2022 Grow Near Awards

The Near Northwest Management District recognized significant new projects and investments with their annual Grow Near awards on December 1. Each of these developments signals major investments and employment opportunities for our area.

President Wayne Norden noted recent successes, including the growth of commercial property values from $700 Million when the District began to more than $2.2 Billion this year. New construction added $67M in value in the last year.

The 2022 Grow Near Awards went to:

The Workshops at Breen - G Zermeno

The Workshops at Breen

The Workshops at Breen is 8 light industrial buildings that house small businesses. The niche that owner Gloria Zermeno addresses is for spaces at the 1,200 square foot size. Tenants include automotive, welding, construction and catering businesses.
See the video on YouTube .

Antoine Plaza - A Le and D Nguyen

Antoine Plaza

Antoine Plaza received an amazing new facelift this year that makes this established small center look sleek and inviting – a real enhancement for the Antoine corridor. Hear from owners Dr. Ai Le, Aidan Management LLC, and Danny Nguyen CCIM, Danny Nguyen International: See the video on YouTube .

Oak Street Health - K Duran

Oak Street Health – White Oak

Oak Street Health – White Oak fully renovated a vacant retail space into a sleek modern medical clinic. In addition to physician services, the center also has community rooms for Medicare education events and other wellness and social activities. Practice Manager Kiara Duran accepted the award; See the video on YouTube.

Target Northwest - T Sanusi, C Kao, T Thompson

Target Houston Northwest

Target Houston Northwest was honored for the recent refresh of the store, for their community commitment in supporting the District’s National Night Out each year, and for co-sponsoring the inaugural Trunk or Treat that gave many children a safe place to trick or treat. Hear from Store Manager Titi Sanusi here.

Pinnacle Logistics Park

Pinnacle Logistics Park is a new warehouse development on 135 acres off Breen Drive and N Houston Rosslyn Road. Developed by Hillwood, 4 buildings plus all the infrastructure have been completed, with more acreage available. Jordan Bookstaff and John Warren accepted the award, with video here.

Norden summarized NNMD’s 2022 successes and set goals for 2023, including further public safety initiatives, beautification efforts, renewed marketing, and capital improvement projects.

Norden asked for everyone to follow the District on Facebook and Twitter, and to tag NNMD in posts about their business or the area. Watch the complete video here: 

NNMD works to support security, beautification, infrastructure and other community-building projects that enhance the attractiveness and promote the District as a place to build businesses. The District is uniquely positioned to keep property and business owners connected and informed, to advocate, and to influence city, county and state government on issues and needs of the District and our property owners.

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