USAA Real Estate Earns 2018 Energy Star® Partner Of The Year – Sustained Excellence Award – Houston Business Journal

USAA Real Estate Earns 2018 Energy Star® Partner Of The Year – Sustained Excellence Award – Houston Business Journal

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — USAA Real Estate is proud to announce that it received the 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. The company’s long-standing energy-conservation recognitions by ENERGY STAR, which exceed those of any otherRead more about USAA Real Estate Earns 2018 Energy Star® Partner Of The Year – Sustained Excellence Award – Houston Business Journal[…]

Austin paper products company doubling down in Houston

Austin paper products company doubling down in Houston

CT Commercial Holdings, an Austin-based supplier of eco-friendly paper products, will nearly double the size of its Houston warehouse. The company has leased 38,220 square feet at 13423 S. Gessner, NAI Partners said. It will be moving out of and subleasing its 20,000-square-foot location at 6004 Griggs Road. CT Commercial Holdings distributes products made withRead more about Austin paper products company doubling down in Houston[…]

Houston’s Weekender: What’s Happening In Your Community

Houston’s Weekender: What’s Happening In Your Community

HOUSTON, TX — What’s happening in your part of town this weekend? There is never a shortage of events going on in Houston and the surrounding communities, and that is especially true this weekend. This weekend is chock full of festivals, concerts, sports and a lot more (For more news like this, find your localRead more about Houston’s Weekender: What’s Happening In Your Community[…]

How Houston stacks up against other Top 10 cities in America

How Houston stacks up against other Top 10 cities in America

HOUSTON – Houston is currently the fourth largest city in the United States, but how does the Bayou City compare with the rest of the top ten cities in America? A report by the city of Houston’s planning and development office attempts to answer that question. Here is how Houston compares with the rest ofRead more about How Houston stacks up against other Top 10 cities in America[…]

Annual salary needed to buy a home in Houston’s best neighborhoods – 2018 update

Annual salary needed to buy a home in Houston’s best neighborhoods – 2018 update

Home ownership is a goal for many in their lifetime, but making enough money to own a home is a major determining factor. Houston Realtor Paige Martin, a broker associate of Keller Williams Memorial, crunched the numbers for her clients on Houston Properties online and calculated the exact annual salary needed to own a homeRead more about Annual salary needed to buy a home in Houston’s best neighborhoods – 2018 update[…]

Houston Speculators Make a Fast Buck From Storm’s Misery

Houston Speculators Make a Fast Buck From Storm’s Misery

Nick Pelletiere at his home in Canyon Gate, which is undergoing repairs after it was damaged by flooding during Hurricane Harvey. Mr. Pelletiere is one of the many speculators driving a new economy in the area, buying and selling flooded homes. HOUSTON — The yard signs appeared almost immediately. Canyon Gate was still in ruins,Read more about Houston Speculators Make a Fast Buck From Storm’s Misery[…]

Austin Startup, Kasita, Visits Seven Cities to Preview Its Solution to Housing Crises

Austin Startup, Kasita, Visits Seven Cities to Preview Its Solution to Housing Crises

AUSTIN, Texas, March 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Kasita manufactured homes and communities are known for high-design and high-quality while occupying small financial and geographic footprints. The Austin-based startup is pioneering the future of housing by offering America’s cities a solution to a lack of housing supply and associated housing costs, construction complications, disaster relief, workforceRead more about Austin Startup, Kasita, Visits Seven Cities to Preview Its Solution to Housing Crises[…]

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner Takes Jabs At Land Office, Which Says He’s Got His Facts Wrong On Harvey Response

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner Takes Jabs At Land Office, Which Says He’s Got His Facts Wrong On Harvey Response

Marjorie Kamys Cotera: Bush/Pu Ying Huang: TurnerTexas General Land Commissioner George P. Bush (left) and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, who tangled publicly with Gov. Greg Abbott last year over the state’s response to Hurricane Harvey, turned his criticism to the Texas General Land Office on Wednesday. In a series of tweets,Read more about Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner Takes Jabs At Land Office, Which Says He’s Got His Facts Wrong On Harvey Response[…]

Houston Rodeo Live: Chris Young Performs Friday Night

Houston Rodeo Live: Chris Young Performs Friday Night

HOUSTON, TX — The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR) enters its second week after the annual barbecue cook-off and nine can’t-miss concerts. The rodeo lineup reached its halfway mark Thursday night with Luke Bryan. Chris Young, the Season Four winner of USA’s ‘Nashville Star,’ kicks off the second half of shows when he takesRead more about Houston Rodeo Live: Chris Young Performs Friday Night[…]

Rice University football player found dead in apartment

Rice University football player found dead in apartment

The Rice University community has been stunned by the death of a star member of the football team. Blain Padgett, a 21-year-old junior, was found dead Friday in his apartment after missing a morning team workout, according to reports. When the defensive end failed to show up for the workout, some teammates went to checkRead more about Rice University football player found dead in apartment[…]