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  • Community Impact Newspaper
    “The Woodlands area has a very active cultural arts community with many offerings throughout the year,” township Director Ann Snyder said. “In my opinion, the market for the arts is large and growing in The Woodlands and surrounding areas. It appears there is a definite need and demand for cultural arts facilities.” To address the increasing demand for cultural arts, the township is nearing completion on a study to determine if an arts center and natural science museum could succeed in The Woodlands.
  • Community Impact Newspaper
    Unlike neighborhoods a master-planned community features more than the basic neighborhood park. It includes trails, nature centers, golf courses, retail and other amenities that contribute to the oft-heard live, work and play appeal of the area.
  • Community Impact Newspaper
    Nick Wolda, president of The Woodlands Convention and Visitors Bureau and director of community relations, said The Woodlands can rely on commercial growth for economic success. “Ongoing commercial growth within the township and projected significant population growth in the region will contribute to continued economic growth for the community,” Wolda said.
  • Houston Chronicle
    Harking back to the early years of the future community that would become The Woodlands, one cannot help but notice the impact a team of urban planners, architects and other specialists had on the development founded by George Mitchell. One of the key players in the formation, design and creation of The Woodlands as it is known today is Robert Heineman, vice president of planning for The Woodlands Development Co.
  • Community Impact Newspaper
    An 18-year project has come to an end in The Woodlands, completing a key component of the original design for George Mitchell’s master-planned community.
  • The Courier of Montgomery County
    "It's always an honor to be listed in 'best of' places to live. We have so many people over the years who have worked diligently to make The Woodlands a great place to live, work, play and pray," Snyder said. "It hasn't happened by accident. To me, one of the most appealing aspects of our town is that neighbors help neighbors. We truly live in a compassionate place with neighbors from all over the world making our place better each day. My husband and I are truly blessed to call The Woodlands home."
  • Community Impact Newspaper
    With an average asking rent for office space set at $30.98 per square foot, The Woodlands’ office space market is more on par with markets in the city of Houston, falling behind the Galleria/Uptown area at $31.78 per square foot and the Downtown Central Business District at $34.67 per square foot, according to J. Beard data.
  • Houston Chronicle
    In The Woodlands, having the bikes spread around the Woodlands Mall and other commercial areas, could entice residents and visitors alike, said Ann Snyder, a Woodlands Township board member. Snyder noted the community, a planned development created by the late George Mitchell, has 120 miles of trails for people to explore via bike.
  • Houston Chronicle
    A natural science museum and performing arts complex have emerged as top options as local leaders study how to enhance the cultural arts community in The Woodlands.
  • Houston Chronicle
    The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, the Harris County Constable's Office, Precinct 4, and The Woodlands Fire Department all take part in the program. There are also thousands of residents signed up to help out, with Leck saying there are more than 25,000 watch members and over 1,200 watch coordinators in The Woodlands registered to take part in the campaign.

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