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231 Commercial Real Estate Listings in New Orleans, LA

New Orleans, LA Commercial Real Estate

There are currently 229 commercial listings available in New Orleans, LA. These listings include 359 commercial spaces that encompass a total of 3,119,525 square feet. Available commercial spaces in New Orleans, LA range in size from 3 square feet to 1,050,000 square feet. A total of 80 off-market commercial properties located in New Orleans, LA are also available for research.

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New Orleans, LA Commercial Real Estate Market Overview

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As one of the most significant ports in the Gulf Coast and on the Mississippi River, New Orleans has historically been a commercial and transportation hub of importance, while manufacturing also holds an important role in the local economy.

Today, in addition to its strong industrial and retail space market, New Orleans also boasts growing office and medical space markets — making it one of the prime commercial real estate markets in the South thanks to its diversification. Moreover, the support shown toward entrepreneurs and young professionals greatly contributed to the city’s recovery, bringing an influx of investments in and fresh ideas to modern industries, such as technology, healthcare and tourism.

New Orleans, LA Commercial Inventory Breakdown

In 2022 the New Orleans, LA commercial real estate market totaled 15,589,525 square feet of office spaces, 520,578 square feet of office spaces with retail, and 2,595,716 square feet of industrial space.

Office Spaces

Total: 15,589,525 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF, includes office with retail
By square footage range:
50k to 100k SqFt 1,329,300 SqFt 8.53% of total office
100k to 500k SqFt 4,883,031 SqFt 31.32% of total office
500k to 1M SqFt 6,639,982 SqFt 42.59% of total office
> 1M SqFt 2,737,212 SqFt 17.56% of total office
By class:
Class A 10,280,414 SqFt 65.94% of total office
Class B 4,005,920 SqFt 25.7% of total office
Class C 553,191 SqFt 3.55% of total office
Roughly 42.59% of the total office space in New Orleans, LA is comprised of properties between 500K to 1M square feet, and buildings between 50k to 100k square feet represent 8.53% of the office inventory.

Class A office space holds a 65.94% share of the overall New Orleans, LA office market, while Class B office assets make up approximately 25.7%.


Total: 2,595,716 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF
By square footage range:
100k to 500k SqFt 1,649,316 SqFt 63.54% of total industrial
500k to 1M SqFt 946,400 SqFt 36.46% of total industrial
By class:
Class A 144,000 SqFt 5.55% of total industrial
Class B 160,000 SqFt 6.16% of total industrial
Class C 295,316 SqFt 11.38% of total industrial
There are 1,649,316 square feet of commercial real estate properties between 100k to 500k square feet, representing 63.54% of the New Orleans, LA industrial inventory. Class A assets total 144,000 square feet of industrial space, with an additional 160,000 square feet of Class B and 295,316 square feet of Class C properties.

Office Spaces with Retail

Total: 520,578 SF

Data provided by Yardi Matrix, properties over 50k SF
By square footage range:
50k to 100k SqFt 251,904 SqFt 48.39% of total office with retail
100k to 500k SqFt 268,674 SqFt 51.61% of total office with retail

New Orleans, LA Currently Available Listings & Spaces

Number of Available Listings
City Property Type Count of listings Total SF
New Orleans, LA Office 38 1,439,840
New Orleans, LA Retail 69 573,007
New Orleans, LA Industrial 10 1,159,047
New Orleans, LA Other 158 3,278,008
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Current local active listing encompass 6,449,902 square feet of commercial space for lease in New Orleans. There are 38 active office listings, which amount to 1,439,840 square feet and account for 13% of commercial spaces on the market. Local retail availability includes 573,007 square feet across 69 listings. Current industrial offerings on the market amount to 1,159,047 square feet across a total of 10.

Employment in New Orleans, LA

Employed Population 188,427

Employed population - Industry % Distribution

Management, business, science, and arts occupations


Service occupations


Sales and office occupations


Production, transportation, and material moving occupations


Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations


In 2020, roughly 46% of a total of 188,427 employed in New Orleans worked in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, followed by 21% in Service occupations and 19% in Sales and office occupations.

Income per capita $34,034  Median household income $45,615

Household income


Under $50k


$50k - $100k


$100k - $200k


Over $200k

The median household income in New Orleans stands at $45,615, with per capita income at $34,034. Households earning between $50k and $100k represent 24% of the total, while those earning over $200k make up 8%. Approximately 52% of New Orleans households earn less than $50k per year.

Commuting in New Orleans, LA

Mean travel time to work 23 minutes

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Work at Home

*Universe: Workers 16 and over

Education in New Orleans, LA

High school grad or higher 88%

Bachelor's degree or higher 40%

Population by minimum level of education


No degree


High school


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*Universe: Workers 25 and over

An estimated 88% of New Orleans residents aged 25 or over hold a high school degree or higher. Of those, 23% are high school graduates, 25% attended some college, 22% earned a bachelor's degree, with an additional 18% holding post-graduate degrees.

New Orleans, LA Demographics

As of 2020, New Orleans had a total population of 390,144, with a median age of 38.30 years. Roughly 67.70% of the total population was between the ages of 16 and 64 years old.

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