Ybarra Investments Inc. is anticipated to break ground on a Gringo's restaurant in the second quarter of 2022 within the Conroe Waterfront Center, located at I-45 and Drennen Road, NewQuest Properties announced in a news release Dec. 6. Gringo's is anticipated to open in late 2022 or early 2023, according to the release. The Conroe eatery will be the Tex-Mex chain's 16th location, according to the release.

The 7,200-square-foot restaurant will be located next to Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen within the 115-acre center. According to the release, the Conroe Waterfront Center also includes 300 high-end apartments at various stages of development, a second multifamily project slated to break ground, and 35 acres remaining for residential, retail and hospitality uses. www.gringostexmex.com