Houston – Transwestern Development Co. has broken ground on Westway Plaza, a five-story office project located at the northwest corner of Sam Houston Tollway and Clay Road. The 312,000-square-foot project has a 150,000-square-foot pre-lease commitment in place to General Electric Co. The building will be ready for occupancy in the second quarter of 2015, Transwestern said.
“Westway Plaza is tailored to the needs of larger corporate users,” said Carleton Riser, president of Transwestern Development Co. “The floorplate efficiency, best-in-class design elements and visibilitywill allow tenants to optimize the combination of total occupancy cost and a high-quality work environment.”
Riser and Transwestern Executive Vice President Eric Anderson negotiated the lease on behalf of the building owner, an affiliate of Transwestern Development Co. Craig Beyer and Warren Alexander of CBRE represented GE.Transwestern Development Co. is developing the project, while Transwestern is the leasing agent.
Powers Brown Architecture designed the building, while EE Reed Construction Co. is the general contractor. Cardno Haynes Whaley is the structural engineer; DBR is the mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineer; and Walter P. Moore is the civil engineer. SWA Group is the project’s landscape architect.