Generation Park is a 4,000-acre, master-planned enterprise park in Houston, located on the northeast corner of Beltway 8. The Courtyard by Marriott will be integrated into the pedestrian promenade of Redemption Square.


McCord Development, Inc., sole owner and developer of Generation Park, has announced the groundbreaking of the urban concept, Courtyard by Marriott hotel, within the development’s lifestyle and entertainment center, Redemption Square. The hotel, developed by Hotel Development Services, is slated for completion in 2019 and will be the first hotel located in Redemption Square. The 5-story, 144-room hotel will feature more than 2,000 square feet of meeting space, a business center, 24-hour market, large fitness center, outdoor pool, casual workspaces, and a bistro featuring grab-and-go food options and Starbucks coffee. The property will also include expertly appointed guest rooms, including 24 rooms with balconies overlooking the plaza.


Whether they’re in need of book bags, blackboard chalk or bell-bottom pants, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding shoppers they can save money on those and certain other items during the state’s sales tax holiday. This year, the sales tax holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 10-12. The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced below $100 from sales tax, saving shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend during the weekend. Lists of apparel and school supplies that may be purchased tax-free can be found on the Comptroller’s website at This year, shoppers will save an estimated $90.3 million in state and local sales taxes during the sales tax holiday.


Modern Acupuncture is opening its fourth location in Kingwood at 4529 Kingwood Drive. Slated to open Aug. 16, Modern Acupuncture will open its doors to the community, bringing the natural health and cosmetic benefits of acupuncture. Houston continues to be one of the largest markets for Modern Acupuncture. Within the next few years, the company has at least 20 clinics slated to open within the Houston area. According to the World Health Organization, acupuncture is one of the fastest growing healthcare segments in the world. Modern Acupuncture is making acupuncture more approachable and mainstream, offering cost-effective and consistent treatments in 30 minutes or less in a spa-like environment that does not require the full removal of clothing. The office may be reached by calling 281-666-2947.



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