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Congressman Al Green Hosts Congressional Housing and Banking Public Forum Featuring Congressman Emanuel Cleaver,...

On Saturday, June 27, 2015, Congressman Al Green (TX-9), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Financial Services Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, and Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II (MO-5), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Financial Services Housing and Insurance Subcommittee, held a Congressional Housing and Banking Public Forum.

Laura Sweeney with John Daugherty, Realtors Sells One-of-a-Kind Residence for $4,200,000

Laura Sweeney, agent with John Daugherty, Realtors, has closed the sale on a Remarkable one-of-a-kind residence designed by Preston Bolton, listed at $4,200,000. Situated on .75 acres in superb Tall Timbers location, this home has a unique floor plan that offers sizable entertaining spaces surrounding a grand three story Atrium. The upstairs master bedroom includes a private balcony and separate closets. Grounds offer towering trees, multiple terraces, swimming pool, spa, and expansive lawn, as well as a separate guest house with office and cabana

Mountain Real Estate Capital Tops $150 Million Invested in 2013 After Latest Texas Land...

Torrance, CA - May 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mountain Real Estate Capital (MREC) and Houston-based Land Tejas Companies (Tejas) announce a recapitalization of another of Tejas’ master planned communities, Harmony in North Houston, located just a few miles from the new ExxonMobil campus. Harmony will include over 2,000 residential home sites, a $6 million aquatics complex and premium residences being built by Perry Homes, Ashton Woods Homes, CastleRock Communities, Darling Homes, First Texas Homes, Village Builders, Westin Homes and Highland Homes. Development of Harmony is being managed by Johnson Development Corporation.

Westwood Financial Corp. Purchases Retail Center in Texas

Torrance, CA - August 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Westwood Financial Corp., one of the largest owner-operators of shopping centers in the U.S., has purchased Waterside Marketplace, a Kroger-anchored retail center in a suburb of Houston, Texas. The sale price was undisclosed.

Houston Celebrates National Homeownership Month with a Parade of Affordable Homes

Houston, TX - June 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- National Homeownership Month is observed each June to highlight the vital role homeownership plays in improving lives, creating economic opportunities and strengthening America's neighborhoods.

Houston Celebrates National Community Development Week

Houston, TX - April 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Every year, Houston receives more than $35 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, as well as millions of dollars from other Federal funding sources to stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods across the City. These funds are made available by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and support an array of vital activities and projects benefiting thousands of Houstonians. Activities include the development of community centers, health clinics, schools, parks and multi-family housing, as well as providing home repairs for the elderly and down payment assistance to help families achieve the American dream. In addition, funding is used to provide crucial social services to countless community organizations serving the homeless, at-risk youth, seniors and persons with disabilities

Congressman Al Green Announces Federal Grants to Help Houston and Harris County to Counteract...

Washington, D.C. - September 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman Al Green (TX-09) announced that the City of Houston and Harris County have been awarded significant funding as part of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP), which is coordinated by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

ULI Houston Mayor’s Forum produces report back from real estate leaders

HOUSTON, TX - March 15, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) --On Tuesday, March 9th, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Houston District Council hosted a forum with Houston Mayor Annise D. Parker to gain her insights on the most pressing priorities for the City of Houston. The forum also provided an opportunity for more than 250 real estate professionals to report their own opinions about City priorities.

HUD Awards $824,000 to Austin, Houston and San Antonio to Fight Housing Discrimination in...

FORT WORTH, TX - January 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded at total of $824,707,000 to three fair housing organizations in Texas to assist people who believe they have been victims of housing discrimination.

Texas Tower Limited Acquires JPMorgan Chase Center in Houston – Hines to Manage and...

HOUSTON, TX - November 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Texas Tower Limited, owner of the 75-story JPMorgan Chase Tower, announced today the acquisition of the adjacent JPMorgan Chase Center in downtown Houston from JPMorgan Chase.

Houston Groups Win Funding To Aid Homeless Veterans

Houston, TX - October 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Mayor’s Office of Veteran Affairs today hailed the awarding of $2.1 million in grants from the Veteran’s Administration to two local agencies to help house homeless veterans in Houston.

Hotel Indigo Doubles in Texas with Two New Hotels in San Antonio

ATLANTA, TX - October 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Hotel Indigo today announced the addition of two new properties in San Antonio to double the brand's presence in Texas.

Houston Groups Win Funding To Aid Homeless Veterans

Houston, TX - October 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Mayor’s Office of Veteran Affairs today hailed the awarding of $2.1 million in grants from the Veteran’s Administration to two local agencies to help house homeless veterans in Houston.

FRENCHY’S CREATES NEW CONCEPT AT THE RENAISSANCE AT GREENSPOINT

Houston, TX - July 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — GlennLock's Sports Bar and Grill by Aaron Glenn, has signed a lease for 5,487 square feet of space at the 15-acre Renaissance at Greenspoint project, which is the first phase of the re-development of Greenspoint Mall by the Triyar Cannon Group. GlennLock's will be the premier sports bar and grill concept in the $32 million project slated to open in the Spring of 2010.

Web site Details First-of-Its-Kind Veterans Community

Donations Encouraged to Support the Development of "Patriots by the Lake". HOUSTON, TX - June 12, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Plans to develop the nation's first-of-its-kind mixed-use waterfront community designed for and dedicated to veterans are now officially underway. The innovative development, known as Patriots by the Lake, is intended to offer veterans high-quality health care services, a combination of housing options, and an array of amenities and job opportunities for them and their families

CB Richard Ellis Closes on Lease in Southwest Houston

Houston, TX - June 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — JT Parker Claims, a multi-line independent adjusting and claims management company, has expanded its office lease at Ashford Crossing II with an additional 3,238 square feet. The six-story, 161,213 square foot building is located at 1880 Dairy Ashford in southwest Houston. Matt Dunn of CB Richard Ellis represented the landlord, Enterprise Development Company, in the transaction.

Hines Announces Leasing Activity at Phoenix Tower

HOUSTON, TX - June 4, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Hines, the property and leasing manager for Phoenix Tower in Houston, on behalf of building owner, FSP Phoenix Tower Limited Partnership (“FSPLP”), announced today the following leasing activity at the 34-story, 629,000-square-foot office tower located at 3200 Southwest Freeway:

FEMA Obligates Nearly $4 Million To Texas Southern University For Science Building And Auditorium...

AUSTIN, TX - April 02, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $3,974,593 to the state of Texas for Texas Southern University in Houston for repairs to classrooms, hallways and an auditorium severely damaged by Hurricane Ike.

Foreclosure protection offered to displaced families in Texas and Louisiana

WASHINGTON, DC - September 15, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Steve Preston today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to dozens of counties and parishes in Texas and Louisiana following Hurricane Ike.

State housing agency, local nonprofit helping area low income tenants secure decent housing

AUSTIN, TX - July 14, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Realizing that achieving self-sufficiency stabilizes both the individual and the community, the Texas Department of...

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