According to the US Census 1-Year American Community Survey results released September 17, 2015, Montgomery County, Texas is the 7th fastest growing county in the United States. 2013 to 2014 saw Montgomery County add 19,810 residents bringing population to 518,947. For complete details visit the Houston Business Journal article HERE.
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Municipal Operations & Consulting Relocates to ORN
Welcome to Oak Ridge North Municipal Operations & Consulting!
Municipal Operations & Consulting (MOC) relocated to Oak Ridge North Commerce Park and began operations this week. With over 125 employees, MOC is now one of the largest employers in Oak Ridge North!
MOC operates and manages Water District’s facilities (MUDs) in compliance with State and Federal requirements. They provide permit-required level of certified operators to properly maintain your treatment facilities to ensure you are delivered nothing but the highest quality of drinking water. Customer Service Representatives handle customer calls regarding new service or issues with service and process payments.
MOC occupies one building currently at 27316 Spectrum Way with a second adjacent building under construction.
For more information on Municipal Operations & Consulting: http://www.municipalops.com
Growth Continues at Port of Houston
The Port of Houston is a short 35 miles from Oak Ridge North and an important economic driver for our region. So good news at the port means good economic news for ORN!
For the first half of 2015, The Port of Houston Authority handled nearly 20 million tons of cargo, a growth of five percent over last year, Executive Director Roger Guenther reported to the Port Commission at its July meeting. The Port Authority’s container terminals showed a 20 percent growth in loaded units compared to the same period in 2014. Import steel through June grew by 24 percent over 2014 levels, although growth of import steel is settling back to forecast levels. “Business has reached its highest levels across several key business lines during recent years,” Guenther reported. “And, we must continue to strategically plan for future opportunities.”
For more on the Port of Houston: http://www.portofhouston.com/
Cornerstone CNC Machine Shop Leasing in ORN
Hanna Business Park, Section I LP is happy to announce that Cornerstone CNC Machine Shop has leased 2,000 square feet of warehouse space in Hanna Business Park Section I, 26797 Hanna Road, City of Oak Ridge North, Texas 77386. Cornerstone CNC Machine Shop is a brand new company that specializes in high-tech manufacturing of parts for the oil and gas industry. This lease will join four other oil related tenants in the first section of Hanna I: SVM Energy, Enteq Upstream, Inc., DrillMaster, Inc, and James Walker Oil and Gas.
John Tatum, Managing Partner of Hanna Business Park, Section I, LP stated. “We are thrilled to have Cornerstone CNC Machine Shop move into the space in Hanna Section I. Not only does the company complement our other tenants, but also allows Hanna Section I to be 100% leased.”
About Hanna Business Park
Started in 2006 by the Hanna Investment Group, a limited partnership of professionals and executives, the original complex includes 4 multi-tenant and 2 single-tenant buildings. The additional 5.6 acres is contiguous to this development.
Hanna Business Park has been developed to meet the growing business demands of The Woodlands/South Montgomery County. It is located conveniently near the Hardy Toll Road and Interstate 45 within 2 miles of the The Woodlands Mall and the Exxon complex which is to be completed in 2015.
Section I retail space is occupied by a restaurant, barber shop and health studio. The spaces behind the retail section are occupied by typical warehouse operations as well as children’s sports, adult exercise and Olympic volleyball. Mixed in are residential design and oil and gas related businesses. Convenient access for 18 wheelers is also provided. Architectural features and attractive landscaping throughout the complex will be similar in Section I and Section II. For more information, visit www.hannabusinesspark.com.
John Tatum, Greater Houston Commercial Real Estate
Ovi Cotrau, Owner
Cornerstone CNC Machine Shop
Oak Ridge North EDC in Impact News
The Oak Ridge North Economic Development Corporation was featured in the August 14, 2014 edition of the Community Impact Newspaper-The Woodlands. Link HERE to read the article.