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CREW Houston: Richland Cos. building purchase shows power of networking
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Published in 25-2-2016
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The Richland Cos. purchase of its headquarters building  at 550 Post Oak Blvd. was named 2015's Networking Story of the Year by CREW Houston, the local chapter of the professional organization for women in the real estate industry. Transwestern listed the 53,872-square-foot building for the seller, a division of Chinese oil and gas giant Sinopec. Transwestern's structured finance ...>>

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Teardowns accelerated during Houston's housing boom
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Published in 25-2-2016
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Houston's demolition and teardown trend appeared to accelerate during the real estate boom of the last several years, but mostly on the west side of the city.

Data collected from the city of Houston show the residential and commercial demolitions since 1990. The interactive map below illustrates how the pace of demolition quickened in the last few years leading up to 2014.

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Roadrunner Transportation expands Texas network
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Published in 18-2-2016
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The company has leased 97,344 square feet in a development of Duke Realty Corp. at 8411 FM 1960 in Humble for its less-than-truckload freight operations. Roadrunner is a transportation and logistics service provider offering truckload and partial truckload logistics, transportation management solutions, intermodal solutions, freight consolidation, inventory management, expedited services, interna ...>>
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Pat Studdert named Maritime Person of the Year
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Published in 18-2-2016
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Studdert is being honored as for his support of local education and industry associations at the Port of Houston and surrounding communities, as well as his leadership at Buffalo Marine, the Port Bureau said. Early in his career he was a coach at Sharpstown and Waltrip high schools, and worked at Buffalo Marine alongside his father, Thomas Studdert, on Sundays.
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Recycling hurts Waste Management's Q4 earnings
Business
Published in 18-2-2016
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Net income in the fourth quarter was $273 million, down from $590 million in 2014, and earnings per share dropped to 61 cents, from $1.29 a year ago. "In the fourth quarter, the trend toward positive volumes continued, with internal revenue growth from volume in our traditional solid waste business improving," CEO David Steiner said in a statement. Low prices make it more difficult for Waste Man ...>>
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Prime Property bids farewell to our piece of prime property
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Published in 18-2-2016
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Before I joined the Chronicle's real estate team, I never would have thought I'd perk up thinking about buildings. Katherine Feser may know this city better than anyone as our go-to neighborhood expert and data guru. The Petroleum Club used to house on the top floor and Feser says visiting the elite club for special events made her feel like she was at the Oil Baron's Ball on the ...>>
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Woody Harrelson is the latest celebrity to join the billion-dollar legal marijuana industry
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Published in 11-2-2016
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The Midland native must be the most famous vegan from Texas (he's a connoisseur of Austin's animal-free eateries). Harrelson also might be the state's second most famous pot advocate (first in that category is Willie Nelson by a country mile).

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Oil slump drags down Group 1 Automotive revenue
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Published in 11-2-2016
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Group 1 Automotive is beginning to feel negative impacts of low oil prices in its oil patch markets of Houston, the rest of Texas and Oklahoma, officials said.

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SCI saw fewer funerals, declining revenue in 2015
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Published in 11-2-2016
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Service Corp. International performed fewer funerals last year, the Houston-based funeral company said Thursday in announcing its earnings had declined during the fourth quarter and for all of 2015. CEO Tom Ryan, in a statement, also cited losses from currency exchange from its Canadian funeral homes and cemeteries. The company has been working to sell more funeral services and cemetery plots ah ...>>
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Texas cities dominate for pet friendly apartment rentals
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Published in 11-2-2016
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Texas is tops for renters with four-legged friends. Adobo, an apartment listing firm, scoured hundreds of thousands of rental listings across the U.S. to come up with a list of the most pet friendly places for renters. Dallas, Austin, Houston and San Antonio took the first four spots on a list of the top 10 cities.

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Houston pest control technician finalist for industry award
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Published in 4-2-2016
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Houston-area pest control technician Walter Parada has been named a finalist in Pest Control Technology magazine's 2015 Technician of the Year Awards. "Walter embodies all the skills, drive and knowledge you'd want from any employee," regional manager Jeff Keller said in a statement.
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Executive AirShare brings a new jet to town
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Published in 4-2-2016
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Executive AirShare, a fractional aircraft ownership company, showed off its new Embraer Phenom 300 light jet based at Hobby Airport during a media event Thursday. The company plans to also have a six-passenger Cessna Citation CJ2& and a nine-passenger Beechcraft King Air 350i based out of Houston. "The benefit in fractional is you don't really have to worry about the airplane," said Paul Wo ...>>
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Texas enrolls 1.3 million in ACA health plans for 2016
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Published in 4-2-2016
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A record 1.3 million Texans signed up for health coverage during the 2016 Affordable Care Act's enrollment period, topping last year's number by more than 100,000, according to the U.S. Health and Human Services Department final tally released Thursday. Health and Human Services officials said Thursday the blitz of marketing appeared to pay off as eight of 10 markets in the nation that ...>>
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Lego to unveil its first figurine in a wheelchair
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Published in 28-1-2016
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After years of being criticized for its lack of diversity, a photo spreading across social media suggests toy giant Lego will unveil a first-of-its-kind figurine.

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Heights Clock Tower, Navigation Esplanade nab ULI awards
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Published in 28-1-2016
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The Heights Clock Tower, a century-old warehouse turned into office and residential lofts, and the Navigation Esplanade received the top honors in this year's Urban Land Institute's Development of Distinction Awards. The annual award recognizes developments and public open spaces that exemplify best practices in design, construction, economic viability, healthy places, marketing and man ...>>
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