$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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in Houston

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

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.

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

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

Houston office construction costs projected to rise 5%

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

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

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.

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

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in Houston

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

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.

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

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 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-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

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

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.

140 Billion Gallons of Water in Houston: Video

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Engineering News Record published an informational video on the Houston flooding

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.

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's Astrodome renovation delayed until next year

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

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

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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.

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

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

Review Finds Design Flaws in Houston Ship Channel Bridge

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A third-party design review of the Houston Ship Channel bridge project by COWI North America found 21 areas of "significant concern" on the project

Engineering review of $1B, FIGG-backed Houston bridge identifies design issues

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FIGG, the Engineer of Record, said it will collaborate with the other project designers in addressing third-party consultant COWI's "significant concerns "

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.

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

U.S. Ports: Sizing Up The Logistics Industry

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Arkansas Cover Story Featured Georgia Illinois Kentucky Logistics & Distribution Magazine Highlights Maryland Mississippi Texas Transportation & Infrastructure Baltimore BF-September/October-2019 georgia illinois kentucky Logistics Port Houston Ports Transportation

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Houston Begins Build of Largest Water Purification Plant on the Planet

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The Northeast Water Purification Plant expansion project is underway near Lake Houston in Harris County, Texas. miles from Lake Houston

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.

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