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2014-03-18 16:23:31

Artists working in health care will have an opportunity to sit for the pilot of the first-of-its-kind Artist in Healthcare Certification Examination HOUSTON, March 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is excited to host the Global Alliance for Arts & Health's 2014 Annual International Conference, Enhancing Lives Through Arts & Health: 25th Anniversary Conference & Celebration. The conference, which will run April 9 through 12 at the iconic Hotel...

2014-01-30 12:23:54

To Discuss Trade, Investment Opportunities in Johannesburg, Cape Town HOUSTON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greater Houston Partnership and Mayor Annise Parker will lead a delegation of elected officials and top business officials February 1st to 8th to discuss commerce and investment opportunities. Discussions will focus on how to increase trade and investment between the Houston region and South African cities including Johannesburg and Cape Town. State Sen. Rodney Ellis...

2014-01-27 08:29:11

ExxonMobil Chemical location to become a distinctive business district HOUSTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PM Realty Group (PMRG) announced it will lead the redevelopment of a recently purchased 35-continuous-acre tract, the current location of ExxonMobil Chemical Company, in the heart of Houston's Energy Corridor. The site offers prime frontage along Interstate 10 and Memorial Drive, and borders Terry Hershey Park, a 500-acre public park that winds through the Corridor,...

2013-11-20 12:30:57

Greater Houston Partnership, the City of Houston and TechStreet Houston Team Up to Host Inaugural Technology Conference HOUSTON, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Houston has teamed up with TechStreet Houston to offer a full-day conference with onsite workshops, tech expos and a Mayor Roundtable. It is a non-traditional meetup on steroids with over 2,000 attendees expected. TechStreet Houston takes place today, Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at the George R. Brown Convention...

2013-11-19 08:20:23

HOUSTON, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- During the annual meeting of the Houston Ship Channel Security District (HSCSD) November 21, public safety, homeland security and police agencies will display infrastructure and equipment funded by the HSCSD used to mitigate threats and protect the Houston Ship Channel. Harris County Sheriff's Office, Houston Police Department and U.S. Coast Guard ­- Houston-Galveston and other agencies will display response equipment outside the Houston...

2013-10-23 08:32:39

Development of Premier Medical Center Will Add 265 Luxury Apartment Homes to Mill Creek's Growing Texas Portfolio DALLAS, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mill Creek Residential, a national apartment developer, investor and operator, announced that it will move forward on the development of Premier Medical Center (Premier), a 265-unit community in Houston. Situated in the heart of the world's largest medical complex, the Texas Medical Center (TMC), Premier provides easy access to MD...

2013-08-12 23:20:12

Toll Brothers Acquires Nearly 600 Acres in South Montgomery County for Future Luxury Master Planned Community Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL), the nation’s leading builder of luxury homes and five-time Texas Builder of the Year, recently purchased nearly 600 acres in the growing northern quadrant of the Houston MSA, the second largest land contract in the area for the national home builder behind its previous acquisition in Montgomery County in...

2013-04-26 12:21:38

DALLAS, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines, in partnership with The Trinity Trust Foundation and the City of Dallas, announced a three-year, $150,000 grant for the creation of the Trinity River Conservation Corps to clean and conserve Dallas' Trinity River Corridor. This announcement was made today in the Trinity River Corridor along the Santa Fe Trestle Trail's Cedar Creek Overlook. At the inaugural event were hundreds of Southwest Airlines volunteers who cleaned and cleared...

2013-02-26 12:31:31

HOUSTON, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston Technology Center (HTC) announced today Vijay Goradia as the Honoree of this year's "A Celebration of Entrepreneurs." This annual black-tie (optional) gala honors local entrepreneurs who have made a significant impact in the Houston community. The event will also present four Lifetime Achievement Awards in the Energy, IT, Life Science and Aerospace sectors. The gala will be held on May 16, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Houston. (Logo:...

2013-02-12 16:23:59

Texas received $93.0 billion economic contribution from the combined construction, operation and resident spending, says new report "The Trillion Dollar Apartment Industry" HOUSTON, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite the worst economy in a generation, apartment construction and operations contributed $4.5 billion to the metro Houston economy supporting 38,000 local jobs in 2011, according to a new report released today by the National Multi Housing Council (NMHC) and the...