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Sold: Two Suburban Buildings in North Houston

HOUSTON – (Realty News Report) – Colliers International handled the sale of the Houston Office Campus, a two-building, class B suburban office portfolio totaling 234,746 SF in north Houston near Beltway 8 and George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The portfolio included the 87,611-SF Belchase Building at 263 N. Sam Houston Parkway E. and a 147,135-SF building at 16666 Northchase Drive.  David ... Read More »

Real Estate Briefs from Realty News Report

 HOUSTON – Splendora Trust has purchased 199.4 acres along FM 2090 in Splendora, northeast of the Woodlands, from JM Texas Land Fund No. 5 LP. Jeff Lokey and Dave Ramsey of NewQuest Properties represented the buyer. Michael Ross of Rockspring Capital and James Kadlick, Matt Herring and Chris Hutcheson of McAlister Real Estate represented the seller. …………………………………… AIV and Gulf Coast Modificationhave opened a ... Read More »

New in Downtown: Part Skyscraper, Part Food Hall, and … Part Museum

HOUSTON – (Realty News Report) – Bank of America Tower, the newest skyscraper in Houston, will display art on the building Milam Art Wall in conjunction with Sawyer Yards, a 55-acre creative development near The Heights. The 35-story Bank of America Tower, 800 Capitol St., will be opening in June, according to Skanska, the developer of the 754,000-SF building. The ... Read More »

Food: More Prepared Meals, Home Deliveries Spicing Up Consumer Menu, CBRE Reports

HOUSTON – (By Dale King, Realty News Report) – It may have seemed ludicrous a few years ago to imagine home delivery of meals from places like McDonald’s, Chick-fil-A, Denny’s and Starbucks. But Big Macs and breakfast “Slams” are just an app message away, and next year, Dunkin’ Donuts will join that shop-to-home service with its mobile app. An ongoing ... Read More »

Cafe Annie to be Transformed by Benjamin Berg and Robert Del Grande

HOUSTON – (Realty News Report)– Benjamin Berg of Berg Hospitality Group is revamping the well-known Uptown restaurant, Cafe Annie, through a new partnership with Chef Robert Del Grande. Cafe Annie has closed during the redevelopment and will reopen this fall The Annie Café & Bar. “We are delighted to welcome this team to 6 BLVD Place along the updated and ... Read More »

Traffic is a Growing Concern Among Houstonians, Kinder Survey Says

HOUSTON – (By Michelle Leigh Smith for Realty News Report) – Traffic congestion is the considered the top problem facing Houston, according to the annual Kinder Houston Area Survey, which is conducted by Kinder Institute – a think tank at Rice University. Each year, the Kinder team conducts intensive interviews with more than 46,000 Houston area residents about life experiences, ... Read More »

Ralph Bivins’ New Houston 2020 Book Discussed on Looped In Podcast with Nancy Sarnoff

HOUSTON – (Realty News Report) – Realty News Report Editor Ralph Bivins, author of a new book on Houston, is appearing now on the popular Looped In podcast hosted by Nancy Sarnoff of the Houston Chronicle. The book – Houston 2020: America’s Boom Town – An Extreme Close Up– Bivins lays out the projects, partnerships and personalities that are positioned ... Read More »

Houston ranks 13th in ‘100 best large cities to start a business’

 HOUSTON – (By Dale King, Realty News Report) – If you’re seriously thinking about starting your own business – as nearly 10 percent of Americans have already done – you might consider giving the State of Texas earnest consideration. The “Best Large Cities to Start a Business” report released earlier this month by personal-finance website WalletHub in conjunction with the ... Read More »

And It Shall Be Called Bank of America Tower: Houston’s New Skyscraper is Complete

HOUSTON – (By Ralph Bivins, Realty News Report) – Houston’s newest downtown skyscraper, a silvery 35-story building that opens up its basement level in a way that has never been attempted before, has been officially christened Bank of America Tower. The naming announcement was made Wednesday by Skanska, the building’s developer and Bank of America, the anchor tenant which leased ... Read More »

Cortland Buys Willowbrook Apartments

HOUSTON – (Realty News Report) – Atlanta-based Cortland acquired the 374-unit Tradewinds at Willowbrook apartments in northwest Houston. The seller, Olympus Property of Fort Worth, was represented by Ryan Epstein and Jennifer Ray of Berkadia. The Tradewinds, built in 2007, is located at 12331 North Gessner. The property, consisting of 14 three-story buildings, represents a value-add investment, Epstein said. “Tradewinds ... Read More »

Retailers Added to Redeveloped Allen Center Hotel

HOUSTON – (Realty News Report) – C Baldwin, a Curio Collection by Hilton hotel in Allen Center in downtown Houston, has added two retailers: the Sloan/Hall boutique and Paloma, a beauty location. Currently the hotel operating as DoubleTree by Hilton Houston Downtown Hotel as it undergoes a multi-million-dollar transformation by Brookfield, the owner of Allen Center. The 354-room hotel, located ... Read More »

Redo Done, Uptown Park Now More Modern, Social – and Shaded

HOUSTON – (By Cynthia Lescalleet for Realty News Report) – Uptown Park’s redevelopment by EDENS has wrapped up the district’s year-long makeover, which has changed up the Old World aesthetic for a more modern, more connected one. The 20-old property sits on 14 acres at Post Oak Oak Boulevard and Loop 610. Its original layout — seven clusters of lifestyle-oreinted ... Read More »

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