Louisiana Landmarks Society

Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation

Bienville Avenue Residences

These awards honor projects completed in Orleans Parish (outside of the French Quarter) in 2014 which represent outstanding examples of restoration or rehabilitation of historic buildings, as well as new construction in historic neighborhoods.


U.S. Green Building Council Louisiana Chapter

Operational Excellence Champion Award

New Orleans Charter Schools

Green Coast Enterprises received this award in recognition of its work with New Orleans’ schools, particularly in improving indoor air quality and education for occupants of green buildings.

Novogradac & Company

Historic Development that Best Demonstrates Financial Innovation Award

Community Greens at Washington and Broad

Green Coast Enterprises won this award for rehabilitating four historic buildings, including office, retail, and healthcare spaces, at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Broad Street in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Preservation Resource Center

Award in Historic Preservation

Community Greens at Washington and Broad

Four blighted and abandoned buildings were rehabilitated at the intersection of Washington and Broad streets in the Broadmoor neighborhood. These buildings were put back into commerce as a community health clinic, retail, offices, and a social incubator.

Business Insider

One of 17 Coolest Small Businesses in New Orleans

Green Coast Enterprises develops sustainably built properties in coastal areas threatened by climate change. The company’s developments all have a positive impact on people who live in the region, are environmentally friendly, and are built to be profitable.

Louisiana Landmarks Society

Award in Historic Preservation

Community Greens at Washington and Broad

Rehabilitation by Green Coast Enterprises. Four blighted and abandoned buildings were put back into commerce as a community health clinic and retail space.


The White House

Champion of Change Award

Champions of Change is a weekly White House initiative to highlight Americans who are making an impact in their communities and helping our country rise to meet the many challenges of the 21st century.


Gambit Magazine

40 Under 40 Award

Will Bradshaw and Reuben Teague, owners of Green Coast Enterprises, refuse to be typical real estate developers. So when they research a potential proposal, they look beyond the financial end of the deal.

New Orleans City Business

Innovator of the Year, Bronze Award

For New Orleans,weather is a major concern. That’s why Green Coast Enterprises has created housing that is resistant to hurricanes, extreme heat, humidity and termites.

Business Week

One of America’s Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs

When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in August 2005, Will Bradshaw went to work on the recovery that fall, and began to form his business idea around making buildings in hot coastal regions more energy-efficient and durable in storms.


Echoing Green

Fellowship Recipient

Echoing Green is an organization that recognizes social entrepreneurs. Green Coast Enterprises will receive $45,000 a year, health benefits and technical support for their business, including access to investors and advice on refining the business plan.