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Biz Brief provides monthly updates about new and upcoming businesses and other economic development projects in League City. Check back at the beginning of each month to get the latest League City Biz Brief! Know of a new League City business that has recently opened or planning to open soon? Let us know by filling out the Biz Brief Form.
Happy holidays! We’re celebrating all our local shops and businesses here in League City during small business month and the holiday season. Now is the time to start your holiday shopping, and the Holly Jolly Shopping Trail–a free shopping passport that includes discounts and offers from participating local businesses in Bay Area Houston–has landed for the holidays. It’s also time to get ready for a season of magic and memories during League City’s Hometown Holidays. With festive annual events like Nutcracker in the Park, Sugar Plum Fairy Weekend, and Holiday in the Park, there will never a dull moment this holiday season.
Check out the newest local business additions in our latest brief below!
- Peak Jiu-Jitsu | 150 Gulf Freeway N.
Learn Jiu Jitsu from world-class black belt Jonathan Satava
Want to learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu from a world champion? Jonathan Satava, a black belt under the legendary Marcelo Garcia, has opened an academy in League City after leaving New York. Students of any experience level will benefit from learning at Peak Jiu Jitsu.
Learn more at Peak Jjtx.
- Main Street Events Center | 322 E Main St.
Host events with uptown elegance and small-town charm
A beautiful, small venue for any occasion, Main Street Events Center is connected to the Living Well Clinical Nutrition Center. Perfect for anniversary parties, baby showers, bridal showers, and rehearsal dinners, the venue offers the feeling of a luxurious “home” kitchen with services including a pristine serving island, vases for centerpieces, catering lists, and more.
- LinGrace Boutique | 2500 Marina Bay, Ste. G
Dress to impress with high-end fashion for the everyday women
Rock the runway with stylish clothes from LinGrace Boutique. The shop offers a colorful, fashionable variety of dresses, jeans, pants, shirts, hats, jewelry, purses, and even soaps and candles. Find a little bit of everything at this boutique! Visit LinGrace Boutique.
- ASM Boutique and Venue | 689 W FM 517, Ste. 200
Catered to your party and wedding needs
ASM has rebranded themselves into an event venue and boutique that offers exclusive bridal items for efficient wedding planning and prepping. Experience their charming bridal and baby shower packages that can seat up to 100 people, or light up your parties with illuminated marquee letters that include phrases like ‘Marry Me,’ ‘Mr & Mrs,’ and ‘Oh Baby.’
- Nothing Bundt Cakes | 2515 Gulf Fwy S., Ste. 200
Tasty cakes for one or more
Nothing Bundt Cakes offers a selection of sweet, frosted bundt cakes in various flavors such as snickerdoodle, red velvet, and of course your traditional chocolate and vanilla. With their sizes ranging from four-inch minis to ten-inch cakes, they’re perfect for birthdays, graduations, office gifts, and for a sweet treat at any time of year. Visit Nothing Bundt Cakes.
- PetSuites | 1125 Calder Dr.
It's a furry friend's paradise
This personalized pet resort offers the best of the best in boarding, daycare, grooming, and training services for your pets. Celebrate their grand opening during Pet-Palooza events and receive discounts and free activities on certain days from October 10 to November 4. Book your pet's next stay at this friendly resort by visiting League City PetSuites of America.
- Gordon Food Service (GFS) | 215 W. Main St.
Largest family-operated, broadline food distribution company in North America
Gordon Food Service Marketplace—a Michigan-based company—is moving its heavily stocked cart to League City. GFS sells food in bulk, similar to Sam’s Club or Costco, but without the hassle of a membership fee. With 125 years in service and five generations of their family that have passed through ownership, the company is planning to open in the old Palais Royal.
Opening estimate: Winter 2022
- Tiff’s Treats | 201 S. FM 270
Cookie connoisseur heaven
This popular cookie shop had its start in Austin, Texas in 1999 and has since grown to have over 50 locations across the state. While they’re well-known for their cookies, their store also includes cookie dough truffles, ice-cream (and ice-cream sandwiches), and brownies. With their birthday bundles and cookie trays, Tiff’s Treats is a great place to pick up birthday party desserts or receive catering for your special event.
Opening estimate: Very soon
- La India Bonita | 401 E. Main St.
A local favorite, back and better than ever
This local favorite is nearly ready to opens its doors after being struck by a vehicle in late 2020. The restaurant plans to reopen in a new location only about a block away from its old location, and will feature outdoor patio space. Their menu offers classic tacos and burritos, alongside tortas, gorditas, and sopes.
Opening estimate: Fall or winter, 2022
- Salad and Go | 2590 E. League City Pkwy.
Convenient, healthy eating
Salad and Go offers a healthier alternative to fast food with their drive-through style restaurant, serving a variety of salads, wraps, soups, breakfast burritos, and delicious drinks to appeal to your taste. The fast-food chain took North Texas by storm with its quick-style service and healthy options, and is no doubt an exciting addition to South Texas with its upcoming League City location.
Opening estimate: Late summer, early fall 2022
- Miru Seafood | 2490 S. Gulf Fwy
A new concept from an acclaimed sushi restaurant owner
Located in the building that formerly housed Slim Chickens, Miru Seafood is expanding the facility by more than 3,000 square feet, and will offer a wide variety of seafood. Miru Seafood is owned by Andy Zhuo, who also owns the acclaimed Michiru Sushi in Webster.
Opening estimate: December 2022
- Tesla Dealership | 400 Gulf Freeway S
The next wave of the automobile future and sustainable energy is about to arrive in League City. Renovations are currently underway for a Tesla dealership at the previous BMW dealership. The current timeline is set to have the store completed by early Spring 2023.
These are projects that are in the works for League City. Keep an eye out for updates on these projects.
The League Apartments
Located off of FM 518 and across the street from Clear Creek High School, The League Apartments is a mixed-use development currently in the design and permit stages and will include five phases across 44 acres of land. Phase 1 will have six-story buildings with retail stores, restaurants, and offices, multi-family apartments, and a wet retention pond for fishing and kayaking.
Grand Oak Village
A mixed-use development in the works by Brockway Commercial, this land will be a potential location for athletic facilities, medical offices, daycares, restaurants, coffee, and more. Located off of Link Rd. and Calder Dr., parcels are currently available.
UTMB League City Expansion
This $250 million expansion includes the south tower’s staggering increase from five floors to eleven. The expansion will allow for 200 additional beds.
Houston Methodist Clear Lake Emergency Care Center
The emergency room will include access to x-rays, CT scans, and ultrasounds, plus easy transfer to Houston Methodist’s main hospital if necessary. The new League City facility will be located at the corner of S. Egret Bay and Highway 96.
Riverview at Clear Creek Plans Under Review
League City has approved the development of Riverview at Clear Creek, near the northeast intersection of I-45 and FM 518. Plans are under review for the project, which will be a 70-acre development complete with a boardwalk, amphitheater, 100-slip marina, fishing deck, new trails, an outdoor gym, and picnic space. It will include 30,000 square feet of restaurant and retail space, plus a 150-room luxury apartment complex.
Plaza 96 Commercial Construction
This new plaza will hold spaces for small shops and businesses, and will be located on State Highway 96 near Southshore Blvd. Construction is expected to begin in the next six months.