Monthly Archives: December 2011


Houston Proposes Allowing Higher-Density Housing Outside Loop

Who says Houston doesn’t have any land use controls?  Here, the City of Houston is making a move to enable developers to build more housing in less square footage; a good tool to keep price point low. Houston proposes allowing higher-density housing outside Loop – Houston Chronicle....

TxDOT Issues a New Organization Chart

This may seem somewhat superfluous, but I guarantee you that you will thank us later for posting this info.  There is nothing more frustrating than being passed from extension to extension because you don’t know who to ask for. TxDOT Organization Chart November 2011...

Millions Available to Restore Texas Gulf Coast Area

The Gulf of Mexico Initiative is a program “designed to help landowners identify and pay for ecosystem restoration along the coast,” and Texas will be one of the key beneficiaries of a $50 million pledge from the federal government through this program.  The idea is that a restored, thriving coastline is a more resilient coastline.  Private property owners have agreed Continue Reading...