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STORM RECOVERY UPDATE, MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
(Click Read More below to see the detailed street closure map for May 24-27, 2024)
Storm recovery work will intensify over the Memorial Day weekend, with additional street closures. Expect detours in the southwest quadrant of Downtown, an area roughly south of McKinney and West of Main Street. Pedestrians are strongly cautioned to avoid the area of street closures and fenced sidewalks to avoid the danger of falling glass. Read More

Economic Development

The Downtown Houston+ Economic Development Program (EDP) leads work to support the health and vitality of Downtown’s dynamic markets, including office, retail, hospitality, residential, entertainment/tourism and new development.

Key components of the EDP include the Research + Reports Program and support for the retail sector. Retail work includes focused incentives as well as recruitment and retention strategies. The EDP coordinates with the Planning & Capital Projects team to advance the economic benefits of near-term and long-range planning. 

Downtown Houston+’s active collaborations with the City of Houston, Harris County, Houston-Galveston Area Council, Greater Houston Partnership, Houston First Corporation, Houston Management Districts, and Downtown-based economic development drivers are core to the EDP team mission.