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Houston new headquarters of largest dredging contractor in U.S.

2021 is shaping up to be a significant year for Houston’s commercial business market. In addition to Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s announcement that it will be relocating its headquarters to Houston, so too will the nation’s largest dredging contractor.

The Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company announced that they would be moving their headquarters from Chicago to Houston this year. Though far from the lakes that make up part of the company’s name, executives believe that the move will put them closer to new markets and important regional customers.

Looking for commercial space in the Energy Corridor

The company is looking for 20,000 feet of commercial space in the Energy Corridor for its initial move. Expansion may be in order as the company continues to grow. The company will continue to maintain a business and operations support center in Illinois.

More and more companies are becoming attracted to Houston’s business-friendly climate. As the third-largest metropolitan area in the country, the Houston area houses the headquarters of more than 20 Fortune 500 companies, a number that is expected to grow over time.

As companies look to Houston both as a new home and a place to establish a new business, skilled legal guidance becomes essential. You will want comprehensive advice from a legal team that understands the area from initial planning and development to land acquisition and property leasing.