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The Texas Real Estate Center released more stats relating to Texas leading the nation in economic growth. The latest monthly review of Texas economy showed “the state gained 261,000 nonagricultural jo

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@WireImgId=819504 Why commercial property is hot around here Robert Graham $('#instantGallery .instant-gallery').width() ){ $(this).width( $('#instantGallery .instant-gallery').width() ); } }); */ //try to get width and height again just in case utl didn't pull in a width and height for the image $.each($('#instantGallery .instant-gallery .frame img'),function(){ var $t = $(this); var $w = $t.width(); var $h = $t.height(); if($w > $h){ $t.removeClass('neutral').addClass('horizontal'); }else if($w --> Advertisement oTNCMS_Ad.setRelative();, null, ''); Posted: Saturday, October 6, 2012 12:20 am More jobs, economic growth in Texas, county The Texas Real Estate Center released more stats relating to Texas leading the nation in economic growthThe latest monthly review of Texas economy showed “the state gained 261,000 nonagricultural jobs from August 2011 to August 2012, and an annual growth rate of 2.5 percent compared with 1.4 percent for the United States.” Texas’ private segment gained 270,900 jobs, representing an annual growth rate of 3.1 percent compared with 1.8 percent for the nation’s private segmentAccording to the Texas Real Estate Center, all Texas industries except the information industry had more jobs in August 2012 than in August 2011Nevertheless, the state’s government sector continues to lose jobsWould you believe the mining and logging industry ranked first in job creation? Close behind is construction, leisure and hospitality, transportation, warehousing and utilities industries. International economist DrLuis Torres joined the Texas Real Estate Center Oct1The newest member of the Real Estate Center’s research team brings to 20 the total full-time staff of the nation’s largest publicly funded real estate research organizationTorres is the sixth researcher with a doctorate degree and the first hired in seven years. As a matter of fact, Center Director Gary Maler said, “Luis adds critical skills and attributes to our research capability.” Torres previously was with Banco de Mexico, Mexico’s central bankTorres is an author, lecturer and researcher who extensively studied the Mexican regional economy and U.S.-Mexico issues. A little note: The Lone Star College System hit another milestone with an enrollment of 78,000 credit students this fall, a 3 percent increase over fall 2011This is the largest student body in the history of the college systemCommunity College Week magazine listed LSCS as fourth in the nation among the top 100 Associate Degree ProducersAlthough The Woodlands is home to Lone Star College System, the college maintains branches in Tomball, Conroe, North Harris County, Cypress and Kingwood. Drive by the old Shepherd/Moore Furniture building on Texas 105 EastSoon the building will be the home of a Fiesta Grocery Store. Yet another oil-related company is moving from CaliforniaThe company is looking for space to accommodate 60 of its 130 employeesSoon construction is to begin on Aurora Industrial Business Park inside Loop 336 East and FM 3083The building area is to be around half a million square feetAurora is pre-leasing at this time. Finally, is the rumor that H-E-B is snooping around the city of Montgomery to build a grocery storeApparently, H-E-B thinks this area is a great place to beH-E-B has numerous locations in Montgomery County and is building on Loop 336 North at Texas 105 West. Robert Graham is part of the Franke Team/Keller Williams Realty Commercial DepartmentContact Graham at 936-647-4400 or Discuss Print Posted in Opinion on Saturday, October 6, 2012 12:20 am. 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