Development continues in Houghton Town Center. Inverse Jiu Jitzu is open for business and Realty Executives and Jersey Mike’s are planned to open the 2nd quarter of this year. Hughes Federal Credit Union construction is well under way and will open later in 2018. Please remember to support TJ Maxx, Petco, and Ross; stores like these are one of the important measures used by additional retailers we would all like to see locate here in our area.

Fast food restaurant Arby’s is under construction at Las Plazas Old Vail, and Big O Tires will be opening later in the year.

Hampton Inn & Suites has begun clearing land at Rita Road and I-10. They will feature 104 rooms and plan to open later in the year.

Progress is ongoing at the Safeway and gas station in Vail just across from Walgreens. The scheduled opening is scheduled later this year.

Mattamy Homes has begun clearing land for their housing development on Houghton Road near Bilby. It is called Saguaro Trails and will feature master planned single family homes. Models are planned to be open beginning Fall 2018.

Covered RV Parking is being constructed at 9040 E. Old Vail Road (close to Rita Road intersection). Five hundred covered parking spaces will be available for RVs. Space can currently be reserved and the opening will take place spring of this year. Additionally, they have 200 storage units and will begin taking reservations in February with a spring opening as well.

For more information email: or call (520) 240-1210.

Out of our immediate area, Leman Academy of Excellence will open an eastside campus in the fall of 2018. It will be located at 10100 E. Golf Links Road (near Houghton and Golf Links).

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