Sugar Land | Missouri City
6:20 AM May 7, 2021 CDT

Sugar Land Skeeters' first season as Houston Astros' Triple-A affiliate expected to boost local economy

The Sugar Land Skeeters will play its first home game as the Astros' Triple-A affiliate May 20.


Cy-Fair
8:40 AM Apr 30, 2021 CDT

Data: Commercial real estate vacancy rates remain up year over year in Cy-Fair

See the latest trends in Cy-Fair's office, retail and industrial markets.


Cy-Fair

Village Center, new Jersey Village City Hall slated for groundbreaking this summer following delays

If construction begins this summer as planned, the entire project could be completed within three to four years, officials told residents during a May 4 information session about the project.



Cy-Fair

Cy-Fair office vacancies rise as more work remotely

For those who have the option, working from home is one of the most notable ways the pandemic has changed daily routines. This cover story from our May edition discusses how the remote work trend has caused local office vacancy rates to rise and employers to become more flexible.


Heights | River Oaks | Montrose

More than ever, Harris County home appraisals draw protests

Will you be protesting your home values this year?


Bellaire | Meyerland | West University

More than ever, Harris County home appraisals draw protests

Will you be protesting your home values this year?


Bellaire | Meyerland | West University

Climate technology incubator Greentown Labs opens Houston location

Greentown Labs Houston will welcome 30 inaugural green energy startup companies.



Cy-Fair

USDA extends free school meals provision through 2021-22 school year

Schools nationwide will be able to serve nutritious meals to all students free of charge regardless of eligibility through June 30, 2022, officials announced.


The Woodlands

Health care continues to grow, energy sheds jobs: Takeaways from 2021 Economic Outlook Conference

Health care first overtook energy as the area’s No. 1 major nonretail employer in the 2020 report and grew to 28% of the region’s employees in the 2021 report.


The Woodlands

Wildcat PPE furloughs employees as federal contracts stall

Gil Staley, CEO The Woodlands EDP, said the jobs will return when federal contracts are resolved.


Cy-Fair

DATA: Texas metros lead the nation in return to in-person work since start of pandemic

About 37% of Houston office employees had returned to in-person work as of the end of March, as compared to an average of less than 25% in other major U.S. metros.



Cy-Fair

DATA: Cy-Fair home prices increased in every ZIP code in first quarter

The average price of homes sold in Cy-Fair from January to March increased by 5.37% from 2020-21.


Sugar Land | Missouri City

Sugar Land State of the City event centers on 2020 accomplishments

Sugar Land City Manager Michael Goodrum said the city accomplished a lot in 2020 despite pandemic-related setbacks.


Bellaire | Meyerland | West University

Ion Smart and Resilient Cities Accelerator to kick off new cohort in Houston

Once completed, the cohort will have a presence in The Ion’s new building later this year.


Bellaire | Meyerland | West University

Law firm Baker Botts joins The Ion as founding partner

Baker Botts will provide in-kind services to 2021’s Houston Startup Showcase Winner, which is set for March 24.



Sugar Land | Missouri City

Fort Bend County population to hit one million in 'the next couple of years'

Fort Bend County eyes population growth


Katy

Katy-area counties eye population growth and annual budgets

At the March 11 State of the Counties event, Waller, Fort Bend and Harris county officials discussed the hurdles of 2020 and their unusual start to 2021.