Development updates: 4 projects to watch in The Woodlands area

1. A retail center is under construction on Kuykendahl Road. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper
1. A retail center is under construction on Kuykendahl Road. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper

1. A retail center is under construction on Kuykendahl Road. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper

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2. A Hyatt House Hotel is under construction in Shenandoah. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
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3. David Weekley Homes is beginning work on East Shore Landing in The Woodlands this month. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
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4. A Howard Hughes Corp. residential project is under construction in The Woodlands. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Projects under construction in The Woodlands area include a hotel in Shenandoah and a new section in East Shore in The Woodlands.

1. Retail center on Kuykendahl Road

A retail center at the corner of Kuykendahl Road and Hennessy Lane is nearing completion. According to leasing agent Angie Podseknik, the shell of the center has been completed, and the building is in the process of being leased. Podseknik said several restaurants and a nail salon are in the process of filling the space.

Space: around 17,500 square feet

Timeline: opening within six months


2. Hyatt House Hotel in Shenandoah

Work has commenced on a Hyatt House Hotel in Metropark Square in Shenandoah. The 148-room hotel is anticipated to open in March 2021 and will feature a dining and bar area, outdoor pool, fitness center, business center, market pantry, guest laundry room and an outdoor pool, according to developer Sam Moon Group. Parking for the hotel will feature surface parking and covered parking in the nearby parking garage.

Space: five stories, 94,140 square feet

Timeline: late 2019-March 2021

3. East Shore Landing in The Woodlands

Development is expected to begin in April on East Shore Landing, a new section in the David Weekley Homes project at East Shell Port Square in The Woodlands. Homes range from 2,200-3,100 square feet of living space, according to David Weekley Homes. The new section is known as The Garden District of The Woodlands.

Space: 59 units

Timeline: construction begins in 2020

4, Howard Hughes residential project in The Woodlands

Work is nearing completion on an unnamed residential project by developer Howard Hughes Corp. at the intersection of Six Pines Drive and Timberloch Place in The Woodlands. The multifamily project will be seven stories tall and will feature 163 residences with one-, two- and three-bedroom options. The project is anticipated to begin leasing this fall.

Space: seven stories, 179,338 square feet

Timeline: summer 2019-fall 2020
By Andrew Christman
Andrew joined Community Impact Newspaper in early 2019 after moving from Indiana. He is a 2015 graduate from Indiana State University, where he received degrees in English and journalism. He has written for a number of small town publications throughout his career as a reporter.