Canyon Johnson's local partner on the acquisition of the Marq*E Center is Fidelis Realty Partners, a full service real estate and investment firm whose senior executives have more than 100 years of combined real estate experience in the Houston
Since 1996, Houston
has handled more products moving to and from the United States and South America than any other city, according to Daniel Marrero, Americargo Transport president.
It's a game that is being staged here in large part as a formal thank you to Houston
Texans owner Bob McNair, who paid a record $700 million franchise fee to wrest an expansion franchise away from Los Angeles in 1999, and to the city for building $450 million Reliant Stadium mostly with public funds.
In those previous decades, Manny notes that cotton, cattle and oil--all cyclical commodities--drove the Houston
It's too early to tell whether the increased goals will funnel more money to black contractors, but Houston
is striving to increase minority participation, not scale it back.
In a city-wide referendum, Houston
residents once again rejected zoning, by a 53-to-47 percent margin.
For members of the Houston
Economic Summit Media Relations Task Force, the assignment was equally simple": Prepare a strategy and background material to convince more than 4,000 journalists that Houston
was more than oil wells, cowboys, unemployed workers and vacant, foreclosed office buildings.
As a nonprofit organization, we sought a solution that is as affordable as it is cutting-edge," said Jim Monahan, president and CEO, Houston
Regular-season results: May 28: Sparks 66, Houston
63; June 21: Houston
69, Sparks 65; Aug.
One of the more aggressive is Houston
InterWeb Design, which as its name implies, designs Web sites for small and medium-sized businesses.
The shortage of nurses we are experiencing locally continues to impact Houston
hospitals," said Dan Wolterman, CEO of the Memorial Hermann Health System in Houston
And with the smog season ending locally in a few weeks, air quality experts said Houston
might for two years running post the highest peak smog and most unhealthy ozone days of the year.
-- The Houston
Chapter of the American Marketing Association will recognize Houston
's Marketer of the Year on February 27, 2007.
At the end of her heavily scrutinized appearance on stage at Arista Records' 25th-anniversary bash Monday, Whitney Houston
apparently made a reference to the rumors that drug problems were threatening her career.
Technology Center (HTC), an organization that assists in the acceleration and commercialization of area emerging technology companies, recently announced that Walter Ulrich has been elected as President and CEO.