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The Galveston County Daily News: Business

December 7, 2016


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Bonus Buzz: Town houses rising on island's East End

Look for 16 high-end town houses to rise on the East End of the island — 1013-21 10th St. — some on the site currently occupied by the long vacant building that once housed the Micheletti grocery store.

  • icon Posted: November 30

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Wednesday 11/30/2016
Emergency room planned for prime Fort Crockett parcel
Posted: November 30, 2016

Medical alert: Texas-based Hospitality Health ER has acquired about 1.9 acres at the former Fort Crockett military housing complex with plans to build a 24/7 emergency room.

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Thursday 11/24/2016
Innovative startup allows machines to think for themselves
Posted: November 24, 2016

Sophisticated machines these days can be programmed to perform remote tasks, albeit with human controllers pulling the levers from afar. Examples include NASA’s Mars rovers, which require constant, long-distance instructions to perform what is asked of them.

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Wednesday 11/23/2016
After years without, Galveston gets a toy store
Posted: November 23, 2016

Toy story: Galveston’s famous downtown street, The Strand, on Friday will welcome a toy store and arcade. That’s when Play on The Strand, 2029 Strand in the historic Jockusch Building, opens to the public. Bill and Tammie Taylor and Seth and Lorena Grimes are the owners of the shop, which will offer traditional and contemporary toys, children’s books, games, puzzles and more. They expect Play on The Strand to fill a void.

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Wednesday 11/16/2016
Bonus Buzz: Friendswood developer builds condos for cars
Updated: November 17, 2016 - 7:37 am

Look soon for crews to begin building a 139,000-square-foot condominium development that will house cars, not people.

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After some rough waters, isle celebrates cruise terminal
Posted: November 16, 2016

Port of Galveston officials have scheduled a ribbon cutting to mark the completion of the expansion of Cruise Terminal No. 2.

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Room boom: Number of island hotel rooms nearing 5,000
Posted: November 16, 2016

The island is getting much more hospitable. Hotels planned or underway will soon push the room count past 5,000, marking a major milestone for seaport city. 

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Wednesday 11/09/2016
NanoRacks deploys satellites for array of clients
Posted: November 09, 2016

The company has facilitated more than 400 payloads, and its year-over-year revenue has grown stoutly: 36 percent in 2014 and 23 percent last year on revenue of about $10 million. The company anticipates 32 percent growth for 2016.

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Why does the dirt turn near Del Papa's old island building?
Posted: November 09, 2016

Hooters is still hush-hush, Marais is near opening in Dickinson and much more in Biz Buzz.

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Wednesday 11/02/2016
$70 million commercial development underway in Webster
Posted: November 02, 2016

Wycoff Development in October broke ground on the nearly $70 million first phase of Odyssey Business Park.

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