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The Galveston County Daily News : Business

April 23, 2014


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Does Mall of the Mainland have a buyer?

All parties involved are mum, but that hasn’t stifled rumors that the Mall of the Mainland building is under contract to a company that wants to use the property for light industrial manufacturing purposes.

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Thursday 04/17/2014
New biz on the block
Posted: April 17, 2014

America’s Icehouse set to open along Texas City’s renovated 6th Street.

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A date with Buc-ee’s? Megastore shooting for May opening
Posted: April 17, 2014

Potty time: The 60,000-square-foot Buc-ee’s in Texas City is about a month from opening, Arch “Beaver” Aplin told T.J. Aulds, the The Daily News’ mainland editor.

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Tuesday 04/15/2014
More homes planned for Tuscan Lakes
Posted: April 15, 2014

Need more proof the housing market is on the mend? Builders are planning to soon begin construction of 400 houses in Tuscan Lakes, state Highway 96 and FM 270 in League City.

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Two to retire from Mitchell Historic Properties
Posted: April 15, 2014

Bill Ross and Ernie Connor have announced their intention to retire from Mitchell Historic Properties, the company formed by the late Galveston entrepreneur, George P. Mitchell, which holds and manages Pier 21 and the historic structures Mitchell and his late wife, Cynthia, acquired and restored during their lifetimes.

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Thursday 04/10/2014
Business briefs for April 11, 2014
Posted: April 10, 2014

Business briefs published in the Daily News:

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Strand offers more for the manly shopper
Updated: April 10, 2014 - 2:07 pm

Two news stores in the island’s downtown are generating buzz for offering manly shopping options, while also bringing fresh concepts to the popular retail district.

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Women’s conference provides platform for young entrepreneur
Posted: April 10, 2014

The Galveston Chamber of Commerce works diligently to inspire today’s youth to become tomorrow’s entrepreneurs by uniting the business community and schools to facilitate programs such as Lemonade Day Galveston.

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Gulf Copper awarded second Ensco contract
Updated: April 10, 2014 - 12:17 pm

GALVESTON — Gulf Copper Dry Dock and Rig Repair has been awarded a second contract from Ensco, a world-leader in offshore drilling, for a planned survey of ENSCO 8500 ultra-deepwater semisubmersible rig. Gulf Copper will complete the survey at its Galveston facility on Pelican Island.

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