Houston: An Energetic City on the Move

Houston: An Energetic City on the Move

Restaurants in every direction; some of the most affordable real estate of any major city in the United States; a bazillion trees that often shock out-of-towners expecting sand, cactus and tumbleweeds; a laid-back atmosphere that makes newcomers soon feel welcome; permanent resident performers in all four professional level performing arts; the largest concentration of healthcare facilities on the planet; several professional sports teams; a port that is first in the nation in international waterborne tonnage; a home to more Fortune 500 company headquarters than any city outside of New York, NY… Houston.

One could go on and on and not cover all the attributes of Houston, Texas – the fourth-largest city and the heart of the fifth-largest metropolitan area in the United States. Forbes Magazine has called Houston “the coolest city,” and “America’s next great global city.”

Houston: An Energetic City on the Move


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Ron Scott | Sep. 20, 2013
Very well done quick look at the major and ever-changing city that Houston has become over the years, especially since I first visited it in 1968 as a young employee with the original Gulf Oil Corporation.


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