Monthly Archives: February 2016

Product Runway 2016

Product Runway is an avant-garde couture fashion design competition with a twist. IIDA Houston City Center’s Product Runway, influenced by the concept of the hit realty TV show Project Runway, is one of a handful of fashion shows of its kind in the country. Product Runway puts teams of interior design and architecture professionals and interior design students in a fashion design competition by creating handmade garments out of standard architectural finish materials such as glass, tile, carpet and wood. Product Runway promises to showcase eye-popping creations during a runway performance by each team on nearly 150 ft. of runway

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HBJ honors apartment tycoon Marvy Finger for his 58 years in the business

Marvy Finger founded The Finger Cos. in 1958. In the nearly six decades since, the Houston native has built 93 apartment projects in eight states. In Houston alone, Finger finished 28,309 apartment units, totaling a net rental area of more than 26.7 million square feet. Due to his accomplishments, he is the Houston Business Journal’s 2015 Landmark Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.

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