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Governor Abbott and Judge Hidalgo Issue New COVID-19 Orders

6/26/20
This morning, Governor Greg Abbott announced a change to certain elements of the Reopen Texas plan.  Per Governor Abbott’s order, effective at noon today, all bars and similar establishments must…
Economy

Small Biz Insider: Houston Lawyers Lend a Hand to Combat COVID-19

6/23/20
The City of Houston recently launched a program providing free legal advice to small businesses affected by COVID-19. The Houston Small Business Legal Consultations Program is led by the city's …

Rice U's Startup Competition, World's Largest & Richest, Goes Virtual

6/23/20
A music publishing startup from Georgia took home the top prize in this year's Rice Business Plan Competition. The world's largest and richest graduate-level student startup competition awarded more…
Digital Technology

Amazon and Google to Open New Facilities in Houston Area

6/18/20
One tech giant is opening its first office in Houston as another plans a massive expansion in the region.  Construction is now underway in Richmond on an 850,000-square-foot fulfillment center for…

The Gulf Coast Labor Market Is Making a Turn After Record-Breaking, ‘Astonishing’ Unemployment

6/18/20
Key indicators are showing a change in Houston’s labor market, according to a regional labor economist. Job postings are starting to increase in some industries while the number of weekly…
Biotechnology

52-Acre Development Looks to Capitalize on Houston's Growing Life Sciences Industry

6/16/20
A massive new mixed-use development planned near the Texas Medical Center is the latest in a series of projects that will expand Houston’s life sciences research and innovation infrastructure.  …
Executive Partners