Why Houston is on the rise as a major retail distribution hub

Several factors, including Houston’s rapid population growth and its access to Port Houston, are solidifying the Bayou City as a viable retail distribution hub poised to compete with Dallas.

Over the past 12 months, a flurry of consumer goods retailers, including Seattle-based Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN), The Netherlands-based Ikea and Minnesota-based Best Buy Co. Inc., have either leased or are looking to lease distribution space in Houston.

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