant. Manufacturing, energy, transportation, and agribusiness continue to lead the state’s economy, while software development and biotech are blossoming into […]

401ks could offer more ETFs (Better Investing Magazine)

December 8, 2013 by  
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Better Investing Magazine (National Association of Investors Corp.) — As ETFs experience record-breaking inflows, many retail investors continue to eye them for their lower costs, transparency and opportunities for niche exposure. Although they’re quickly becoming a top choice for many investors, they have yet to gain any serious within 401(k) plans. Experts say most 401(k) […]

Foolproof your disaster plan (Multifamily Housing)

November 14, 2012 by  
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As we enter the summer hurricane season, emergency preparedness experts say many property management companies need to pay close attention to their disaster plans. Effective preparedness starts with evaluating the risks, securing the property, putting together a written plan and having a strong commitment to disaster planning at all levels of the organization. Put your […]

Bigger than Auto (Collaborate Magazine)

November 14, 2012 by  
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It’s not a well-known fact, but meetings have a bigger economic impact than the auto or gambling industries. Just ask the boat captains, restaurant servers and small business owners in cities such as New Orleans and Grand Rapids. As a fifth generation boat pilot, Troy Manthey knows very well the impact that meetings and conventions […]

From Prison Bars to Business Stars (Portfolio.com)

November 10, 2012 by  
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Portfolio.com — The Prison Entrepreneurship Program in Texas transforms convicted felons into successful business owners by turning their criminal entrepreneurial aspirations to legal industries. When you hit the streets after an eight-year stretch in prison and find no one wants to hire you, there isn’t much to lose in starting your own business. Cedric Hornbuckle […]

Petrified Profits (Portfolio.com)

October 26, 2011 by  
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Portfolio.com–Haunted houses aren’t just places to frighten the daylights out of adventurous souls in October. With 4,000 haunted attractions worldwide, they’re also ideal spots to scare up dollars—so much so that Hauntworld Magazine estimates they make up a $2 billion industry. One such terror spot is the House of Shock in New Orleans. Originally started […]

What We’ve Learned (STORES Magazine)

July 22, 2011 by  
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STORES Magazine — A decade on, the September 11 attacks influence mall, store security. When Osama Bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces in Pakistan last month, it marked a significant milestone in what has broadly been termed the war on terrorism. But experts and analysts were quick to point out that the threat of […]

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