See how the Katy-area real estate market fared in September 2020

For Sale sign in the front yard of a home
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See local real estate trends for the Katy area in September below.


By Marie Leonard
Marie came to Community Impact Newspaper in June 2011 after starting her career at a daily newspaper in East Texas. She worked as a reporter and editor for the Cy-Fair edition for nearly 5 years covering Harris County, Cy-Fair ISD, and local development and transportation news. She then moved to The Woodlands edition and covered local politics and development news in the master-planned community before being promoted to managing editor for the South Houston editions in July 2017.


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The first Texas location of PopStroke, a Florida-based golf entertainment facility designed by Tiger Woods, is coming to the Katy area in 2022. (Courtesy Newquest Properties)
First Texas PopStroke, designed by Tiger Woods, coming to Katy

The attraction will be built on a 3.2-acre tract at the Katy Grand and feature an 8,000-square-foot restaurant.

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Houston, Harris County annual addresses no longer hosted by Greater Houston Partnership over Texas voter bill dispute

Local leaders criticized the area chamber of commerce for not taking a definitive stance on two voting access bills currently being deliberated in the Texas Legislature.

Gloria's Latin Cuisine serves Tex-Mex, brunch and a variety of specialty cocktails. (Courtesy Gloria's Latin Cuisine)
Gloria's Latin Cuisine opens first Katy location

Gloria’s Latin Cuisine opened its first Katy location at 23333 Grand Circle Blvd., Ste. 100, Katy, on April 2.

The new location is Chipotle's first in Magnolia. (Courtesy Chipotle Mexican Grill)
Chipotle opens in Magnolia; get a sneak peek of new Houston aquarium and more metro news

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

The business specializes in customized in-home consultations during which families will receive a fire safety plan specific to their house's floor plan and an age-appropriate, individualized plan for each family member. (Courtesy Fire Smart, LLC)
Fire Smart, LLC celebrates one year of providing fire safety education across Greater Houston area

The business specializes in customized in-home consultations during which families will receive a fire safety plan specific to their house's floor plan and an age-appropriate, individualized plan for each family member.

The preliminary budget recommendation designates $27,000 to nonprofit partnerships in Fort Bend County. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Fort Bend County leaders approve initial distribution plan for $157.42M in COVID-19 relief funds

In a divided vote, Fort Bend County commissioners May 4 approved a preliminary budget recommendation for the allocation of $157.42 million in American Rescue Plan Act coronavirus relief funds.

McElwain Elementary School was named after Peter McElwain, the former KISD architect who led the process in creating the school’s state-of-the-art building prototype. (Courtesy Katy ISD)
Katy ISD dedicates McElwain Elementary, Jordan High schools

Katy ISD recently formally dedicated two new campuses: McElwain Elementary School and Jordan High School.

Brightway Insurance offers customized home, flood, auto, boat, condo, renters and other insurance policies from numerous insurance brands. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Brightway Insurance Agency opens new office in Katy

The insurance agency, located at 2717 Commercial Center Blvd., Ste. 200, Katy, offers customized home, flood, auto, boat, condo, renters and other insurance policies from numerous insurance brands.

Four candidates were running to fill two seats on the Katy City Council in the May 1 election. (Morgan Theophil/Community Impact Newspaper)
Newcomers Dan Smith, Gina Hicks elected to Katy City Council; $6M bond package passes

Newcomers Dan Smith and Gina Hicks have been elected serve on Wards A and B, respectively, of the Katy City Council, according to the unofficial final results.

The majority of Katy ISD voters who cast their ballots in the May 1 election voted in favor of a $676.23 million bond package. (Morgan Theophil/Community Impact Newspaper)
Katy ISD $676.23M bond package passes; Rebecca Fox, Dawn Champagne win races for board of trustees

All four propositions making up Katy ISD's $676.23 million bond package received support from voters in the May 1 election, according to the unofficial final results.

With more than 400 locations across 11 states, the Oregon-based drive-thru coffee company serves specialty coffee, smoothies, freezes, teas, a private-label Dutch Bros Blue Rebel energy drink and nitrogen-infused cold brew coffee. (Courtesy Dutch Bros Coffee)
Dutch Bros Coffee coming to Spring; Tha Roux Seafood opens in Katy and more Houston-area news

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

The new Cajun spot serves stuffed fried chicken, a shrimp po’boy, a seafood platter, shrimp and grits and more. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Tha Roux Seafood now open in Katy

The restaurant serves salads, soups, appetizers and an array of seafood entrees, including stuffed flounder, Cajun stuffed fried chicken, a shrimp po’boy, a seafood platter, and shrimp and grits.