Kurt Weigle

Kurt M. Weigle

President and Chief Executive Officer at Downtown Development District

Location:
201 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
HQ Phone:
(504) 561-8927

General Information

Experience

Vice President  - New Center

Chairman  - Hamtramck school

Education

Detroit Catholic Central High School

New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute

Bachelor of Arts degree  - University of Michigan

Master of Urban Planning Degree  - University of Michigan

Affiliations

Advisory Board Member  - Strategic Development Solutions

Board Member  - New Orleans Police & Justice Foundation

Board Member  - Birdfoot Festival

Board Member  - Arts Council of New Orleans

Advisory Board Member  - Urban Land Institute

Board Member  - Transition New Orleans

Board Member  - CBNO/MAC Foundation

Board Member  - International Downtown Association

Board Member  - National New Markets Fund

Member  - National Trust for Historic Preservation

Member  - American Planning Association

Member  - International Economic Development Council

Board Member  - New Orleans Medical Complex Inc

Board Member  - Grand Circus Park Development Association

Board Member  - Detroit Heritage

Board Member  - Southeast Michigan Community Alliance's Workforce Development Board

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Kurt Weigle
President & CEO, New Orleans Downtown Development District Mr. Weigle has been President and CEO of the Downtown Development District of New Orleans since 2003. During his tenure, the organization has implemented its Canal Street Development strategy resulting in millions of dollars of new residential and retail investment. Under Mr. Weigle's leadership, the Downtown Development District has been instrumental in securing commitment for the University Medical Center and VA Medical Center. Since 2006, Downtown New Orleans has attracted more than $3.7 billion of new investment. Mr. Weigle serves on the boards of the International Downtown Association, New Orleans Police & Justice Foundation, Committee for a Better New Orleans, Health Education Authority of Louisiana and New Orleans Medical Complex. He is also an associate member of the Urban Land Institute. Mr. Weigle earned his Master of Urban Planning and Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

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