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Crossmark Global Investments moving to Skanska's West Memorial campus
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Published in 10-1-2018
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Crossmark Global Investments, a longtime Houston investment manager that got a new name last year, will move its headquarters to Skanska's recently completed West Memorial Place campus in the Energy Corridor this year. The company, which provides investment strategies for financial advisers and institutions, has leased 16,000 square feet at West Memorial Place I, 15375 Memorial Drive, just ...>>

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Jackson Walker inks big renewal in 5 Houston Center
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Published in 10-1-2018
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Jackson Walker has firmed up its commitment to downtown's 5 Houston Center with a major lease renewal. The 77,015-square-foot lease at 1401 McKinney reflects a renewal of 74,094 square feet and an expansion of 2,921 square feet, Transwestern announced.

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Reed Smith adds four new lawyers to Houston office
Business
Published in 10-1-2018
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Reed Smith added four new lawyers to its Houston office, including a partner from a rival firm and a pipeline company advisor.

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Houston real estate market posts record year
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Published in 10-1-2018
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Houston's real estate market set a new record for home sales in 2017, besting the previous year's record by 3.5 percent as the market rapidly rebounded after Hurricane Harvey.

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Local company helps truck drivers comply with overdue ELD mandate
Business
Published in 10-1-2018
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Truck drivers are now required to install electronic devices that track the number of hours they're behind the wheel, but some stragglers have yet to abide by the new laws.

Houston-based Gorilla Safety, which creates software the runs the electronic logging devices, is seeking to help the stragglers. It is offering free hardware to fleets who enter into a two-year agreement for its ...>>

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Coal mining deaths jump after falling to record low
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Published in 3-1-2018
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Coal mining deaths surged in the U.S. in 2017, one year after they hit a record low. The nation's coal mines recorded 15 deaths last year, including eight in West Virginia. Kentucky had two deaths, and there were one each in Alabama, Colorado, Montana, Pennsylvania and Wyoming. In 2016 there were eight U.S. coal mine deaths. West Virginia has led the nation in coal mining ...>>
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McDonald's tries out fresh beef in another burger
Business
Published in 3-1-2018
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NEW YORK - McDonald's is testing the use of fresh beef in another burger, the latest move by the fast food chain to swap out frozen beef as it seeks to improve its image. The company said Tuesday that the new burger, called Archburger, is being tested in seven McDonald's restaurants in Tulsa, Okla. McDonald's held similar tests for fresh beef Quarter Pounders for about a year befor ...>>
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Houston media lawyer leaves Sedgwick to join Gregor Cassidy
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Published in 3-1-2018
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Houston media lawyer Joseph R. Larsen has left Sedgwick to join Gregor Cassidy as a partner.

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Bambu to join Pho Saigon Vietnamese Noodle House in new Pearland center
Business
Published in 3-1-2018
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Bambu, a Vietnamese drink and dessert shop, has signed up as a tenant in Kirby Commons, a retail center scheduled to open at 11609 W. Broadway Boulevard in Pearland in March. Bambu has leased 1,800 square feet for its 10th location in the Houston area, according to NAI Partners.

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Great W'Kana Café, A Ma Maniere, Atelier Isabelle Rose to open at Upper Kirby project
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Published in 3-1-2018
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Great W'Kana Café, A Ma Maniere Atelier, Isabelle Rose have signed up for space in Kirby Collection, a new mixed-use development of Thor Equities in Upper Kirby.

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Amid sales drop, Harley-Davidson wants to teach more to ride
Business
Published in 27-12-2017
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MILWAUKEE - Harley-Davidson is placing a renewed emphasis on teaching people to ride as part of its efforts to attract more customers. The Milwaukee-based company's decision to expand the number of dealerships with a Harley Riding Academy comes as the industry grapples with years of declining sales and an aging customer base. The program launched in 2000 with about 50 locations and now 245 de ...>>
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Oil comes within whisker of $60 a barrel
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Published in 27-12-2017
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A pipeline blast in Libya and a bullish budget forecast in Saudi Arabia boosted crude prices to levels not seen since mid-2015. West Texas Intermediate crude settled within a whisker of $60 a barrel, settling Tuesday at $59.97 a barrel in New York, up $1.50 a barrel, or 2.6 percent. A pipeline run by Waha Oil that carries crude to Libya's biggest export terminal exploded Tuesday, dropping th ...>>
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LGI Homes to build in Newport community
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Published in 27-12-2017
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LGI Homes has begun selling homes in Newport, a 1970s-era master-planned community along the southeast shore of Lake Houston in Crosby. The builder plans 83 homes, ranging from 1,400 square feet to more than 2,500 square feet, in Newport. Prices start at about $170,000.

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Vinson & Elkins to distribute Hurricane Harvey relief funds to local non-profits
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Published in 27-12-2017
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The century-old Vinson & Elkins law firm will distribute nearly a half-million dollars from its Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to local non-profit organizations, the firm announced.

Since late August, the V&E Fund has received 370 donations from lawyers, staff, alumni, clients, vendors and friends of the firm. V&E matched the donations to the fund, which is maintained by the Gre ...>>

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Events luxury gift store to leave River Oaks Shopping Center after 30 years
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Published in 27-12-2017
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Events, a staple of River Oaks Shopping Center selling luxury gifts, home items and stationery for 30 years, will get a new home in 2018. The locally-owned retailer will move to a new River Oaks area store at 2439 Westheimer, east of Kirby Drive. The move comes as Weingarten Realty prepares to break ground on a 30-story residential tower on a portion of the shopping center that housed Local Pou ...>>

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