Welcome to Biz Brief
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.
It’s August and summer vacation is coming to an end. Make the most of your last days of summer by checking off our Top 10 Summer Bucket List. Enjoy indoor and outdoor fun, like picking your waterway speed, visiting a museum, eating a chilly snack, and more.
Back to school is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than with a pizza party? Sink your teeth into hot slices of New York style pepperoni pizza at The Bing Pizzeria, or build your own pizzas at Double Dave’s Pizzaworks. Make it a sports day at Center Court Pizza & Brew and try their fan favorite Touch Down pizza. If you’re looking for pizza with cheese that stretches for miles, Crust Pizza Co. offers delicious options to satisfy that cheesy craving.
Check out the newest local business additions in our latest brief below!
- 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.
- Kelly's Country Cookin | 1502 W. Main Street
A local favorite is back!
After suffering extensive damage from a fire on Valentine's Day in 2022, Kelly's has rebuilt and officially reopened on Thursday, March 9. Their hours are 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Stop by and say hello, and try one of their famous chicken fried steaks!
- Salad and Go | 2590 E. League City Pkwy. & 1930 W. 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 two League City locations.
- Main St. Bistro |100 Perkins Ave
New location, same mouth-watering food
One of League City locals’ favorite restaurants is moving right down the street to Walding Station. Located next to League Park, Main St. Bistro’s comeback is something to look forward to. The restaurant’s menu offers modern twists on Creole, coastal, and Hispanic cuisine.
- The Sweet Life of Confectionary | 100 Perkins Ave
A twist on the traditional taffy
Transport back in time to the 1930s at this sweet-as-can-be candy shop and ice cream parlor. Located at Walding Station–along with Main St. Bistro– this shop will offer 1930s style taffy, chocolate, ice cream, and more. Customers can even watch fresh taffy being made with the help of two authentic 1930s taffy makers.
Opening estimate: A few months
- Coffee Shops Galore!
Calling all the coffee lovers
Get your coffee fix with these up-and-coming coffee shops. Two Dutch Bros locations will be opening in League City at 1721 W. League City Pkwy. and 6645 South Shore Blvd. Black Rock Coffee Bar has a location opening at 2494 S. Gulf Fwy. Scooter's Coffee is set to open at 2030 E. League City Pkwy.
- The Spot | 2502 Gulf Freeway S.
Local Galveston-based scratch kitchen is expanding!
The popular Galveston-based restaurant is opening a new location here in League City, complete with a patio with a lawn for kids. The scratch kitchen will offer burgers, locally sourced seafood, chicken wings, tacos, ahi tuna pole bowls, salad, and a variety of beverages including milkshakes.
Opening estimate: Summer 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.