Insights & Updates

New Orleans Companies Investing in Nashville

ERG Enterprises is very excited to announce that the Thompson Nashville, a 12-story, 224 room luxury boutique hotel located in Nashville’s Gulch neighborhood, is accepting reservations and will hold its grand opening on October 20. Thanks to our founder and CEO, Dr. Eric R. George, ERG serves as the lead investor on this $75 million...

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DDD Honors Orpheum Theater

The Downtown Development District (DDD) recently awarded the Orpheum Theater a 2016 Downtown NOLA Award.  The honor was due to how the theater was “thoughtfully restored and re-opened almost a decade” after the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina and the levee failures. ERG Enterprises proudly serves as an owner and developer of this iconic and nearly...

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Pythian Project: Dried In and On Schedule

This past week The Pythian hit another milestone on its way to completion. The historic building located in Downtown New Orleans (234 Loyola Avenue) is now “dried in.” A construction term, “dried in” means it is sufficiently completed to keep out wind and rain and other elements, so interior work can begin without weather-related damage....

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Investing in Education and a Great Company

We found an opportunity to invest in an education technology company because of our network of  experienced angel investors.  We believe in education and want to help develop and improve it.  The company impressed us the more we looked at it. It incorporated a great team and an amazing founder, who has experience in creating technology processes and digital convergence.  As...

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Looking for funding? Local investors explain what it takes

Whether you have a new business or an established company, providing the material that shows potential investors how they will get their money back is crucial. As chief operating officer at ERG Enterprises in New Orleans, Barrett Cooper said he’s seen good projects and ideas, but when it comes to showing investors how they would get their return, the proposals have been lacking.

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