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Commercial Real Estate Impact - Office Space Trends and Implications Post-COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on every aspect of our lives. As businesses across Houston begin the phased approach to reopening, it is important to note the implications the current…

Report: Middle Skills Matter to Greater Houston

A new labor market report underscores the long-term and critical role of middle-skill occupations in positioning the Houston region to be competitive in the 21st century and creating economic…
Economic Development

SBA to Businesses: Act Quick on New Round of Federal Funding

Congress gave final approval to a new $484 billion COVID-19 stimulus package on April 23 and President Trump signed the measure a day later.   The bill includes an additional $321 billion for the…
COVID-19 Business Forums

Layoffs & Furloughs: What Employers Need to Know

A survey conducted by the Partnership in late March distributed to 850 small-to-medium sized member companies showed businesses across out region are hurting. Forty-one percent of those surveyed said…
Economic Development

COVID-19 Tax Toolkit for Houston Businesses

Businesses and individuals have a bit of a reprieve this tax season since the Treasury Department and IRS extended the filing deadline to July 15, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The…
Economic Development

Countering COVID-19 Disruptions with Supply Chain Resiliency

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt many aspects of Houston's business community, including jobs and how businesses engage their customers. The crisis is also creating problems for the global…
Executive Partners