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Houston Methodist St. John plans upgrades to adjacent retail space

Houston Methodist St. John Hospital is set to embark on the next stage in the redevelopment of Nassau Bay Shopping Village, with demolition of the mid-section of the center scheduled to begin in early April. Houston Methodist St. John Hospital is set to embark on the next stage in the redevelopment of Nassau Bay Shopping Village, with demolition of the mid-section of the center scheduled to begin in early April.

NASSAU BAY— (March 22, 2017) — Houston Methodist St. John Hospital is set to embark on the next stage in the redevelopment of Nassau Bay Shopping Village, located adjacent to the hospital campus in the 18000 block of Upper Bay Road.

The hospital, which purchased the 8-acre property in late 2015, has already invested in mold remediation and installation of air conditioning in the second-floor office/storage space portion of the center. In April, the hospital will repave the parking lot and add improved parking lot lighting, and begin demolition of the unused portion of the center to make way for new parking capacity for hospital staff.

The project will also include the addition of green space and other landscaping elements to blend the new lot into the overall aesthetics of the remaining structures.

“We understand the importance that this center has to the community and to the local tax base, and we are committed to being a good landlord and good neighbor,” said Dan Newman, CEO of Houston Methodist St. John Hospital. “The portion of the center to be taken down had been unoccupied for some time, and it had become an eyesore that detracted from the existing businesses. Improving the parking lot and removing the unused space will benefit our tenants and alleviate the city’s concerns about the safety of the long-vacant property. And it will give the hospital much-needed parking for staff members.”

Newman stressed that the existing tenants – which include a Dollar General store, Mediterranean Market and Café, Yoga Institute of Clear Lake and a number of other small businesses – will not be relocated.
“We will continue to work with our tenants and the City of Nassau Bay to be a good steward of this property,” he said. “We’re not asking anyone to move.”

The hospital does have plans to eventually use the site for expansion, but Newman stressed that the planning and execution of a major building program could take up to a decade, and could possibly even include some associated retail space.

About Houston Methodist St. John Hospital

Houston Methodist St. John Hospital is located in Nassau Bay, across from the NASA/Johnson Space Center, and brings the expertise and compassionate care of Houston Methodist Hospital in The Texas Medical Center – a national Honor Roll hospital – to Bay Area communities. The hospital provides a broad spectrum of adult, pediatric, medical, and surgical care, is an accredited chest pain center, and is also acute stroke-ready designated. St. John offers many inpatient and outpatient services, including state-of-the-art imaging, labor and delivery with a level II neonatal ICU, minimally invasive surgery, and comprehensive orthopedics and sports medicine. Visit houstonmethodist.org/stjohn for more information. To find a Houston Methodist St. John physician visit houstonmethodist.org/appointments or call 281.333.8899.

 

 
 
 
Last modified on Friday, 24 March 2017 16:20