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What Does the Ashby High-Rise Case Mean for Development in Houston?

Last year, nearly two dozen residents near Rice Village sued to stop development of a 21 story residential tower. Jurors decided the so-called “Ashby High-Rise” would create a nuisance. Developers appealed, and now the case is before a Harris County judge. We discuss this seven-year-long battle between residents and developers, and how it represents what one of our […]

Last year, nearly two dozen residents near Rice Village sued to stop development of a 21 story residential tower. Jurors decided the so-called “Ashby High-Rise” would create a nuisance.

Developers appealed, and now the case is before a Harris County judge. We discuss this seven-year-long battle between residents and developers, and how it represents what one of our guests calls “back door zoning.” We also talk about the growth of mid- and high-rise real estate in Houston and how this case could impact future development here.

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