Tag : Houston Chronicle

Jan 11

More stores coming to Houston as retailers plan to grow in 2017 Houston Chronicle

Retailers are on track to expand rapidly throughout the Houston area this year in an effort to keep up with population growth and cash in on a steadily improving economy. Developers are expected to build and

Jan 5

Popular Snooze Restaurant Plans Two More Locations Houston Chronicle

Set your alarm clocks: The popular Snooze breakfast and brunch spot will open two more locations this summer. Snooze, which made its debut in Houston in a midcentury-mod space at 3217 Montrose last year, draws a

Oct 15

Dick’s brings game to Academy’s home turf Houston Chronicle

Dick’s Sporting Goods recently opened in Katy’s The Shoppes at Parkwest, at Interstate 10 and Katy Fort Bend Road. Dick’s Sporting Goods joins Houston’s retail scene Friday with six new stores. The Pittsburgh-based newcomer is planning

Oct 7

Clinton, Trump provide treat for Halloween retailers Houston Chronicle

Their poll numbers have gone up and down, but Donald Trump holds a 10-point lead over Hillary Clinton in one notable demographic: Halloween partygoers. While young trick-or-treaters are looking to be heroic this year, with superhero

Aug 7

South African company to acquire Mattress Firm Houston Chronicle

Just when it seemed Mattress Firm’s growth had flattened, a South African company has swooped in to buy the Houston-based retailer for about $2.4 billion. Steinhoff International Holdings NV on Sunday announced it would pay $64

Jul 22

Unique breakfast restaurant opens in Montrose Houston Chronicle

On the heels of two Austin debuts earlier this summer, Snooze: an AM Eatery on Thursday formally launched its Houston location in Montrose. The popular, decade-old, Denver-based chain restaurant soft-opened earlier this week where Interfaith Ministries

Jul 13

Houston retail real estate remains hot despite regional chill Houston Chronicle

Retailers continue to expand in metro Houston, despite economic headwinds from the oil bust. Two years of a prolonged dip in energy prices have caused some areas of weakness in housing and auto sales, but retailers

May 27

Whole Foods Market adds grocery space in Westchase Houston Chronicle

Whole Foods Market is doubling its commitment to Houston’s Westchase district with a 40,000-square-foot store that is more than twice the size of the one it replaces. “This is really going to bring this area up,”

Feb 3

Retail Wrap: Dollar General, Advance Auto Parts and more Houston Chronicle

Highlights of real estate activity in the Houston area: Dollar General will hold a grand opening of a new store at 15625 Aldine Westfield at 8 a.m. Saturday. The first 50 adult shoppers will receive a

Jan 7

Retail growth remains hot amid economic chill

The economy may be softening, but developers in 2016 are set to add more new space for Houstonians to buy groceries, sporting goods and sundries than in any year since the last recession. Driving the growth

Nov 20

Deal of the Week: Turnaround in Tomball Houston Chronicle

Several new tenants have brought the Four Corners Shopping Center to 90 percent occupancy, the latest indication that a $10 million overhaul of the center at a major intersection in Tomball is drawing tenants. Houston-based real

Sep 22

Momentum Indoor Climbing Plans Katy Location Houston Chronicle

Momentum Indoor Climbing has purchased nearly 4 acres in Katy for its first location in the Houston market. The land at Kingsland Boulevard and Katy Mills Parkway will be the site of a 36,000-square-foot rock climbing facility with

Sep 2

Scout & Molly’s plans second Houston boutique Houston Chronicle

Scout & Molly’s has inked a deal for its second boutique in the Houston market in a shopping center between West University Place and Greenway Plaza. Scout & Molly’s will occupy 1,200 square feet in the Plaza in the

Jun 20

Chronicle 100: New stores compete in Houston’s ‘grocery wars’ Houston Chronicle

Look for the competitive local grocery scene, shaken in recent years by scrappy newcomers and established players alike, to be stirred further with the forecasted addition of more than 30 new stores in the coming year.

Jun 17

Houston’s first Snooze, an A.M. Eatery leases space on Montrose Houston Chronicle

Space has been leased for Houston’s first-ever Snooze, an A.M. Eatery restaurant, commercial real estate firm Baker Katz announced. Snooze is a Denver-based restaurant chain founded in 2006. The restaurant brands itself as serving “creative twists”

Jun 1

Baker Katz adding to east Houston retail portfolio Houston Chronicle

Houston retail firm Baker Katz has made another eastside acquisition with the purchase of Federal East Shopping Center 9 miles east of downtown. “This highly visible property has been underutilized and is well-suited for redevelopment,” the company’s

May 22

Northeast Houston in store for rapid transformation Houston Chronicle

Ted Mandel calls himself a “city boy at heart” even though he lives in suburban Kingwood, 30 miles from downtown. He arrived decades ago via New York City and Los Angeles, drawn by the reputation of

May 16

Real Estate Transactions Houston Chronicle

Sales Office JEKA Ventures has purchased the Gateway Building, a recently constructed three-story building with 23,051 square feet at 26865 Interstate 45 in Spring. Lisa Hughes of the J. Beard Real Estate Co. represented the seller,

Apr 29

Grocery icon Fiesta has new owners Houston Chronicle

Fiesta Mart, founded in Houston four decades ago to cater to Hispanic grocery shoppers, has had to fight for market share in recent years amid fierce competition for those same customers. Now, in a deal that could

Apr 3

Deal of the Week: Retail center to replace Baytown Seafood Houston Chronicle

Houston-based Baker Katz has acquired the Baytown Seafood restaurant in east Houston and plans to replace it with a new shopping center. “It’s a site that we have had our eye on for years,” said Kenneth