Houston Chronicle: Business

  • More parking expected to ease the hassle of taking off
    Wednesday - 11/25/2015 - 03:45 PM

    Opening the southeast wing of a $55 million parking garage at Hobby Airport this week means 930 additional parking spots for Thanksgiving travelers.

    Environmental bells and whistles include 10 charging stations for electric vehicles and smart LED lighting that dims and brightens according to how much natural light us available.

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  • A 12-step plan to tackle the nation's health care woes
    Tuesday - 11/24/2015 - 11:20 PM

    American health care has captured all the dollars individuals can pay, all the dollars their employers can pay, all the dollars our government can pay, all the dollars our government can borrow directly, and all the dollars our government can borrow from children not yet born.

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  • Model home for high-end Montrose community opens
    Tuesday - 11/24/2015 - 05:51 PM

    The developer of a new gated community tucked in a pocket of Montrose has open its model home. Pelican Builders will build a 22-home community between Michigan Street, Maryland and Commonwealth Street.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Houston developer to build project at 'Hunger Games park'
    Monday - 11/23/2015 - 04:15 PM

    A Houston shopping center developer has been tapped for a major commercial real estate project tied to a proposed theme park planned outside of Atlanta. An affiliate of Jefco Development will develop a 300,000-square-foot shopping and dining area, two hotels and a 10,000-seat outdoor amphitheater on the perimeter of the Avatron theme park, the company announced in a joint press release with Newmark Grubb Knight Frank.

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  • Quiz: Can you complete these classic slogans?
    Monday - 11/23/2015 - 02:06 PM

    When it comes to holiday shopping, all retailers are hoping to be front of mind, a term marketers use to indicate a company is the first thing a consumer thinks of in a particular industry.

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  • People in Business
    Sunday - 11/22/2015 - 02:48 AM

    In this newly created position, Fayard will oversee sales management strategy and implementation for the occupier advisory and transaction services business.

    Institutional Property Advisors, a division of Marcus & Millichap specializing in serving institutional and major private real estate investors, has expanded its national team of advisers with the addition of Jennifer Campbell Campbell will work as an associate director with IPA Texas director Nester Clark in the firm's Houston office.

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  • Francesca's CFO resigns
    Friday - 11/20/2015 - 12:42 PM

    Mark Vendetti will leave in December for another chief financial officer position with a different company.

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  • McLaren to open luxury sports car dealership in Houston
    Thursday - 11/19/2015 - 12:57 PM

    Luxury sports car retailer's 16th U.S. dealership will open in Houston in early 2016.

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  • JC Penney Black Friday ads for 2015 released
    Thursday - 11/19/2015 - 10:42 AM

    JC Penney has released its highly-anticipated Black Friday newspaper ad circular ahead of the annual November shopping free-for-all.

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  • UH Architects design urban farm proposed for Sunnyside
    Wednesday - 11/18/2015 - 12:10 PM

    Recipe for Success, a non-profit organization that promotes healthy eating, is behind a plan to develop an urban garden on 2.5 acres at Cullen Boulevard and Bellfort Street in the south Houston neighborhood of Sunnyside.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share