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Music - Greater New Orleans

New Orleans is synonymous with music: the birthplace of jazz, the home of more festivals than anywhere, a place where people dance at weddings and funerals. When it comes to music, New Orleans is unrivaled. But did you know that live performance is only part of music in The Crescent City? With over 57 studios, award-winning music professionals, and some of the richest music incentives in North America, New Orleans is not just home to the rhythm of music – it also home to the business of music.

That’s why we say New Orleans is all about “Making Music Make Money.”

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MUSIC IN NEW ORLEANS

When people think of New Orleans, one of the very first things that comes to mind is music due to centuries of history for being a center of creativity.

COST SAVINGS

Louisiana is home to a rich set of business incentives

Music is baked into the soul of New Orleans, and as a result our city sees a lot of business activity in this field. To help ensure that operations such as recordings happen in the heart of this creative hub, there are a group of business incentives that create opportunities for new projects and activity.

Get to know our incentives

A RECORDING HAVEN

Capturing the music energy in New Orleans

New Orleans is synonymous with music: the birthplace of jazz, the most festivals in America, a place where people dance at both weddings and funerals. This makes it an incredible setting for recording the work of songwriters as they become inspired.

New Orleans Recording Studios

BUILDING NEW LEGACIES

New Orleans

From high schools through college and beyond, students of the music business have a ripe training ground for learning the ropes. Leading the charge are a group of programs designed to build long and successful careers for the future.

Explore Music Schools in New Orleans

Available Assistance

GNO, Inc. is dedicated to helping companies do business in Greater New Orleans. Our team will work with your company through every step of the process to open an office in this unbelievable market.

BUSINESS INCENTIVE ASSISTANCE

We're happy to arrange a visit with GNO, Inc. and LED to discuss software and entertainment incentives that you may qualify for.

A FREE SPACE TO TEST THE MARKET

After going over the numbers for your growth, we'll set up a temporary office space in the Greater New Orleans area – at no cost to you.

CREATE A TALENT PIPELINE

Once here, we'll introduce you to education & training leaders to help with developing new curriculum and recruit your local workforce.

SETTLE INTO A PERMANENT SPACE

GNO, Inc. and LED will work hand in hand with company leadership to showcase and narrow down real estate options.

GET TO KNOW THE COMMUNITY

Company leadership will participate in Quality of Life Tours to familiarize you and with neighborhoods & communities.

MARKET INTEGRATION

GNO, Inc. will help you acclimate with the business community with introductions to key contracts & business leaders.

Testimonials

“This city is truly one of the nation’s unique treasures. New Orleans is an exciting place to work due to the spirit of innovation, technology, entrepreneurship and, most of all, its rich culture.”

Kevin Dawson – Vice President, GE Digital

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Examples of Companies Currently In Region

Cost Comparison

Greater New Orleans is the lowest-cost mid-sized business market in America, both in terms of operations and the living costs required to live in Southeast Louisiana. The region is the perfect environment for companies to spend less on payroll and operations costs, while creating new opportunities for their staff to live a rich life and experience the benefits homeownership – all in one of the most culturally unique cities in the world.

Los Angeles

$47/ft²

Commercial Real Estate
  • $85,201 Average Salary
  • $549,800 Median Home Price

The low cost of doing business in New Orleans makes financial sense for your company's growth.

New Orleans

$15/ft²

Commercial Real Estate (before incentives)
  • $20,869 Average Salary
  • $205,000 Median Home Price

Our team is ready to help your company begin operations in the New Orleans market, let us know what we can do for you.

Office

1100 Poydras Street
Suite 3475
New Orleans, LA 70163

504.527.6900
[email protected]

Team

Michael Hecht
President and CEO
504.715.5037
[email protected]

Grady Fitzpatrick
Senior VP, Business Development
504.239.3535
[email protected]