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BEST HOSPITAL FOR CANCER - MD ANDERSON CANCER CENTER

U.S. News and World Report (as reported by Houston Business Journal) - August 13, 2018

BEST RACE/CLASS INTERACTION – RICE UNIVERSITY

Princeton Review – August 7, 2018

Best Markets to Purchase Multifamily Assets

Ten-X (as reported by Houston Chronicle) – August 3, 2018

TOP METRO FOR CONSTRUCTION JOB GROWTH (BETWEEN June '17 AND June '18)

Associated General Contractors of America – July 31, 2018

Top Metro for Economic Growth Potential

Business Facilities Magazine – July 23, 2018

BEST SEAPORT IN NORTH AMERICA

Asia Cargo News – May 23, 2018

BEST ENERGY- and RESOURCE-BASED THINK TANKS IN THE WORLD - RICE UNIVERSITY'S CENTER FOR ENERGY STUDIES

2017 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report – January 30, 2018

BEST ONLINE CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROGRAM - SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY

U.S. News and World Report (as reported by Houston Business Journal) – January 9, 2018

BEST BIG CITIES FOR NEW GRADS

Onlinedegree.com (as reported by PaperCity) – December 21, 2017

BEST BIG CITIES TO BEGIN YOUR CAREER

Bankrate.com (as reported by Culpwrit) – November 6, 2017

INDUSTRIAL CONSTRUCTION IN THE PAST DECADE

CommercialCafe (as reported by Houston Chronicle) – October 9, 2017

TOP CITIES FOR MINORITY ENTREPRENEURS

Entrepreneur Magazine – June 2017

U-HAUL DESTINATION CITIES

Houston Chronicle – May 26, 2017

FASTEST GROWING CITY IN AMERICA - CONROE

Bisnow – May 25, 2017

BEST HOTEL IN TEXAS - HILTON AMERICAS

MSN (as reported by Meetings + Events) – May 17, 2017

BEST CITY FOR COLLEGE GRADUATES

Money (as reported by Yahoo Finance) – May 11, 2017

2017 WORLD'S MOST COMPETITIVE CITIES - TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS

Site Selection – May 8, 2017

2017 WORLD'S MOST COMPETITIVE CITIES - METALS

Site Selection – May 8, 2017

2017 WORLD'S MOST COMPETITIVE CITIES - MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT

Site Selection – May 8, 2017

2017 WORLD'S MOST COMPETITIVE CITIES - ENERGY

Site Selection – May 8, 2017

2017 WORLD'S MOST COMPETITIVE CITIES - CHEMICALS & PLASTICS

Site Selection – May 8, 2017

HIGHEST ANNUAL MEDIAN WAGE FOR STEM WORKERS

WalletHub – January 2017

MOST CHARITABLE PLACES IN AMERICA

Charity Navigator – September 7, 2016

TOP U.S. METRO FOR EXPORTS IN 2015

Department of Commerce - September 2016 #2

Best Quality of Life – RICE UNIVERSITY

Princeton Review – August 7, 2018

Agricultural Bioscience Leaders

Business Facilities Magazine - July 23, 2018

Least Expensive Real Estate Markets

Property Shark (as reported by New York Times) – July 19, 2018

Cost of Living in Top 10 U.S. Cities Hiring for Jobs

Refinery29 – July 3, 2018

Top Housing Markets for New Homes

MetroStudy (as reported by Houston Chronicle) – April 26, 2018

Top Metros for Population Increase between July ’16 and July ’17

U.S. Census Bureau (reported by Houston Chronicle) – March 22, 2018

Best Nursing-Anesthesia Programs - Baylor College of Medicine

U.S. News and World Report 2019 - Best Graduate Programs – March 21, 2018

2018 BEST PLACES TO RAISE A FAMILY – The Woodlands

Niche (as reported by The Houston Business Journal) – March 12, 2018

Top Metros in the Nation for New and Expanded Corporate Facilities

Site Selection (as reported by Houston Business Journal - March 6, 2018

COST OF LIVING - CITIES WHERE PAYCHECKS GO FAR

Center for Opportunity Urbanism - December 2017

BEST CITIES IN THE U.S. FOR VETERANS TO START A SMALL BUSINESS

Thumbtack (as reported by Business Wire) - November 8, 2017

BEST GRADUATE ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM IN U.S. - RICE UNIVERSITY

The Princeton Review - November 2017

BEST UNDERGRADUATE ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM IN U.S. - UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON

The Princeton Review - November 2017

GLOBAL AFFORDABILITY

Homeday, an online real estate portal based in Berlin, Germany - November 2017

TOP METROPOLITAN AREA EXPORTERS - HOUSTON MSA

U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration - October 2017

BEST HOSPITALS TO WORK FOR IN 2017

Healthcare Finance News - September 7, 2017

BEST MAGNET SCHOOL - CARNEGIE VANGUARD HIGH SCHOOL

U.S. News (as reported by Houston Business Journal) – April 25, 2017

BEST MUSEUMS FOR FAMILIES

USA Today – March 31, 2017

TOP CITIES FOR H-1B VISAS

American City Business Journal Research – February 2017

2017 APARTMENT DELIVERY LEADERS

Realpage – December 2016

AMERICA'S FRIENDLIEST CITIES

Travel + Leisure - December 2016

BEST PLACES TO LIVE IN THE WORLD

InterNations – November 2016 #3

BEST REHABILITATION HOSPITAL - TIRR MEMORIAL HERMANN

U.S. News and World Report (as reported by Houston Business Journal) - August 13, 2018

Best Markets to Purchase Retail Property

Ten-X (as reported by Bisnow) – May 14, 2018

BEST UNIVERSITY-AFFILIATED THINK TANKS IN THE WORLD - RICE UNIVERSITY'S BAKER INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY

2017 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report – January 30, 2018

TOP CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT FOR TECH-BASED START-UPS

Information Technology and Innovation Foundation – November 28, 2017

BEST CITIES IN THE U.S. TO LIVE IN TO PAY OFF DEBT

Student Loan Hero – November 7, 2017

TOP 100 CITIES TO CONDUCT BUSINESS IN

Hickey and Associates – March, 2017

TOP U.S. METROS FOR JOB GROWTH (BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 2006 AND 2016)

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - November 2016 #4

Best Children's Hospitals in the U.S. - Texas Children's Hospital

U.S. News and World Report – June 28, 2018

Counties with the Most Incoming Investments - Fort Bend

SmartAsset – June 22, 2018

Top Counties for Population Increase between July ’16 and July ’17 – Harris County

U.S. Census Bureau (reported by Houston Chronicle) – March 22, 2018

TOP MOVING DESTINATION IN THE COUNTRY

Penske Truck Rental - January 22, 2018

US CITIES WITH MOST GREEN OFFICE SPACE

CBRE Group (as reported by Houston Chronicle) - July 10, 2017

INDUSTRIAL REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

Colliers (as reported by Houston Chronicle) - June 12, 2017 #5

NATION’S TOP URBAN AREAS FOR BUSINESS GROWTH

Yelp – August 23, 2018

BEST HOSPITAL FOR PSYCHIATRY - MENNINGER CLINIC

U.S. News and World Report (as reported by Houston Business Journal) - August 13, 2018

Happiest Students – Rice University

Princeton Review - August 7, 2018

Best Medical Schools: Primary Care - Baylor College of Medicine

U.S. News and World Report 2019 - Best Graduate Programs – March 21, 2018

BEST U.S. METROPOLITAN AREAS FOR MIDDLE MARKET FIRMS

American Express (as reported by Houston Business Journal) – February 13, 2018

TOP 15 MOST ENTREPRENEURIAL CITIES FOR 2018

Fit Small Business - February 12, 2018

BEST ONLINE GRADUATE EDUCATION PROGRAMS - UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON

U.S. News and World Report (as reported by Houston Business Journal) – January 9, 2018

2017 WORLD'S MOST COMPETITIVE CITIES - ELECTRONICS

Site Selection – May 8, 2017

2017 WORLD'S MOST COMPETITIVE CITIES - FOOD & BEVERAGE

Site Selection – May 8, 2017

MOST MILLIONAIRE CEOs

Compelo – April, 2017

TOP CITIES FOR HOMEBUYERS UNDER 35

Realtor.com (as reported by CultureMap Houston – March 22, 2017

MARKETS POISED FOR TREMENDOUS GROWTH BY 2040

American City Business Journal – October 2016

BEST CITY FOR MINORITY-OWNED BUSINESS STARTUPS

Biz2Credit (as reported by Forbes) – September 2016 #6

Top 10 Markets for Real Estate Investing

Roofstock (as reported by Houston Chronicle) – June 15, 2018

TOP 20 LARGEST U.S. PORTS (IMPORT VOLUME)

Descartes Datamyne (as reported by Maritime Executive) – June 7, 2018

Top 10 Ecosystems for Local Connectedness

Startup Genome – April 17, 2018

Top Food Truck Cities

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (as reported by Houston Business Journal) – March 22, 2018

TOP ON-TIME AIRPORTS IN THE WORLD

OAG (as reported by Houston Airport Systems) - February 8, 2018

TOP 25 CITIES FOR THE FUTURE

Business Insider - June 1, 2017

BEST CITY TO LIVE IN AMERICA - THE WOODLANDS

Niche (as reported by Houston Chronicle) - April 19, 2017

TOP TRENDING TRAVEL SPOTS TO BOOK FOR 2017

TripAdvisor - December 6, 2016 #7

Metros Where Teacher Salaries Go Furthest

Indeed – July 27, 2018

Top Foreign Trade Zones (Imports) – Harris County

Business Facilities Magazine – July 23, 2018

AMERICA'S BEST LARGE CITIES

Best Cities (as reported by ABC13) – June 13, 2018

Nation's Most Prosperous City – Pearland

RentCafe (as reported by Community Impact Newspaper) – May 24, 2018

Best Cities for Diversity in STEM

SmartAsset – December 19, 2017

HOTTEST PLACES FOR AMERICANS ON THE MOVE IN 2017

Updater (reported by Culture Map) – December 13, 2017

AMERICA'S 50 BEST LARGE CITIES

Resonance Consultancy (reported by Houston Business Journal) – June 19, 2017

BEST U.S. CITIES FOR AFFORDABLE GETAWAYS

Travel+Leisure – June 2017

BEST SUMMER VACATION SPOTS

WalletHub – May 17, 2017

TOP 10 MARKETS IN THE U.S. FOR FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYERS

SmartAsset (as reported by Houston Business Journal) – April 10, 2017

TOP DREAM CITIES

Site Selection magazine – January 2017

MOST AFFLUENT CITIES IN THE WORLD

Brookings Institution – December 2016 #8

Top Metros for Millennial Growth

The Brookings Institution – March 6, 2018

Top 10 Cities Where African-Americans Are Doing the Best Economically

Forbes – January 15, 2018

BEST COLLEGE VALUES 2017 - Rice University

Kiplinger (reported by Houston Business Journal) – December 27, 2017

THE 10 MARKETS WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNT OF NEW INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT

CBRE (as reported by National Real Estate Investor) – December 15, 2017

TOP TEN ENERGY STAR CITIES

Energy Star (reported by Bisnow) – June 26, 2017

TOP TEN GLOBAL CITY FOR THE FUTURE

AT Kearney - June 16, 2017

TOP 15 CITIES WITH MOST NEW RESIDENTS

U.S. Census Bureau (reported by Houston Business Journal) - May 25, 2017

TOP BUSINESS GRADUATE SCHOOLS - RICE

Bloomberg Business Week – November 16, 2016 #9

BEST CITIES FOR SOFTWARE ENGINEERS

ZipRecruiter & SpareFoot – May 22, 2018

Best Cities for Starting a Small Business

GOBankingRates – May 6, 2018

10 BEST METRO AREAS FOR MILLENIALS

Business Insider – October 1, 2017

BEST CITIES IN THE US FOR PEOPLE UNDER THE AGE OF 35

CNBC money – May 23, 2017

CITY FOR STARTUP ACTIVITY

Houston Business Journal – May 19,2017

BEST CITIES FOR JOB HUNTERS

Indeed (as reported by San Antonio Express News) – May 2, 2017

AMERICA'S MOST ATTRACTIVE CITIES

Travel + Leisure – November 2016

MOST VALUABLE NFL SPORTS TEAMS

Forbes – September 2016 #10

Top Cities Where Renters Can Save Money

Rent Café & Property Shark (as reported by Houston Business Journal) – August 6, 2018

Top U.S Cities Hiring for Jobs

Monster – July 2, 2018

Best U.S STEM High School - DeBakey High School for Health Professions

U.S News & World Report – May 18, 2018

Best Neighborhoods to Live in America - Memorial

Niche (as reported by CultureMap) – April 6, 2018

BEST CITIES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Yelp (reported by Houston Business Journal) – October 17, 2017

MOST JOYOUS PLACES ON EARTH

The Joy Index (reported by Houston Chronicle) – June 23, 2017

BEST COLLEGE TOWNS & CITIES IN AMERICA

WalletHub - December 13, 2016 "Other"

Ecosystems to Watch – Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Manufacturing & Robotics, Health & Life Sciences

Startup Genome – April 17, 2018

Top Metros for Higher Education R&D Personnel

NSF HERD Survey (as reported by SSTi) – April 12, 2018

First U.S. City to Have Two 4-Star Airports

Skytrax (as reported by Houston Chronicle) – March 22, 2018

8 AMERICAN CITIES YOU SHOULD VISIT BEFORE THEY'RE TOO POPULAR

Thrillist – May 30, 2017

TOP DESTINATIONS OF 2017

Forbes Travel Guide – January 23, 2017

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