Bayou Phoenix is a planned redevelopment of 225+ acres around the former Six Flags / Jazzland Site adjacent to I-10 and I-510 New Orleans, Louisiana that has remained vacant since Hurricane Katrina in August 2005. The project will create a new grand entrance to New Orleans with a master plan of a premier sports complex, destination hotel, indoor / outdoor water park, family entertainment center, shopping, and dining.
In addition to serving the more than 75,000 residents in New Orleans East and 1.27 million in the New Orleans metropolitan area, the new development is poised to capitalize on the 19.75 million visitors to the New Orleans area, as well as additional 176,000 visitors projected to be generated by youth sports events and tourism from throughout the southeast.
The Retail Town Center is a focal point, providing the shopping, entertainment, and dining experiences to create a full-service destination for visitors and residents alike. Strategically positioned to maximize visibility and access from the sports complex and hotel/waterpark, this walkable district aims to promote connectivity and maximize visitor’s length of stay. Current plans include options for anchor tenants, junior anchors, inline retail/restaurant, and pad sites situated among beautiful common area amenities to serve a range of consumers and create a true sense of place in New Orleans East. Top market needs include casual and fast-casual dining, sporting goods, grocery, and entertainment.
“It is a privilege to be able to work with an incredible team the Bayou Phoenix project has assembled, and we look forward to assisting with the redevelopment of such a keystone property,” stated Aaron Farmer, President of The Retail Coach. “Many of us at The Retail Coach have close personal ties to New Orleans and the Gulf Coast, so it’s special for us to play a role in creating something that will have an incredible positive impact for the whole region.”