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National Chamber Day: Partnership’s Impact

10/20/21
Since 1840, the Greater Houston Partnership has strived to make the Houston region the best place to live, work and build a business. Through the dedicated efforts of our 900 member companies in the…
Economic Development

Soft Office Market Spells Opportunity for Current Houston Companies, Prospects

10/15/21
Pandemic induced weakness in Houston’s office market is creating significant opportunities for tenants seeking higher quality space and concessions. The shifting dynamics are also making the Houston…
Economy

SBA Analysis Pinpoints Lending Wins and Challenges for Houston's Female Entrepreneurs

10/5/21
A recent analysis by the Houston District Office for the Small Business Administration (SBA) found women-owned small businesses in Houston are outpacing their male counterparts when it comes to SBA-…
Economic Development

Education & Workforce Council: Supporting an Inclusive Energy Workforce Recovery 

9/20/21
Eighteen months ago, record job losses were recorded across the Houston region. Nationally, unemployment due to the effects of COVID-19 in 2020 disproportionately affected communities of color, women…
Economic Development

Understanding Houston's Jobseekers to Aid Recovery

9/13/21
Jobseekers across greater Houston are fresh faces, hard workers, resilient, and survivors. They are tenacious, they are hopeful, and they want to develop the skills to get good jobs.  Despite the…
Economic Development

JPMorgan Chase Returns to Iconic Downtown Skyscraper and Relocates Tech Hub

9/7/21
JPMorgan Chase has just completed its move back into its namesake building at 600 Travis Street. More than 1,700 of the major investment bank's employees are occupying 12 floors in the 75-story…