Category Archives: Economic Development


Join us for TECH CONNECT 2017 A free networking evening featuring Houston's entrepreneurial and tech-related organizations. Come meet Houston's amazing start-up groups, discover how your entrepreneurial dreams can become realities, and share a toast with fellow entrepreneurs. February 16, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm 1911 Bagby Street Houston, Texas 77002 across from the Houston Technology Center This is a FREE event, however, you must register to attend! We look forward to seeing you there.

More about this event: Tech Connect empowers and inspires collaboration within the Houston Start-up Community...
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Mayor Turner Kicks Off Hire Houston Youth 2017

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Mayor Turner and Greater Houston Partnership Kick Off Hire Houston Youth 2017

Sponsor a Summer, Change a Future

Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Greater Houston Partnership kicked off the second year of Hire Houston Youth at a breakfast at the new Partnership Tower adjacent to the George R. Brown Convention Center. Hire Houston Youth provides summer internships and jobs to youth ages 16 to 24. Youth are employed for a minimum of 7 weeks and earn at least $8 an hour. The program placed more than 1,100 local youth in jobs last...
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Five Corners welcomes new business park and job creator

Councilman GreenOne million square feet of space is now available for lease in the new Beltway Southwest Business Park at the northeast corner of Beltway 8 and Hillcroft in the Five Corners Management District. A ribbon-cutting on June 14 officially marked the opening of the facility. The location was a prime consideration for the development, said Houston City Councilman Larry Green of District K. "The proximity to the Port of Houston and Highway 90 opened the door," he said. "This facility will be a vibrant asset to this community along Beltway 8....
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