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The Galveston County Daily News: Biz Buzz / Buzz Blog

February 14, 2016

Biz Buzz / Buzz Blog

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Popular island tavern plans second site at Mall of the Mainland

Beer business must be good. Stuttgarden Tavern, a popular downtown island establishment, is brewing a second location near movie theater Cinemark 12 at Mall of the Mainland, 10000 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway in Texas City.

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Thursday 02/11/2016
Poor financial performance leads to Ryan's closure
Posted: February 11, 2016

Contrary to social media reports, it was slow business and not health violations that caused the closure earlier this month of Ryan’s, a steak house and buffet, 2310 FM 2004 in Texas City.

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Thursday 02/04/2016
Port Arthur developer buys isle's downtown Medical Arts Building
Posted: February 04, 2016

After months of due diligence, a Port Arthur-based development firm has finalized the acquisition of the long vacant Medical Arts Building in the island’s downtown with plans to transform the badly deteriorating property into an apartment complex, city officials confirm.

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Wednesday 02/03/2016
Row of restaurants line up at League City development
Posted: February 03, 2016

After months of due diligence, a Port Arthur-based development firm has finalized the acquisition of the long vacant Medical Arts Building in the island’s downtown with plans to transform the badly deteriorating property into an apartment complex, city officials confirm.

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Wednesday 01/27/2016
RV resort replaces mid-priced West End development
Posted: January 27, 2016

A 25-acre parcel once earmarked for a rare mid-income residential development on the island’s West End will instead become an RV resort.

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La Marque-based A&A Machine receives first order on major contract
Posted: January 27, 2016

Just three months after signing a significant supply agreement with TimkenSteel that would allow buyers and users to tap into a domestic supply of a specialty tubing, La Marque-based A&A Machine & Fabrication has received its first order.

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Wednesday 01/20/2016
Smaller Walmart format signals big industry changes
Posted: January 20, 2016

Walmart opens Neighborhood Market in League City, Texas City will see two new hotels and Adventure Pointe coming soon, the island is still waiting on Lowe's and more in this week's Biz Buzz.

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Wednesday 01/13/2016
New owners have big plans for former Colonel Bubbie's building
Posted: January 13, 2016

Historically significant downtown island building has new owners and a date with restoration crews. Bubba's at Tiki has more elbow room. And will Texas City draw the line in the sand over a proposed development on state Highway 3? Find out in Biz Buzz.

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Thursday 01/07/2016
Star Fleet in Kemah plans large mixed-use development
Posted: January 07, 2016

University of Texas Medical Branch explains delay of West Island Clinic in Galveston, a mainland businesswoman launches new business, and more.

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Thursday 12/31/2015
Schlitterbahn Waterpark plans 'something massive' for island
Posted: December 31, 2015

One island attraction plans major expansion while another prepares to take flight for Houston. Plus, Hitchcock dining options just got sweeter. 

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