JMB breaks ground on 130,000-square-foot warehouse in Hamshire


JMB Warehouse Hamshire LLC broke ground Thursday, Oct. 26, on a new 130,000-square-foot warehouse in Hamshire. The warehouse at 15110 Hamshire Road is owned by father and son John and Ricky Blackwell.

“JMB Warehouse Hamshire will provide storage services to the plants and the refineries in Beaumont and the Baytown area,” said Ricky Blackwell. We currently store for several companies, and we need more space. … We will be storing plastic goods and packaging components for Graham Packaging and several different companies.”

Astronaut Scott Parazynski one of several prestigious lecturers at Lamar's 2017 CICE Bootcamp

He’s participated in five NASA Shuttle missions and spacewalks and climbed Mount Everest twice. He’s an engineer, pilot, medical doctor, and his company Fluidity Technologies is looking to re-invent the way we fly drones. Dr. Scott Parazynksi is looking to commercialize his invention, a hyper-intuitive, one-handed drone controller that vastly improves ease of maneuvering in physical or virtual space.

Business Journal exclusive Q&A with Golden Pass Products President Sean Ryan

Golden Pass Products is well on its way to being one of the first in Texas to export LNG. The company received the green light from the U.S. Department of Energy in April to countries without free trade agreements with the U.S., removing the final, major federal regulatory hurdle for the $10 billion project. The LNG export terminal will be capable of producing up to 15.6 million metric tons of LNG per year, according to Golden Pass estimations. The Business Journal had the opportunity to interview ‎President at Golden Pass Products Sean Ryan to learn more about the operation.

Sabine Pass Port Authority to improve port, marina

Southeast Texans will soon see a new and improved Sabine Pass Port and Marina with the Sabine Pass Port Authority (SPPA) looking to invest millions of dollars in making improvements not only to attract more commercial shrimpers and fisherman but also recreational boaters and the general public alike.

For those unfamiliar with the SPPA, it is a entity that taxes property owners within the footprint of the Sabine Pass Independent School District, but also receives revenue from its port and marina businesses, according to Mic Cowart, port manager for SPPA.