An upscale fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant with a build-your-own bowl business model is expected to open in Sugar Land next spring.
As of mid-September, pandemic-related extended unemployment benefits have ended. But a drive around Fort Bend County shows no lack of “Help wanted” signs displayed in businesses’ windows.
A California-based chicken sandwich purveyor is expanding across the Houston area, and it has its sights set on Missouri City as well.
A Sugar Land-based nutrition company is about to begin an $18 million expansion that could bring another 200 jobs to Fort Bend County, according to city officials.
A food truck operated by a father-son duo held its grand opening last month near Sugar Land’s Four Corners neighborhood, according to an Aug. 1 Instagram post. Southwest Pastrami Co., 9431 State Highway 6 in Houston, is a collaboration between Anthony Jackson and Anthony Jackson Jr.
An increasing number of businesses and organizations in Fort Bend County have begun to mandate that employees and visitors receive the coronavirus vaccine as a term of employment, amid spiking numbers of cases of the delta variant.
Seeking to stem financial difficulties brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, Texas Instruments might lease the third floor of its Sugar Land facility after reaching a deal with the city to revise a 2014 incentive agreement that would enable the company to do so.
One of the country’s major international pillow manufacturers has opened its second U.S. manufacturing facility in Sugar Land, the first step in a process that will eventually bring some 150 jobs to Fort Bend County, according to the company.
Several restaurants in Missouri City, Sugar Land and Stafford have announced their menus for Houston Restaurant Weeks (HRW), which runs through Sept. 6.
Fort Bend County for years has drawn major companies looking to invest in solar projects because of its proximity to Houston’s energy market, its comparative abundance of land and an eager county government seeking to benefit from the growing market.
The owners of Karachi Restaurant in Sugar Land have opened an ice cream shop to go with their Pakistani cuisine.
Keri Schmidt and her staff at the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce weathered the coronavirus pandemic, and even helped distribute more than $43.7 million in grants to 3,310 businesses, she said.
The arrival of the pandemic in March 2020 spelled disaster for many Fort Bend County residents and businesses, many of whom would lose money, jobs and, in some instances, be forced to close as rising case numbers forced people home.
Coronavirus cases might be trending down and life is returning to some sense of normal in Fort Bend County, but for contractors and those that work in the home and business repair business, the strangeness is just beginning.
Johnson Development has closed on the purchase of a 630-acre parcel of land that will soon be home to more than 1,000 homesites adjacent to the already-burgeoning Harvest Green subdivision in Richmond, according to a news release from the Houston-based home developer.
Despite the coronavirus pandemic changing life for many businesses, progress on The Grid development in Stafford continues, with crews expected to break ground on another 350 apartment units before the end of the year, according to developers behind the project.
The Fort Bend Women’s Center was awarded an Affordable Housing Program (AHP) subsidy of $236,500 from CommunityBank of Texas and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) on Feb. 9.
After 12 years in Sugar Land and more than 50 years in the Houston area, Minute Maid has closed its Town Square headquarters and is relocating to Atlanta, according to CoStar, a commercial real estate information company.
In a Feb. 4 webinar hosted by representatives of the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce and the Houston office of the Small Business Administration (SBA), they outlined some of the changes from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act signed into law on Dec. 27, 2020.
There may be changes coming to the Paycheck Protection Program for small businesses, and the local chamber of commerce will host a session to update business owners on what that means later this week.
By STEFAN MODRICH firstname.lastname@example.org The Small Business Administration (SBA) provided a lifeline to many businesses of varying sizes and across several industries in Fort Bend County through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The list of loan recipients in zip code 77478, which includes Sugar Land, was dominated by food distributors and restaurant franchisors. Tri City […]
By STEFAN MODRICH email@example.com Harvest Green residents, including one vocal board member of Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District (MUD) 134E, halted a plan by Clayton Garrett and Scott Snodgrass of Agmenity and Chad Rochester of Rochester Development to annex a non-adjacent tract of land for a residential development that could have saddled residents of […]
By Landan Kuhlmann LKuhlmann@fortbendstar.com Small businesses still reeling from financial ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic have another chance to get some relief. On Dec. 8, Fort Bend County Commissioners Court approved another round of relief for the area’s small business community. Qualified applicants can be granted up to $25,000 while funds last, according to an […]
By STEFAN MODRICH firstname.lastname@example.org Amazon’s expansion into Fort Bend County continues. The e-commerce giant announced in a news release Monday it plans to open its first fulfillment center in Missouri City. A spokesperson for the city said the facility will be located at 2303 Hurricane Lane, next to Hightower High School at the intersection of […]