ROUNDUP: 5 business expansions, relocations to note in Tomball, Magnolia

403 Eats is expanding its food truck park to include an event and music venue. (Chandler France/Community Impact Newspaper)
403 Eats is expanding its food truck park to include an event and music venue. (Chandler France/Community Impact Newspaper)

403 Eats is expanding its food truck park to include an event and music venue. (Chandler France/Community Impact Newspaper)

1. C&C Land Surveying relocated to 33300 Egypt Lane, Ste. F200, Magnolia, at the end of January, owner Steven Crews said. The business, which performs land surveying services in Montgomery County and the Greater Houston area, was previously located off FM 1488 for 20 years, Crews said. 281-259-4377. www.ccsurveying.com

2. Legacy Preparatory Christian Academy, located at 9768 Research Forest Drive, Magnolia, started work on an expansion project. According to a news release from the school, the project includes the addition of a 30,000-square-foot academic building aimed to provide additional learning space and accommodate the continued growth of the school. The new academic building is expected to include 21 classrooms, a multipurpose space, offices, workrooms, conference rooms and break areas. Legacy Preparatory Christian Academy serves students in pre-K through 12th grade. 936-337-2000. www.legacypca.org


3. 403 Eats, a food truck park located at 403 E. Main St., Tomball, is expanding its business to include "Events Behind the Fence," owner Gretchen Fagan said. The expansion behind the food truck park will be a music and event venue that will have a stage, drink area and additional bathrooms, Fagan said. After a groundbreaking in January, Fagan said she is hoping the expansion will be completed and opened in June or July. 281-330-4538. www.403eats.com

4. Dragon's Lair Comics & Fantasy will host a grand opening celebration for its newly expanded storefront on Feb. 26. The business—which specializes in comics, gaming and collectibles—first opened in December 2016 and will be expanding from roughly 4,000 square feet of space at 21151 Hwy. 249, Houston, to more than 10,000 square feet of space at 21155A Hwy. 249, Houston. The expansion will allow for more retail space, a bigger gaming space and the addition of a tavern within the store called The Tabletop Tavern. 832-761-0072. www.dlair.net/houston-north

5. Commerce St. Clothiers is relocating to 120 W. Main St., Tomball, and changing its name to Covey Apparel and Outdoors, co-owner Jaime Groff said. Groff said she and her husband have run their men’s apparel business on Commerce Street for four years and are relocating to expand what they can offer. Groff said they hope to open the new location in early March. 832-422-3267. www.commercestreetclothiers.com
By Chandler France

Reporter, Tomball/Magnolia

Chandler joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2021 after graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Southern California, where he was the executive editor of Annenberg Media. He previously interned with the company in Gilbert, AZ and with the Beacon Project, an investigative reporting team in Los Angeles. Chandler is originally from Laguna Hills, CA.

By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball/Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.