Mischer - Planned Communities, Residential and Commercial Developer
Houston Ranks #1 City in the US for Relocation April 5, 2012
And the population just keeps on growing: Houston is ranked the No. 1 destination for relocation in the United States for the third year in a row, according to a report by U-Haul International Inc. Is it our mild winters? Our proximity to the coast? Our world-renowned arts? Or just the job market, which is growing faster than any other metropolitan area. More than 94,700 jobs were added in Houston alone between January 2011 and January 2012. U-Haul's ranking, based upon data from more than 1.6 million rental truck transactions in 2011, puts Houston ahead of Orlando, Fla., Las Vegas,... /news/houston-ranks-1-city-us-relocation
Houston Astros to Celebrate Opening Day with Street Fest, Fireworks April 2, 2012
sports, Houston, family, events, event, Astros
Warmer temperatures, green lawns, tank tops and shorts...it’s springtime in Houston, Texas! But almost nothing says spring like the opening day of baseball season. The Houston Astros begin their 2012 Major League Baseball campaign at home against the Colorado Rockies at Minute Maid Park on Friday, April 6 at 6:05 PM. Festivities begin earlier in the day at the 11th annual Opening Day Street Fest from 11:30 AM to 4:30 PM on KBR Plaza and Crawford Street, across from Union Station. The party is free to the public and there will be pep rallies with Astros players and broadcasters, music... /news/houston-astros-celebrate-opening-day-street-fest-fireworks
Mischer Development Announces Phase 3 Expansion to Master-Planned Cypress Creek Lakes March 29, 2012
real estate, news, Mischer Development, Cypress Creek Lakes, community
Mischer Development, the developer of the master-planned community Cypress Creek Lakes, has announced plans for a major expansion to include 700 acres that will consist of new building programs, new builders, a recreation center complex and a community welcome/information center. Located less than two miles from US 290 in the Cypress area, Cypress Creek Lakes, which first opened in 2004, will add a 50-foot and a 70-foot building program to its existing 60-foot and 80-foot programs that have been a part of the community since its beginning. Currently, Perry Homes and Coventry Homes are... /news/mischer-development-announces-phase-3-expansion-master-planned-cypress-creek-lakes
Houston Leads U.S. in Business Relocation, Expansion March 29, 2012
Houston, Mischer Development, economy, business
For the past several years, Houston has thrown off the shackles of the recession and its economy has obliterated the growth statistics of virtually all other American municipalities. Now comes more good news. Site Selection Magazine, a worldwide leader for providing information to executives responsible for corporate site selection and facility planning, has ranked Houston as the number one U.S. metropolitan area for corporate facility expansions and relocations for 2011 in its most recent edition. The Greater Houston Area secured 195 corporate facility expansion and relocation projects in... /news/houston-leads-us-business-relocation-expansion
Photography World to Descend Upon Houston for City-Wide Festival March 16, 2012
Houston, events, family, photography
One of the world’s largest photography exhibitions returns to Houston this year. The Fotofest 2012 Biennial begins March 16, and lasts until April 29 at venues across Houston. More than 110 museums, art galleries, universities, non-profit art organizations, and corporate spaces across the Houston, Galveston, and Fort Bend County area will be hosting photographic exhibitions, auctions, artist talks, films, workshops, book signings, tours and much more over the five week event. Houston will be turned into the photography center of the world, as those interested in the art will have an... /news/photography-world-descend-upon-houston-city-wide-festival
Houston to Host 53rd Annual Saint Patrick's Day Parade March 8, 2012
Mischer Investments, family, events
The Houston area has long been known as one of America’s great melting pot cities, where people from all over the world come to blend into a rich and vibrant culture. The City of Houston hosts its 53rd annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 17, beginning at 12 PM downtown, with much of the route parading down Texas Avenue. This is one of the largest Saint Patrick’s Day parades in the United States, so be sure to arrive early in order claim a good spot along the route, as well as prepare to celebrate with thousands of fellow Houstonians. There will be more... /news/houston-host-53rd-annual-saint-patricks-day-parade
Houston Receives Highest Award from ESGR February 29, 2012
people, Mischer Development, Houston, honors, community
The tradition of citizen-soldier is one that dates back to the American Revolution. But for some members and families of the National Guard and military Reserve the transition from home to deployment and back home again can be difficult. Service members can on occasion return to find their job has been eliminated, they have trouble gaining access to medical or educational service, or have other needs that go unmet. Fortunately for area Veterans, the City of Houston has recently been named the 2012 Pro Patria Award Recipient for Texas, the highest award given to an employer by the Texas... /news/houston-receives-highest-award-esgr
Hermann Park Displays Touring Sculptures by Famed Chinese Artist, Human Rights Advocate February 23, 2012
Mischer Development, lifestyle, Houston, events
The Houston Arts Alliance presents a series of sculptures by internationally acclaimed Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei titled Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads, on view at Hermann Park from March 3 to June 3. The display features 12 monumental bronze animal heads to represent each animal on the traditional Chinese zodiac. Each statue is around 10 feet high and weighs approximately 800 pounds. They are in Houston as the centerpiece of a multi-year global touring exhibition. Ai Weiwei first gained international fame as the artistic consultant to the “Bird’s Nest” National... /news/hermann-park-displays-touring-sculptures-famed-chinese-artist-human-rights-advocate
Star-Studded Musical Lineup to Headline 2012 Houston Rodeo February 15, 2012
Houston, rodeo, events, family
Grab your Stetson, belt buckle, and partying spirit, because it is that special time of year in Houston! The world’s largest entertainment and livestock exposition, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, comes to Reliant Stadium running daily from Tuesday, February 28, to Sunday, March 18. Houston has celebrated this event every year since 1932, and the three-week celebration will have the city buzzing with concerts, parades, rodeo competitions, and of course- delicious food. And what would the Houston Rodeo be without performances by some of the biggest stars in the music business?... /news/star-studded-musical-lineup-headline-2012-houston-rodeo
Houston's Finest Valentine's Night Dance February 10, 2012
Houston, Valentine's Day, evening, events, dancing
Grab your dancing shoes and treat your Valentine to the classiest evening out in Houston! The Rice Hotel presents its Crystal Ballroom Valentine’s Dance, Tuesday, February 14, from 7 to 11 PM. Dance the night away with your love to the music of Ronnie Renfrow and his 18-piece Big Band. Guests will enjoy a lavish setting in the 11,000 square foot ballroom, with two separate, spacious rooms to dance in the historic Rice Hotel. Everyone will receive a complimentary champagne, and there will be a cash bar. Give her a night of dancing, romance and fun she will never forget. Tickets are... /news/houstons-finest-valentines-night-dance