sky bridge to the JCPenney store, which has been part of southwest
Houston for 60-plus years.
MOVEMENT: The old Citgo service station and mini-mart on
building is planned by MC Management and Development.
Sandwiched between the bayou and the Cypress drainage ditch,
The biggest redevelopment challenge
among the new activity is the
30-plus-acre property on Fournace
search facilities for nearly 60 years.
SLS Properties — which already
buildings worth $13 million on the
tax rolls and is now likely the city’s
largest taxpayer, with Chevron’s
$82 million appraisal — has been
ty’s proximity to residential areas.
ings totaling more than 600,000 square feet into professional
Chevron had continuously poured money into updating and
upgrading the buildings (to the tune of about $100 million in 13
materials show atria and common areas and luxury features in-
areas, and exercise facilities with locker rooms.
the Coca-Cola bottling plant has stood for more than 60 years
Thoughts on redevelopment
From Denton Ragland, executive director
Bellaire Business Association
A challenge for development or redevelop
residents wanted a larger grocery store. With a
creative approach to how to use the available
Bellaire property. It looks like that activity has
with older structures. When the perceived rental rates of newer struc
tures made the investment make sense, the redevelopment began.
on what that redevelopment should look like.
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