Katy Chamber Hires New CEO

Charting a strong path forward, the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce announces the hiring of Matthew Ferraro as the new Chief Executive Officer. The Chamber also announces the opening of its new office in the City of Katy. Ferraro comes to the Katy Chamber from the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, where he most...

Katy’s Cane Island Reports Sharp Increase in 2018 New Home Sales

New home sales in Cane Island jumped an impressive 54 percent in 2018 as a growing number of west Houston families continue to discover the Katy community, its broad selection of new homes, resident-only amenities and ease of accessibility from Interstate 10 via Cane Island Parkway. “Our buyers are busy...

New Leadership for University of Houston at Sugar Land, Katy

Paula Myrick Short, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at the University of Houston and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost at the University of Houston System, announced Jay Neal as Associate Vice President and Chief Operating Officer University of Houston at Sugar...

The Shops at Long Prairie Trace Now Under Construction

A new retail development is under construction within the Long Meadow Farms master-planned community. The Shops at Long Prairie Trace are the newest addition to the expanding West Houston retail sub-market. The development, located along the Grand Parkway just north of West Bellfort Street, provides...

Hit the Trails in Cross Creek Ranch April 29th

Hit the trails and explore the fun of living in nature-friendly Cross Creek Ranch during the Hit the Trails Family Festival on Saturday, April 29th from noon to 4 pm. The free event showcases the Fulshear community’s trails, nature areas and “living edges” along the banks of Flewellen Creek, which is...

Bernie’s Burger Bus Serves up Second Brick-and-Mortar in Katy

On the heels of celebrating its five year anniversary and just 16 months after opening its first brick-and-mortar in Bellaire, Bernie’s Burger Bus, one of Houston’s best-loved and first-ever food trucks, will open the doors to its second location on November 3rd in the upscale LaCenterra Shopping Center,...

Diversified Economy Will Help Katy Weather the Oil Slump

The Katy Area Economic Development Council recently announced that Katy is well positioned to thrive due to strong economic diversification as the oil industry continues to contract. “Katy has kept pace with the Greater Houston metro in terms of economic diversification,” said Lance LaCour, president and...

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