News releases from Houston Business Journal
CEO Sameer Soleja said the team at Molecule has managed to accomplish a lot while remaining very lean. But the company's headcount could increase by nearly 50% over the next six months or so, he said.
Year to date through April 30, 2021, the court recorded 45 Chapter 7 or Chapter 11 business bankruptcy filings, a 62% decrease from the same span the prior year.
Houston startup Molecule plans to use the funding to further develop software-as-a-service offerings for energy and commodity trading.
Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs names new director to lead Houston's arts and culture efforts
May 06, 2021
As the new director of the Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs, Necole Irvin will be the chief cultural policy adviser to Mayor Turner and will also be responsible for implementing the city's Arts and...
Mayor Turner, Judge Hidalgo won't hold annual addresses with Greater Houston Partnership
May 05, 2021
The GHP says it has not taken a stand on the controversial voting bills because there is not a clear consensus in its organization, which represents 1,000 member companies.
Two Carnival ships arrived in Galveston on Sunday, May 2, and the Federal Maritime Commission hosted an event to help get cruise operations going again.
Houston-based Cemvita Factory uses synthetic biological processes to genetically alter microorganisms to absorb carbon dioxide and other molecules as feedstock.
It's the first sit-down restaurant concept announced for innovation hub opening in Midtown this year.
In addition to the Rice University Veterans Business Battle, the university also held its annual Rice Business Plan Competition and the student-teams portion of its H. Albert Napier Rice Launch...
Retail real estate booms in Houston despite flooding, difficulties in construction, Colliers report says
May 03, 2021
A new quarterly Colliers report says that restaurants and similar businesses were the top growth industry in Houston's retail real estate scene.
The week in bankruptcies: 3 Chapter 7 cases among Houston's recent business bankruptcies
April 30, 2021
Year to date through April 23, 2021, the court recorded 44 Chapter 7 or Chapter 11 business bankruptcy filings, a 62% decrease from the same span the prior year.
The cocktail bar in the Heights will feature a few "Alice in Wonderland" homages, but the theme doesn't run throughout.
Lowe's Cos. Inc. expect to hire more than 850 people in the Houston market as part of its National Hiring Day next week.
The potential lawsuit comes at the same time the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission held its first virtual hearing to discuss how Covid-19 has and continues to affect American workplaces.
The lawsuit holds ITC accountable for the fire, specifically for violating county development regulations and discharging pollutants into the storm water system.
Former interim president of University of Houston-Downtown named Rutgers University chancellor
April 27, 2021
New Harris County adult, alternative education facilities to be added as buildings age
April 27, 2021
Two new schools and renovations to an existing administrative building are part of a county effort to improve aging infrastructure.
The Houston startup develops a "smart" pillbox that helps patients remember when to take their medications.
The week in bankruptcies: Entrust Energy is biggest Houston bankruptcy of recent weeks
April 23, 2021
Year to date through April 16, 2021, the court recorded 41 Chapter 7 or Chapter 11 business bankruptcy filings, a 62% decrease from the same span the prior year.
The team plans to announce a new Houston concept soon and is exploring options for potential BCK locations in Houston and California.
The HBJ's annual Landmark Awards recognize the city’s top commercial real estate projects of the previous year. Here are the winning projects for the 2021 awards program.
Texas jobless claims trend down after March spike
April 22, 2021
The nation saw the lowest volume of jobless claims last week since the week ended March 14, 2020, near the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.
This year's honorees include the city of Houston's first Black poet laureate, a young restaurateur who battled cancer mid-pandemic, an educator who kicked off a charter school as Covid-19 hit, and a...