Mexico Expert Ortiz-Mena Weighs in on NAFTA Negotiations

August 16, 2018

Antonio Ortiz-Mena

As negotiations between Mexico, Canada and the U.S. continue around a revised version of NAFTA, considerable hurdles remain. On Monday August 20, the Partnership will host NAFTA and the Americas, an event to discuss the realities, expectations and likely changes in trade among the three countries. Register here. Antonio Ortiz-Mena, a senior vice president providing… Read more »


March 05, 2018

Area is dominant region in the No. 1 state for corporate growth (HOUSTON,TX) — Site Selection magazine has recognized the Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metropolitan Statistical Area (Houston MSA) as one of the top metros in the nation for new and expanded corporate facilities. The magazine released its ranking of the top states and metros for… Read more »

Johnson & Johnson Open New Center for Device Innovation in Houston

November 20, 2017

Device innovation in Houston

Johnson & Johnson announced the grand opening of their new 25,500-square-foot Center for Device Innovation (CDI) at Houston’s Texas Medical Center, the largest medical complex in the world. The facility is equipped with 3-D printers, scanners, laser cutters and other cutting-edge technologies to help entrepreneurs develop breakthrough medical devices and innovative procedures. CDI, a collaboration… Read more »

Houston Ranks Among Best Cities for Job Hunters via

May 04, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Indeed, the world’s number one job site, debuted today the 25 best cities for job seekers in the United States, and found strong showings from the Sun Belt states of Florida, California, and Texas. Three of the top ten metro areas are in Florida, with Miami topping the list (#1), followed by Orlando… Read more »

Houston Public High Schools Rank Among the Best in the U.S.

May 02, 2017

Olivia Pulsinelli Senior web editor Houston Business Journal Houston public high schools made a strong showing on U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Best High Schools. Nearly 20 Houston-area schools earned gold medals and ranked among the top 500 schools nationwide. Throughout Texas, 65 high schools received gold medals. Only California had more, with 85… Read more »

Houston Or Portland: Which City Is Doing Urban Density Better?

April 19, 2017

Published by Forbes via Scott Beyer, Contributor Among those who appreciate cities and urban density, there are often very different associations about Houston and Portland. To many, Houston is a pro-growth metro where “the market” has led to a sprawling, incohesive hellscape. Portland, meanwhile, is considered a metro where enlightened government planning has produced walkable, European-style urbanism…. Read more »

Millennials Favor “Vacation Moves”

April 12, 2017

Houston attracts millenials

According to Mayflower Mover Insights Study Apr 11, 2017 – If millennials recently moved in next door, they may not stay long. A new survey, conducted by Mayflower, shows two in five millennials have moved to a new city without the intention of staying permanently. While millennials, defined as 18 to 35-year-olds, are infamous for… Read more »

Houston Is The 2nd Best City for Expats

December 08, 2016

By Jack Witthaus @ Houston Business Journal Barcelona, Berlin, Geneva, New York and Singapore, step aside. Houston bested these cities and others as one the top places to live in the world, according to a InterNations Expat Insider 2016 survey published in Business Insider. The study ranked the Bayou City as the second-best city. Enlarge… Read more »

Team Houston Takes on the Big Apple

September 16, 2016

By: Cari Broderson As part of our work to enhance our city’s image and build the Houston brand, the Greater Houston Partnership led a trip to New York City to meet with top media outlets in August. Partnership Chair Jamey Rootes teamed up Dr. Stephen Klineberg, the founder of the Kinder Institute of Urban Research at Rice… Read more »