Katy Boardwalk District

Boardwalk District’s First Building on Track to Open in Spring

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By George Slaughter The first Katy Boardwalk District building under construction, the Boardwalk Lofts, is expected to open next spring, city tourism director Kayce Reina said. The lofts will be high-end rental units, situated on Kingsland Boulevard near the Katy Mills Mall. The lofts will feature one, two, and three-bedroom floorplans. Lofts will range in size from 480 to 2,087 square feet. Sueba Development is building the lofts. The Katy Boardwalk District is a lakefront […]

City to Sign Agreement for Boardwalk Development

By George Slaughter The Katy City Council Monday night authorized a master development agreement for the construction of the Katy Boardwalk hotel, conference center, and parking facilities. Mayor Chuck Brawner said construction is expected to begin within the next 25 days. The city, through its Katy Development Authority, will contribute $18 million, or approximately 18 percent, of the $98 million cost for the hotel, conference center, and parking facilities. Money from the city will be […]

Katy Boardwalk District Unveils Plans for City’s First Conference Center Hotel, Residential and Retail Phases

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The development team of Katy Boardwalk District has announced plans for a new lakefront destination to serve as a hub for entertainment, community and culture anchored by the area’s first full-service conference center hotel, first-to-market entertainment concepts, luxury loft residences and an impressive 90-acre nature preserve showcasing the region’s native trees, flora and wildlife. The announcement follows the authority’s recommendation to enter into a master development agreement with developer KBH Venture to bring a full-service, […]

Katy Boardwalk District Delayed

Developers have been given a three month extension to reconsider plans for the residential/commercial project located south of Katy Mills Mall. The Boardwalk District will include a nature preserve that will encompass an 89-acre lake. A much needed convention center and upscale hotel will compliment the luxury loft living communities, mixed-use retail space as well as a single-family home residential neighborhood. Original plans blocked the view of the nature preserve and lake with the convention […]