Peridot Acquisition Corp. is looking to buy a company whose products or services eliminate or mitigate greenhouse gas emissions or enhance resilience to climate change. The departing director also has been a senior research scholar at the Columbia University Center for Global Energy Policy and chief technology officer of India’s largest renewable energy firm.
Cherry Block Craft Butcher + Kitchen, a concept that began at Bravery Chef Hall, will open two permanent locations this year. In the spring, the company will open a full-scale butcher and market, Cherry Block Craft Butcher + Market, at 5305 Highway Blvd. in Katy. It will sell both wholesale and retail meat through partner Felix Florez’s wholesale distribution company, Falcon Lake Farms. It will have a dry-aging room, custom bacon and seasonings as well as chef-prepared meals. The 4,000-square-foot…
The next phase of Metropark Square, a mixed-use development in Shenandoah north of Houston, is expected to get underway later this year. Dallas-based retailer and developer Sam Moon Group expects to begin construction on The Residences at Metropark in the third quarter, Community Impact reports. The apartment project will include 324 units ranging from one- to three-bedroom apartments as well as two-story townhomes, according to Metropark Square's website. Amenities will include a two-level fitness…
To get more passengers in the air, United Airlines has launched a "Travel-Ready Center" on its app and website.
UH adds Doctor of Nursing Practice program amid efforts to expand health care to disadvantaged communities
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has approved the University of Houston’s new Doctor of Nursing Practice program. The practice doctorate is intended to address shortages of primary care providers, nursing educators and leaders, something UH and other local educational institutions have discussed addressing for some time. The DNP program is a part-time post-master’s program designed for working nurses. It will have both face-to-face and online education, and students choose…
The company closed one acquisition this year, and its CEO thinks there could be more to come.
Amy Chronis, Deloitte's Houston managing partner, assumed Greater Houston Partnership board chair duties from outgoing chair Bobby Tudor.