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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

GREENEST METROS

Business Facilities Magazine – July 20, 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

BEST RACE/CLASS INTERACTION - RICE UNIVERSITY

Princeton Review - August 31, 2016

HAPPIEST STUDENTS – RICE UNIVERSITY

Princeton Review – August 31, 2016

BEST CANCER CARE PROVIDER - MD ANDERSON CANCER CENTER

U.S. News and World Report - August 1, 2016

GREENEST METROS

Business Facilities Magazine - July 29, 2016

TOP DESTINATION CITY – SEVENTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

U-HAUL International – May 2016

HOUSTON TOPS CENSUS LIST ON NEW METRO AREA RESIDENTS – ADDING 159,083 RESIDENTS FROM 2014 - 2015

U.S. Census - March 2016 #2

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

AEROSPACE/DEFENSE LEADERS

Business Facilities Magazine - July 20, 2017

MOST CHARITABLE PLACE IN AMERICA

Charity Navigator (as reported by Houston Business Journal) - June 13, 2017

HOUSING STARTS

MetroStudy – May 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 CIITES

Travel + Leisure - December 2016

BEST PLACES TO LIVE IN THE WORLD

InterNations – November 2016

BEST REHABILITATION HOSPITAL - TIRR MEMORIAL HERMANN

U.S. News and World Report - August 1, 2016

TOP COUNTIES FOR INCOMING INVESTMENTS NATIONALLY - HARRIS COUNTY

SmartAsset - July 2016

TOP METROS OF 2015

Site Selection Magazine - March 1, 2016

BEST CITIES TO RAISE A YOUNG FAMILY

ValuePenguin.com - (as reported by The Houston Business Journal) - February 26, 2016

OP CITIES FOR MARITIME JOBS

American Maritime Partnership (as reported by The Houston Business Journal) - February 23, 2016 #3

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

CHEAPEST CITIES TO LIVE IN UNDER THE RADAR

Thrillist – February 21, 2017

TOP 100 CITIES TO CONDUCT BUSINESS IN

Hickey and Associates – March, 2017

CHEAPEST CITIES TO LIVE IN UNDER THE RADAR

Thrillist – February 21, 2017

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

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics - November 2016

BEST GRADUATE ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM IN THE U.S. – RICE UNIVERSITY JONES SCHOOL

Princeton Review - November 2016 #4

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

TOP METROS LEADING IN LOGISTICS

Business Facilities Magazine - July 29, 2016

BEST COLLEGES FOR YOUR MONEY NATIONALLY - RICE UNIVERISTY

Money Magazine - June 11, 2016

AIRPORTS WITH THE MOST TOTAL NON-STOP DESTINATIONS SERVED IN 2015 - IAH

Houston Airport System - February 2016 #5

BEST ONLINE GRADUATE EDUCATION PROGRAMS - UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON

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

GROWTH LEADERS

Business Facilities Magazine – July 20, 2017

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

BEST HOSPITAL FOR PSYCHIATRIC CARE - MENNINGER CLINIC

U.S. News and World Report - August 1, 2016

BEST CITIES FOR FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYERS

SmartAsset – March 21, 2016 #6

GROWTH LEADERS

Business Facilities Magazine - July 20, 2017

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

AMERICA'S BEST PLACES TO START A BUSINESS

CNBC – August 2016

MOST DIVERSE STEM CITIES

SmartAsset - July 2016

MOST FRIENDLY CITIES FOR SMALL BUSINESS TAXES IN 2016

Thumbtack (as reported by the Houston Business Journal) – March 21, 2016 #7

HOTTEST PLACES FOR AMERICANS ON THE MOVE IN 2017

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

BEST U.S. CITIES FOR AFFORDABLE GETAWAYS

Travel+Leisure – June 2017

AMERICA'S 50 BEST LARGE CITIES

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

BEST BRAND CITIES

Resonance Consultancy - August 2016

BEST METROS FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Site Selection Magazine - July 2016

TOP MOVING DESTINATION IN THE COUNTRY

Penske Truck Rental - 2016

BUSIEST AIRPORTS IN THE U.S. (BASED ON FLIGHT OPERATIONS) - IAH

Houston Airport System – February 2016 #8

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

BEST DATA CENTER HUBS

Business Facilities Magazine - July 29, 2016

TOP COUNTIES FOR INCOMING INVESTMENTS NATIONALLY - FORT BEND

SmartAsset - July 2016 #9

10 BEST METRO AREAS FOR MILLENIALS

Business Insider – October 1, 2017

STEM JOBS GROWTH POTENTIAL - SUGAR LAND

Business Facilities Magazine – July 20, 2017

TOP CITIES FOR STARTUPS

Business Facilities Magazine – July 20, 2017

ECONOMIC GROWTH POTENTIAL (POPULATION LESS THAN 300K) - SUGAR LAND

Business Facilities Magazine – July 20, 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

BEST QUALITY OF LIFE – RICE UNIVERSITY

Princeton Review – August 31, 2016

BEST METROS FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Site Selection Magazine (as reported by Houston Business Journal) – July 11, 2016 #10

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 CITIES IN THE US FOR PEOPLE UNDER THE AGE OF 35

CNBC money – May 23, 2017

BEST COLLEGE TOWNS & CITIES IN AMERICA

WalletHub - December 13, 2016 "Other"

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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