Biz Brief

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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.

CALLING ALL LOCAL BUSINESS OWNERS

League City, in partnership with Visit Bay Area Houston, will be launching a new holiday shopping passport as part of our  Hometown Holiday celebration this year. The passport is called the "Holly Jolly Shopping Trail" and will showcase local retail businesses, promote unique experiential holiday gifts, and allow pass holders to redeem discounts at featured partner locations. Businesses must sign up BEFORE Friday, Sept. 30. (For questions, please contact Stephanie Polk at stephanie.polk@leaguecitytx.gov) 

What to Know 

  • There is no cost to participate.
  • Businesses will benefit from valuable marketing exposure as a featured participant.
  • The savings passport will launch November 1 and be marketed heavily through the end of December.

To sign up, please use this link to register your business: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/holiday-campaign-holly-jolly-shopping-trail-merchant-sign-up-tickets-402974165577

Are you ready for some football? Welcome to the September Biz Brief! It’s the start of football season, and League City has plenty of local favorites that offer the ultimate football experience. Get your game face on and find your next football hotspot at local restaurants and bars like Hoppe’s Sports Grill, Craft 96 Draught House + Kitchen, King’s Bierhaus, and Scotty’s Pub on the Bay

Some of our newest additions will help make Game Day tastier than ever. Stop by Hap's Cajun Meats & Market to grab some savory ingredients for your spread, or visit the Mixing House for custom football cookies made to match your favorite team.

Check out more local business additions in our latest brief below!

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  1. Now Open
  • Hap's Cajun Meats & Market | 902 East Main St.
    Authentic Cajun products right in your neighborhood

    Experience a taste of Cajun country with authentic Cajun meats including boudin, andouille sausage, gumbo, etouffee, and seafood stuffed pies, Cajun spice mixes, and Louisiana artisan gifts and décor. This market stives to bring authentic products exclusively from the Pelican State to their customers. Learn more at hapscajun.com.

  • Mixing House | 2047 West Main St., Ste. A8
    Where beauty and taste meet 
    Baked fresh with love and decorated with care, this sweets shop offers elaborate, custom-made cakes, cookies, and cupcakes for any special occasion. In addition, satisfy that sweet tooth with melt-in-your-mouth 12” cookie cakes, topped with mini sugar cookies to make these a cookie lover’s dream come true. Learn more at mixinghouse.com.
     
  • Antiques Etc. | 1011 East Main St.
    For the antique aficionado 
    Antiques Etc. offers an eclectic collection of antiques like ornately framed mirrors, jewelry, glassware, lamps, wall art and unique figurines. Learn more here.

  • Crafty Crab | 112 Gulf Fwy N.
    Home-style seafood with authentic recipes
    Recently opened, customers can enjoy crab, crawfish, shrimp, gumbo, oyster, lobster, and more. The restaurant’s New Orleans-style taste is an excellent addition to the League City food scene. Learn more at craftycrableaguecity.com.

  • Food of Life | 2500 Marina Bay Dr. 
    Sweets that fit your dietary needs
     
    Living with allergies or specific dietary restrictions can make navigating desserts difficult. Luckily, League City has just the place to find sweet baked goods that cater to your dietary needs. Food of Life specializes in organic, gluten free, soy-free, and vegan baked goods like sticky buns, pies, cookies, cakes, scones, and even cheesecakes. You can also frequently find their pop-up stands at local farmers’ markets.


  • Foo Foo Fido | 240 Park Ave., Ste. 4
    High fashion for little dogs
    Selling handmade dresses, jackets and more, this boutique has everything you need to take your pup from doggie to diva. You can also purchase leashes, blankets, and other pet accessories. Browse their collection at foofoofido.com.
  1. Coming Soon
  • 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


  • 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! 
    Opening estimate: Very soon


  • 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.’
    Opening estimate: Very soon
     

  • 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

  • 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.
    Opening estimate: September 2022
     
  • 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
  1. On the Horizon

These are projects that are in the works for League City. Keep an eye out for updates on these projects.

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.