Cajun restaurant, day spa, tabletop games: Tenants have been announced for Marcel Boulevard in Conroe

The first cluster of tenants is confirmed for Marcel Boulevard, a commercial development underway at I-45 South and Grand Central Parkway. (Courtesy Kaplan Public Relations)
The first cluster of tenants is confirmed for Marcel Boulevard, a commercial development underway at I-45 South and Grand Central Parkway. (Courtesy Kaplan Public Relations)

The first cluster of tenants is confirmed for Marcel Boulevard, a commercial development underway at I-45 South and Grand Central Parkway. (Courtesy Kaplan Public Relations)

The first cluster of tenants is confirmed for Marcel Boulevard, a commercial development underway at I-45 South and Grand Central Parkway.

An upscale Cajun and Creole-inspired restaurant is coming to Marcel Boulevard, a shopping and dining destination within master-planned community Grand Central Park in Conroe, according to a Sept. 23 news release. The restaurant, owned by Louisiana natives and Conroe residents Scott and Aubrey Elias, will be called Voodoo Grille, and offer patio and indoor seating.

“Marcel Boulevard will be a beautiful space that ties modern day luxuries to nature,” Scott Elias said in the release. “Our love for both nature and serving the community makes this the perfect spot for our concept.”

Other tenants include Perfect Round, a family-friendly sports bar with four golf simulation bays with patio and indoor seating, according to the release, as well as Thrive Day Spa, Atelier Salon Suites and Strategic Mind Games—a store offering new-age, tabletop battle games, board games, custom chess sets and other items.

Apex Executive Suites is also planned to open in Marcel Boulevard with private offices, shared workspace, conference rooms and virtual offices, according to the release.


The tenants are anticipated to open in the first quarter of 2022.

In total, Marcel Boulevard will bring 68,160 square feet of restaurant and retail space, and 32,400 square feet of office space. Special event and entertainment areas will also be included, according to the release.

Marcel Boulevard is being developed by Marcel, a The Woodlands-based commercial real estate development and property management firm.
By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.



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