Ji Hui Jang, franchisee of Volcano Hot Pot & BBQ, said in a phone interview Monday the demand for hot pot in Fort Bend County has been bubbling over, and he plans to open the first Houston-area location of the Florida-based chain in late July or August at 3434 State Hwy. 6 S. in Sugar Land.
Learn more about the amenities at the forthcoming Brett's BBQ Shop location, plus a burrito joint headed to Meadows Place and a kolache maker opening a new location in Missouri City.
An Oregon-based coffee chain is expanding its reach across Fort Bend County, Shipley Do-Nuts has plans for another county location, and more in Nibbles & Sips.
A seafood restaurant chain based near Atlanta and a Chicago-based Filipino grocer have their sights set on Sugar Land, House of Pies is expanding to Katy, and more in Nibbles & Sips.
Best friends Melissa Harrington and Emily Castro of Fort Bend County are bringing their passion for seafood straight to homes across the country, with help from investor Lori Greiner of the TV show "Shark Tank."
A casual Chicago Italian restaurant and pizzeria chain is headed to Sugar Land next year, a new Cheesecake Factory is set to open next year in Katy, and more in this week's Nibbles & Sips.
A Houston-based daiquiri shop chain with seven Texas locations is now open in Missouri City, Thanksgiving meals are available for those in need in Richmond, and more in this week's Nibbles & Sips.
The city of Sugar Land has signed off on the developer of a 20.82-acre property selling it to another real estate investment firm, and retaining the tax incentives that first brought the project to town.
Two Fort Bend County barbecue joints earned the recognition of Texas Monthly in the magazine’s list of “50 BBQ Honorable Mentions” published earlier this week.
A family-friendly Cajun restaurant is expanding to Fulshear next year, and more in this week's Nibbles & Sips.
Fort Bend County commissioners recently approved a tax abatement agreement revision on 700 acres of land within Fort Bend County Reinvestment Zone No. 23 that will soon become home for the Cutlass Solar project, according to county documents.
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.