Greater Houston: Greater Growth On The Texas Gulf Coast

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Port Houston’s Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ #84) is one of the busiest in the nation. Read: Greater Houston: Greater Growth On The Texas Gulf Coast at BusinessFacilities.com.

$1B Ammonia Plant Coming To Greater Houston

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Read: $1B Ammonia Plant Coming To Greater Houston at BusinessFacilities.com. Capital Investment Chemicals Daily News Featured Manufacturing Taxes & Incentives Texas Air Products Ammonia ammonia synthesis loop Business Incentives Eastman Chemical Company Galveston County Greater Houston Gulf Coast Ammonia Texas City

Houston, TX Top-Ranked Metro For Growth Potential

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Houston, TX is the top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential—followed by Atlanta, GA and Austin, TX—in Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report. Read: Houston, TX Top-Ranked Metro For Growth Potential at BusinessFacilities.com.

Houston Company To Build Commercial Segment Of NASA Space Station

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Read: Houston Company To Build Commercial Segment Of NASA Space Station at BusinessFacilities.com. Aerospace & Defense Capital Investment Daily News Featured Public-Private Partnerships Texas Aerospace aersopace manufacturing Axiom Space Boeing commercial space station Employment Houston International Space Station NASAAxiom Space will build a privately funded platform that will attach to the International Space Station.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Jason Ford, Greater Houston Partnership

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Greater Houston Partnership's VP of Regional Economic Development discusses his city's recovery from Hurricane Harvey, and opportunities for startups, foreign direct investment, and technology. Read: Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Jason Ford, Greater Houston Partnership at BusinessFacilities.com.

3 Construction Workers Killed, 1 Injured After Partial Building Collapse in Houston

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Via Twitter // Houston Fire Department. Yesterday afternoon, the Houston Fire Department responded to an emergency call involving a partially collapsed building on the West side of the city. Technical Rescue Team is actively responding to a #buildingcollapse in West Houston.

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in Houston

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Dodge offers data on projected 2020 construction starts in the Houston area

2020 Sky High for Kids Houston Banquet & Sporting Clay Tournament

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We’re excited to support the Houston Sky High for Kids Banquet and Sporting Clay Tournament! September 25th & 26th, 2020. REGISTER HERE. Did you know? 43 children in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer every day, and it’s the #1 cause of death by disease for children in the US.

Houston Convention Center Outfits Broadcast Studio With Virus-Killing Air Filters

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Houston First Corp., which owns and operates the George R. Brown Convention Center, has installed three mobile units of a new coronavirus-killing air purifier in the center’s new 5,250-sq-ft broadcast facility

Houston mayor proposes first post-Harvey flood control measures

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Harris County, which encompasses Houston, has implemented similar rules, though the city was exempted from those regulations

Frito-Lay Investing $200M In Georgia Expansion

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New York-based snack maker Frito-Lay will expand its operations in the City of Perry, GA, creating 120 new jobs in Houston County. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Food Processing Georgia Manufacturing corporate expansion Development Authority of Houston County Employment Frito-Lay georgia Georgia Department of Economic Development Houston County Perry

Bucking Houston's Teardown Trend

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In Houston, Texas, a city known for its teardown mentality, the long-vacant Sunset Coffee Building situated on the banks of the Buffalo Bayou would have typically met the wrecking ball long ago.

Construction of Houston ship channel bridge halted to fix FIGG design

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The authority behind the $962 million Sam Houston Tollway Ship Channel Bridge is giving FIGG Bridge Engineers three weeks to redesign the curved portion of the pylon legs and allow for an independent review

140 Billion Gallons of Water in Houston: Video

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Engineering News Record published an informational video on the Houston flooding

New Houston airport building opens, but with $600K mistake

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A construction blunder during part of the facility’s $1.2 billion overhaul has left an $18 million administration office without water service

Linde Opens New Offices In Houston, TX

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The Houston office inauguration (L to R) : Bruce Hensinger, CEO and President of Linde Engineering, Tom Blades, member of the Executive Board, Linde Group and Pat Murphy, President of Linde North America. The gases and engineering group, Linde, has moved into new offices in Houston, TX. The post Linde Opens New Offices In Houston, TX appeared first on Business Facilities.

Houston Drinking Water Plant Addresses Subsidence, Growth

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To counter subsidence and population growth, Houston is building one of the world’s largest drinking water plants and laying miles of pipe

Houston Construction Sites To Remain Open For Now

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Projects ongoing for the city of Houston, TxDOT, Harris County and Harris County Flood Control District will continue for now as long as contractors are willing to work, according to the Houston Contractors Association

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in Houston

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Dodge offers data on projected 2019 construction starts in the Houston area

Work Begins on $1B Ship Channel Bridge in Houston

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Widening the Sam Houston Tollway will require new twin bridges across the Houston Ship Channel

Houston office construction costs projected to rise 5%

Construction Dive

The Kirksey Architecture report said labor and tariff concerns will significantly impact construction costs in one of the country's hottest markets

Houston Approves New Flood Construction Rule

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. . Hurricane Harvey is the reason Houston's City Council voted 9-7 to approve a new zoning rule on Wednesday in an attempt to prevent the losses experienced in last year's flood disaster. Houston city officials said 80 percent of the homes damaged by Harvey would have been protected had they been built to the specifications of the new rule

Houston's Astrodome renovation delayed until next year

Construction Dive

More than $100 million of construction renovations to the historic Astrodome will have to wait until after the Texas city's annual rodeo

Houston: From Super Bowl XXXVIII To Super Bowl LI

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As Houston gets set to host the Super Bowl this weekend, take a look at the massive transformation America's fourth largest city has experienced in the 13 years since it last hosted the NFL event. Read Houston: From Super Bowl XXXVIII To Super Bowl LI on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

Houston, We Have a Problem …

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It is easy to look at the next-door neighbors and think, “Boy, they have it going on!” Keeping up with the Joneses is a common practice, and it leads to so many insecurities, which we all seem to possess. We know the grass isn’t always greener on the other side, and it is our own psyche that plants these seeds of doubt

Clear-Headed Engineer Saves Houston's Drinking Water

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27, Hurricane Harvey’s rains flooded a critical backwash pond at Houston’s smallest water plant On Aug.

Houston agency proposes new floodplain construction standards

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If all homes had been built to the proposed standards, 84% of the homes flooded by Hurricane Harvey would have survived the event high and dry

Forbes: Houston is America's #1 construction hotspot

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According to a recent report from Forbes , Houston is America''s top city for new construction in 2014. billion in starts from January to September this year, Houston has seen a 176% increase in new projects since 2013. With $25.1 Eight of the 10 biggest new construction projects (in terms of cost to build) are energy and chemicals facilities, according to Forbes. read more. Architects Building Owner Contractors Engineers

Immigration reform could relieve pressure on Houston's construction labor market

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Allowing some type of legal status for the undocumented workers who make up almost one-third of the city's labor pool could reduce project costs and improve quality of work, local industry leaders say

Residential: Best Project: Catalyst Houston

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Two 500-year storms and a massive hurricane tested the team constructing the Catalyst Houston tower

Houston-area schools consider $1.4B construction program

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A proposed bond program includes provisions for new construction as well as necessary repairs, replacements and building lifecycle needs

POST Houston mixed-use development will include a five-acre “skylawn”

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The 550,000-sf historic Barbara Jordan Post Office in Houston’s downtown Theatre District will soon become POST Houston, a mixed-use development that will include a concert venue, restaurants, bars, an international market hall, flexible co-working space, and, according to project developer Lovett Commercial, a rooftop park and farm that will be one of the largest in the world

Gilbane Joins Rebuilding Together Houston

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HOUSTON, Texas -- On consecutive weekends in October, Gilbane volunteered along with hundreds of Houstonians to give their time, talent and good old-fashioned hard work to help repair the homes of low-income elderly, veteran and disabled homeowners. Texas’ Rebuilding Together Houston programs use both crews of volunteers and professional contractors to repair homes for those who are unable to make or afford such repairs.

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Houston

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Dodge offers data on 2017 construction starts in the greater Houston area

Houston Imagines a Resilient City

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With Hurricane Harvey almost two years in the rearview mirror, Houstonians have started to imagine a future city that is resilient to storms and stressors that can be a model for the nation

Nation’s largest Nissan facility opens in Houston

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Central Automotive Group’s Central Houston Nissan recently opened on a 16-acre parcel along the 610 loop and celebrated its grand opening June 12. A car dealership whose owners are calling it the largest Nissan outlet in the country recently opened in Texas where, as is well known, everything is said to be bigger. In this case, it may well be true.

Six Injured in Houston Scaffold Collapse

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Houston Scaffold Collapses. Business Management

City Scoop: Houston

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“There’s no shortage of construction projects in Houston,” Ben Johanneman says

Proposed Floodplain Changes to Raise Houston Elevations

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Following a new analysis that examined the damage and flood impacts of Hurricane Harvey, Houston’s Dept. of Public Works is recommending that all new structures in the city’s 100- and 500-year floodplains be elevated to 2 ft above the 500-year flood elevation to avoid such damage in the future

Euro Auctions Expands to Houston

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Euro Auctions announced it has acquired a new permanent site in Houston, Texas. This new site will also allow Euro Auctions to gain access to the Mexico and South American markets through the port of Houston,” said Jonnie Keys, Euro Auctions' general manager The company held an auction last December to gauge local and national interest and found the response was very encouraging.