Elevate & Promote! Welcome to the beginning of fall in the Five Corners District! Students are back in school, the weather is turning cooler, and your board of directors never stop in their efforts to improve our community. Our District enjoys the unique advantage of a great location, in proximity to the major business centers like Texas Medical Center, Downtown Houston, and transportation sites and corridors such as Hobby Airport and Beltway 8. Having those connections serves the District well with new economic development opportunities as we continue to brand the area with...Read more
[caption id="attachment_4683" align="alignright" width="300"] Portrait young, fit, happy executive man holding green fresh apple in one hand, pills, vitamins in another. Sugar free chewing gum, dentist recommended. Face expressions, emotion, health care. Dieting[/caption]By early 2016, the ABC Dental clinic in Corinthian Pointe Plaza at 5505 West Orem Drive will have added six new exam and treatment rooms and 2,186 more square feet to its existing...Read more
Houston City Councilman Larry Green of District K has reported several events and initiatives that will benefit the residents of the Five Corners District—both economically and culturally.Green said that Hines Interests is already in discussions with the TIRZ 25 about helping to fund a $65 million light manufacturing and distribution center that began this summer. Construction on Phase I of the 930,000 square-foot facility began in July on 75 acres located at the northeast corner of Beltway 8 and the Fort Bend Tollway, and will be called the Beltway Southwest Business Park....
Although it is a key component in almost all construction projects, and surrounds us daily in the places we live and work, most people don’t think too much about concrete. In fact, most don’t know that it’s the second most consumed product on earth––following water, according to Janet Krolczyk, Director of Environmental for the CEMEX Texas and New Mexico Region. “The concrete construction industry represents millions of jobs throughout the United States and is a significant economic generator for local communities,” Krolczyk said. “Essentially, we help build and...Read more
Another project in the works is the Levey Group’s 5 Corners Business Center on Beltway 8 between Highway 59 and Highway 288. “When it comes to the development of new speculative industrial developments, until recently, Houston’s southwest market has been largely ignored by the industrial development community,” said David Ebro, president of the Levey Group. Levey also developed the 22.7-acre Sam Houston Business Park in northwest Houston and is using that development as a model for 5 Corners. High land prices, land scarcity and oversupply of industrial space in the north, northwest and...Read more