WINNERS & LOSERS
Winner 2019 HOUSTON BOAT SHOW
Boat dealers have enjoyed seven years of rising sales, and the marine industry forecasts boat sales will rise by 3 percent or 4 percent this year.
Loser BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEYS
North American oil and gas bankruptcies fell to just 43 filings in 2018, down from 70 a year prior, according to the law firm Haynes and Boone.
Winner HOUSING MARKET
Houston-area home sales again shattered sales and price records in 2018, even as once-white-hot markets in other parts of the country softened.