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Harvey Heroes Mural to be unveiled August 16

Harvey Heroes Mural to be unveiled August 16

It was nearly one year ago, that Hurricane Harvey dumped 52 inches of rain across Houston, bringing widespread devastation to the area. As many people continue to deal with the after-effects of the storm, Westchase District is paying tribute to those who responded immediately to the disaster...in the form of art. Mural artist Larry Crawford is putting the finishing touches on his 100-foot wide by 20-foot tall mural designed as a tribute to Hurricane Harvey rescuers.…..Read More

Harvey Heroes Mural Unveiled One Year After Storm

Harvey Heroes Mural Unveiled One Year After Storm

Westchase District unveiled its newest -- and biggest -- mural at a celebration attended by city officials, first responders and community leaders. The "Harvey Heroes" mural, created by artist Larry Crawford, pays tribute to the first responders who rescued so many people stranded by high water in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The mural dedication occurred just one week shy of the first-anniversary of Harvey's devastating blow on the Texas Gulf Coast. Westchase District commissioned…..Read More

Playground Amenity Added to Trailside Park

Playground Amenity Added to Trailside Park

Westchase District's Trailside Park received a significant upgrade with the installation of a ZipKrooz, the first new trail amenity designed specifically for kids and teens. The ZipKrooz allows children to safely and smoothly glide back and forth along a 30-foot track surrounded by soft mulch. Unlike other playground zip lines, ZipKrooz is a two-way ride, eliminating the need to walk the seat back to the starting point. We've enjoyed the Facebook posts that users have…..Read More

Alief Students Experience Ground-Breaking Career Center

Alief Students Experience Ground-Breaking Career Center

Westchase District straddles the line between Alief Independent School District (AISD) and Houston Independent School District (HISD). The dividing line is Westheimer. That means residents of the 59 apartment and townhome communities in Westchase District that are located south of Westheimer are eligible to enroll their high students in Alief's brand-new Center for Advanced Careers at 12160 Richmond Avenue. The 235,000 square-foot facility can accommodate up to 2,500 students and will house career and technical education…..Read More

Report to the Community

Report to the Community

Westchase District hosted its annual "Report to the Community" on Thursday, October 18th. Staff vice presidents offered a presentation to Westchase District business owners and property managers about what has been achieved this year and what goals have been set for 2019. "This annual hearing also gives our staff an opportunity to hear from the community and answer questions from our stakeholders," said Chief Operating Officer Dave Gilkeson. "We are proud of what we have…..Read More

22nd annual Corporate Challenge planned

22nd annual Corporate Challenge planned

Westchase District will host the 22nd annual Corporate Challenge on Friday, March 29. It’s a fun day of networking and team-building where Westchase District businesses compete against each other in six different light athletic events. The prize? Bragging rights and the coveted traveling trophy. "This event brings out the best in Westchase District businesses and their employees," said Sherry Fox, VP of Communications. "They support this event so generously with their time and talents, not to…..Read More

Emerson Doubles its Presence in Westchase District

Emerson Doubles its Presence in Westchase District

When the largest chemical plant in the country needed help automating its control systems and measurement devices, it turned to the experts at Emerson Automation Solutions. The Fortune 200 company helped the Sasol Lake Charles Chemical Complex more than triple its chemical production in the U.S. Now, Emerson is nearly doubling its presence in Westchase District.   In Houston, Emerson employs more than 2,200 people in about 20 different locations, mainly serving the oil and…..Read More

Revere Middle School earns top honors in Westchase District Corporate Challenge

Revere Middle School earns top honors in Westchase District Corporate Challenge

2019 Westchase District Corporate Challenge Results First Place: Revere Middle School Second Place: Costello, Inc. Third Place: DBR Other top 10 finishers are: 4. EHRA Engineering (Gaden) 5. Tailored Brands (Malin) 6. Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam (Shipley) 7. Pape-Dawson (Bood) 8. Pape-Dawson (McIntyre) 9. Binkley & Barfield 10. DataVox   Event winners are: NBA Around the World: Amegy Bank (Brown) Kickball: Costello, Inc. (Sitzman) Briefcase Relay (Van De Wiele & Vogler (O'Hara) Soccer Kick: Costello,…..Read More

‘A Great Decision’ – Leading Industry CEO Describes Corporate Headquarters in Westchase

‘A Great Decision’ – Leading Industry CEO Describes Corporate Headquarters in Westchase

In the four years since Phillips 66 placed its future in Westchase District by establishing headquarters at 2331 CityWest Boulevard, CEO Greg Garland couldn’t be happier. “We choose to call Houston, Texas and Westchase our home,” said Garland. “A lot of thought went into that. Westchase was a great location for us and our employees. We love Westchase. It was a great decision,” said Garland speaking before a large audience at the Westchase Today &…..Read More

23rd annual Corporate Challenge KO’d by  Coronavirus

23rd annual Corporate Challenge KO’d by Coronavirus

For the first time in its 23 year history, the Westchase District's Corporate Challenge has been cancelled. "We'd originally hoped to simply postpone it to a later day," said Sherry Fox, organizer of the event. "But as Harris County and the City of Houston looked to extend their guidelines against large gatherings, it became obvious that we could not reschedule. Doing an outdoor event of this magnitude in Houston's summer temperatures isn't practical or safe.…..Read More

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