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Public Policy

HOU in ATX: Legislative Update – Week 4

This week, freezing weather closes the Texas Capitol, the Partnership welcomes new board chair, advocating for ARPA-H in DC, and the Comptroller announces additional federal funding to address…
Quality of Life

Transforming Houston Neighborhoods into Walkable Districts

Building walkable districts — connecting workspaces, residences, and essential services by foot or transit options — is becoming increasingly popular as more people seek these types of developments.…

Partnership Chair Discusses How Business Community Can Act as a Bridge in Polarizing World

Greater Houston Partnership 2023 Board Chair Dr. Marc L. Boom outlined today how the business community can play a positive role in finding compromise solutions in today’s increasingly polarizing…
Real Estate

Downtown Conversions Turn Aging Office Towers into New Residences, Hotels

As real estate in the nation’s downtown districts evolves, owners are eyeing new uses for aging office buildings. From San Francisco to Boston, numerous conversions of older office stock to…
Public Policy

HOU in ATX: Legislative Update – Week 3

This week, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced Senate committee assignments, the Partnership highlighted the importance of a strong public school accountability system, and welcomed it's members to Austin…
Life Sciences

Drug treatment made in Houston to combat Rett syndrome clears FDA hurdle

A promising new drug intended to treat a debilitating neurological disease impacting children is being manufactured here in Houston and now has FDA investigational clearance. It’s another indication…
Executive Partners