Houston Strategies

An open dialogue on serious strategies for making Houston a better city, as well as a coalition-builder to make them happen. All comments, email, and support welcome.

Oct 27
#1 in college grads and real estate, the new class conflict, in praise of boring suburban cities, and more : A week for clearing out the rapidly growing backlog of smaller items: Houston is #1 in growth of college grads with a 50% increase since 2000, at least according to the graph in the NYT story here, a...
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Oct 19
Opportunity Urbanism op-ed in the Chronicle : It came out today as the lead op-ed in the Sunday edition, paired nicely with David Brooks' column on Houston vs. San Francisco....
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Oct 12
Opportunity Urbanism released, Houston outbuilds CA, America loves us, top GDP growth, and more : So as I mentioned in the last post, last week Joel Kotkin came to Houston for the release of our Opportunity Urbanism study at a major luncheon....
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Oct 6
Joel Kotkin Opportunity Urbanism event this week and Houston vs. San Francisco : For most of this year, Joel Kotkin, myself, and others - with the generous sponsorship of GHP and HRG - have been working on updating the Opportunity Urbanism work we did in 2007 (here and here), and...
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