Home > Press > Greater Houston Partnership Reaches Halfway Mark...
The Greater Houston Partnership has raised more than $20 million for Opportunity HoustonSM, a $40 million campaign that will support the Partnership‚s strategic plan to contribute to the creation of 600,000 new jobs, $60 billion in capital investment and $225 billion in foreign trade for the Houston region. "We're excited to be halfway there. Never before have we seen such a fast-moving, collective and collaborative effort than with Opportunity HoustonSM," said Jeff Moseley, Partnership president and CEO.
Greater Houston Partnership Reaches Halfway Mark...
HOUSTON, TX | Posted on January 4th, 2007
Through economic development organizations and local businesses, each of the 10 counties in the greater Houston area is represented and has committed to investing in Opportunity HoustonSM.
In addition to founding investments from organizations like Shell Oil Company and Exxon Mobil, the following organizations have recently committed to investing in Opportunity HoustonSM:
- CITGO - $2,500,000
- Chevron - $2,000,000
- Port of Houston Authority - $100,000
- Tejas Office Products - $25,000
- Katy Area Economic Development Council - $5,000
- Greater Conroe Economic Development Council - $5,000
- Houston Citizens Chamber of Commerce - $5,000
Total investments from all organizations to date are $20,697,500.
Chaired by Houston Astros‚ owner Drayton McLane, Opportunity HoustonSM targets the aviation and aerospace, energy and petrochemical, medical and biotechnology, information technology and nanotechnology industries. All are among the economic sectors identified by the Partnership's strategic plan as critical to the region's future prosperity.
About Opportunity Houston
The Greater Houston Partnership is the primary advocate of the Houston-area business community and is dedicated to building regional economic prosperity. It represents 10 counties: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, San Jacinto and Waller.
For more information, please click here
Lori Martin, Vollmer Public Relations
Lindsey Klingensmith, Vollmer Public Relations
Copyright © Opportunity Houston
If you have a comment, please Contact
Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.
Cutting Away at the NRC's Research Capability December 6th, 2013
Project aims to mass-produce 'nanopetals' for sensors, batteries October 22nd, 2013
Governor Cuomo Announces 'Nano Utica' $1.5 Billion Public-Private Investment That Will Make the Mohawk Valley New York's Next Major Hub of Nanotech Research October 12th, 2013
SUNY CNSE to Develop Marcy Nanocenter Site for 450mm Computer Chip Manufacturing: Building on Governor Cuomo’s CNSE G450C initiative and expanded partnership between NanoCollege and the Mohawk Valley EDGE continues New York’s investment strategy September 12th, 2013
Harris & Harris Group Notes ABSMaterials' Series B Financing November 22nd, 2013
Harris & Harris Group Letter to Shareholders on Website November 18th, 2013
Harris & Harris Group Reports Financial Statements as of September 30, 2013 November 12th, 2013
Harris & Harris Group Notes CordenPharma's Acquisition of Ancora's Carbohydrate Synthesis Platform and Corporate Name November 7th, 2013
CWRU engineering researchers report nanoscale energy-efficient switching devices at IEDM 2013 December 9th, 2013
Leica SR GSD 3D Super-Resolution Microscope Voted Among Top 10 Innovations 2013 for Laboratories and Research: The Scientist Magazine Chooses Super-Resolution Microscope from Leica Microsystems as one of the Year's Best Innovations for the Second Time December 9th, 2013
Scientists scale terahertz peaks in nanotubes: Rice U. researchers find plasmonic root of terahertz signals in some carbon nanotubes December 9th, 2013
Squeezing transistors really hard generates energy savings December 9th, 2013
ZEISS Microscopes used to create images for Art Exhibit at Midway Airport: Art of Science: Images from the Institute for Genomic Biology October 25th, 2013
New potential for touch screens found at your fingertips September 17th, 2013
Spectroscopy of Microscopic Features of Very Large Samples-The Solution From CRAIC Technologies August 28th, 2013
Making a Mini Mona Lisa: Nanotechnique creates image 30 microns in width August 5th, 2013