Changes to the site maps, which will be released in the fall, will include an increased focus on improving sightlines and accessibility to the lake for hotel guests and other visitors. (Courtesy of Katy Boardwalk District)
Plans for the Katy Boardwalk District will see some changes, officials said in a September 23 press release. According to the statement, a refined sitemap for the project is expected to be released this fall, with an announcement of the neighborhood’s first tenants expected to arrive in early 2022.
The Katy Boardwalk District development team said in the statement that it continues to focus on attracting “unique and premier chef-led restaurants and entertainment concepts” while working to improve the plan. global property site.
“The impact of COVID-19 has given us more time to reassess the site plan to ensure that we are incorporating the lakefront experience throughout the project,” said Keith Dalton of KBH Venture, co-developer of the Katy Boardwalk District, which consists of 169 acres at Kingsland Boulevard and Prairie Parkway south of Katy Freeway.
According to Dalton, changes to the plan will include placing more emphasis on improving sightlines and accessibility to the lake for hotel guests and other visitors. Katy Boardwalk District representatives announced the addition of two new partners in the release: The Colliers Retail Team and Method Architecture.
“They represent the best and the brightest in design, development and leasing,” said Byron Hebert, Town of Katy Administrator. “We are looking forward to working with the whole team.
Colliers’ retail team will manage the rental activities of the project’s tenants, while Method Architecture will be responsible for reinventing the mixed-use and retail site plan “to better maximize the attractiveness of its lake. Nature-inspired 90 acres showcasing the area’s native trees, flora and fauna, ”the statement said.
The Colliers retail team is “in talks” with several restaurant, bar and entertainment concepts, the statement said.
“We’ve heard of a number of concepts here in Houston and across the country,” said Wade Greene of the Colliers retail team. “We are certainly evaluating all of these opportunities to determine the best ones for the project. ”