Louisiana Economic Development & Greater New Orleans, Inc. to Welcome International Corporate Real Estate Executives at ITRA Global Conference

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The conference will provide the perfect opportunity for ITRA Global executives to learn more about what makes New Orleans and Louisiana business-friendly.

ITRA Global, one of the largest real estate organizations devoted to the representation of corporate tenants and occupiers of commercial real estate, has announced that the ITRA Global 2014 General Conference will be held April 4 – 6, 2014 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in The French Quarter, New Orleans. The event will be attended by the top executives and decision-makers of the organization, who influence the site selection decisions of hundreds of companies around the world.

The Louisiana Economic Development (LED) and Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc.) will be the premier VIP Sponsors for the conference,” states Mylinda Vick, ITRA Global’s Chairman and principal of Cherry & Associates / ITRA Global Nashville. “The conference will provide the perfect opportunity for ITRA Global executives to learn more about what makes New Orleans and Louisiana business-friendly.”

Dr. Ronald R. Pollina, Chairman Emeritus of ITRA Global and President of Pollina Corporate Real Estate, Inc. / ITRA Global Chicago, says “Louisiana is an excellent example of the kinds of states that are attractive to growing companies. Under the leadership of Governor Jindal, Louisiana has taken off like a rocket. In 2008, Louisiana ranked 40th in our annual Pollina Corporate Top 10 Pro-Business States ranking, rising to 14th place in 2013. This phenomenal rate of improvement as a location for business, positions the state as a true international competitor for jobs,” he explains.

“Louisiana Economic Development is truly honored to welcome each one of you as we experience ITRA Global 2014,” LED Secretary Stephen Moret said. “Here in New Orleans, and throughout Louisiana, we’ve seen an unprecedented resurgence in the competitiveness of our business climate, fiscal policy, workforce development programs and our commitment to being a leading choice for business investment. We look forward to exchanging ideas and solutions with you throughout this key conference in one of the world’s most hospitable cities.”

"Greater New Orleans, Inc. is delighted to welcome the ITRA Global 2014 General Conference to New Orleans in April," said Michael Hecht, President and CEO of Greater New Orleans, Inc. "This conference presents the perfect opportunity for leading real estate executives to understand first hand that Greater New Orleans has an unbeatable combination of favorable business conditions, rich culture, effective leadership, and low costs."

ITRA Global is an organization of real estate professionals specializing in representing tenants and buyers in the leasing, acquisition and disposition of office, industrial and retail facilities. With coverage in major markets around the world, ITRA Global is one of the largest organizations dedicated to representing tenants and occupiers of commercial real estate. Clients benefit by having an experienced professional as their trusted advisor, providing conflict-free representation with total objectivity.

For more information about the conference, please contact Beth Wade, ITRA Global Executive Director, at 706.654.3201 or email bwade(at)itraglobal.com. To learn more about conflict-free representation, please visit the ITRA Global website.

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