Editor's note: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated the purpose of activity near the Motel 6 on Broadway in Galveston. Crews are building a satellite parking lot for Sea Scout Base, which is underway across the freeway.
Realty rumblings: 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. The company’s identity wasn’t available Monday. Neither was information about whether it wanted to buy just some or all of the available mall property, 10000 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway in Texas City.