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  • Chinese developer breaks ground on new master-planned community northeast of Houston - Houston Business Journal August 17, 2017 A Chinese developer has broken ground on its first U.S. development, a new master-planned community rising northeast of Houston. Yihai Group — a longtime residential developer based in Dalian, Houston’s sister city in northeastern China — has begun site work on Grand Oaks Reserve. The $100 million mixed-use community is planned for 615 acres ...
  • Grand Texas Theme Park updates construction timeline - ABC 13 Eyewitness News July 22, 2017 KINGWOOD, Texas (KTRK) -- Construction on Big Rivers-the water park planned at the Grand Texas Theme Park-will begin in August, Grand Texas CEO Monty Galland said. Construction on the water park at Grand Texas, which is located near the intersection of Hwy. 59 and Hwy. 242 just north of Kingwood, could be completed ...
  • Grand Texas water park construction to begin in August - Houston Business Journal July 13, 2017 Grand Texas — an entertainment district in New Caney that’s expected to include a theme park, among other attractions — reportedly plans to begin building a major section soon. Construction of Big Rivers Waterpark is expected to begin in August, according to multiple reports. Gator Bayou Adventure Park also is expected to begin construction ...
  • Big Rivers Waterpark to Begin Construction - June 16, 2017 New Caney - Now that $9 million in Grand Texas infrastructure projects are complete and lending has been secured, construction of Big Rivers Waterpark is scheduled to begin this August. The waterpark--a 40-acre park inspired by Texas rivers--will be open for business next summer. Last year saw the opening of the first two elements of Grand Texas: the Grand Texas ...
  • First Annual Grand Fest - May 15, 2017 New Caney, Texas - Ready to officially debut its brand-new facility, Grand Texas RV Resort is hosting the 1st Annual Grand Fest this Saturday, May 20. Grand Fest will be held at the Grand Texas RV Resort between 11 AM and 4 PM this Saturday. Jody Booth, a country artist, is performing live at the event. Jody ...
  • Construction ramps up at Grand Texas - Community Impact News February 22, 2017 Grand Texas Theme Park could provide some much-needed entertainment options in east Montgomery County in 2017 despite previous delays and construction challenges. Construction has concluded on the first two elements of the 632-acre entertainment venue, including Grand Texas RV Park and Speedsportz Racing Park, which opened near the intersection of Hwy. 59 and Hwy. ...
  • SpeedSportz Racing Park Now Open - Community Impact News January 6, 2017 New Caney - SpeedSportz Racing Park held its soft opening in late December at 22994 Hwy. 242, New Caney. The kart-racing park is the second element of 632-acre entertainment district Grand Texas to open. It features two European-style kart racing tracks. One of the tracks hosts professional kart races and international events, while the ...
  • Speed Street Officially Opens - Houston Chronicle November 29, 2016 New Caney, Texas - The first of many milestones for the Grand Texas in New Caney, Speed Street was officially opened providing access to the public entrance for the Speedsportz Racing Park. Representatives from Speedsportz and Grand Texas as well as members of the Greater East Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce gathered Monday, Nov. 28 to ...
  • Professional Racing Academy Coming to Speedsportz - September 23, 2016 New Caney, Texas - The addition of the Alan Rudolph Racing Academy to SpeedsportZ Racing Park’s extensive lineup, may be their biggest attraction yet. With an anticipated December 1st opening to the public, SpeedsportZ Racing Park will include European- style karts racing around the dual tracks at speeds of up to eighty-five miles per hour and multi- ...
  • Grand Texas Withstands Flooding - May 31, 2016 New Caney, Texas – Grand Texas comprises over 630 acres at the intersection of Interstate 69 and State Highway 242 that are being developed to provide Houston’s first integrated entertainment, shopping, dining, and sports destination. Since development began three years ago, over 11 million dollars has been spent on the infrastructure at Grand Texas. Improvements began with ...
  • Grand Texas Theme Park (Full Story & Video) - The Bull 100.3 July 24, 2014 Houston is starting to get excited about the new theme park coming to town in March of 2015 but Grand Texas is MORE than just a theme park! It’s an entire DISTRICT of FUN! It’s going to be up off of 59N/I69 and 242 and it’s going to be on BOTH sides of the ...
  • New Astroworld Coming Soon To Houston - KFOX 95.5 December 6, 2013 Houston is starting to get excited about the new theme park coming to town in March of 2015 but Grand Texas is MORE than just a theme park! It’s an entire DISTRICT of FUN! It’s going to be up off of 59N/I69 and 242 and it’s going to be on BOTH sides of the freeway! ...
  • Grand Texas Theme Park Acquires 600 Acres of Land Near Houston - InPark Magazine Jul 10, 2013 New Caney, TX, USA (July 8, 2013) — A tract of land measuring approximately 600 acres has been acquired by developer, Monty Galland, and a team of private investors in New Caney, Texas, just North of Houston, Texas, as the future site of the all new Grand Texas Theme Park and Big Rivers Waterpark. Construction ...