Top story of 2016: Pearland to invest in, reshape Hwy. 35 corridor

The Pearland Economic Development Corporation is investing in aesthetic improvements to the thoroughfare.

The Pearland Economic Development Corporation is investing in aesthetic improvements to the thoroughfare.

What we reported In an effort to boost recruitment and Pearland’s aesthetic appeal, the Pearland Economic Development Corporation unveiled its strategy in June to redevelop the Hwy. 35 corridor from Beltway 8 to FM 518. The strategy includes entryway monuments, streetscape improvements, business parks, restaurant and entertainment, and a new residential community.


The latest The city of Pearland approved a $654,900 contract with Clark Condon Associates Inc. for design development on the corridor improvements Nov. 14. Once design development is complete the city will put out construction bids for the $5.6 million project.


What’s next Improvements are slated for completion in 2019.


This story is one update from The January Issue. View the full list of 10 things to look for in 2017 here

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