Business in the Lake Houston area had a big week as several owners reopened their doors after they were devastated from flooding at the end of August.
The Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce is keeping tabs on which businesses in the area have reopened, including businesses that are not members of the chamber. Data from the Federal Emergency Management Agency shows that 40 percent of small businesses do not reopen after a disaster and the chamber’s goal is to see more than 60 percent reopen.
The following businesses are now open.
Family Vision Center of Kingwood
The Mudpie Company
Papa John’s Pizza
Kingwood Barbershop No. 3
Massage Heights Kingwood Kings Crossing
Gnome Sweet Gnome
MOD Pizza was scheduled to reopen Nov. 10
Russo’s New York Pizzeria, 42 N. Main St. in Kingwood, plans to hand out free
giant slices of pizza to celebrate its reopening Nov. 10-12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
State Rep. Dan Huberty’s Office and Joseph Chris Partners are scheduled to
open Monday, Nov. 13.
And Randall’s, 4540 Kingwood Dr., has a ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled for
10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, with food sampling and a presentation to
Kingwood High School.
Costco has announced it will reopen in Humble on Thursday, Nov. 30.
“We are continuing to gather information on businesses re-opening on a daily
basis and the retention on businesses is greater than expected,” stated Andrew
Cardenas, business recovery coordinator with the Lake Houston Area Chamber.
“We continue to have high hopes for the area as we continue to facilitate their
Here are some updates on businesses re-opening soon.”
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