HCC Business Plan Competition Deadline Coming Up

2020-01-24T10:03:33-06:00January 24th, 2020|Business|

Apply for FREE advising & training in the 2020 HCC Business Plan Competition. Proposed, startup & existing entrepreneurs-Sign up now for the prerequisite financial workshop. Some take a quick class too. Apply Jan. 1-30-Your path to prize money & funding! Financial Workshop for Small Business Launch & Growth at HCC W Loop on 1/25 [...]

Brand New Neighborhood Open for Residents

2020-01-17T10:32:14-06:00January 17th, 2020|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry Riverway Homes is rolling out a brand-new subdivision in the Spring Branch District designed to reflect the best aspects of urban and suburban living. Since their grand opening at the end of November, Spring Valley Point subdivision has attracted throngs of potential homebuyers. Located at the intersection of Long [...]

SBA Newsletter

2020-01-08T18:59:24-06:00January 8th, 2020|Business|

Join the largest veteran-focused business plan competition in the country. DATE: APRIL 16–18, 2020 APPLICATIONS OPEN: NOVEMBER 11, 2019 APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 3, 2020 Open to ventures from across the country with a veteran founder and equity holder who is actively involved in running the company. Now in its 6th year, the Veterans Business Battle [...]

Magnol French Baking: A ‘True’ French Bakery in the Spring Branch District

2019-12-18T21:13:57-06:00December 18th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

Early Success Leads to Plans for Satellite Bakeries by Dorothy Puch Lillig “Beguiling” may not be the most obvious adjective for tarts from a local bakery but then Magnol French Baking isn’t your usual local bakery. With much fanfare, Spring Branch’s Magnol French Baking opened in Spring 2019 as a wholesale and retail bakery. When [...]

East Spring Branch Food Pantry — Spring Branch’s ‘Good Neighbor’

2019-12-18T20:58:03-06:00December 18th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

For the last six years, the East Spring Branch Food Pantry has been awarded the “Good Neighbor Award” by the Spring Branch Independent School District and, in 2015, the pantry received the Bandini Award for being the best food pantry by the Houston Food Bank. A recent expansion helps the food pantry be an even [...]

Lift Weights and Your Mood at Blink Fitness

2019-12-18T19:43:01-06:00December 18th, 2019|Business, Business Spotlight|

By Christina Autry With a new year on the horizon, Houstonians are no doubt considering their fitness and health resolutions. For beginners, even after taking the crucial first step and joining a gym, figuring out how to best use the equipment for your goals can be intimidating. Especially when comparing yourself to the evidently professional [...]