Read the most popular business and community news from the past week from the Houston area.

The Woodlands

ExxonMobil resolves tax abatement default, moves employees from Spring to The Woodlands

ExxonMobil has resolved a default on a tax abatement agreement with Montgomery County by moving employees to its Hughes Landing facilities in The Woodlands, county officials said at a Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting April 27.


Home Depot Regional Distribution Center being built at Conroe’s remediated superfund site

A Home Depot Regional Distribution Center is being constructed at 1776 E. Davis St., Conroe, at the site of the former Conroe Cresoting Co., a wood-treating facility. The project is “the worst-kept secret ever,” said Danielle Scheiner, executive director of the Conroe Economic Development Council, at the Lake Conroe Region Outlook on April 30.


First Texas PopStroke, designed by Tiger Woods, coming to Katy

The first Texas location of PopStroke, a Florida-based golf entertainment facility designed by Tiger Woods, is coming to the Katy area in 2022. The attraction will be built on a 3.2-acre tract at the Katy Grand and feature an 8,000-square-foot restaurant.

Fort Bend ISD

UPDATE: Judy Dae, Kristen Davison Malone win seats on Fort Bend ISD board of trustees

Newcomers Judy Dae and Kristen Davison Malone have won election to the Fort Bend ISD board of trustees.


Houston Methodist announces plans for new 400-bed hospital in Cypress

Officials with Houston Methodist have announced the purchase of 106 acres along Hwy. 290 and plans to build its ninth hospital in the Cypress area. The property, located between Barker Cypress and Skinner roads, was formerly occupied by Sysco Corp.

Vanessa Holt, Eva Vigh, Laura Aebi, Claire Shoop and Danica Lloyd contributed to this report.