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Central Houston Updates
2021 Annual Outlook

Central Houston presented important project updates on homelessness, planning, North Houston Highwy Improvement Project, marketing and economic development. Find the presentation segments here.

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2021 Board Chair Transition

This January we thanked outgoing board chair Jonathan Brinsden for his service and welcomed incoming chair Niloufar Molavi. Cick to watch the full program.

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Member Profiles

Each month we’re featuring a conversation with a Central Houston member. Catch up with the Houston Astros, architecture firm HKS, St. Joseph Medical Center, Toyota Center, University of Houston-Downtown and more in our YouTube channel.

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Central Houston’s 36th Annual Meeting

On October 30, 2020 Central Houston convened its 36th Annual Meeting, featuring Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo and a keynote address delivered by renowned strategist and leader in the area of homelessness, Mandy Chapman Semple. Central Houston board chair, Jonathan Brinsden, provided an organizational update. Several local partners working in the homelessness space made special appearances.

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METRONext Moving Forward

METRO Board Chair Carrin Patman presented details around METRO service levels, planned improvements and COVID-19 safety protocols. Watch the full program here.

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Downtown At a Glance 2020

Development of office, residential and public spaces continues Downtown.

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2020 Office Story

The Downtown Office Story is an in-depth proprietary longitudinal analysis of the competitive Downtown office market, based on the collection and analysis of primary data from our most competitive buildings. The survey and analysis are based on consistent methodology spanning over three decades. Buildings in the survey have proven the ability to compete for tenants in Dontown’s prime Class A office buildings. For 36 years the results have assisted the various real estate stakeholders (owners, leasing agents, and potential investors) in making data-driven and informed marketing and investment decisions. This survey supplements and does not replace other traditional market surveys: broker, owner, or third-party reports.

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Downtown At A Glance, June 2019

Over the past two  decades, more than $9 billion  in public and private investments have been made towards achieving Downtown’s vision of a creative  and vibrant place to live, work and play.

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MassChallenge expands global network to Houston

MassChallenge, Central Houston and the City of Houston announces partnership with MassChallenge, a global network of zero-equity startup accelerators, to launch its newest program in Downtown Houston, located at GreenStreet. MassChallenge Texas’ inaugural startup cohort, which will begin in the summer of 2019, will support up to 25 startups through a zero-equity, six week-long bootcamp.

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Central Houston Presents 2020 Priorities

Whether you’re a long-time resident or visiting the Bayou City for the first time, there’s no questioning Houston is experiencing an incredible burst of development, particularly within its Downtown core.

Central Houston and its affiliate organizations and partners are closely focused on moving a progressive and dynamic vision forward.  At a recent Central Houston member breakfast, staff presented major projects and initiatives for 2020.  

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