Development updates: 5 projects in The Woodlands area under construction to watch

Work on houses in the Centro community in Shenandoah is progressing, and land has been cleared for the new apartment building planned at Six Pines Drive and Timberloch Place in The Woodlands.

Investment company Orpheus Holdings of Spring is in the process of relocating its business from Tealbriar Circle to a building under construction at 24811 Gosling Road, Spring. The building will be owner-occupied and is anticipated to open in September. Work began on the site in 2017.

Construction continues on Palmetto Homes MDR’s Centro community, located on the David Memorial Drive connector to Hwy. 242 in Shenandoah. The community will consist of 114 homes upon completion, with the first homes anticipated to have residents moving in around October. A new batch of homes is anticipated to begin construction in November, a company representative said.

A new Aldi is under construction in Spring, located at 2412 Rayford Road. The discount grocery store chain is expected to open to the public later this fall, a company spokesperson said.

The 1.67-acre site of a seven-story apartment complex planned at Six Pines Drive and Timberloch Place in The Woodlands has been cleared in preparation for construction work to begin on the project, Howard Hughes Corp. officials said. The building will include 163 residences and is expected to be complete in 2020, officials said. The apartment complex has not yet been named.

Work on a new office building for Alight Solutions on New Trails Drive is underway. The new facility will include a 180,000-square-foot office building and 115,000-square-foot parking garage. Alight Solutions is currently located on Lakeside Boulevard.



The overnight closure will allow Montgomery County Precinct 3 to install a drainage pipe across Rayford Road. (Courtesy Montgomery County Precinct 3)
Rayford Road to close overnight Dec. 6 between Fox Run Boulevard and Grand Parkway

The overnight closure is part of Montgomery County Precinct 3's ongoing improvement work on the road.

Proposition will start state’s first flood fund

The proposition approved in November will launch a flooding infrastructure fund

The Greater Houston area is expected to see a net gain of 42,300 jobs in 2020. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Greater Houston region expected to see slower job growth in 2020

The Greater Houston area is expected to see a net gain of 42,300 jobs in 2020.

The University Interscholastic League released its conference cutoff numbers Dec. 3, which move Tomball High School from Conference 5A to Conference 6A. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Tomball High School poised to become 6A; no change anticipated for Tomball Memorial, Magnolia, Magnolia West high schools

The University Interscholastic League released its conference cutoff numbers Dec. 3, which move Tomball High School from Conference 5A to Conference 6A.

The pizzeria, which specializes in Neapolitan and Roman-style pizzas, will hold its grand opening in Spring in early 2020. (Courtesy 1000 Degrees Pizza)
1000 Degrees Pizza opening soon at Birnham Woods Marketplace in Spring

The pizza franchise is planning a mid-December soft launch before its grand opening in early January.

An artist's rendering captures a concept for a potential new performing arts center in The Woodlands. (Rendering courtesy The Woodlands Township)
The Woodlands, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion announce concept for possible new performing arts center

The Woodlands Township's vision for a new performing arts center is taking shape with the Dec. 5 announcement of a plan to work with The Center for the Performing Arts at The Woodlands.

Harris County Commissioners Court
Harris County unanimously approves plan for Healthy Food Financing Initiative program

The countywide competitive grant program will provide funding to support healthy food retail, nutrition education and urban agriculture in underserved communities.

Carlos Wehby was one of several residents in The Woodlands who spoke about feral hogs at the Dec. 4 board meeting.
Vanessa Holt/Community Impact Newspaper
Residents, officials talk about strategies to control feral hogs in The Woodlands

Feral hogs have been a destructive and potentially dangerous nuisance to residents of Windsor Hills and other neighborhoods in The Woodlands, said a group of about two dozen residents who attended a Dec. 4 board of directors meeting to ask for a solution.

Cinepolis has been in development for Creekside Park West since Jan. 30. Photo by Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper
Cinepolis brings movie, dining experience to Creekside Park

Movie theater company Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas opened Nov. 29 at its new location anchoring the 12-acre Creekside Park West shopping center

Conroe ISD sets bond project schedule, considers 2020 boundary changes

Following a successful Nov. 5 bond referendum, Conroe ISD is starting to implement $653.57 million in bond-funded projects approved through Proposition A

John McMullan
Courtesy The Woodlands Township
Q&A: John McMullan, former The Woodlands Township board of directors vice chair talks about his time on the board

John McMullan has served on The Woodlands Township board of directors since 2013, most recently as vice chair of the seven-member board.

Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough began his current term in January 2019 after serving two terms as a state representative for Texas House District 15. Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper
Q&A: Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough reflects on first year in office

Mark Keough assumed the role of Montgomery County judge in 2019, moving from his previous role as a representative for District 15 in the Texas House of Representatives

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