Woodlands organic shoppers: Do not let the parking garage that appears to be enveloping the new Whole Foods Market in this rendering scare you off. The press release announcing the grocery chain’s first Woodlands store declares there’ll be “ample surface parking” adjacent to the market. Whew! Construction will start on the 40,000-sq.-ft. store soon, the Woodlands Development Company announced this morning. It’ll be part of Hughes Landing, the new 66-acre office, hotel, retail, and apartment complex going in on the northeast bank of Lake Woodlands. The store will be near the intersection of Lake Front Circle and Lake Woodlands Dr., with the main entrance shown above coming off Lake Front. That likely places it in the spot marked “Grocery” in this rotated plan of the development’s southern half:
In this rendering of how the same portion of the development is supposed to look when it’s all built, the Whole Foods site is tucked in back near the center:
The store is expected to open sometime in 2015.
- Whole Foods Market Coming to Hughes Landing on Lake Woodlands [BusinessWire]
- Previously on Swamplot: A Look at the Hughes Landing Apartments Going Up in The Woodlands, Hughes Landing in The Woodlands Lands Whiskey Cake, The Woodlands Landing Huge New Pedestrian Complex
Renderings: Woodlands Development Company