Marcel District developer breaks ground in Sugar Land

Marcel District breaks ground in Sugar Land's Riverstone community.

Marcel District breaks ground in Sugar Land's Riverstone community.

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The Woodlands-based Marcel Group broke ground on Marcel District on May 14 at 18702 University Blvd., Sugar Land, located in the extraterritorial jurisdiction. The 7.3-acre development in the Riverstone community will include about 41,785 square feet of retail-, restaurant- and service-oriented space and about 27,000 square feet of Class A office space. Tenants will include a mix of fast-casual and sit-down restaurant concepts; fashion boutiques; and salon and professional services, such as a dentist’s office. www.marcelgroup.com

Carol McCutcheon, a Sugar Land City Council member; Elizabeth Huff, the director of economic development for the city; Swapnil Agarwal, CEO and managing partner of Nitya Capital; Riverstone General Manager Trey Reichert; and Abe Pacetti, the Regency Centers vice president of investments, helped Marcel Group founder Vernon Veldekens with the Groundbreaking for a Cause event. The event included $5,000 donations to Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels, Fort Bend Habitat for Humanity, Fort Bend Education Foundation, Fort Bend Family YMCA, Fort Bend Women's Center and Karya Kares Foundation.
By Christine Hall
Christine Hall joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2018, and covers Missouri City and Fort Bend ISD. She previously reported on health care innovation for the Texas Medical Center, was a freelancer, and held various news roles at the Houston Business Journal.


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