Empyrean Sees Benefits of Staying in Westchase District

Continuing this year's trend of several leading companies choosing to make their headquarters in Westchase District, 
Empyrean Benefit Solutions, Inc. , recently signed a lease for 108,000 square feet at Pinnacle Westchase, 3010 Briarpark Drive. In 2017, Empyrean had signed a short-term sublease in the nine-story, Class A office building.

Founded in 2006, Empyrean is a high-tech leader in managing employee health and welfare benefit programs, serving more than 300 clients and 3 million participants. The Empyrean lease is another example of steady demand for the kind of safe, attractive office space with superior mobility offered in Westchase District.

Our Marvelous Myrtles: Westchase District in Full Bloom

Crape myrtles are one of the most versatile landscaping plants in Texas. Drought tolerant and disease resistant, they're fast-growing, flower all summer and come in different colors. 

Since 2003, Westchase District has planted nearly 1,000 Tuscarora crape myrtles along Beltway 8 and throughout the District to add splashes of color for area motorists and pedestrians to enjoy. Whether they're on private property or located in public areas maintained by Westchase District, crape myrtles are in full bloom this season!

Final Week to Donate to WDCF School Supply Drive

You can help ensure that local students in need head back to school prepared for success when you participate in the Westchase District Community Fund's school supply drive, taking place through July 31.

With collection boxes hosted at nearly 20 Westchase District-area businesses, it's quick and easy to drop off needed items and support area kids. The WDCF will distribute collected donations among Sneed Elementary School, Paul Revere Middle School, Neighborhood Schools and West Houston Assistance Ministries. Cash donations also are accepted via PayPal.

  Thursdays @ 3 p.m.  *Rain or shine* St. Cyril of Alexandria Catholic Church
10503 Westheimer, Houston, TX 77042 (at Rogerdale, just west of Beltway 8)

Bready or Not, Here We Crumb! 

Since you're probably already loafing around this summer, why not come to the market this week and enjoy a different kind of loaf? Dana Roark of Great Harvest Bread Co. in Katy sells some delicious cheddar garlic bread, both as loaves and as rolls. 

Made with 100% whole-grain flour that's fresh milled by hand every day, Dana's breads and baked goods are simple, wholesome and oh so tasty. He'll be there along with nearly 30 other vendors offering fresh, local products just for you from 3 to 7 p.m. So come mingle with the upper crust - it's the yeast you can do!


Enjoy fresh, delicious bread and refreshments from Great Harvest Bread Co. in Katy this week at the market.

Food Is at Your Fingertips with Our Online FindIt Map

Tired of eating the same old thing? There are more than 120 restaurants located within the 4.2 square-mile boundary area of Westchase District. We know 'em all and we can show you how to find each of them.

We recently updated our online FindIt Map to reflect the latest changes to the District's dining scene. The map also includes METRO bus routes and park and ride stations, parks and trails, hotels, banks, schools and churches. 

Whether you have a hankering for a forgotten favorite at a cherished chain restaurant or want to try something new at a one-of-a-kind hidden gem, Westchase District will help you find it!

District's Advisory Board Welcomes Two New Members

(From left: Manu Gupta, Frank Lo and Jim Russ, Westchase District Advisory Board chair)

At a recent meeting of the Westchase District Advisory Board, two new members were welcomed to its ranks: Manu Gupta, M.D., managing director, Indus Management Group, and Frank Lo, principal, Cardno Structural Engineering.

Established in 2014, the WDAB consists of business owners, elected officials, school representatives, pastors and business leaders who want to contribute to the growth and continued success of Westchase District. The board's mission is to advise District staff on community outreach efforts, priorities on projects and programs, and to act as a sounding board for issues within our community.

About Westchase District

Westchase District is a municipal management district funded by local property owners in a 4.2 square-mile area centered on Sam Houston Tollway between I-10 and US-59 on the west side of Houston, Texas. 

The District promotes growth by enhancing: 
  • Mobility
  • Beautification 
  • Public Safety
  • Planning and Development


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