Archive for 2009

1905 PIZZA BAR NOW SERVING UP NEW YORK STYLE SLICES IN SUGAR LAND TOWN SQUARE

Monday, December 21st, 2009

SUGAR LAND, TX (December 21, 2009) – Visitors to Sugar Land Town Square can now enjoy authentic New York style pizza from 1905 Pizza Bar.  The restaurant recently opened its doors next door to Escalante’s at 2228 Texas Drive.

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AT&T LEASES SPACE IN SUGAR LAND TOWN SQUARE

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

SUGAR LAND, TX (December 16, 2009) – Planned Community Developers, Ltd. (PCD) is pleased to announce AT&T* will open a new retail store in Sugar Land Town Square next summer. The store will feature a state-of-the-art, hands-on design to provide customers with a “try before you buy” service experience. Shoppers will also have the opportunity to test various advanced wireless data applications including GPS navigation, side-loading music and managing photos.

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EDGE ENERGY RELOCATES OFFICES TO SUGAR LAND TOWN SQUARE

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

SUGAR LAND, TX (November 2, 2009) – Planned Community Developers, Ltd. (PCD) is pleased to announce Edge Energy, LLC recently relocated their offices to Sugar Land Town Square from Houston. A portfolio company of OTC Global Holdings, Edge Energy specializes in natural gas fixed price swaps and options, with plans to expand into the crude oil options space.

“Edge Energy made Sugar Land Town Square its corporate home because it was a strategic, fitting and convenient move for us,” said Todd Gross, managing partner, Edge Energy. “The development offers the facilities and resources we need, close proximity to energy industry talent and quick access to our home lives and families – something we value highly as a company.”

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AN ALBERT LUIZ SALON & SPA OPENS UPSCALE BOUTIQUE IN SUGAR LAND TOWN SQUARE

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (October 13, 2009) – An Albert Luiz Salon & Spa is pleased to announce its newest clothing store, WARDROBE-the boutique, is now open for business in Sugar Land Town Square.  Located at 16069 City Walk, next door to Amici, WARDROBE offers formal wear for proms and galas, custom evening gowns for pageants and black-tie events, bridal gowns and a large selection of jewelry and footwear.

“In a thriving community like Sugar Land, options for evening wear and unique, couture bridal gowns do not currently exist,” said WARDROBE Store Director Ephraim Danforth. “We felt it was a tremendous opportunity to expand the Albert Luiz presence in Sugar Land Town Square and bring a new and exciting option in evening wear to our community.”

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SUGAR LAND TOWN SQUARE WELCOMES SUGARLAND SHAKE

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Classic-style diner to offer burgers and milkshakes

SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (October 8, 2009) – Planned Community Developers, Ltd. (PCD) is pleased to announce the addition of its newest eatery — Sugarland Shake. Set to open this month, Sugarland Shake will reflect a modern interpretation of the classic diner and will serve hamburgers, hot dogs, soups, sandwiches, salads, desserts and milkshakes.

The restaurant will utilize 3,175 square feet of retail space at 16019 City Walk and will feature original artwork commissioned by local artist Roberto Cervantes.

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PLANNED COMMUNITY DEVELOPERS WELCOMES NEW OFFICE TENANTS TO SUGAR LAND TOWN SQUARE

Monday, October 5th, 2009

Patrick Berrios Designs, Inc. and CKI Design Studios open for business in Sugar Land

SUGAR LAND, TX (October 5, 2009) – Planned Community Developers, Ltd. (PCD) is pleased to announce Patrick Berrios Designs, Inc. and CKI Design Studios recently opened their doors in Sugar Land Town Square.

Patrick Berrios Designs, Inc., a residential design firm, relocated its business to Town Square from Houston.

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FRED ASTAIRE DANCE STUDIO WALTZES INTO SUGAR LAND TOWN SQUARE

Friday, September 18th, 2009

SUGAR LAND, TX (September 18, 2009) – Planned Community Developers, Ltd. (PCD) is pleased to announce that Fred Astaire Dance Studio will soon open for business in Sugar Land Town Square.   Relocating from Missouri City, the dance studio will occupy 2,935 square feet of prime retail space at 2140 Lone Star Drive.

Fred Astaire Dance Studios specialize in the instruction of ballroom dance and sells ballroom dancewear, footwear and other dance-related items.

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TRADITION SENIOR LIVING TO DEVELOP FULL-SERVICE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY IN SUGAR LAND, TEXAS

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

Senior Living Facility Completes Lake Pointe Town Center Master Plan

(Sugar Land, TX) August 20, 2009 – Tradition Senior Living, LP recently announced its plans to develop a full-service retirement community in a resort-style setting in Sugar Land, Texas. The Tradition-Sugar Land will be the first Continuum Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in southwest Houston and eastern Fort Bend County and will incorporate accommodations for independent and assisted living residents, including those needing memory care.

The gated community will be located just off Highway 6 between U.S. Highway 59 and Texas Highway 90A in the master-planned community of Lake Pointe Town Center, a mixed-use development in First Colony. Planned Community Developers, Ltd., developer of First Colony, a 9,700-acre master planned community located in Sugar Land, will sell Lake Pointe West to Tradition pending approvals by the City of Sugar Land.

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GREATER HOUSTON ROWING CLUB CELEBRATES NEW BOATHOUSE

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (July 15, 2009) – Planned Community Developers, Ltd. (PCD) in partnership with the First Colony Community Association  (FCCA) and Greater Houston Rowing Club (GHRC) recently broke ground on a new boathouse.  The boathouse will be located along Brooks Lake in Lake Pointe Town Center in Sugar Land, where the GHRC has been actively rowing since 1988.

“We’re thrilled to be breaking ground on a new boathouse,” said GHRC President Kerry Whitehead. “This will allow the club to expand our membership and to introduce the sport of rowing to many who have never given it a try.”

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HYATT PLACE® HOTEL COMING SOON TO LAKE POINTE TOWN CENTER IN SUGAR LAND

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

SUGAR LAND, TX (July 15, 2009) – Sugar Land will soon be home to one of Hyatt Hotel & Resort’s newest concepts: Hyatt Place. The 214-room, 135,000-square-foot Hyatt Place will be built on 3.7 acres along Brooks Lake in Lake Pointe Town Center, the mixed-use, urban village-style development at the northwest corner of Highway 6 and U.S. 59. Planned Community Developers, Ltd. (PCD) is pleased to announce this latest addition to Lake Pointe.

Hyatt Place was launched in 2006 and has grown to more than 135 hotels nationwide. Woodbine Development Corporation of Dallas and Hyatt Hotels & Resorts of Chicago have formed a joint venture to develop the Sugar Land location, which will be only the second Hyatt Place in the Greater Houston area. Hyatt Place is known for its atmosphere of casual hospitality and is specifically designed to accommodate the 24/7 lifestyle of today’s travelers, by offering amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout every hotel.

Woodbine and Hyatt recently opened the Hyatt Place Phoenix/Gilbert in Arizona, one of Gilbert’s newest hotels.  Hyatt Place guestrooms, which offer separate areas to work, relax and sleep, offer 42-inch, flat-panel, high-definition televisions, the Hyatt Grand Bed™, an eight-foot sectional sofa-sleeper and the Hyatt Plug Panel™, which allows guests to connect their portable media devices directly into the HDTV.

In the Gallery, or public space, guests are greeted by a Gallery Host who can assist them with everything from check-in to preparing a freshly made meal or snack.  The Gallery also features two self- registration kiosks, a 24-hour Guest Kitchen, Bakery Café, a coffee and wine bar and an e-room offering public computers and a printer.

Jason Gregorek, director of development for Hyatt, and King Scovell, Woodbine’s director of Hyatt Place development, represented the Hyatt-Woodbine partnership in the transaction. Les Newton, president of Planned Community Developers, represented PCD.