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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…

LyondellBasell's Patel Talks Industry Trends, Curbing Plastic Waste at Petrochem Event

Houston has long been a dominant player in the petrochemical industry, thanks in large part to the region’s access to feedstocks and the ability to transport the end products to customers via the…
Economic Development

Houston City Council Votes 'Yes' to Federal Dollars for East End Hub

The Houston Chronicle reports Houston city council this week approved $24 million in federal funding to construct the East End Maker Hub, a project that will house and support startups, entrepreneurs…
Economic Development

Houston Manufacturers: Positive Environment Will Help Expand Local Operations

Major manufacturers in Houston are bullish on their expansion plans in the region, which could help bolster Houston’s identity as a hub for various segments of the industry.  That was one of the main…

Collaborating Across Sectors to Improve Individual Lives and the Workforce

Peter Beard, the Greater Houston Partnership’s senior vice president for Regional Workforce Development, leads the Partnership’s UpSkill Houston initiative. Beard recently hosted a roundtable of…

Houston a Manufacturing Powerhouse Producing $82B in Products Annually

The Houston region’s position as a manufacturing powerhouse is largely due to its business-friendly climate, low costs, as well as its access to world-class infrastructure and a talented workforce. …
Executive Partners