THE HOWARD HUGHES CORPORATION AWARDED GHBA PRISM AWARDS FOR ITS HOUSTON COMMUNITIES
The Howard Hughes Corporation and its wholly owned subsidiary, The Woodlands Development Company, has announced that its two Houston master planned communities – Bridgeland and The Woodlands – garnered four prestigious awards at the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) Annual Gala held on Oct. 1. The GHBA hosts its PRISM Awards competition each year to identify the real estate industry’s top builders, developers and marketers. Upon entering, contestants are evaluated, judged and ultimately selected by industry professionals from across the U.S.
“The Howard Hughes Corporation is thrilled to be honored by its peers in the real estate marketing industry for Bridgeland and The Woodlands, two of the most acclaimed communities in Houston,” said Tim Welbes, co-president of The Woodlands Development Company. “The Woodlands and Bridgeland are proud to offer an exceptional lifestyle to residents, the businesses and other institutions located in these communities.”
Bridgeland was recognized in several developer categories. “We’ve Arrived,” a commercial production which coincided with the Grand Opening of Hidden Creek – the newest community within Bridgeland boasting 1,000 homesites set along 142 acres of lakes and waterways – won “Best TV/Video Promotion of the Year.” The ninth annual Nature Fest, which is a festival committed to the environment and ecosystems in Bridgeland, won “Best Event of the Year.” Annually, approximately 12,000 residents and visitors attend Nature Fest. The 60-inch touch-screen plasma map which showcases the regional perspective of the development as well as individual homesites in the Bridgeland Welcome Center won for “Best Interactive Point of Sale.”
The Woodlands received the “Humanitarian of the Year” award. Over the course of the community’s 42-year development, The Woodlands Development Company, has become an invaluable community partner, donating to several nonprofit organizations including The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, Interfaith of The Woodlands, Montgomery County Youth Services, United Way and many more. Since 1977, The Woodlands and its sponsors have given away over 1.4 million free tree seedlings at Arbor Day. The company also plants over 3,500 trees each year as part of its ongoing reforestation plan and recycles an estimated 400 cubic yards of organic waste into mulch, rather than putting it in a landfill. It also annually plants nearly 1,000 pounds of wildflowers and recently helped give away over 50,000 free wildflower seed packets at The Woodlands Wildflower Festival.
MEMORIAL HERMANN MISCHER NEUROSCIENCE AND UTHEALTH WELCOMES DR. JUSTIN P. MORGAN
Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Associates (MNA) and McGovern Medical School at UTHealth are pleased to announce the addition of Justin P. Morgan, M.D.
Morgan will serve as a neurologist at Mischer Neuroscience Associates-Cypress and Mischer Neuroscience Associates-Katy. He will also serve as a clinical assistant professor at the Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery at McGovern Medical School.
Morgan is a fellowship-trained neurologist who practices general neurology with special interests in electromyography and nerve conduction studies, electroencephalography and intraoperative monitoring. His clinical research interests focus on electromyography and nerve conduction studies, electroencephalography and intraoperative monitoring. He also has a special interest in treating neuromuscular disorders, neck and spine disorders, movement disorders, epilepsy, stroke, chronic headaches, traumatic brain injury, dementia and multiple sclerosis.
“We are excited to have Dr. Morgan join our team of neurologists at Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Associates,” said Jose Diaz, M.D., neurologist at Mischer Neuroscience Associates and clinical assistant professor at McGovern Medical School’s Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery. “Dr. Morgan’s expertise will be of great service to the communities of Katy and Cypress.”
Prior to joining MNA, Dr. Morgan earned his medical degree at McGovern Medical School. After completing a preliminary year of internal medicine at UT Southwestern’s Austin program, he returned to Houston to complete a neurology residency at McGovern Medical School, where he was chief resident. Following residency, he trained as a clinical neurophysiology fellow at UTHealth.
CYPRESS RESIDENTS KICKIN’ FITNESS UP A NOTCH
iLoveKickboxing has announced the opening of another franchise located at 15014 Spring Cypress, Suite 130 in Cypress. Based on the successful nationwide model, the studio incorporates the workouts of professional fighters, while making them accessible and fun to the average man or woman looking to lose weight and get in shape.
In the classes, members gear up with authentic boxing gloves and perform genuine conditioning drills and kickboxing techniques on real heavy bags. Passionate instructors motivate and encourage participants to “go the extra mile” to get stellar results based on their personal goals.
This location is one of 160+ studios, which has grown rapidly over the past few years. It is the 20th in Texas with plans to open 60 more by 2018.
CFISD NAMES MICHAEL SMITH INAUGURAL PRINCIPAL FOR BRIDGELAND HS
Michael Smith, principal at Cy-Fair High School, was named the first principal for CFISD’s 12th comprehensive high school, Bridgeland High School, on Oct. 3.
Bridgeland High School is under construction at The Grand Parkway and Mason Road with a scheduled opening date of August 2017. Designed by IBI Group Architects, the 573,460-square-foot facility is being built by Gilbane Building Company.
Smith has 26 years of experience in education, all of them in CFISD. His career began in 1990 as a math teacher at Langham Creek High School, where he served three years before transitioning into a computer liaison role for one year. Smith was promoted to assistant principal at Langham Creek, serving eight years, then spent a year as an administrative intern at the Instructional Support Center.
In our July publications, we mistakenly identified Mr. Robert Dame as the person responsible for the architecture work of the featured home.The correct designation is Building Design by Robert Dame, Robert Dame Designs.