VP of MPC, Health Melton, reflects on playing football for West Point

by Lorrie Parise

Dec 9, 2016 | Employees


When Heath Melton sits down to watch the Army vs. Navy game this weekend, he'll be more invested than most fans.

Read More

Director of landscape management: "We developed a community amongst a forest"

by Hannah Zedaker

Sep 9, 2016 | Employees, Amenities, Events


The Woodlands' director of landscape management on first impressions, the community's approach to development and the beloved Wildflower Festival. 

Read More

Children from our families begin their new school adventures

by Lorrie Parise

Aug 24, 2016 | Employees


It’s that time again -- yellow buses filled with students are winding down school roads. It’s also the time of year when parents grab hold of some tissues as they let go of their college-bound children. The employees at The Woodlands Development Company and their families are no different than others, as many are beginning new chapters in their educational journeys.


Read More

One of the original residents of The Woodlands, Bob Hibbetts, celebrates 45 years with The Woodlands Development Company

by Lorrie Parise

Jun 17, 2016 | Employees, Residents


Bob Hibbetts is not only The Woodland Development Company's longest-serving employee, but also one of the The Woodlands' first residents. 

Read More
Bob (right) with his wife and their five grandchildren

Longtime planner credited with the urban design of The Woodlands

by Marie Leonard

Jun 9, 2016 | Employees, Commerical


For the last 45 years, Robert Heineman has been instrumental in planning many aspects of The Woodlands that are major fixtures in the community today.  

Read More

Resident Giang Truong shares why he bikes to his office in The Woodlands

by Lorrie Parise

May 20, 2016 | Employees, Commerical, Amenities, Residents


May is National Bike Month, and what better way to celebrate than by enjoying the more than 200 miles of hike-and-bike trails situated throughout The Woodlands. With nearly 2,200 businesses and more than 63,000 employees working in The Woodlands, commuting is just a walk or bike ride away for many residents.

Giang Truong, an ERP Specialist in the IT department at The Howard Hughes Corporation® and resident of Grogan’s Mill, does just that. 

Read More

Hughes Landing weathers the storm

by Ryan Graham

Apr 20, 2016 | Employees, Commerical


While residents of The Woodlands saw flood waters creep up around Hughes Landing, The Woodlands Development Company saw the lake shore working as intended.

Read More

The man behind our wildflowers

by Audrey Seykora

Apr 7, 2016 | Landscaping, Employees


"So when someone drives down Lake Woodlands or North Bridgeland Lake Parkway and comments on how beautiful the landscaping is, it’s you who made that happen?”

Marcus Fiedler nods with a soft smile.

Despite his humility, the scale of Fiedler’s work is anything but modest. As the Director of Landscape Management for The Woodlands Development Company, he’s responsible for maintaining the amenity both developments have become known for: green space.

Read More