Target gets building permits to rework former Randall's space in Shepherd Square

Target received city building permits May 15 for an estimated $6.45 million renovation for its new location coming to the former Randall’s at 2075 Westheimer Road, Houston. The permits call for a 61,481 square foot renovation. It will be Target's fourth Inner Loop location. www.target.com

By Matt Dulin
Matt joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2018 and is the City Editor for Houston's Inner Loop editions.


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The official is no longer employed by the district, and Houston ISD is not named in the filing.

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Dessert Gallery celebrates 25 years of sweets in Houston

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Dallas-based ride-hailing service Alto has its sights set on Houston for its first expansion market.

The Harris County Department of Education lowered its tax rate for the 2020-21 fiscal year. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Harris County Department of Education lowers tax rate for 2020-21

For the average homestead valued at $182,484, that means taxpayers will contribute $9.11 to support its programs.

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A low positivity rate is one of three metrics medical center officials are tracking that they say may indicate a declining spread of the virus.

Free COVID-19 testing will be available to festival staff, participants and patrons every weekend of the festival this fall. (Courtesy Steven David Photography)
Free COVID-19 testing at Texas Renaissance Festival and more Houston-area news

Read the latest business and community news from the Houston area.

Free COVID-19 testing will be available to festival staff, participants and patrons every weekend of the festival this fall. (Courtesy Steven David Photography)
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According to a Texas Supreme Court order, all eviction notices in the state must be accompanied with the CDC eviction order's declaration form. (Courtesy Pexel)
Texas Supreme Court issues order strengthening CDC eviction moratorium

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Houston ISD opens school choice application window for 2021-22

Houston ISD is opening its school choice application window earlier than previous years but with an earlier deadline as well.

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Dr. Sam Rolon is a physician for Baylor St. Luke's Medical Group Creekside Family Medicine in The Woodlands. (Courtesy St. Luke's Health)
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