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Economic Development

Houston No. 2 Among Major Cities for Corporate Attraction, Investment; Texas Leads Nation

Texas is the top state in the country for new economic development projects while Houston scores the No. 2 spot among the nation’s largest cities, according to the latest rankings from Site Selection…

Shell's Gretchen Watkins Talks Challenges and Inspiration for Women in the C-Suite Ahead of Rise to the Top

As President of Shell Oil Company, Gretchen Watkins oversees the U.S. operations of one of the world’s leading energy companies. She took on the Houston-based role, managing Shell’s roughly 20,000 U.…

Hire Houston Youth Program Helps Create Strong Regional Workforce

Earlier this year, Houston City Mayor Sylvester Turner announced the launch of the fifth year of the City’s Hire Houston Youth summer internship program along with a new target employment goal.…

Houston City Council Members Discuss Economic Development, Resiliency

Providing a great quality of life and building a strong diverse economy was top of mind for four Houston City Council Members at the Greater Houston Partnership on Friday. They addressed a sold-out…

Texas A&M to Build $550 Million Project at TMC

The Texas A&M University System plans to build a $550 million complex in the Texas Medical Center that will house its groundbreaking Engineering Medicine (EnMed) program and provide housing for…

Coronavirus, Brexit and a Chinese Trade Deal: Recent Events and the Potential Impact on Houston

Bayou Business Download is a podcast from the Greater Houston Partnership that dives into the data and analytics influencing the region’s economy and the core business sectors that drive Houston’s…
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