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Pomona: Benefiting from Manvel Texas Growth and Development

Posted on 10/23/2020 by Eric Sims

Due to its proximity to Houston, the coast, and major employers, Manvel is becoming an increasingly popular choice for those looking to buy new homes. A recent article in Community Impact projects Manvel Texas growth and development to spur population to be 13 to 15 times its current size in the next 20 years.

Pomona, a master planned community in Manvel, is perfectly located to provide access to the many opportunities this growth brings to the area – while still offering a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Shopping Near Manvel

Shopping opportunities are abundant near Pomona. The community is located just two miles from Pearland Town Center. Anchor stores at Pearland Town Center include Macy’s and Dillard’s. Book lovers with be glad to find a large Barnes & Noble at this shopping center, and sports enthusiasts will enjoy living so close to Dick’s Sporting Goods. 

Pearland Town Center also has a variety of restaurants to choose from. Well-known eateries include BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, la Madeleine and Red Robin Gourmet Burgers. Satisfy your sweet tooth at Chop Ice Cream or Smallcakes Cupcakery.

Just across FM 518 is Shadow Creek Ranch Town Center, where you’ll find Burlington Coat Factory, Hobby Lobby, Ashley Furniture and Academy Sports and Outdoors. Enjoy a variety of cuisines at restaurants like Salata, Thai Cottage, Sakura Steakhouse, and Denny’s.

Grocery shopping couldn’t be more convenient when you choose a new home at Pomona. HEB is just of Highway 288, and Walmart is nearby as well, off CR 94. 

Another convenient option for shopping is The Crossing, where you’ll find JC Penney, Best Buy, Old Navy, and Bed Bath & Beyond. There are even more options to please your palate here, including Texas Roadhouse, Panera, Lupe Tortilla and Chipotle. Just across CR 94, next to Walmart, you’ll find Home Depot and 24 Hour Fitness. 

Silverlake Village, east of CR 94, offers even more shopping and dining choices. Randall’s, Target and Kohl’s are the anchors for this shopping center. Other stores include Marshall’s, Ross, PetSmart, and DSW. Grab dinner at Joe’s Crab Shack or Saltgrass Steak House, then catch a movie at the Cinemark theater. 

Want even more variety for shopping and dining? It’s as close as downtown Houston – only 20 miles from Pomona! To sum it up, living at Pomona means you have almost unlimited choices. 

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HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland/Pearland Medical Center

Choosing a new home at Pomona in Manvel also gives you convenient access to important services like healthcare.

HCA Houston Healthcare draws on its nationwide network of medical professionals to provide expert care in a neighborhood hospital. Services provided include emergency care, breast cancer screenings, cardiology, orthopedic care, and surgery. 

There are also several medical offices close to Pomona with physicians practicing a variety of specialties. Shadow Creek Medical Clinic, Memorial Herman Pearland Hospital, and Memorial Herman Medical Group are just a few of the healthcare options close to Pomona.

Schools Near Pomona

The Alvin ISD is also preparing for a projected increase of 10,000 students in the next 10 years – yet another effect of Manvel Texas growth and development. 

Pomona students attend schools in Alvin ISD, the second largest school district in Brazoria County. Pomona is located within seven miles of both the Junior High and High School campuses. Pomona Elementary is the newest Alvin ISD elementary school. Located off Kirby Drive and Pomona Parkway, students are within walking distance to this brand new, state-of-the-art school. 

When You Want to Escape from it All

After a day of running errands or taking advantage of all the amazing shopping choices near Pomona, there are plenty of ways to kick back and relax – steps from your front door!

Go for a swim in one of two resort-style swimming pools. Take a walk or bike ride on the miles of hike and bike trails at Pomona. Explore our newest amenity, the Backyard. The Backyard has everything you wanted in your own backyard as a kid! Escape to a forested preserve where you can climb in the trees, hide in the tree house, or zip line across the imaginary treacherous shark infested waters. You can also catch up with friends at The Mantel with fire-side chats. Beautifully set among 100-year-old trees, the Backyard is a place to find your inner child and create lasting memories with your family.

Shopping for Your New Home – Safely

Check out our virtual model home park – a convenient, contactless way to explore everything our builders have to offer. To get started, navigate to “Virtual Model Park” from our home page. Explore the options available from our builders, see what the model homes look like, and choose and personalize your floor plan to make it truly yours.

Choose the builder you want to learn more about and select “Enter Model Home.” From the next screen, you can choose to view the photo gallery, take a 3D tour of the home (Matterport 3D Tour), and watch the builder video. Builder details and a button to request a virtual showing are easily accessible from the bottom of the screen. Home prices at Pomona start in the $270s, and square footages are from 1,400 to 5,500 sq. ft., so there are options to fit any family. 

Schedule an Appointment with Our Builders

We’re still offering onsite tours, and we invite you to schedule an appointment to see our community and meet our builders. We’re taking extra precautions onsite, including frequent cleaning and sanitization, limiting visitors, and requiring masks to be worn by both visitors and staff. 

Shop, Eat, and Relax – Everyday!

Having access to such a wide variety of retail, dining, and services is just one of the benefits of choosing Pomona for your new home. Have questions? Give us a call at (832) 336-6272 or send us an email. We’d love to welcome you to our community!

Hillwood CommunitiesEstablished in 1988 by Ross Perot, Jr., and founded on the Perot family’s core values of integrity, respect, teamwork and excellence, Hillwood Communities is known for creating true master-planned neighborhoods where community and innovation are brought to the forefront.