Women entrepreneurs and business owners are having a big impact on the economy and on the prospering business climate in Texas. The industries with the highest concentration of businesses owned by women are health-care, educational services, and professional services. Other sectors with a large number of women owners include construction, energy, and technology.
Moviehouse & Eatery, a premier dine-in cinema company, is pleased to announce plans for its first location in the Houston market. M&E Texas Moviehouse LP has contracted to purchase a 5.87 acre tract of land in the Cypress Creek Lakes master planned development near the intersection of Fry Road and Tuckerton Road.
Since the mid 90's Houston has been catching up to other major U.S. cities in terms of its commitment to creating and sustaining its green public spaces. Whereas, in the not-so-distant past, meeting up with a friend in the park for an afternoon coffee was not part of the city culture. Houston’s citizens have now grown accustomed to spending leisure time in the city’s various green spaces. Green spaces have begun to play a major role in the city’s intricate social calendar, ranging from outdoor movie screenings to Yoga classes in the park, and from blanket Bingo events to live concerts.
According to a report released by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics last year, the following are the top 10 jobs that pay the most in Houston compared to the national average. They are ranked by the difference between average Houston pay and average national pay.
Title examiners, abstractors and searchers — 55.2%
Geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers) — 51.6%
Medical appliance technicians — 50.9%
Real estate brokers — 45.7%
Sometimes, a sign can be more than just a sign.
A recent installation in Woodforest noting a new amenity is more work of art than a coming soon announcement. Measuring 11 feet by 9 feet, the oversized placard depicts a colorful, impressionist rendering of Christine Allen Nature Park. The sign is mounted on a custom-built easel, and a gold frame completes the art gallery imagery.
Grocer H-E-B has acquired land within master-planned Cross Creek Ranch for a new store.
The recent purchase is for 27.89 acres at the northwest corner of Fulshear Bend Drive and FM 1463. Read King Commercial Real Estate bought an adjacent 19.98 acres for future retail development.
H-E-B has not announced timing for construction or opening of the new store.
The "going local" food movement continues to gain momentum in the United States, and particularly in Houston. A recent report presented to Congress by the U.S. Department of Agriculture showed that both production and consumption of local food are growing. Specifically, local and regional food sales in the U.S. totaled $6.1 billion in 2012—an increase from $4.8 billion in 2008.
Riverstone, ranked the best-selling community in Texas, Newmark Homes plans to follow up on successful openings in the Millwood and Marble Bend neighborhoods with an offering of 71 homesites in Pebble Creek, a newly opened section of the community. Newmark Homes will be the exclusive builder in the 22-acre neighborhood being developed by The Johnson Development Corp. Homes offered will be situated on 55-foot homesites in Pebble Creek, which is located just west of Highway 6 on Oilfield Road. Visit www.newmarkhomes.com for more information.
Newmark residents, your Labor Day festivities are already planned. It is the thrill on the hill!
Houston is one of the most amazing places to live. Why? The reasons range from the cost of living to the plethora of cuisines Houston offers. Newmark Homes has communities located around the city to give you access to all that is awesome in Houston.