Several recommendations have been developed as part of the Houston Galveston Area Council’s Livable Center Study in Spring, including commercial and mixed-use redevelopment, trails and the creation of possible design guidelines for future developers.
The steering committee for Klein ISD’s upcoming 2015 bond referendum is considering up to $690.6 million worth of new construction, campus additions and other expenses that could be placed on the bond referendum next May.
The Texas Department of Transportation and Fort Bend County’s project to widen a 4.2–mile portion of FM 1093 from the Grand Parkway to FM 1463 has undergone minor design changes. The modified project was presented to the public in late July.
Harvest Farm to Market, a grocery store focused on organic and locally produced food, will open its second store and first Katy location at the corner of Westheimer Parkway and Saddlespur Lane by the end of the year.
The Greater Houston area is often touted by business and community leaders for its economy, proximity to the port and international trade, but these attributes are also connected to something else—human trafficking.
Katy ISD could see the addition of six new schools, a second district stadium and a slew of major campus renovations in the next five years if voters approve a $748 million bond referendum on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Hugh Larkin spent 33 years working as a pharmacist in corporate America before he decided to try something new. He left his job in the Richmond area and on Nov. 7, 2011, he opened his own business—Health-Rite Pharmacy—in Katy.
The Katy Area Economic Development Council projects Katy’s working population to increase from 136,000 to more than 164,000 by 2018. The EDC projects that median household incomes will rise as well, from an average $111,657 to $127,188 by 2018.
In a July informal poll, 78 percent of Heritage Grand residents voted in favor of the community continuing its negotiations with AT&T to build a cell phone tower disguised as a pine tree in the neighborhood.
Gary Trietsch, who took over as director of the Harris County Toll Road Authority in early August, spoke to the crowd gathered at the Aug. 20 meeting of the Society of American Military Engineers about the future of the organization.
Johnson Development Corporation officials revealed detailed plans for an estimated 2,000-acre, mixed-use development known as Strake–The Grand Central Park to be constructed about 4 miles north of The Woodlands.