ExxonMobil Is Moving Its Headquarters To Houston

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ExxonMobil will relocate its corporate headquarters from Irving to Houston, TX, bringing the number of Fortune 500 companies in the area to 25. The post ExxonMobil Is Moving Its Headquarters To Houston appeared first on Business Facilities Magazine.

NRG Energy Relocating Headquarters To Houston

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Houston’s diverse workforce, along with the city’s commitment to its Climate Action Plan, were among the key factors driving NRG’s decision. Read: NRG Energy Relocating Headquarters To Houston at BusinessFacilities.com.

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$1B Ammonia Plant Coming To Greater Houston

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Read: $1B Ammonia Plant Coming To Greater Houston at BusinessFacilities.com. The investment by Gulf Coast Ammonia LLC, Air Products, and Eastman Chemical Company will build the world’s largest single-train ammonia synthesis loop in Texas City, TX.

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.

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. Axiom Space will build a privately funded platform that will attach to the International Space Station. The project will cost up to $2 billion and create approximately 1,000 jobs.

Houston Spaceport Prepares for the Future

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The Houston Airport System is currently accepting bids for the design and construction of Taxiway Lima, which could break ground as early as this summer and be completed next year

Lake Houston Dam Improvements Scaled Back Due to Budget

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An effort to bolster flood control in northeast Houston through improvements to the Lake Houston dam have been scaled back due to financial constraints on the project.

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.

Herc Holdings Acquires Houston-based Champion Rentals

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announced it has acquired the assets of Houston-based Champion Rentals Inc. Herc Holdings, a reading North American equipment rental supplier operating at Herc Rentals Inc., Champion is a full-service general equipment rental company comprising approximately 100 employees and four locations

Houston Bridge's Revised Design Adds $300M to Price

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The Houston Ship Channel Bridge project will resume after design concerns halted work

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.

August 2021 City Scoop: Houston

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Dodge offers data on projected 2021 construction starts in the Houston area

Feds Allow Portions of Controversial Houston Highway Project to Resume

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Federal transportation officials will allow sections of the controversial $10 billion effort to reconstruct I-45 through downtown Houston while continuing to assess possible Civil Rights and environmental violations

Medical Products, Cabinet Manufacturers Expand In Alabama

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Global Resources International will create 110 new jobs in Houston County, Wellborn Cabinet plans $17 million expansion in Oxford.

August 2022 City Scoop: Houston

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Dodge offers data on projected 2022 construction starts in the San Antonio area

Houston Bridge Revised Design Adds $300M to Price

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The Houston Ship Channel Bridge project will resume after design concerns halted work

Alabama Forest Products Companies To Invest $92M, Create 70+ Jobs

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In Dothan, AL, SmartLam North America will invest $62 million in a new glulam manufacturing facility and Peak Renewables will build a $30 million wood pellet production plant.

Houston's hurricane recovery efforts delaying city construction projects

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Houston must fund 100% of Hurricane Harvey-related construction while waiting for federal government reimbursements

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.

Jack Link’s Manufacturing Facility Bringing 800 Jobs To Georgia

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The meat snack maker will invest $450 million in its new manufacturing facility at the I-75 GRAD Certified Site in Houston County. Kemp Houston County I-75 GRAD Certified Site Jack Link's Perry Quick Start

140 Billion Gallons of Water in Houston: Video

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Engineering News Record published an informational video on the Houston flooding

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in Houston

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

After Houston High-rise Evacuation, Engineers Find Structure Intact

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A fire line water leak prompted the evacuation of the Royalton condo building Aug. 11, and it is unclear when residents will be able to return

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.

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

Jack Link’s Manufacturing Facility Bringing 800 Jobs To Georgia

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The meat snack maker will invest $450 million in its new manufacturing facility at the I-75 GRAD Certified Site in Houston County. Kemp Houston County I-75 GRAD Certified Site Jack Link's Perry Quick Start

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

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

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

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.

FIFA World Cup 2026 To Boost Economy Across 16 Host Cities

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The 16 Host Cities picked for FIFA World Cup 2026 were selected based on transportation, human rights, stadium infrastructure, fan fest locations and training sites.

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

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Global HQ Relocating To Texas

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Capital Investment Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Texas corporate expansion Governor Greg Abbott Greater Houston Partnership headquarters relocation Hewlett Packard Enterprise Houston HPE Site Selection Spring

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Work Begins on $1B Houston Ship Channel Expansion

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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp. is working on the first segment of the project.

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. Read: Frito-Lay Investing $200M In Georgia Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.

Feds Allow Controversial Houston Highway Project to Partly Resume

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Transportation officials will allow some work on $10 billion I-45 reconstruction through downtown Houston while it assesses possible civil rights and environmental violations

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.

Houston's office construction is soaring

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Houston has 19 million sf of office space under construction, 54% more than a year ago, and its highest level since the booming 1980s, according to local news reports. read more. Architects Building Owner Contractors Designers Engineers Facility Managers Office Building Designers / Specifiers / Landscape Architects Interior Architecture

Top Logistics Hubs: On The Move

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Cities and counties are leveraging their locations, skilled workforce, and intermodal services to keep goods moving.