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As region pulls out of bust, housing market booms
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Published in 28-4-2017
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[...] when Shelor and his wife, Mary Jo, decided to sell their four-bedroom, three-bath house - typical fare for Copper Village and other local neighborhoods - they lined up contractors and did a deep dive into local sales rates, inventory and price trends. From Cypress to Baytown, Fort Bend to Friendswood, two-thirds of Houston-area neighborhoods saw sales price gains in 2016, according to an an ...>>
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Deal of the Week: Black Bear Diner coming to Katy
Business
Published in 28-4-2017
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The shopping center, at the northeast corner of the Katy Freeway and Katy Fort Bend Road, is anchored by Dick's Sporting Goods, another Houston newcomer, along with Bed Bath & Beyond and PetSmart. New-to-market retailers contributed to an overall increase in demand of nearly 5.5 million square feet in the local market in 2016, according to JLL. Other companies that recently announced plans ...>>
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Land Tejas breaks ground on Conroe community
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Published in 28-4-2017
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Houston-based Land Tejas has started development of an 111-acre community in Conroe called Wedgewood Forest. Initial builders are Century Communities, Colina Homes and Westin Homes.

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Fake invoices for shipping supplies leads to four years in prison for Tomball man
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Published in 21-4-2017
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The owner of Tinkle Management was sentenced to four years in federal prison for his role in a $15.6 million fake invoicing scheme.

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Today's apartment dwellers seek smart appliances, package dropoff services
Business
Published in 21-4-2017
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Modern apartment buildings have to offer more than cable TV to draw the interest of prospective renters, so developers and designers are working hard to keep pace with the rapid lifestyle changes ushered in by digital technology. Tasked with identifying amenities that could differentiate apartment buildings in this age, a group of graduate students from the University of Houston's Stanford A ...>>
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After IPO, Cadence execs ring in new era on NYSE
Business
Published in 21-4-2017
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Cadence Bancorporation executives were forced to table their initial public offering for more than two years as they waited for oil prices to stabilize and the market to improve. Stabilized oil prices are helping banks locally, and rising interest rates and hopes of reduced regulations have boosted bank stocks across the country. Bass said being a publicly traded bank makes Cadence more attracti ...>>
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Fast food in the Medical Center again draws criticism
Business
Published in 21-4-2017
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On Monday, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a national advocacy group, launches a month-long billboard campaign in Houston as part of an ongoing protest against hospitals in the Texas Medical Center that allow fast-food restaurants in their food courts. Protest organizers said locating fast-food restaurants in hospitals signals tacit approval of the high fat and high salt in ...>>

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Fake invoices for shipping supplies leads to four years in prison for Tomball man
Business
Published in 21-4-2017
    610 Visits

The owner of Tinkle Management was sentenced to four years in federal prison for his role in a $15.6 million fake invoicing scheme.

Reference: www.chron.com
Today's apartment dwellers seek smart appliances, package dropoff services
Business
Published in 21-4-2017
    918 Visits
Modern apartment buildings have to offer more than cable TV to draw the interest of prospective renters, so developers and designers are working hard to keep pace with the rapid lifestyle changes ushered in by digital technology. Tasked with identifying amenities that could differentiate apartment buildings in this age, a group of graduate students from the University of Houston's Stanford A ...>>
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After IPO, Cadence execs ring in new era on NYSE
Business
Published in 21-4-2017
    47 Visits
Cadence Bancorporation executives were forced to table their initial public offering for more than two years as they waited for oil prices to stabilize and the market to improve. Stabilized oil prices are helping banks locally, and rising interest rates and hopes of reduced regulations have boosted bank stocks across the country. Bass said being a publicly traded bank makes Cadence more attracti ...>>
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Fast food in the Medical Center again draws criticism
Business
Published in 21-4-2017
    510 Visits

On Monday, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a national advocacy group, launches a month-long billboard campaign in Houston as part of an ongoing protest against hospitals in the Texas Medical Center that allow fast-food restaurants in their food courts. Protest organizers said locating fast-food restaurants in hospitals signals tacit approval of the high fat and high salt in ...>>

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Deal of the Week: New digs for Red Wing Shoe Co.
Business
Published in 14-4-2017
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Red Wing Shoe Co., a provider of shoes and personal safety equipment to the oil and gas industry, has relocated to a new larger building in southwest Houston. The newly built, 29,000-square-foot one-story building at 7256 S. Sam Houston Parkway West at Fort Bend Parkway Toll Road, accommodates 25 employees with areas for offices and customers. The company relocated from another leased space with ...>>
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Retail Wrap: New leases for Bush's Chicken, GNC
Business
Published in 14-4-2017
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Fuddruckers will introduce touch-screen kiosks where customers can place their own orders at its new restaurant in The Woodlands at 8510 Creekside Forest Drive. Bill Farris of Paradigm Commercial Real Estate represented the tenant. Baker Katz has sold a 7,000-square-foot building at FM 1960 and Aldine Westfield Road leased by Advance Auto Parts to a private individual. Kristen Cavanaugh of Unit ...>>
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Trump company says developer 'noise' halted Dallas hotel project
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Published in 14-4-2017
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A developer has dropped plans to use the Trump Organization’s new Scion brand for a proposed $50 million hotel in downtown Dallas after the project drew national attention, scuttling the potential partnership. Kingston said he met with Sarimsakci and others at Dallas City Hall at Sarimsakci’s request after Kingston and another council member criticized the developer’s plans to go into bu ...>>

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Houston shows healthy drop in foreclosure rate
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Published in 14-4-2017
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The rate of home foreclosures in Houston was 52 percent below the average pre-recession rate, according to a quarterly report released Thursday by ATTOM Data Solutions.

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