Skybox Datacenters Moves to Katy

Data center developer Skybox Datacenters has great expectations for its new Houston One facility currently under construction at Franz and Mason Road in Katy. The company, which aims to meet growing data center needs of the area’s energy, health care and high-performance computing industries, expects...

Katy Charter Chapter American Business Women’s Association Inducts New Officers

The new board of the Katy Charter Chapter American Business Women’s Association (KCC-ABWA) was recently inducted. The Mission of ABWA is to bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through...

Houston West Chamber “Hidden Gents” Visit Yellow Rose Distilling

When some of the male members of the Houston West Chamber of Commerce wanted to create an event whereby they could socialize with fellow businessman, tour and learn about a local business and discuss business topics, Hidden Gents was born. These professional men’s field trips are purposefully limited to...

Adventures in Business: Big Plans for a Small Enterprise

By Jennifer L. Evans – More than five years ago, I said goodbye to a beloved employer in search of a different work/life experience. It wasn’t the first time I had departed from a well-paying position in an attractive business in search of a better balance. I had done so three years prior for many of...

Katy EDC Helps Persuade Grocery Giant Costco to Open New Store in Katy

Katy EDC Helps Persuade Grocery Giant Costco to Open New Store in Katy Costco, the giant grocery store chain with locations worldwide, is planning to open a Katy area store in the southwest corner of the Interstate 10/Grand Parkway intersection, about one mile east of the border between Fort Bend and Harris...

Margaret Sparkman Named Firethorne Community HOA Manager

Firethorne has named longtime Katy resident Margaret Sparkman manager of its 1,700-member homeowners association (HOA). Located on FM 1463 in Katy/Fulshear, the 1,400-acre master-planned community will have 3,400 homes when completed. “Margaret is an accountant who also brings to the position 12 years...

Dr. Randy Broines Appointed as CEO of Kindred Hospital Town and Country

Kindred Hospital Town and Country is proud to announce the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Randy Briones. Prior to accepting the CEO position, Briones served five years at Kindred Hospital Sugar Land in several roles. As assistant administrator, he designed and implemented programs to...

Houston Lashology Voted Best New Eyelash Studio

Conveniently located in the Energy Corridor, Houston Lashology is the only “all” Xtreme® Lashes studio in the city where clients will experience a first class experience from the beautiful spa-like studio, the Level 3 Advanced Trained and Certified stylists to lashes, adhesives and aftercare products...

Firethorne Sets All-Time High Sales Record in 2012 with 280 New Home Sales

Firethorne sold an all-time high of 280 new homes in 2012, recording a whopping 53.8 percent increase in new home sales over 2011 for the Katy/Fulshear master-planned community. “This is quite a milestone for Firethorne,” said Firethorne General Manager Wayne Meyer. “We’re proud of our steady growth,...

Katy Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Milestone Anniversary

The Katy Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 50th anniversary on Friday, September 28th at The Wyndham Houston West Energy Corridor with an event honoring outstanding Katy community leaders from the last 50 years. The commemorative event honored leaders from 1962 through today with a festive party theme and a...

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