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Cypress area MUD passes bond referendum, plots annexation amid growth

District officials said the move will not come with a property tax rate increase.


BARC Animal Shelter celebrates debut of cattery with $1 adoptions for cats, kittens

The cattery was BARC's most recent step toward expanding its shelter space.


Retail centers adapt to Cy-Fair consumers’ needs

Despite increased competition from online shopping, developers said retail is still in demand in Cy-Fair.



New industrial park breaks ground near Sam Houston Race Park

Transwestern Development Co. announced Oct. 3 it has broken ground on Sam Houston Distribution Center, located at Wind Mill Park Road and Fallbrook Pines Drive in northwest Houston.


Cy-Fair emerges as logistics hub as development soars

The Cy-Fair area has seen projects launched or announced by several major logistics companies, including FedEx Corp., Amazon and Home Depot, over the past three years.


Weiser Airpark sold, industrial park planned at site

A deal was finalized in early September that will see the tract of land housing the Weiser Airpark changing hands to a development company that has plans to build an industrial park at the site.


JUST IN: Texas Central signs design-build contract with civil engineering firm Salini Impregilo

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. 



Village Center developer in discussions with Marriott, WorkLodge

Officials with Collaborate, the Houston-based developer behind the mixed-use Village Center underway in Jersey Village, announced Sept. 11 they are "in discussions" with several tenants about coming into the center.



Ground breaks on Telge Road mixed-use project

Construction began in July on a new mixed-use project called Telge Crossing that will be located on 24 acres at the southwest corner of Telge and Jarvis roads in Cypress.




Three businesses confirmed for new development at Fry, Hempstead roads in Cypress

Mia’s Table—a casual family eatery that belongs to the Johnny Carrabba’s Family of Restaurants—along with Fajita Pete’s and Frost Bank have all been confirmed as tenants for a new retail development located on the southwest corner of Fry and Hempstead roads in Cypress.


Houston City Council votes to end parking requirements in some areas surrounding downtown Houston

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.


New Harris County floodplain rules draw concern over development costs

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.


Developers bringing thousands of homes to area north of Cypress

Developers along the borders of Cypress, Tomball and Hockley have spent the past few years staking claim to some of the few remaining large tracts of undeveloped land, and construction on several new communities is now underway.



Cue Luxury Apartments slated for September opening at Fry and Longenbaugh roads

Construction is underway in Cypress on Cue Luxury Apartments , a new apartment complex being built at the southeast corner of Fry and Longenbaugh roads by David Development.


Eileen Fisher opens at Houston Premium Outlet, The Children's Place coming soon

Officials with Simon, the retail realty group that manages the Houston Premium Outlets, announced the opening of Eileen Fisher Outlet in a July 9 press release. Another store, The Children's Place, is expected to open later this summer.


Ersa Grae Corporation plans 533-acre community north of Cypress along Grand Parkway

Engineering work is underway on a new 533-acre community that will be situated on both sides of the northwest corner of the Grand Parkway, just north of the Cypress area.


PHOTOS: Caldwell Companies celebrates the completion of 300-acre lake at Towne Lake

Officials with Caldwell Companies recently celebrated the completion of the final section of its lake at the Towne Lake master-planned community in Cypress. The 300-acre body of water with 14 miles of shoreline is the largest private man-made lake in the Houston area.



Chasewood Crossing Three nearing completion on Hwy. 249

Construction is nearing completion on Chasewood Crossing Three, a class A office building located at 19350 Hwy. 249, Houston, and the building is slated to be ready for tenant build-out in July. The six-story, 156,000-square-foot building will feature approximately 26,000 square feet per floor in “slab” condition, allowing tenants complete freedom in designing their office spaces.


Parkland Square to bring 'traditional neighborhood design' to Bridgeland this fall

Officials with the Bridgeland master-planned community announced June 5 plans to open Parkland Square later this year within the Parkland Village neighborhood in Cypress.


NASA to open International Space Station to private astronauts, commercial companies

The opportunity for everyday citizens to travel to low-Earth orbit and beyond may be closer than you think.


GALLERY: U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visits Johnson Space Center

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on June 5 made a stop at the Johnson Space Center as part of a tour to learn how local education leaders and employers are closing skills gap between workers and in-demand jobs.



Hurricane Harvey-damaged homes in Harris County could see up to 21 percent appraisal bump this year

Harris County homes that sustained damage during Hurricane Harvey could see up to a 21% increase in appraised value this year.