3 construction projects under development in The Woodlands area this summer

Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital continues its expansion project. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital continues its expansion project. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)

Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital continues its expansion project. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Alta Cathedral Lakes residential community is located off I-45. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
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A retail center is under development in Oak Ridge North. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Work continues on several projects in The Woodlands area, including a hospital expansion and a new retail center in Oak Ridge North.

Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital

The $250 million expansion of Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital, which will add a new tower with 100 beds, is proceeding on schedule as of early July, according to Trent Fulin, vice president and COO of the hospital. •Construction on a new 880-space parking garage included in the project will begin in October, Fulin said.

Space: 260,000 square feet

Timeline: early 2022 completion


Alta Cathedral Lakes

Construction on Alta Cathedral Lakes, a new multifamily residential community, is continuing at the 150-acre master-planned, mixed-use Cathedral Lakes development off I-45 in Spring. The 300-unit luxury complex by Atlanta-based Wood Partners will include one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments and various community amenities.

Space: 150 acres

Timeline: expected completion by fourth quarter 2020

East Oak Hill Drive plaza

Construction is ongoing on a 6,600-square-foot retail center at 527 E. Oak Hill Drive in Oak Ridge North. The approximately 1-acre site will include a 4,800-square-foot convenience store and deli as well as 1,800-square-feet of retail space, according to ArchPoint Ventures.

Space: 8,650 square feet

Timeline: completion in late 2020
By Ben Thompson
Ben joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2019 as a reporter for The Woodlands area and began working as Austin's City Hall reporter in April 2021.


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