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2011-05-05 09:24:00

DALLAS, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Behringer Harvard announced today that The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has renewed its current lease through June 2027 and expanded into additional space at the historic Wanamaker Building, an iconic landmark in Center City Philadelphia. The hospital's expanded footprint at The Wanamaker Building now exceeds 250,000 square feet. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050907/DABEHHARLOGO) "The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has had a...

2011-04-19 14:26:00

DALLAS, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Behringer Harvard announced today its investment in The Domain at Eldridge, a 320-unit luxury multifamily community slated for development in Houston's Energy Corridor, one of the metro's largest employment districts. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050907/DABEHHARLOGO) Behringer Harvard has provided mezzanine financing for the construction of The Domain at Eldridge, which will begin construction this spring at a 9.9-acre site on...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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