More than five months after Hurricane Harvey spun into Galveston County, pouring more than 50 inches of rain in parts of the region, businesses in Dickinson were still rebuilding.
Sixty or so mom-and-pop businesses and franchises in Seabrook have been razed or are awaiting the bulldozer as the Texas Department of Transportation continues its expansion of state Highway 146, an essential hurricane/evacuation route.
A major innovator in the liquefied natural gas industry is spearheading what would be the largest industrial development in Galveston County in at least a decade.
The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership, a nonprofit organization dedicated to economic growth in the region, anticipates more aerospace projects this year at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center than ever before.
Cheap natural gas and a high demand for gasoline at the pump are fueling stability in the local petrochemical industry for at least the foreseeable future, according to an industry economist and Marathon Petroleum Corporation CEO.
In a year that saw a lot of changes in the petrochemical industry in Texas City, Marathon’s takeover of BP’s Texas City refinery was the biggest.
With its booming population, traffic problems and infrastructure needs, League City left behind its small-town days long ago. But this city founded by ranchers and farmers hasn’t completely lost its small-town charm.