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New Partnership Office Tower Open In Downtown Houston

HOUSTON – Partnership Tower, the newest office building in downtown Houston is now occupied. The 10-story, 100,000-SF building, 701 Avenida de las Americas, is connected to the north end of the George R. Brown Convention Center The Greater Houston Partnership, Houston First Corporation and the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau are now in their new home in Partnership Tower, ... Read More »

The East Houston Boom: The Explosive Bright Spot in a Lackluster Market

EAST HOUSTON (Realty News Report) – If you think Houston is only losing jobs, then take a ride to the city’s eastside. Drive by the ChevronPhilips chemical facility under construction in Baytown. It employs thousands of construction workers and will need approximately 400 full-time employees to run the plant once completed. “Unfortunately the upstream side — exploration and production — ... Read More »

Jankowski: Houston Will Create 22,000 Jobs in 2016

HOUSTON – The Greater Houston Partnership forecasts the Houston metro area will create 21,900 net new jobs in 2016, even though low oil prices will be a drag on the regional economy. “If you want one word to define Houston, I’d say resilience,” said Patrick Jankowski, the Partnership’s Senior Vice President of Research said at the Partnership’s annual outlook event ... Read More »

Layoffs to Hit Houston Energy Industry as the City Braces for a Fall from Job-Growth Leadership Position

HOUSTON – Layoffs will hit Houston’s energy industry in 2015 as lower oil prices dampen the economy in Houston, which is known as the Energy Capital of the World, according to the Greater Houston Partnership. West Texas Intermediate broke below $60 a barrel Thursday, closing at $59.95, the lowest level since 2009. In June, the price was above $100 a ... Read More »

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