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.

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.

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: 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 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

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

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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 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.

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

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

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in Houston

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

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

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

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.

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Houston

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

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

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.

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-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

Work Progressing on $480M Houston Flood Control Project

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Work is wrapping up on the widening of 21 miles of Brays Bayou in Houston, one of 75 individual project components of a $480-million cooperative project between the Harris County Flood Control District and the Corps of Engineers to reduce flooding in the watershed

$1.7 Billion Houston Drinking Water Goes Big to Address 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

140 Billion Gallons of Water in Houston: Video

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Engineering News Record published an informational video on the Houston flooding

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.

FERC To Open Office in Houston to Advance LNG Facility Permitting

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Companies building new LNG terminals along the Gulf Coast will be getting more service and closer supervision after the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission opens a new office in Houston

Six Injured in Houston Scaffold Collapse

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Houston Scaffold Collapses. Business Management

The Woodlands, TX: A Thriving Hub For Corporate Headquarters

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Located just 27 miles north of Houston, The Woodlands Area includes The Woodlands and the cities of Oak Ridge North and Shenandoah. Read: The Woodlands, TX: A Thriving Hub For Corporate Headquarters at BusinessFacilities.com.

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

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.

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

STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class

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The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills. Read: STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class at BusinessFacilities.com.

In Houston, proposed rules would require building above 500-year flood level

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City leaders in Houston are considering new floodplain rules that would require buildings to be built above the 500-year flood level. Houston has experienced three “500-year floods” between 2015 and 2017.

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

Micro Apartment Complex Coming Soon to Houston

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It was developed by Novel Creative Development and it will be located in the East Downtown, or EaDo, neighborhood of Houston, which is very close to the cultural and business center of the city.

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.

4 audacious projects that could transform Houston

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Houston CultureMap contributor Barbara Kuntz collected all the project proposals the website covered in 2014 and recapped four daring developments that could alter the cultural landscape in Bayou City: read more.

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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