Upscale H-E-B takes stock to Clear LakeUpscale H-E-B takes stock to Clear Lakehttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=121812016-02-19T06:00:00Z2016-02-19T19:30:00Z

​CLEAR LAKE - H-E-B Grocery Co. opened its latest store in the fast-growing Houston suburb of Clear Lake City.

The store, dubbed the H-E-B Clear Lake Marketplace, is at 3501 Clear Lake City Blvd. and spans more than 100,000 sf. 

The development is the anchor tenant for Trendmaker Homes' The Reserve at Clear Lake City, the first master-plan community to be developed in the area in 20 years.

The new store will employ 350 people and has a several features that sets it apart from other locations in the area.

In addition to the typical grocery, deli, bakery and selection of Texas-made products, the Clear Lake location is home to a large kitchen that will offer cooking classes and a community room for local meetings.

The new store will operate along with Clear Lake's smaller H-E-B, located a few miles away, which will remain open.

The company has plans to open locations in Lake Jackson, Cypress and Fulshear. The company also opened a new store in the Tanglewood area and in La Porte last year.

Last year, the company announced that 55,000 employees will be eligible to receive stock in the company under a new employee ownership plan.

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