Creative Solutions to City’s Stormwater Management Regulations

New Orleans City Business interviewed Palmisano about a French Quarter project’s strategy to meet the city’s new requirements to manage stormwater on-site.  Developers find creative solutions for stormwater management

Sustainable Stormwater Management Strategies

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Palmisano helps clients manage the newly enforced Article 23 requirements for stormwater management. Read more

Palmisano Names New CFO

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David Greenwood joins the team as CFO – announcement here

Workplace Workouts on WVUE Fox 8


Palmisano’s On-site Fitness Program
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Ashley Merlin © 2015.

New Orleans City Business interviewed Wesley Palmisano about our on-site fitness program offered to all employees. Read it here.

Fitness Story in City Business

Entrepreneur Of The Year Award

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In June 2016, Wesley Palmisano was named an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year.  A list of the winners can be viewed here. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Palmisano was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala event at the Hilton Americas – Houston on June 16, 2016.

On The Level: Nick Moldaner in City Business

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Senior Manager Nick Moldaner was featured in New Orleans City Business’ editorial On The Level.

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5 More Projects Complete


Check out this article about five projects that were completed in the spring of 2016.

Excellence in Historic Preservation Award | Louisiana Landmarks Society


The grand historic renovation of The Saint Anna has received another award. The Louisiana Landmarks Society’s 2016 Excellence in Historic Preservation Awards program honored the project, developed by Felicity Property Co.; designed by architect studioWTA.

AIA New Orleans Design Awards


The Joan Mitchell Center Artists’ Studio Building received two more awards. At a March awards dinner, architects Lee Ledbetter & Associates were bestowed with the Honor Award and Sustainable Design Honorable Mention for this outstanding project.  To find out all of the 2016 Design Awards winners, visit

NOLA 100 Award

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NOLA 100 recognizes entrepreneurs driving New Orleans’ economy forward.  Wesley Palmisano received the award in March at the event during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week. More photos and details

Palmisano Express Team Delivers Results

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The Express Team recently converted 14,000 square feet of space for retail tenants, including Starbucks, Tsunami, and Morris Bart, in the Pan American Life Center in New Orleans’ CBD.

See the full press release for details.

Builders give details on Trader Joe’s design, opening date

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Click here to read New Orleans City Business article

An interview with Palmisano Contractors’ Bill LeCorgne, Jr. 

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Palmisano Contractors’ Bill LeCorgne, Jr. talks construction industry challenges locally and nationally   Full interview here

Update on the development surrounding Trader Joe’s in Metairie

tj article / The Times-Picayune interviewed Wesley Palmisano, President of Palmisano, for an update about what to expect near the Trader Joe’s in Metairie.  Article here

Palmisano and their clients to benefit from well-respected new team member

NEW ORLEANS –Jan. 11, 2016- Palmisano is excited to announce the addition of Bill LeCorgne, Jr., P.E. as a new member of their team. With more than thirty-three (33) years of construction and engineering experience, LeCorgne’s talents complement the needs of the successfully growing Louisiana Construction firm.  Read the full press release.



News Interview with President Wesley Palmisano

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Rachel Wulff with WWL TV in New Orleans interviewed Wesley Palmisano, President of Palmisano, about the development boom in downtown New Orleans. See the story: 

Ace Hotel in NY Times

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Here is one of our premier projects – the Ace Hotel New Orleans, featured in NY Times. 

Be a Part of Our Team! We’re Hiring…

Palmisano is currently looking for qualified candidates for these open positions:

  • Commercial Superintendent
  • Civil Superintendent
  • Project Manager
  • Administrative Assistant

Please send resume to

Joan Mitchell Center Opening

The new artists studios at the Joan Mitchell Center in Mid-City are ready for the artists in residence. featured a great article (click here to read) and photos of the unique building designed by Lee Ledbetter & Associates.

Project in the News: Ace Hotel in New Orleans announced, coming 2016


Read about it in City Business for details about this exciting addition to the vibrant Warehouse District of New Orleans.

Former Hurwitz Mintz store to be redeveloped

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Two French Quarter buildings will be revitalized as apartments and retail space
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Team Work Day at PlayBuild

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Palmisano Contractors team work day at PlayBuild

A group of Palmisano Contractors’ staff came together for a full work day to install the deck boards and build out the restroom and kitchenette spaces at the PlayBuild site in Central City. We committed to building a new outdoor classroom space for their year-round programming which focuses on educating kids about architecture, design and construction.

Breaking Ground: PlayBuild + Palmisano


On April 7th, 2015 a groundbreaking ceremony was held at the flagship site of PlayBuild NOLA in Central City.
Watch the news story about this special project! Learn more about what PlayBuild does for the community and how we are helping them realize their vision.

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Check out this aerial video of the project site in Mid-City. Footage was shot by NOLA Aerials in February 2015.

Introducing our partnership with PlayBuild NOLA!


We’re excited to share some big news with you! As a community involvement project, Palmisano Contractors partnered with PlayBuild NOLA to convert an under-utilized urban space into an educational playground for the area’s schools. Contact Kathryn Barona at or 504-459-4406 for more information.

Natchez Condos

We recently wrapped construction of another great job. Check out the photos on our Facebook page (you can also keep up with our posts by liking the page!) View project here.

Work begins on South Market District hotel

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“Interior demolition is underway at a nine-story downtown office building that will be part of a hotel property being developed by the group behind the South Market District project. The joint venture of Broadmoor LLC and Palmisano Contractors has started work to clear office partitions and remove asbestos and lead paint inside the 136,000-square-foot building at 600 Carondelet St. Eskew+Dumez+Ripple designed the project.”  Robin Shannon / City Business

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Jazz & Heritage Center

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“With such a long and vivid history, the Jazz & Heritage Foundation was careful to plan renovations that would preserve as much of the original architecture of the building as possible.”  – New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival & Foundation website Palmisano Contractors is administering construction management of the Jazz & Heritage Center, officially named The George & Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center.  Eskew+Dumez+Ripple is the architect.

See more about the historic building and view architect’s renderings here.

Construction now in progress: Joan Mitchell Center, New Orleans


Joan Mitchell Foundation art philanthropy is investing $20 million in New Orleans   “… the management of the Joan Mitchell Foundation decided to make New Orleans the site for a splendid artists’ retreat, the sort of place where promising painters and sculptors from across the country can commune together for weeks at a time, honing their skills, being advised by art authorities and soaking up the Crescent City vibe. We’re not talking about some modest sleepover art clubhouse.” – Doug MacCash /

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Apartments planned for St. Anna’s Asylum on Prytania

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“Developer and real estate investor Tom Winingder is planning to convert the former St. Anna’s Residence at 1823 Prytania St. into an apartment complex with 23 one-, two- and three-bedroom units. He will spend more than $4 million on a renovation of the interior, project architect Megan Bell of Studio WTA said.”

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Riverwalk outlet stores to open in May

Palmisano is building out 12 “white-box” spaces to become retail shops, including the Neiman Marcus Last Call studio, in the newly overhauled Outlet Collection Riverwalk.

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Arlene Meraux River Observation Center will offer learning opportunities at Docville Farm in Violet


“Being built on the grounds of its Docville Farm in Violet, the AMROC consists of new classroom space, offices, meeting areas and learning centers. The new building also features a fifth-floor observation deck, overlooking the Mississippi River” Barry Lemoine /

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Twin Peaks opens Clearview restaurant

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Best new bars in the U.S. mix drinks with bowling, disco and more


“The best part is, it’s absolutely worth going whether you plan on knocking pins or not.”

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