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$38 Million Building Underway at Texas A&M Maritime Campus in Galveston

HOUSTON – Linbeck Group, a Texas-based construction firm, is building phase one of an academic complex at Texas A&M University at Galveston.  With a $37.5-million price tag, the first phase is scheduled to start in November and is expected to be completed in 396 days. The four-story, 86,000-sf building will be located at the main entrance of Texas A&M University ... Read More »

Skanska Starts 81,000 SF Building on Aggie Campus

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Skanska USA has been awarded a $21 million contract with Texas A&M University to oversee the construction of the Agriculture & Life Science Building 4. The project broke ground last week and it will be completed in February 2017. The new five-story, 80,000 square-foot building will house the university’s Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences. The first ... Read More »

Texas Assn. of Realtors: 2015 Expected to Be a Record Year for Home Sales

AUSTIN – This year is expected to be a record year for home sales in Texas where a dramatic decline in oil prices has hurt the energy industry and brought on layoffs, according to the Texas Association of Realtors. The association reported 91,704 homes were sold in Texas in the third quarter of 2015, up 7.8 percent from the third ... Read More »

College Station: Midway’s 60-Acre Mixed-Use Project Slated for Fall 2016 Completion

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Midway Cos., a Houston-based development firm, is developing Century Square, a large mixed-use project in College Station, near Texas A&M University. Century Square features 60-acres of retail, restaurant, and entertainment options, along with 90,000 square feet of Class-A office space outfitted in a contemporary, modern aesthetic and complemented by onsite apartment homes. Century Square will also ... Read More »

Texas A&M – The Q&A: How the Largest Student Housing Project in America will be Built

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M University has launched a major construction project that will create one of the largest student housing complexes in the country on a 48-acre equestrian pasture at the southern end of the campus located in College Station. Not only that, the public-private partnership formed to pull the task together will funnel millions of dollars into ... Read More »

Two Valencia Hotels Planned for College Station Mixed-Use Project

COLLEGE STATION – Midway Cos. has broken ground on a 60-acre mixed-use development with two hotels, office space, apartments, retail outlets and restaurants. The project, called Century Square, will be located across the street from the Texas A&M University campus in College Station. Century Square will have two full service hotels, The George (160-rooms) and Cavalry Court (140-rooms), developed in ... Read More »

Economist: Sellers Market in Texas Will Continue for a Long Time

AUSTIN – With the inventory near record lows, sellers are going to control the Texas housing market for a long time, a Texas economist said in report by the Texas Association of Realtors. Many consider a balanced housing market when the inventory stands at a 6 months supply. When the supply is much lower, it’s a sellers market; when reaches ... Read More »

Midway Breaking Ground on Major Project Next to Texas A&M University

COLLEGE STATION – Midway Cos. will break ground next week on a mixed-use project across the street from the Texas A&M University campus in College Station. The project called Century Square is also expected to include a 250-room hotel, 30,000 square feet of conference space, 70,000 sf of restaurant/retail, 30,000 square feet of  theater and entertainment, 100,000 square feet of ... Read More »

Texas A&M’s Dotzour: Labor Shortage Keeping a Lid on Texas Construction Boom

HOUSTON – A lack of construction labor is restraining the Texas housing market, says Dr. Mark Dotzour, chief economist for the Texas A&M Real Estate Center. “We have a major labor shortage in the construction industry across the state,” Dotzour said in a speech to the Entrepreneurs Organization Thursday evening. The inventory of homes for sale is exceptionally tight in ... Read More »

Student Housing Project Near Texas A&M is Sold

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – A joint venture of Alex. Brown Realty, and Asset Plus Cos. of Houston has sold Crossing Place Apartments in College Station, Texas to Seattle-based Horizon Realty Advisors. HFF represented the Seller. The 384-bed complex at 400 Southwest Parkway is located one mile from the Texas A&M University campus. ABR and Asset Plus purchased the property in ... Read More »

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