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by Tory Gattis — Houston has the highest purchasing power at the lowest cost-of-living in the world... aka the highest standard of living in the world.
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A new book by M. Nolan Gray cites the Houston city model makes a bold case against zoning.
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by Tory Gattis — "Drivable urban" Houston has a lower cost of living than most major metros across the U.S., making a persuasive case for suburbia.
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by Tory Gattis — Houston needs its own version of the San Francisco Exploratorium museum - it's just awesome. Meanwhile, we're #1 in homebuilding, as Houston's population booms.
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by Tory Gattis — Lessons from history and from the success stories of the present point to clear priorities for cities to become today’s opportunity cities.
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by Tory Gattis — Fracking has a bad rep, but know-how born of the shale boom is now helping power clean energy entrepreneurship in Texas.
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Wendell Cox, senior fellow at Urban Reform Institute, joins David Lees to discuss housing affordability and the root causes of the housing affordability crisis.
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by Tory Gattis — Join us Wednesday evening June 16th: Building a 'Be Someone' City: Houston and the Rise of Opportunity Urbanism. We will discuss how to develop a market-centered, ‘people-oriented’ approach to urban policy, planning, and development.
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by Tory Gattis — First, I'll be covering some of Houston's land use and zoning history as well as what other cities can learn from Houston in an online event this Tuesday. Second, demographic information post-pandemic indicates that it may be frustrated Republican (R) voters leaving Democratic states and moving to R states...
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Charles Blain sits down with Eric Barvin to discuss entrepreneurship and opportunity in Texas. Eric identifies the affordability of housing as a key factor in the success of his investment in rental properties.