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This Week in Houston Real Estate: Bridgeland groundbreaking, open houses and More


June 22, 2018
By: Lauren Clohessy

Bridgeland, The Howard Hughes Corporation, broke ground on a new multifamily community on June 15.  Employees from HHC, the company’s developments and the project’s general construction were in attendance. HHC described Bridgeland as a leader in innovation and environmental sustainability that offers residents with diverse home offerings.  

“Our multifamily project represents yet another evolutionary step for Bridgeland that fully encompasses today’s multifaceted lifestyles – all of which seek close proximity to the future town center. Providing high-quality townhouses and multifamily living will expand Bridgeland’s current home offerings and allow us to continue developing a friendly, thriving community,”said Vice President of Master Planned Communities, Residential at The Howard Hughes Corporation Heath Melton. 

In other Houston real estate news: 

  • Surge Homes started construction on its 37-unit condominium project called Museum Blvd. Before construction, over 50 percent of condos pre-sold. As a result, Surge Homes got the necessary funding to begin $12 million project. According to the Houston Business Journal, construction on the condo building, which will be located at on 4819 Caroline St., began last month and is expected to be completed by fall 2019. 
  • Houston Portfolio Real Estate announced the unveiling new waterfront luxury homes. The La Vie Villas community has 12 villas with direct access to Lake Conroe. Houston Portfolio Real Estate is hosting an open house on June 23 for attendees to get a glimpse into the luxury home experience. “With its prime waterfront location, luxury finishes, and a range of floor plans and pricing, La Vie Villas offers a new kind of affordable luxury that makes this community incredibly attractive,” said Sara St. Marceaux, president of Houston Portfolio Real Estate .
  • Empire Communities began pre-sales for their new Balmoral community in Humble. The Balmoral community is expected to bring about 40 homesites to the area that offer various amenities for buyers. “Our new series of homes boast stand-out elements such as an inviting front porch with a glass-panel door and large windows that bring in plenty of natural light into the home. We offer smart, modern floor plans that combine the style and flexibility our buyers are looking for today,” said President of Empire’s Texas Homebuilding Division James Miller. The first model is expected to open in August.
  • Coventry Homes unveiled a new model for their new Cane Island community in Katy. According to a press release, the 3,000 square foot, two-story model featured a dining room, kitchen and master suite on the first floor, with a curved staircase leading up to a game room and two bedrooms on the second. Buyers can choose from 12 floor plans and various amenities and features. Home prices begin in the low $300,000.

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