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Houston Small Businesses Play Vital Role in the Region’s Economy

Houston’s small business community plays an integral role in both the local economy and the city's vibrant quality of life. This community is driven by diverse owners and is a leading source of job…

Small Business Perspective: Business Continuity During Crisis

The novel coronavirus is unlike any disaster, natural or economic, that we have seen in modern times. Small, local businesses have been particularly impacted by the pandemic but are not unfamiliar…

METRO Working to Return Services, Protect Riders and Employees

METRO is working to relaunch some of its transit services that were temporarily halted during the coronavirus shutdown. But the agency says doing so safely, in a manner that protects both its…
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Commercial Real Estate Impact - Office Space Trends and Implications Post-COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on every aspect of our lives. As businesses across Houston begin the phased approach to reopening, it is important to note the implications the current…

Alternative Funding Options for Houston's Small Businesses

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses of all sizes in nearly every sector are facing financial hardship brought on by the crisis.  As the economy gradually reopens, local and state…

Houston’s Response to 2020 Census Crucial for Next Decade

The ability of the Houston region to recover from the pandemic depends greatly on the resources available to our community. The 2020 Census counts every person in the United States and then…
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