In late 2018, League City officials expressed excitement for a project that would have added a convention center, a sports arena, an amphitheater and more at the site of the existing Chester L. Davis Sportsplex near I-45.
With the oil and gas industry slow to recover and an expected surge in low- and moderate-wage jobs on the horizon, local experts are forecasting a shortage of affordable housing in the Greater Houston area.
Progress at the Houston Spaceport is moving forward, and city, education and industry leaders expect the development to make several significant strides throughout the year.
League City City Council agreed with constituents Dec. 17 by voting down a proposal to rezone land near a busy intersection from general commercial to residential.
With the Clear Creek ISD board of trustees' approval Dec. 16, design plans for an improved White Elementary School are underway.
The cattery was BARC's most recent step toward expanding its shelter space.
The historic James and Jessie West Mansion at 3303 NASA Parkway, Pasadena, is being razed.
A new Texas law governing local building standards could have a lasting effect on the look and feel of communities, but League City is doing what it can to combat what officials call an unfunded mandate that erodes local control.
A major deal that would have resulted in the free creation of a new, bigger sportsplex has been in limbo for months, prompting League City to move ahead with building new baseball fields at its own expense.
Exploration Green , a yearslong project to turn a Clear Lake golf course into a detention pond, has won a Houston-Galveston Area Council award, according to an Oct. 21 press release.
An agreement has not been signed to turn the Chester L. Davis Sportsplex into an entertainment hub , but the city is planning to construct a new sportsplex before a deal is signed, and some residents at a public board meeting said they recognize the need.
The League City City Council took action Sept. 24 on an item tabled Aug. 27, voting 6-2 to require the establishment of homeowners associations and business owners associations in areas with a common property, such as a drainage ditch or park.
A flight simulation company will soon lease land in Phase 1 of the Houston Spaceport .
Editor's note: This story has been updated to clarify the difference between Texas Central's Sept. 13 announcement about a design-build contract with Salini Impregilo and an October 2018 announcement about a limited-notice-to-proceed agreement with Salini Impregilo.
Atlas 14, a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration study of rainfall data released in September 2018, shows for the first time since the 1990s that cities along Clear Creek, including League City, deal with some of the hardest-hitting storms in the state. These municipalities have a 1% chance per year of receiving 17-18 inches of rain in a 24-hour period.
Despite the deal for Epicenter League City still pending, League City officials are moving forward with the design and construction of a new sportsplex on the city’s west side, according to a League City news release.
The League City City Council on Aug. 27 adopted the fiscal year 2019-20 budget, which has undergone changes through several workshops over the past several weeks.
A couple snags and the weather have delayed the construction of Exploration Green, but the project is making good progress, Clear Lake City Water Authority officials said.
Houston Airport System officials are weeks away from finalizing a deal with a major aerospace company that plans to locate in the Houston Spaceport, and there are preliminary discussions between several area universities to create a research and development campus at the spaceport, Ellington Airport General Manager Arturo Machuca told area business leaders at a Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon July 30.
An apartment complex of one-bedroom apartments will not be built—at least not soon—after neighbors pushed back against the proposed development.
New developments in Midtown, east downtown and parts of the Near Northside and Montrose will no longer be required to provide a set number of parking spaces.
Updated 12:05 p.m. July 19: The story has been updated from its original version to say the new standards require developers to build enough detention to offset flooding in the 500-year floodplain. The story previously said this would require developers to build a minimum of five times as much detention.
It has been almost one year since Harris County voters approved a $2.5 billion bond to address drainage issues and two months since League City voters approved spending $73 million on local flooding problems. Projects are under design in both Clear Lake and League City, but it could be years before residents see relief.
Among the first words astronauts said after landing on the moon on July 20, 1969, were, “Houston ... the eagle has landed.”
Under an agreement with the city of Houston effective July 1, Airbnb is now automatically collecting the city's hotel occupancy tax, yielding a potential annual windfall of $3 million for tourism and arts initiatives, the company said.