Here’s the latest on how downtown Houston is faring after Harvey

Roughly 25 properties in Houston’s downtown core were affected by Hurricane Harvey, though most buildings are operational, a spokesperson for the Downtown District told the Houston Business Journal.

Many of the affected properties, including the Bayou Lofts, then Downtown Aquarium and Bayou Place, are located in downtown’s northwestern quadrant, less than a mile away from the still-waterlogged Buffalo Bayou.

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Exclusive: Here are the latest happenings at Pinto Business Park

Pinto Business Park, a 970-acre industrial park under development near the Greenspoint area, has had an eventful summer.

One of the park’s most notable tenants, Seattle-based Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN), opened its 855,000-square-foot Houston fulfillment center at Pinto Business Park in late July, North Houston District officials told the Houston Business Journal.

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Many of Houston’s data centers emerge from Hurricane Harvey unscathed

For a data center, flooding isn’t just damaging — it’s devastating.

But all in all, many of Houston’s largest data center operators fared well amid Hurricane Harvey, which means businesses here and beyond have experienced little disruption in their operations.

Dallas-based CyrusOne is the city’s largest data center operator. In total, it operates 550,000 square feet in data centers in Houston, a company spokesperson told the Houston Business Journal. None of its facilities incurred any damage or interruption in service, the spokesperson said.

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Why this Chinese developer is investing $100M into Cleveland, Texas

Yuhai Zhao was sold on developing a master-planned city in Cleveland, Texas, on his first trip to the sleepy town 45 miles northeast of downtown Houston.

The chairman of Yihai Group — a longtime developer based in Dalian, Houston’s sister city in northeastern China — said he was attracted to the 8,000-resident city several miles north of Interstate 69 and the Grand Parkway because of its proximity to the Bayou City and the suburban growth that was emanating toward Liberty County.

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Port of Houston to invest $333M through 2018

There’s a corner of Houston that’s driving industrial development, hundreds of millions of dollars in capital projects and keeping the city’s economy upright amid a prolonged oil slump. Soon, it’s expected to benefit from a major boost in export volume.

Port of Houston expects to invest $333 million in capital projects throughout 2017 and 2018, according to a North American shipping report from Chicago-based JLL. These projects include cranes needed following the Panama Canal expansion, per the report.

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Developer, hospital system team up on master-planned community’s medical district

CHI St. Luke’s Health has become the first health care partner for Vivacity, the medical district within the master-planned community Valley Ranch.

The health system partnered with The Woodlands-based The Signorelli Co., which is developing Valley Ranch, to address health care needs for the 1,400-acre community in northeast Houston. Vivacity will occupy 186 acres at the interchange between the Grand Parkway and Interstate 69/U.S. Highway 59.

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