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Houston’s Top 17 Catalyst Deals of the Year

HOUSTON – Houston realty outscored the nation in most categories last year. The city has more than 17 million square feet of office space under construction, far more than any other city. And it had more single-family housing starts than any other market in the nation last year. Plus, existing single-family sales are on a record-setting pace. While adding 125,000 ... Read More »

Hearst Selects HFF to Market Houston Chronicle Downtown Property

HOUSTON – Hearst Corp. has selected the HFF commercial real estate brokerage firm to handle the sale of its Houston Chronicle property in downtown Houston. Hearst interviewed a number of Houston’s leading commercial real estate brokers before selecting HFF, a national firm with a strong local office. The 10-story Chronicle building, 801 Texas Ave., covers a full city block and ... Read More »

Sunday A.M. Implosion Clears Way for 750,000 SF Office Tower

HOUSTON – Downtown’s old Houston Club Building was imploded Sunday, clearing the way for Skanska to develop the 35-story Capitol Tower in downtown Skanska, which has several office projects under way in Houston, is developing a 750,000-SF office tower to be built at 808 Capitol Street in block bounded by Rusk, Milam and Travis streets. In order to meet the ... Read More »

Skanska Buys Acreage for 1 million SF Office Development Next to Exxon Mobil’s new Campus North of Houston

HOUSTON – Skanska USA Commercial Development announced it has acquired 14 acres of land for a 1 million square foot office development across from the new Exxon Mobil campus. The Skanska site, which is south of The Woodlands, is part of a development trend that has led some to tout the Exxon Mobil area as the “New Energy Corridor.” The ... Read More »

Another Energy Corridor Office Building Started by Skanska

HOUSTON – Skanska USA Development has started construction on a $100 million office building in the Energy Corridor district in west Houston. West Memorial Place II will be a 14-story office building with approximately 380,000 square feet of rentable space. It is targeted for LEED Platinum certification. The new office building will be adjacent to West Memorial Place I, Skanska’s ... Read More »

New Office Tower in Downtown Houston Awarded LEED V4 Platinum – a New LEED Category

HOUSTON – The proposed 35-story Capitol Tower in downtown   Houston has been awarded with the new LEED v4 Platinum pre-certification, one of only three core and shell projects in the to be pre-certified under the new standards. Skanska is tearing down the old Houston Club building, which will be replaced by Capitol Tower, is a 35-story 750,000-SF office tower ... Read More »

Skanska Pays $16 Million for Energy Corridor Property in Houston

HOUSTON – Skanska USA has purchased a 21-acre site in the Energy Corridor district of west Houston for a future office park, according to a report in the Houston Business Journal. The property, 15375 Memorial Drive, has a 350,000-square-foot building that was formerly used as the offices of Arco. Russell Ingrum of CBRE represented the seller, Allstate Insurance. The Skanska redevelopment ... Read More »

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