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Grand Central Park’s 336 Marketplace adds New Retailers

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Grand Central Park’s 336 Marketplace continues to expand with the addition of six fast-casual restaurants and one retailer to its extensive line-up of shops, eateries and services.

Three restaurants are open now. First Watch Café and Cold Stone Creamery opened in February. First Watch Café features a diverse menu of seasonal breakfast, brunch and lunch items. Cold Stone is a national chain serving customized, premium ice cream. La Madeleine, a French-style café and bakery celebrated its grand opening on March 13. The first La Madeline opened in Dallas in 1983. There are now more than 80 locations across the United States.

“We are very excited to welcome more tenants to 336 Marketplace,” said Bob Douglas, Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Grand Central Park. “Our residents really benefit from having such a diverse selection of quality shopping and dining just around the corner. Plus, it’s beneficial to the entire region.”

Feng Cha Teahouse and The Noodle are expected to open in April. Feng Cha is a tea franchise serving smoothies, milk tea, Thai tea and boba tea. The Noodle will feature a variety of ramen dishes and Korean barbecue. There will also be a full bar.


Tropical Smoothie Café, a restaurant chain offering made-to-order smoothies, sandwiches, wraps and flatbeds, anticipates opening by the end of the year. A Petco is slated to open by the 2nd quarter of 2024.

The new tenants will join national chains Kroger Marketplace, DICK’s Sporting Goods, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Burlington and Ulta Beauty as well as several restaurants and specialty stores already open at 336 Marketplace.

336 Marketplace is located on the southwest corner of I-45 and South Loop 336 in Grand Central Park. It is one of three commercial centers in the community. Greenway Village, an 18-acre commercial tract located near Grand Central Park’s West Village, includes a car wash and medical services. City Central encompasses Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, the Marcel Boulevard mixed-use development and — coming this summer — the Hyatt Regency Conroe Hotel and Convention Center, with more to come in future announcements.

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About Grand Central Park
Grand Central Park is a 2,046-acre master-planned community in Conroe that has a naturally wooded setting, an extensive trail system and lakes. The Lake House amenity complex features a 7,600-square-foot clubhouse, resort-style pool, fitness room, patio with lake views, pavilion, event lawn, playground and dog park. Just five miles north of The Woodlands along Interstate 45 and Loop 336, Grand Central Park offers an enviable location near the growing Montgomery County energy corridor and world-class entertainment. Homebuyers can select from single-family homes and luxury homes priced from the low $300,000s to the $700,000s. Shopping, dining and everyday conveniences are on-site at 336 Marketplace. City Central offers upscale options at the Marcel Boulevard center. The Hyatt Regency Conroe Hotel & Convention Center occupying 7.5 acres of land in City Central is expected to open in summer 2023. For more information, visit

About Johnson Development

Dedicated to creating vibrant, sustainable and connected neighborhoods, Johnson Development was founded in 1975 and is a nationally recognized, award-winning residential and commercial land development company. Now celebrating 48 years, the company has set the standard for successful master-planned communities in top residential markets around the country, including the Houston-area communities of Sienna, Woodforest, Cross Creek Ranch, Grand Central Park, Veranda, Harvest Green, Imperial, Edgewater, Riverstone, Cross Creek West, Jordan Ranch, and Tuscan Lakes. The company also is developing Viridian and Trinity Falls in the Dallas region, Lake Arrowhead north of Atlanta, and Bryson in the Austin area. Johnson Development has had more top-selling master-planned communities than any other developer in the nation over the past decade. An affiliate of Johnson Development — Johnson Development Services — manages development of boutique communities within the Johnson portfolio, including Amira and Candela in the Southwest Houston area, and Nolina in Georgetown. For more information, visit or LinkedIn.