Articles of Interest

January 17, 2014
More multifamily housing for the Energy Corridor?

By Jenny Agee-Aldridge The Energy Corridor will not migrate west, but it will include much more multifamily and retail development, according to a major developer of the area since the 1970s. “It’s eventually going to look like the Galleria area through here with a lot of high-density residential and office space,” said David Hightower, executive […]

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October 25, 2013
Relocations, expansions boost home sales in Houston

By Michelle Leigh Smith Major commercial development plans by large corporations are often in the negotiation phase for years, and tight-lipped secrecy is the only way to ensure success. “I remember when Conoco made the decision to move out of Greenway Plaza, long before the merger with Phillips Petroleum Co.,” recalled David Hightower, executive vice […]

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September 10, 2013
“The Effort Has Been Contagious”: Restoring Independence, Texas

Posted on: August 19th, 2013 by Lauren Walser Independence, Texas, was founded in 1835, and was the original site of Baylor University. For the past 40 years, David and Mary Wolff have spent long weekends leaving their home in Houston, Texas, and driving 83 miles northwest, crossing the Brazos River and watching as hay bales […]

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August 23, 2013
Major Houston-area expansions lead to robust home sales

By Michelle Leigh Smith Major commercial development plans by large corporations are often in the negotiation phase for years, and tight-lipped secrecy is the only way to ensure success. “I remember when Conoco made the decision to move out of Greenway Plaza, long before the merger with Phillips Petroleum Co.,” recalled David Hightower, executive vice […]

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July 10, 2013
Construction Diaries: Energy Corridor

Construction in the Energy Corridor is booming (with 3M SF in the ground—possibly the largest concentration of office expansions and development in the country), so District prez David Hightower took up a helicopter and snagged some great pics. (If you’re scared of heights these pics are terrifying.) Here’s Mac Haik’s Energy Tower complex at I-10 […]

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