Commercial, residential construction progresses at Miramesa in 2016

The foundation is starting to go up at Miramesa Town Center, located at the intersection of West and Fry roads in Cypress. The first tenants could open at the site by early 2017.

The foundation is starting to go up at Miramesa Town Center, located at the intersection of West and Fry roads in Cypress. The first tenants could open at the site by early 2017.

Development is underway at Miramesa—the newest section of the Canyon Lakes West master-planned community—as well as at the nearby Miramesa Town Center. Located at the intersection of Fry and West roads in Cypress, Miramesa is one of several master-planned communities in the area moving forward with major single-family construction plans in 2016.


Construction began in June on the second phase of the community. A total of 659 lots are planned, according to officials with developer Land Tejas.Once completed, the community will feature 1,400 lots across 600 acres.


A total of 153 homes have been sold in Miramesa so far this year. Land Tejas President Jennifer Keller attributed the strong sales numbers to several elements related to the community’s location.


Commercial, residential construction progresses at Miramesa in 2016“Buyers are responding to our great location, which offers an excellent school district, extensive amenities and quality builders,” she said.


Officials also celebrated the completion of the community’s first recreation center late last year—a 5-acre complex with a 1,200-square-foot clubhouse and swimming pool. The facility is intended to serve as a meeting space for community members as well as a way for families to stay fit.



Miramesa Town Center


Meanwhile, construction is picking up on Miramesa Town Center, a commercial development being leased by real estate firm Read King.


Original plans at the center called for a Wal-Mart Supercenter to serve as the site’s 189,000-square-foot anchor tenant. In September Wal-Mart was removed from the site plan.


However, an updated site plan indicates the Wal-Mart Supercenter could still be coming. Officials with Read King could not be reached for comment regarding the potential Wal-Mart location.


Star Cinema Grill is also moving forward with plans on a 43,000-square-foot venue at the northeast corner of West and Fry roads. Jason Ostrow, vice president of development for Star Cinema Grill, said the theater should  open in the first quarter of 2017.


The location will feature the Sony 4K digital projection system, RealD 3-D technology, state-of-the-art sound systems, luxury recliner seating and large movie screens, Ostrow said. The theater will provide a contemporary lounge area that will give the community a place to host private and professional events, he said.


“Miramesa is going to be a great center in a great area,” Ostrow said. “We are excited about the growing community and are looking forward to bringing a premium dine-in movie theater experience to the area.”


Additional reporting by Emily Donaldson

By Shawn Arrajj
Shawn Arrajj serves as the editor of the Cy-Fair edition of Community Impact Newspaper where he covers the Cy-Fair and Jersey Village communities. He mainly writes about development, transportation and issues in Harris County.