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The Galveston County Daily News : Biz Buzz / Buzz Blog

April 16, 2014

Biz Buzz / Buzz Blog

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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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Thursday 04/10/2014
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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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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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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Tuesday 04/01/2014
Seawall hotel getting major makeover
Posted: April 01, 2014

Check-in time: Remember those rumors flying around in November that island businessman Dennis Byrd was planning to buy the hotel property formerly known as Holiday Inn SunSpree Resort, 1702 Seawall Blvd.? Well, Byrd bought it and is planning to remodel “every square inch” of the 97-room property, he said.

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Thursday 03/27/2014
Has H-E-B finally settled plans for a Texas City store?
Posted: March 27, 2014

An intriguing bit of grocery gossip is making the rounds that H-E-B plans to demolish the 87,237-square-foot building at Palmer Shopping Center, just east of state Highway 146 and north of Palmer Highway, in Texas City and build a new store in its place.

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Tuesday 03/25/2014
Work underway on The Crossings
Posted: March 25, 2014

Silver market: Crews began work on a continuing-care retirement community known as The Crossings at the corner of FM 518 and FM 270 in League City. 

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Thursday 03/20/2014
Island brewery prepares for May opening
Posted: March 20, 2014

Things are hopping at Galveston Island Brewing, where two new fermenters arrived this week, bringing the total number to four and the venture closer to its May opening.

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Tuesday 03/18/2014
Doyle to ring NYSE bell — again
Posted: March 18, 2014

Ringing the opening bell to signal the beginning of trading on the New York Stock Exchange is, for many, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, but not for Texas City banker and former Mayor Charles T. “Chuck” Doyle.

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