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Governor Abbott and Judge Hidalgo Issue New COVID-19 Orders

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…

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

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

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

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

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…

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

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