Lago Mar Has (Very Clear) Water

Galveston County’s very own Crystal Lagoon in Texas City’s Lago Mar subdivision has been filled with water, and it’s very clear, and very very blue. The lagoon is part of a 70-acre resort-style compound that will include a hotel, waterfront boardwalk promenade, 250,000 square feet of restaurant and retail space and residential homes. Previous articles […]

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Lago Mar Tax Zone Seeks Extended Deal with County

Twelve years after approving a special tax district to help build a master-planned community in Texas City, Galveston County is considering giving the development more time to reach its full potential. The county is considering revising an agreement with Texas City’s Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone 1 to allow county tax dollars to go to the […]

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Man-Made Lagoon Growing Quickly in Galveston County

The largest man-made lagoon in Texas is fast taking shape in Texas City. The beginnings of a 12-acre, man-made lagoon stretch out across land near Interstate 45, a testament to the large aspirations of the developers behind the Lago Mar subdivision, west of the highway near the Holland Road exit. After opening the first home […]

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Texas City’s Crystal Lagoon to Be Largest in Texas

Houston-based developer Land Tejas announced plans for a 12-acre manmade Crystal Lagoon at its Texas City master-planned community Lago Mar. It will be six times as big as the lagoon at Land Tejas’ Balmoral community northeast of Houston and is set to be the largest in the state. The lagoon itself will be part of […]

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BAHEP Business Development Update – 10/19

Four times a year, the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership produces The Business Development Update newsletter that reports on Commercial / Office / Industrial Development; Retail / Hospitality Development; Residential Development; and Infrastructure News and Everything Else! Commercial / Office / Industrial Development New developments Two new buildings in Friendswood’s Downtown District — Lease negotiations are underway with several companies […]

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New Homebuilder to Build within Texas City Master-Planned Community

Lago Mar is home to the largest Crystal Lagoon in Texas. Long-time real estate executive Christian Sommer is launching Grand Dominion Homes with a groundbreaking ground on its first model home as well as three inventory homes this month in Lago Mar, a Land Tejas community in Texas City. “We are launching here in Houston, […]

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BAHEP Business Development Update – 12/18

Four times a year, the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership produces The Business Development Update newsletter that reports on Commercial / Office / Industrial Development; Retail / Hospitality Development; Residential Development; and Infrastructure News and Everything Else! You can read the full thing here.  Below are Galveston County items from the most recent issue: Recent Lease Transactions […]

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