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Housing & Development

Weingarten Realty Announces Lowe’s as Anchor for North Towne Plaza Project

HOUSTON, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Weingarten Realty (NYSE: WRI) announced today Lowe's will anchor its North Towne Plaza project located in Brownsville, Texas. Weingarten...

Behringer Harvard Acquires New, Pre-Certified LEED Office Building in Houston

DALLAS, January 17, 2008 – Behringer Harvard announced today that it has acquired Westway One, a three-story, approximately 143,000-square-foot office property in the Northwest...

Phillips Edison & Company Acquires Commerce Square

BALTIMORE, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Phillips Edison & Company, a retail real estate owner, manager and developer, announced the purchase of Commerce Square in...

Forest City Acquires 2,500 Lots for Residential Development in San Antonio

Acquisition Includes Sites in Five Premier Subdivisions CLEVELAND, Jan 07, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Forest City Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:FCEA)(NYSE:FCEB) announced today that its Forest City...

70-Acre Destination Development Planned for Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, Texas, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Bourn Partners -- a real estate development firm headquartered in Tucson, AZ, with regional offices in Austin --...

Catellus to Develop 156,000-Square-Foot Office Headquarters for Seton Family of Hospitals at Mueller Airport...

DENVER, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Catellus Development Group, a business unit of ProLogis (NYSE: PLD) specializing in mixed-use development, announced today that it will...

Hispanic Hotel Owners Association to Host Hotel Investment Seminar in Dallas

Hospitality CEOs from Peak Hospitality and Accor North America To Keynote DALLAS and WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hispanic Hotel Owners Association (HHOA), a...

Long-Term Outlook Remains Positive for Houston’s Retail Sector

HOUSTON, Nov. 19, 2007 – Strong demand-side indicators point to a positive long-term outlook for the Houston retail market, despite an expected uptick in...

The Regus Group Completes Lease Agreement to Locate a Business Center in the New...

The 25,000 square foot business center will be Regus’ sixth in the Houston market DALLAS – November 15, 2007 – The Regus Group (LSE: RGU),...

Construction Scheduled for Affordable Senior Housing Complex

Houston, October 29, 2007 -- Mayor Bill White joined City of Houston Housing's Director Richard Celli, Community Development Department, Assistant Director Donald Sampley, City...

City and GTRI Agree to Develop Recommendations for Improving Energy Efficiency in Houston Buildings

Houston, October 19, 2007 -- Increasing its efforts to make Houston green, the City of Houston has entered into a multi-year contract with the...

$40 Million Housing Grant Announced For City Of Houston

October 17, 2007 -- Mayor Bill White joined Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Executive Director Michael Gerber, City Housing Director Richard Celli...

USAA Real Estate Co. Affiliate Begins Construction on 428,400 SF Dual-Rail Served Distribution Warehouse...

San Antonio, TX, October 16, 2007 - Texas-based USAA Real Estate Co. through its affiliate, Zephyr Rail Industrial, L.P., has announced that they are...

HUD awards $18.7 million in ‘sweat equity grants’ to four self-help housing developers

Grants to help produce at least 1,115 homes for first-time homebuyers DALLAS, October 11, 2007 - More than a thousand low-income families will become homeowners for the first time thanks to their own labor and $18.7 million in funding announced today by Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson.

Opus West Buys Land in Houston’s Energy Corridor for Office Development

HOUSTON, Sept. 4, 2007 – Opus West Corp. has purchased 16.9 acres of land at Interstate 10 and State Highway 6 in Houston’s Energy...

Boston Capital Real Estate Partners, LLC Closes Investment in Class A, Market Rate Multifamily...

Boston, MA - September 18, 2007 -- Boston Capital Real Estate (BCRE) Partners, LLC closed its investment in Alexan Palm Valley, a to-be-built 340-unit,...

Behringer Harvard Acquires Three More Office Properties in Houston Market

DALLAS, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Behringer Harvard announced today that it has purchased a portfolio of three institutional-quality, multitenant office buildings located within key...

$50 Million Event Center to be Built in Allen at Stacy Road Center...

The City of Allen announced (June 26, 2007) a joint venture with Global Entertainment Corporation (AMEX:GEE) and The MGHerring Group to build a $50-million...

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Texas condominium sales up, townhome sales down during first half of...

Condominium sales in Texas’s major metro areas increased and townhome sales fell in the first half of 2016, according to the Texas Condominium Mid-Year Sales Report. Released today by the Texas Association of REALTORS®, the report shows that condominium sales in Texas’ four largest markets have seen increasing demand over townhomes and single-family homes among young professionals and retirees. This is the first time in the report’s history that condo and townhome statistics have been reported separately.

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Rep. Smith Votes to Fund Hurricane Relief

Rep. Lamar Smith voted to provide $15 billion in emergency funding for the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), the Small Business Administration (SBA), and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to fund recovery efforts following Hurricane Harvey. The funding bill also extends the National Flood Insurance Program.