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April 16, 2014


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More homes planned for Tuscan Lakes

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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Tuesday 04/15/2014
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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Tuesday 04/08/2014
Could Gerland’s site become a church?
Updated: April 08, 2014 - 6:06 am

Pray tell: It might be gospel or gossip. But a rumor last week was making the rounds that a church will rise at the site of a long gone Gerland’s grocery store, 2402 45th St. on the island.

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Friday 04/04/2014
Driven to grow: 67-year-old McRee Ford to build $10M dealership
Posted: April 04, 2014

DICKINSON — With some of the industry’s toughest years in the rearview mirror and strong signs of growth on the road ahead, McRee Ford is planning a $10 million building to replace its existing one at 2800 Interstate 45.

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Thursday 04/03/2014
$74 million ‘Life Care’ facility to come to League City
Posted: April 03, 2014

More details are emerging about the The Crossings, a $74 million retirement community on 18.8 acres near the intersection of FM 270 and FM 518 in League City.

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