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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.


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Economic outlook suggests affordable housing shortage on the horizon for Greater Houston area

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.

Missouri City breaks ground on long-awaited Veterans Memorial

The memorial, designed by Lloyd Lentz, was first proposed in 2011. The city hopes to begin construction in March.



Cherry Blow Dry Bar coming to Missouri City in mid-December

A new Cherry Blow Dry Bar—located at 9101 Sienna Crossing, Ste. 190, Missouri City—is planning a grand …


Brilliant Smiles Orthodontics plans November opening for Missouri City

Dr. Michael Chiang is planning to open Brilliant Smiles Orthodontics in November at 9101 Sienna Crossing …



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. 



Lake Olympia residents working to form solar power co-op in Missouri City

In Missouri City, some residents in Lake Olympia have joined forces with nonprofit Solar United Neighbors to form a solar co-op in an effort to save money on electricity and make going solar easier for others who want to join.


New medical office building going up in Sugar Land

Dr. Amito Chandiwal said he is building a medical office space at 167 Citadel Way, Sugar Land. The …


Missouri City residents turn out to oppose senior living project

The developer of a proposed Missouri City independent and assisted living facility will get another chance to make an impression on neighbors living in the nearby Lakes at Brightwater subdivision.


Missouri City approves first stage of Fort Bend Town Center

A new agreement between the city of Missouri City and NewQuest Properties sets off the development of Fort Bend Town Center II.



Hakeem Olajuwon's Missouri City property nears development

Hakeem Olajuwon’s Dream Court is one step closer to development.


Updates at Houston Museum of Natural Science-Sugar Land to be complete by November

The Houston Museum of Natural Science-Sugar Land will look a little different starting this fall.


Get a first look at Fort Bend ISD's High School 12 design

Updated July 31, 8:30 a.m. to clarify the completion date.


Hakeem Olajuwon has new plans for Missouri City's Tang City Plaza

After nearly two decades of sitting empty, the Tang City Plaza development is getting a new life.




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.


Sugar Land to get two new industrial buildings constructed following approval of tax abatement agreement

Sugar Land is poised to get two industrial buildings constructed in its business park off Gillingham Lane between Jess Pirtle and W. Airport boulevards after City Council approved a tax abatement agreement with Johnson Development Associates during the June 4 meeting.


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.



Houston Museum of Natural Science-Sugar Land to expand with butterfly garden, technology hall

Sugar Land City Council unanimously approved a lease agreement with the Houston Museum of Natural Science-Sugar Land to invest $100,000 into the museum’s addition of a technology hall and outdoor learning center.


Fort Bend County to build wastewater plant in Missouri City

Updated June 5 to reflect that Costello Engineering is designing the improvements, but not paying for the project.


UPDATE: Missouri City Planning and Zoning Commission rezones retail site for gas station

Updated 2:14 p.m., June 18: Missouri City City Council voted on June 17 to approve the rezoning of the future development at Lake Olympia Parkway and Vicksburg Boulevard to a Planned Development District.


Missouri City City Council approves three developments

Three Missouri City development projects, including the long-awaited Veterans Memorial, will now begin following Missouri City City Council approval.



Marcel District developer breaks ground in Sugar Land

The Woodlands-based Marcel Group broke ground on Marcel District on May 14 at 18702 University Blvd., Sugar Land, located in the extraterritorial jurisdiction. The 7.3-acre development in the Riverstone community will include about 41,785 square feet of retail-, restaurant- and service-oriented space and about 27,000 square feet of Class A office space. Tenants will include a mix of fast-casual and sit-down restaurant concepts; fashion boutiques; and salon and professional services, such as a dentist’s office. www.marcelgroup.com