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By U.S. Bureau Of Labor and Statistics Posted 10-21-2020
Houston Area Economic Summary
This summary presents a sampling of economic information for the area; supplemental data are provided for regions and the nation. Subjects include unemployment, employment, wages, prices, spending, and benefits. All data are not seasonally adjusted and some may be subject to revision.
By U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics Posted 10-21-2020
GOYA FOODS EXPANDS DISTRIBUTION FACILITY IN TEXAS TO SUPPORT GROWING CONSUMER DEMAND OF GOYA’S HEALTHY PRODUCT LINES
Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States, expands its North American Processing Center in Brookshire, Texas by adding 324,000 square feet of production warehouse, distribution warehouse, production office and auxiliary buildings.
By Goya Foods Posted 10-21-2020
Governor Abbott Celebrates Texas Being Ranked Best State For Business For Eighth Consecutive Time
Governor Greg Abbott today issued a statement after a new survey of U.S. corporate executives ranked Texas the number one state for business for the eighth consecutive time since 1996. The survey was released at the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Annual Conference, which is being held from Dallas virtually.
By Office of the Texas Governor Posted 10-15-2020
Hair Extensions of Houston Urges Clients to Practice Proper Safety Measures During the COVID-19 Global Crisis
Hair Extensions of Houston Urges Clients to Practice Proper Safety Measures During the COVID-19 Global Crisis The Houston hair salon is solely focused on client safety during this period.
By Hair Extensions of Houston Posted 10-09-2020
Governor Abbott Issues Executive Order To Open Bars In Qualifying Counties
Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order to open bars and similar establishments at up to 50% capacity in conjunction with county officials. In hospital regions with low COVID-19 hospitalizations, County Judges will be able to opt their county into opening bars beginning October 14th, provided they assist in enforcing health protocols. The Governor's Executive Order also increases the occupancy levels for all business establishments other than bars to 75%.
By Office of the Texas Governor Posted 10-07-2020
COVID-19-Related Labor Market Information
COVID-19-Related Labor Market Information Updated: October 7, 2020
By Workforce Solutions Posted 10-07-2020
Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce $3.5 Million For Nursing Facility Safety Projects
Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) today announced $3.5 million in federal funding for nursing facilities to purchase plexiglass barriers and tents to allow for safe visitation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nursing facilities may apply for this funding through HHSC beginning October 5, 2020.
By Office of the Texas Governor Posted 10-02-2020
Inc. Magazine to Recognize Its Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies
Inc. magazine will be recognizing Netsync’s addition to its annual list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies later this month during its annual event acknowledging the Inc. 5000. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment - independent small businesses.
By Netsync Posted 10-01-2020
Texas Unemployment Rate Falls to 6.8 Percent in August
In August, Texas saw a decrease in the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate to 6.8 percent. This is the fourth consecutive monthly decrease and the lowest rate since March 2020 when the Texas economy was initially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Texas is below the national seasonally adjusted rate of 8.4 percent.
By Texas Workforce Commission Posted 09-18-2020
Governor Abbott Announces New Ariat Regional Headquarters In Fort Worth
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Ariat International, Inc. (Ariat) will establish a new regional distribution hub and corporate office that will serve as its western U.S. regional headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas. Ariat designs, manufactures, and sells high quality performance equestrian footwear and apparel, including English and Western riding boots, work boots, and casual footwear. The new regional office will create 75 new jobs and $40 million in capital investment. A Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grant of $750,000 has been extended to Ariat International, Inc.
By Office of the Texas Governor Posted 09-16-2020
FBFK, full-service business law firm has moved their Houston team to the Phoenix Tower
“Our partner-driven team of attorneys has quietly been handling some of Houston’s most complex intellectual property, real estate, appellate, employment and corporate legal matters for years,” says FBFK-Houston Founding Partner Robert Lord. “We’re grateful to be part of this business community and decided it was time to have a more visible presence at The Phoenix Tower.”
By FBFK Posted 09-16-2020
Momentum Minerals Announces Third Round of Funding
HOUSTON, TX – September 15, 2020 -- Momentum Minerals, LLC (“Momentum” or the “Company”), a premier mineral and royalty acquisition fund, today announced the recent close of an additional equity commitment from funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. (NYSE: APO) (together with its subsidiaries, "Apollo"). This marks the latest equity commitment in Momentum management’s long-standing relationship with Apollo and its affiliates that started in 2013.
By Momentum Minerals Posted 09-15-2020
FEMA Ends Lost Wages Assistance Program, State Unemployment Benefits to Continue
Last Week of Funding was Week Ending Sep. 5
By Texas Workforce Commission Posted 09-09-2020
JOBS/AMST WELCOMES CEO ERIC CRABB; PARTNERS WITH KEYSTONE CAPITAL
Jobs Building Services, LLC (d/b/a “JOBS” or “the Company”), a market leading niche facilities services provider focused on commercial properties based in Houston, is pleased to announce it is welcoming Eric Crabb as the Company’s new Chief Executive Officer effective June 1, 2020. In addition, the Company is excited to announce an investment partnership with Keystone Capital.
By Jobs Building Services Posted 06-24-2020
Texan Bank Credits Team Members for Saving Thousands of Local Jobs
Texan Bank, a community bank with a friendly neighborhood feel and locations throughout the Houston area, applauds its team for their active role in ensuring 568 local small businesses received over $51,000,000 in funds, preserving over 5,500 jobs.
By Texan Bank Posted 06-04-2020
Photos from the 2-22-2019 SOS Job Fair
We attended the 2019 SOS Job Fair in Magnolia last friday, these are some of the photos we took and companies we spoke to.
By Iris Galloway Posted 02-23-2019
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