Houston Residential Developments

Large Tract of Katy Tx Land Has Sold.

By Katherine Feser July 25, 2014 | Updated: July 25, 2014 11:36pm Link to article from the Houston Chronicle John S. Beeson, John Stephen Ford, Sr. and Steven A. Webster have purchased 620.6 acres of land bordered by FM 529, Katy Hockley Road, Beckendorff Road and Pitts Road. The property was sold by the Beckendorff family. A trio of investors betting on rising…read more →

Houston Neighborhoods Watching Effect of Higher Density and New Development Rules.

Houston Neighborhoods Watching Effect of Higher Density and New Development Rules.

By Mike Morris Article Courtesy of Houston Chronicle New city rules appear to be generating development activity outside Loop 610, but Houston officials and civic clubs will be watching to see whether the coming projects meet leaders’ goals of spurring redevelopment and creating more middle-income housing. The rule changes open areas outside Loop 610 to the townhome-style developments that have swept…read more →

Housing expert sees prices still climbing

See on Scoop.it – Texas Lots and Land A national housing consultant predicted Tuesday that Houston-area home prices will continue to rise over the next several years before dipping when there’s a downturn in the national economy. “At some point, there will be a hiccup,” said John Burns, CEO of Irvine, Calif.-based John Burns Real Estate Consulting, addressing 500 builders,…read more →

Houston: The Surprising Contender in America’s Urban Revival

See on Scoop.it – Texas Lots and Land Even the country’s most sprawling, least dense, most automobile-dependent city in America is trying to adapt to people’s preference for urban living.   Troy Corman‘s insight: A city with more than 600 acres and another 3.5 million expected residents by 2035, Houston is providing multifamily developers $15,000 in tax incentives per unit….read more →