« Back to article: The best real estate market in America: That's Houston, but how long will the boom times last?

4, Ralph Bivins, home building in Bellaire, construction, October 2012
Home building in Houston is coming back strong. Just drive around the Inner Loop, and you'll see it, like this new construction in Bellaire. Photo by Ralph Bivins
5, Ralph, Houston skyline, downtown, October 2012
Compared to the rest of the nation, it's good to be in Houston. Photo by Ralph Bivins
7, Exxon Mobil building, 800 Bell, October 2012
Exxon Mobil is leaving its one million-square-foot office tower at 800 Bell. Photo by Ralph Bivins
1, Ralph Bivins, Devon Energy Tower, October 2012
Devon is a major tenant departing from the Allen Center office complex located near the Hyatt Regency. Photo by Ralph Bivins