Where 90 percent of Houston is moving

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Houston Business Journal - The Houston area grew by 137,458 people, or 2.23 percent, between 2012 and 2013, according to data released by the U.S. Census Bureau and mapped by Esri. However, the growth has definitely been less than equal throughout the Houston area.

The data not only tracked the increase or decrease of each county, but also whether or not the change was due to natural causes, such as births and deaths, or new people moving to the county.

More houses on tap for community near Exxon Mobil campus


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A master-planned community in north Houston two miles from the new Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) campus is adding five new model homes.

Harmony, a Johnson Development Corp. community, is opening model homes fromPerry Homes, Westin Homes, Darling Homes and two models from Highland Homes. The community is located near the intersection of Rayford Road and Riley Fuzzel Road, two miles east of the Hardy Toll Road.

Homes in the community range in price from the $200,000 to $500,000s.

Exxon effect benefitting homebuilders - Houston Business Journal

Exxon effect home builders

( Houston Business Journal ) A local developer recently broke ground two miles south of the Woodlands on a 25-acre property he purchased two years ago in anticipation of a perfect storm.

That perfect storm involves thousands ofExxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) employees relocating to a new campus near the Woodlands combined with a historically low inventory of single-family homes.

Developer to break ground on apartment complex near new Exxon campus by Houston Business Journal

Exxon Campus

A new apartment complex will soon be rising near Exxon Mobil Corp.’s (NYSE: XOM) massive north Houston campus.

The Houston Chronicle reports that Indianapolis-based Watermark Properties purchased 12.9 acres from Houston-basedJohnson Development Corp. in the Harmony master-planned community, which is only a few miles away from Exxon's planned campus. Watermark plans to break ground on a new 308-unit, four-story apartment complex at the site.

Exxon to boost north Houston presence further by Houston Business Journal

Exxon Mobil Corp.’s (NYSE: XOM) massive footprint north of Houston is going to be even larger — and a portion of it will be tax free.

The Irving, Texas-based company plans to occupy about 480,000 square feet in Hughes Landing in the Woodlands, according to media reports.

Exxon will occupy a 317,052-square-foot building, which will be 12 stories with an 11-story parking garage, and half of a 331,840-square-foot, 12-story building,The Courier of Montgomery County reports.

The buildings are expected to be complete in November 2015, Community Impact Newspaper reports.

Multifamily development going up near Exxon campus by Houston Business Journal

North of Exxon Mobil Corp.'s (NYSE: XOM) massive campus, Alliance Residential Co.is moving quickly to get a new multifamily community on the ground.

Phoenix-based Alliance quietly broke ground on its next project, Broadstone at Sierra Pines, earlier this month with plans for completion set for March 2015.

The three-story, 341-unit development at 1615 Sawdust Road will have an average unit size of 827 square feet and an average rent of $1,306 a month. Alliance did not disclose the cost of the project.