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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. …
Living In Houston

Moving Forward: Future of Houston Transit Focus of 2019 State of METRO

With Greater Houston’s population expected to grow by 10 million over the next 40 years, the future of the region’s transit and mobility needs led the discussion at this year’s State of METRO event…

Working Together to Crack the Code on the Future of Work

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…
Economic Development

Submarket Spotlight: Life Sciences Cos., Quality of Life Help Fuel Pearland's Growth

  Located about 20 minutes south of downtown Houston, Pearland is the the third-largest city by population in the Houston region and one of the fastest-growing cities in Texas. Affordable housing…
Economic Development

Waste Management CEO: Why We Chose to Keep HQ in Houston

It’s been nearly a year since Waste Management signed a deal to relocate its corporate headquarters to Capitol Tower in downtown Houston. But at one time, the company was considering relocating its…

Report: Houston Leads in Energy Efficient Jobs in Texas

A new report says Houston leads the Lone Star State in the number of energy efficiency jobs, and Texas is the second-leading state for such employment in the U.S.  The findings, released earlier this…
Executive Partners