Posted on · A Texas Court of Appeals ruling overturned a 2014 judgment that was going to cost developers $1.2 million. However, the Appeals ruling allows local residents the opportunity to sue if they don't like what's built.
Posted on · Last week (June 30, 2016), a state appeals court overturned a ruling pertaining to the fight over the so-called Ashby high-rise, a proposed residential tower near Rice University that's been at the center of a conflict for several years. In 2013, a jury ruled that if the project were built, the developer — Buckhead Development […]
Posted on · Typically, when we talk about protecting the Texas/Mexico border, we mean protecting it from illegal activity on the other side of the Rio Grande. But reports this week from The Texas Tribune and Reveal highlight illegal activity happening not only on the U.S. side of the border but among those tasked with policing it. Those […]
Posted on · Neighbors upset because planned high-rise condo project will proceed.
Posted on · 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”Â would create a nuisance. Developers appealed, and now the case isÂ beforeÂ a Harris County judge. We discuss this seven-year-long battle between residents and developers, and how it represents what […]
Posted on · Each Tuesday of this month, Houston Matters has explored efforts here in Greater Houston to pursue alternative, renewable forms of energy. In previous weeks, we discussed solar energy, hydrogen, wind power, and biofuels. On this edition of the program, we ask what you'd prefer to see energy companies here in Texas pursue – whether traditional […]