HTX Real Estate 2013

Ever since two New York speculators, the Allen brothers, founded Houston on a swamp in 1836 and marketed it as "a center of government and commerce" with an "abundance of excellent spring water and enjoying the sea breeze in all its freshness," the Bayou City has been a developer's dream. Our special series, Real Estate Confidential, examines what's happening in the world of real estate in Houston today as the housing market sizzles and building cranes are popping up all over town. Also, CultureMap editor-at-large Shelby Hodge looks at some of the most interesting residences on the market.

Houston Metropolitan Dance studio opening May 2013

Midtown's new artsy real estate gains momentum: A $700,000 project that's worth dancing about

By Joel Luks - June 2nd, 2013

A new performing arts studio in Midtown just christened its space, adding to a growing posse of creative hubs aiming to paint the revitalized neighborhood with artful spirit.  The Houston Metropolitan Dance Company, previously housed on Calumet Street for more than 30 ...

Shelby Houston On the Market 102 Quitman May 2013 family and dining

Hilly urban living in Houston? This $400,000 condo promises a view

By Shelby Hodge - June 1st, 2013

Editor's Note: Houston is loaded with must-have houses for sale in all shapes, sizes and price ranges. In this continuing series, CultureMap Editor-at-Large Shelby Hodge snoops through some of our faves and gives you the lowdown on what's hot on ...