Development to add more than 12,000 homes to Conroe area

Conroe City Council approved the municipal utility districts for the Keystone development May 28. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)
Conroe City Council approved the municipal utility districts for the Keystone development May 28. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)

Conroe City Council approved the municipal utility districts for the Keystone development May 28. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)

At its May 28 meeting, Conroe City Council approved the creation of three municipal utility districts for a development that is set to bring more than 12,000 homes to the city, in addition to further development.



The Keystone development will be located off SH 242, according to Director of Community Development Nancy Mikeska. Mikeska said the city will not be providing water or sewer to the 3,074-acre development.



The development will cater to single-family residences with lot sizes between 50 and 60 feet wide, with prices ranging $250,000-$350,000. There is also space on the property set aside for commercial development and a multifamily residence. Phase 1 of the development is expected to be on the ground in 2021, according to Mikeska.



Mikeska said she does not see the development of Conroe slowing down as most developers want to get their projects on the ground quickly.



“As we deal with other issues we haven’t had to deal with before, I think the potential for growth is still there,” Mikeska said.

By Andy Li
Originally from Boone, North Carolina, Andy Li is a graduate of East Carolina University with degrees in Communication with a concentration in Journalism and Political Science. While in school, he worked as a performing arts reporter, news, arts and copy editor and a columnist at the campus newspaper, The East Carolinian. He also had the privilege to work with NPR’s Next Generation Radio, a project for student journalists exploring radio news. Moving to Houston in May 2019, he now works as the reporter for the Conroe/Montgomery edition of Community Impact Newspaper.


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