See 6 places where new construction is taking place in The Woodlands

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A number of retail, residential and community projects are underway in The Woodlands and South Montgomery County.

Covenant United Methodist Church

Covenant United Methodist Church is slated to be completed by mid-2019, according to church officials. CUMC officials broke ground last May on the 16,000-square-foot building, which will feature a dedicated space for children and a worship room designed to expand to meet future growth.

Creekside Park West

Clearing work has begun on Creekside Park West, a new 12-acre retail center that will be anchored by a Moviehouse & Eatery, a dine-in movie theater. The theater is slated to open in late 2019. The center, located at the southwest corner of Kuykendahl Road and Creekside Forest Drive, will also feature retailers and restaurants that have not yet been announced, according to officials with The Howard Hughes Corp.

MD Anderson Cancer Center

MD Anderson Cancer Center will open a new outpatient and treatment facility this fall near College Park and Fellowship drives, according to hospital officials. The three-story, 200,000-square-foot building will house the clinic currently located at CHI St. Luke’s The Woodlands Hospital.

The Woodlands United Methodist Church

The Woodlands United Methodist Church’s new gymnasium will wrap up construction in the first quarter of 2020, according to church officials. Part of a
$30 million capital campaign, the church is also working on constructing a new church in the Woodforest area.

Two Lakes Edge

Structural work is underway on Two Lakes Edge, a 386-unit, multifamily complex located in Hughes Landing near Lake Woodlands Drive. Officials with The Howard Hughes Corp. said the complex is scheduled to be complete in spring 2020. 

AMC theater

Officials with developer Sam Moon Group announced in late December an AMC theater will open in February in MetroPark Square, a 69-acre, mixed-use center located east of I-45. An exact opening date for the theater has not been announced as of press time; however, the MetroPark Square center is slated to officially open in March.

By Wendy Sturges

A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.


Howard Hughes Corp. acquired the two towers owned by Occidental Petroleum Corp. in 2019. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Occidental CEO tells Woodlands EDP at luncheon it will keep local presence

Occidental Petroleum Corp. CEO Vicki Hollub told the Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership at a Jan. 10 luncheon the company intends to keep a presence in The Woodlands

U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady, R-The Woodlands, speaks to students at Covenant Christian School. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)
U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady and others celebrate Covenant Christian School's FEMA grant

The event saw representatives from the city of Conroe, Montgomery County, the Texas Legislature and more.

Feral hogs, seen here in neighboring Harris County, have been reported as a nuisance in parts of Montgomery County along Spring Creek, including The Woodlands. (Kelly Schafler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Commissioner: Feral hog trapping program to begin in Montgomery County Precinct 3 immediately

Montgomery County Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack announced Jan. 17 he has contracted with a professional wildlife removal company to trap feral hogs in several areas on Spring Creek.

Raveneaux Country Club was one of hundreds of properties that flooded during Hurricane Harvey in 2017. (Courtesy Harris County Flood Control District)
Cagle: Goal of Raveneaux acquisition is not to put an ‘ugly hole in the ground’

“The goal is to create something more along the lines of Kickerillo [Mischer Preserve] with beautiful park amenities—little fishing piers, boat launches and walking trails that go around it,” Cagle said.

wayne gardiner woodlands township board of directors meeting january 15 2020
Officials plan action to address feral hogs plaguing Woodlands neighborhoods

Several dozen residents attended The Woodlands Township board of directors meeting Jan. 15 to voice continuing concerns about feral hogs in the Grogan’s Point neighborhood.

Both cities' candidate filing periods close Feb. 14. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Candidate filing period for May elections begins in Shenandoah, Oak Ridge North

Both cities will have open races for mayor and two city council seats.

The deadline to pay property taxes in Montgomery County is Jan. 31. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)
Montgomery County Tax Office to extend hours for property tax deadline

The deadline to pay property taxes in Montgomery County is Jan. 31.

Jonathan Ingram, senior associate with The Novak Consulting Group, presented law enforcement options to The Woodlands Township board of directors Jan. 15. (Vanessa Holt/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Woodlands board decides on compromise for incorporation law enforcement scenario

In the last step required before it can determine a maximum tax rate to propose on a ballot for incorporation, The Woodlands Township board of directors decided on a law enforcement model at its Jan. 15 meeting.

(Jen Para/Community Impact Newspaper)
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo concert tickets go on sale Jan. 16

Lower-level seating options are already very limited.

CVS said its new HealthHub concept will open at stores on Kuykendahl Road and FM 1488 this month. (Courtesy CVS Health)
CVS Health debuts new HealthHub concept at 2 south Montgomery County pharmacy stores

CVS announced the launch of 15 HealthHub locations in January, including two in The Woodlands and Tomball.

The freestanding restaurant is under construction at The Woodlands Mall. Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper
Shake Shack coming to The Woodlands Mall this summer

The Woodlands store will be the national burger and milkshake brand's sixth Greater Houston location.

The John Cooper School
Guide: 26 private schools to check out in The Woodlands and south Montgomery County in 2020

Private schools around The Woodlands offer a variety of specialized instruction, from different religious affiliations to various types of curriculum.

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