Houston By the Neighborhood: New Homes Replace Flea Market in Spring Branch

By Susie Tommaney, HoustonPress Screenshot from HAR.com What does Spring Branch mean to you? For parents, it's access to an award-winning school district that's worth paying a bit more in property values. For old school Houstonians, it's a region of phenomenal growth that saw tiny West Belt morph into the massive West Sam [...]

Seven Projects to Follow in Our Rapidly Growing Spring Branch District

Drive through the Spring Branch District on any given day, and you will see lots of things happening — from new businesses moving in, existing ones making improvements, housing developments in the works, gorgeous landscaping popping up and — everyone’s favorite — roadwork and drainage projects possibly adding a little crimp in your daily commute [...]

2019-05-23T11:53:02-05:00February 26th, 2019|Community, Homebuyers, Projects, Residential|6 Comments

Spring Branch’s Tex-Mex Roots

By Christina Autry “If you were to visit La Plaza for the first time, you’d be expecting a Mexican-themed restaurant, but when you walk in here, it’s not that at all,” laughs Elizabeth Villarreal, daughter of La Plaza owner Valdemar Villarreal. Eating here takes you back in time to Spring Branch of the 1960’s, in [...]

Tapioca Place: Spontaneous Purchase in Spring Branch Leads to Special Partnership

by Dorothy Puch Lillig You might say Samantha Le jumped into purchasing Tapioca Place in the Spring Branch District as quickly as, let’s say, one might order a bubble tea. She was meeting a friend at the shop on Hammerly Boulevard and heard it was for sale, got a price and thought, “Why not?” That [...]

What To Expect in 2019 from the Spring Branch District’s Comprehensive Plan

by Dorothy Puch Lillig When they adopted their 2015-2030 Comprehensive Plan, the Spring Branch Management District embarked on a long-range plan to promote economic development and enhance quality of life in Spring Branch. Selected projects were identified by the community through a series of public workshops and surveys. Getting concurrence on what should be done [...]

2019-05-23T11:52:02-05:00December 31st, 2018|Community, Homebuyers, Residential|2 Comments

Shop Local — and Give Local — For the Holidays in the Spring Branch District

by Dorothy Puch Lillig Only a few days left to shop for Christmas gifts, and only a few more days after that to make a tax-deductible donation to charity before the end of the year. Why not take care of both at once by supporting a nonprofit in the Spring Branch District? Here are a [...]

2019-05-23T11:42:44-05:00December 18th, 2018|Business, Community, Homebuyers, Residential|0 Comments

‘Everything You Need Is Here’ at Zócalo in the Spring Branch District

by Dorothy Puch Lillig Many in the Spring Branch District may know the property as Hammerly Walk Apartments, but 8787 Hammerly recently got a name change. It’s now known as “Zócalo.” And the changes don’t stop there. The Spring Branch District recently asked the property’s co-owner, Chula Reynolds of Point Reyes Management, a few questions [...]

2019-05-23T11:52:02-05:00November 15th, 2018|Business, Community, Homebuyers, Real Estate Corner|0 Comments
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