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17% probability your new neighbor is from Louisiana

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People are moving to Houston in what seems like droves.  But just where are all these people relocating from?  For the answer to that question, we turn to Spokeo Research. By identifying the origin of a mobile phone number and matching it address records, Spokeo Research provides us insight into the migration of people throughout the U.S. Where are all the Houston newcomers relocating from? Accounting for over 17% and ranking at spots 1 - 5 are the Louisiana cities of New Orleans, Metairie, Lafayette, Lake Charles,...Continue Reading!

Fall festivals in and around Spring Texas – 2013 edition

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Cool temperatures are upon us and it's time to enjoy the outdoors once again.  Numerous Fall Festivals are planned for Spring Texas and the surrounding areas for this year (2013). Record the football games and enjoy the weather instead. SEPTEMBER: Bugs, Brew & Barbecue on September 28th in Tomball. More than 75 VW bugs will be in town for a show and swap meet starting at 9 am. Live music and food kicks off at 11:30 am. This year's headliner is Josh Fuller. Craft beer...Continue Reading!

TopGolf under construction in Spring Texas

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To the east of Gander Mountain at 19302 Interstate 45 in Spring Texas, construction has begun on the 10 acre site that will become TopGolf's second Houston area location. Although there are driving ranges in the Spring Texas area, none of them will compare to the new TopGolf facility. What is TopGolf?  Think Dave and Busters meets golf driving range meets sports bar and you are getting close. The 65,000 square foot, three level facility will include 2,900 square feet of private event space,...Continue Reading!

Black Walnut Cafe coming to Vintage Park

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Vintage Park at HWY 249 and Louetta has been attracting some new and noteworthy tenants.  Alamo Draughthouse and Zoe's Kitchen both opened their doors for business in 2013.  Whole Foods is looking to make its debut at Cutten and Louetta in 2014. Black Walnut Cafe is under construction at 10623 Louetta Rd which is bound to draw hungry diners from the HP and Noble Energy campuses. The walls are just going up on the Black Walnut Cafe in Vintage Park so it...Continue Reading!

Northwest Houston – The Next Energy Corridor

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With the recent announcements of numerous oil and gas companies intentions to office in the area, Northwest Houston may soon be known as "The Northern Energy Corridor". Which oil and gas companies are relocating to Northwest Houston? Exxon Mobil has their corporate headquarters under construction on 385 acres at I45 and the Hardy Toll Road in Spring Texas. Upon completion in 2015, 10,000 employees will be working at the campus.  Exxon Mobil will be relocating 2,100 employees from their Fairfax, VA and Akron, OH...Continue Reading!

Ryland to build patio homes in Gleannloch Farms

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The residents of Gleannloch Farms are thrilled that demolition work has finally begun on the strip center located at the NW corner of Champion Forest and Spring Cypress. Several years ago, the developer of the strip center filed bankruptcy leaving a behind a concrete shell of a building that was a community eyesore. Ryland Homes has purchased the property and will build patio homes on the property instead of a strip center.  A significant improvement and better use of the land as we seem to have...Continue Reading!

Noble Energy moving to former HP building in Northwest Houston

The former 10-story Hewlett Packard (HP) building at 20555 SH 249 is to become Noble Energy's new global headquarters.  Noble Energy plans to consolidate 700 employees from three locations into the building which will be known as Noble Energy One. The move to the new Northwest Houston location at the SW corner of HWY 249 and Louetta is scheduled to occur in July of 2013. Below is a video announcing the relocation of Noble Energy's headquarters. In addition, plans are under way for a 20-story building (Noble Energy Two) to be built...Continue Reading!

Spring festivals in and around Spring Texas – 2013

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Spring's here and it's time to get outside and enjoy the cool temperatures and low humidity. After you have freshened up your yard, it's time to reward yourself with a little rest and relaxation and maybe a mudbug or two by attending a festival. Below is a run down of the numerous Spring Festivals and Events being held in the Spring Texas area this year (2013): APRIL: Crawfish & Music Festival on April 19 - 21 and April 26 - 28 in Old Town Spring. One of the...Continue Reading!

Where’s the healthiest housing markets for 2013?

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Number 1 on the list of the Top 10 Healthiest Housing Markets for 2013 is .....  drum roll, please ......  Houston Texas.  Based upon a city's job growth, vacancy rates, and foreclosure rates, Trulia.com determined the healthiest housing markets. Houston and San Francisco came out on top due to their solid fundamentals. 1.  Houston, TX 2.  San Francisco, CA 3.  Bethesda -Rockville - Frederick, MD 4.   San Antonio, TX 5.   Austin, TX 6.   Seattle, WA 7.   Omaha, NE 8.   Peabody, MA 9.   Fort Worth, TX 10. Louisville, KY-IN The housing prices in other markets have experienced...Continue Reading!

Future residential development at Louetta

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Caldwell Companies have SOLD the 51.75 acres it had listed on the south side of Louetta close to the Louetta Glen intersection.  Since March of 2011, the property had been listed on Loopnet.com for $2,817,787.  Earlier in 2012, the property had been partially cleared. The 51.75 acres were originally planned to be sections 3 and 4 for Louetta Glen, the Spring Texas subdivision located to its east. Unfortunately, Kimball Hill, the home builder of Louetta Glen sections 1 and 2, declared bankruptcy in...Continue Reading!