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Just Reduced by Brockway Realty - Spectacular Mar Bella Home Now at $254,900
Posted In: League City News | Residential Posted by admin on 02/04/2016


You’ll love this charming, brick and stone, two-story Taylor Morrison home in League City.  This four bedroom, two and a half bath home will give you 2,300 square feet of generous space to move about.  Situated in a fabulously family-friendly community, with an award-winning school system, it offers the convenience of big-city amenities with a neighborhood lifestyle.

Please visit Brockway Realty, LLC for more information.



Tagged With: League City | Mar Bella | Mar Bella Listings



3 Bay Area Cities Rank in Top 15 Best Places for Young Families in Texas
Posted In: Friendswood News | League City News | Pearland News Posted by Pam Moore on 02/02/2016


NerdWallet released a new study in early October that lists the Best Places for Young Families in Texas. NerdWallet used the following factors for this study: public school excellence, home affordability, and growth and prosperity. Data was reviewed for 111 places in Texas; only cities with a population over 25,000 residents were analyzed.Three Bay Area cities were listed in the Top 15, showing that younger families are settling in smaller cities. Friendswood rated as #2; Pearland rated as #9; and League City rated as #11 on the study.

The following information is an excerpt from the NerdWallet study: “Our analysis revealed certain trends:
  • The highest-ranked places are suburbs. Seven of the top 10 places are within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, where the school districts outperformed schools in the rest of the state.
  • Long-term income growth stands out. All but one place in the top 10 had growth rates higher than the state average of 29.14% over the past decade. Not only are these suburbs excelling in education, they’re bringing in new wealth to the area — and quickly. The big driver of this growth, the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, keeps the region soaring with support for 143,000 jobs and an economic contribution of $31 billion to the area every year.
  • School districts have more than good test scores. Academics are only part of the success of these cities’ schools. From new sports facilities to growing classroom programs, school districts are finding ways to expand the culture of learning.”
The full NerdWallet study can be found on their website.

NerdWallet gives consumers clarity around key financial decisions at every stage of their lives. When it comes to credit cards, insurance, loans or expenses such as hospital costs, consumers make almost all of their decisions in the dark. NerdWallet is changing that, helping guide consumers' decisions with free, accessible tools, research and expert advice that can't be found anywhere else. We call it putting knowledge in your wallet.

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By Pamela Moore, Feature Blogger for Brockway Realty, LLC



Tagged With: Friendswood | League City | Pearland



Check Out These Family Fun Activities from Morning to Evening on Saturday on January 30th
Posted In: Events & Attractions | Kemah News | Pearland News Posted by Pam Moore on 01/28/2016


Pearland – 20th Annual Winterfest
The City of Pearland celebrates the season during their 20th Annual Winterfest on January 30th, at the Pearland Rec Center and Natatorium, 4141 Bailey Road, from 10 am to 5 pm. free parking is located at Turner High School and a free shuttle will run to and from the event throughout the day. The outdoor festival features snow tubing, carnival attractions, food vendors, live entertainment, and all kinds of wintery fun.

Tickets are $10 for children age 3 through 16 and $4 for adults. Children under 2 are free. Tickets can be purchased at the Recreation Center through Jan. 29, with a $2 discount for those who bring a non-perishable food item for the Pearland Neighborhood Center. There will be NO discounts offered the day of the event. For more information, please contact Pearland’s Parks and Rec Department, 281.412-8900.

Seabrook/Kemah 17th Annual Yachty Gras Boat Parade
America’s largest Mardi Gras Boat Parade, the Grand Night Yachty Gras Boat Parade, will be held for the 17th year on January 30th, at 7 pm. festively decorated boats will begin the parade at the Seabrook Yacht Club,  travel down Clear Lake to the Clear Creek Channel, and go past the Kemah Boardwalk. This year’s theme is “Excitement of the Sea”. Spectators at the boardwalk can try to catch beads and doubloons tossed by revelers from the boats.

On Sunday, January 31st, the Parade Awards Presentation will be held at the Kemah Aquarium, at 10 am; awards will be given for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, & Best of Show. A “Community Krewe Award,” will be presented to the Marina that has the most registered boats in the parade. Yachty Gras is a classic Clear Lake area event that attracts tourism to the area communities and supports local charities.

Brockway Realty maintains a Community Calendar on their website; check the calendar for events/activities in your city.

Brockway Realty Blogs - Keeping you in touch with League City, the Galveston Bay Area, and beyond.

By Pamela Moore, Feature Blogger for Brockway Realty, LLC



Tagged With: Kemah | Pearland



South Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center to Undergo Renovations
Posted In: Commercial | League City News Posted by Pam Moore on 01/25/2016


League City ~South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center, part of a Clear Lake harborfront complex. located at 2500 South Shore Blvd, officially opened in 1988. The resort features 240 guestrooms, 25,000 sq ft of flexible meeting space, 2 ballrooms, a 185 ft long resort pool with swim-up bar, a full service restaurant, and lounge. Guests also have access to the 130,000 sq ft fitness center.

A recent post in Rebusiness Online announced: “South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center is set to undergo a multi-million dollar renovation, themed “A new look. A new experience.” The renovation is designed to energize the hotel with a new design and enhanced guest experiences.

Highlights will include a marina-side pool and deck, a re-appointed restaurant, 238 redesigned guest rooms and two multi-level penthouses, new exterior appointments and a lobby bar with panoramic views of the water, as well as an upgraded air conditioning system and LED energy-efficient lighting. The resort hotel and 25,000-square-foot conference center will remain open during the renovation, which is slated for completion in the second quarter of 2016.

The property’s owner, American National Insurance Co., and management company, 1859 Historic Hotels, committed to the renovation based on recommendations from hospitality consultant T.R. Engel Group, which is also project manager for the renovation. Dallas-based Flick-Mars will redesign the hotel’s entrance, public spaces and guest rooms. Gilbane is the general contractor for the project, and landscape architect firm Landology will execute the redesign for the resort pool area.”

Brockway Realty Blogs - Keeping you in touch with League City, the Galveston Bay Area, and beyond.

By Pamela Moore, Feature Blogger for Brockway Realty, LLC



Tagged With: League City



Clear Creek ISD Livestock Show and Auction – January 26th - 28th
Posted In: CCISD News | Events & Attractions Posted by Pam Moore on 01/22/2016


The 34th Annual Clear Creek ISD Livestock Show and Auction will be held January 26-28. High school student will exhibit a variety of livestock projects, such as: steers, rabbits, chickens; and non-livestock projects, such as: floral design and agriculture mechanics.

The judging/competition will be held at the Westside Ag Barn, located at 2155 West NASA Blvd, Webster, on January 26 & 27. The live auction will be held on January 28, at 7pm. The entire schedule can be found on the school district’s website.

For more information about forming buyer groups or other buyer or sponsor options, contact JT Buford, Agriculture Science Project Manager, 281.284-0111, or email jbuford@ccisd.net.

Brockway Realty, LLC maintains an Area Calendar on our website; check the calendar for local events/activities.

Brockway Realty Blogs - Keeping you in touch with League City, the Galveston Bay Area, and beyond.

By Pamela Moore, Feature Blogger for Brockway Realty, LLC



Tagged With: CCISD



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