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HOUSTON – The days of training are over. OPENING DAY ARRIVES.

No, I’m not talking about the Houston Astros. 

Yes: It’s Opening Day for the construction of Houston’s tallest residential tower, which will be a 46-story downtown building on the site of the old Houston Chronicle garage.

Yes: It’s Opening Day for Opportunity Zones in Houston. And, of course, you’ve probably have heard, Opportunity Zones are the hottest real estate investment bonanza since the California Gold Rush began in 1848. 

Yes: Hines’s new high-rise residential building is part of an Opportunity Zone. The project, a 1 million square- foot tower called The Preston, is officially under construction.