Tag : Jason Baker

Mar 23

Need For Restaurants Spurs Mall-Area Development Globe St.

Citing the need for added restaurant options, in addition to boasting a steady and consistent neighborhood activity pace for three decades, a site has been deemed a viable match for development. And, no 80-year-old trees will

Mar 23

Houston brokerage closes on land at ‘dominant retail intersection’ Houston Business Journal

Houston-based Baker Katz LLC plans to bring more retail to southeast Houston, a bustling corner of the city that boasts one of the city’s most successful shopping malls. The brokerage recently closed on roughly two acres

Mar 8

Theater Wars Light Up The Big Screen Globe St.

HOUSTON—A new generation of experiential movie theater concepts is departing with industry conventional wisdom and beginning to change mixed-use development calculations, says Baker Katz in this EXCLUSIVE. HOUSTON—While going to the movies has always been an

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

Nov 22

Fast-Casual Eatery Melts Into Core Trade Areas Globe St.

HOUSTON—The Melt, a fast-casual restaurant serving food exclusively from natural ingredients, opened its first Texas location at The Lawn at Houston’s Baybrook Mall yesterday. An additional location is slated to open in spring of 2017 at

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

Sep 22

Brokerage scoops up historic Washington Ave. building, talks renovations Houston Business Journal

A historic building in a bustling corner of Washington Avenue was scooped up by a joint venture between Houston’s Braun Enterprises and Baker Katz LLC. The two-story building, located at 1919 Washington Ave., contains 17,000 square

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

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,”

Mar 25

National retailers bet on east Houston Houston Business Journal

Throughout the energy slump, retail’s remained relatively hardy. There’s still heaps of activity going on throughout Houston — take the national anchor tenant that just signed on to a 40-acre Cinco Ranch retail project or the Grand

Feb 5

High Traffic Intersection Gets Custom-Built Retail Globe St.

HOUSTON—Advance Auto Parts is soon to be located at the intersection of Farm to Market Road 1960 and Aldine Westfield Road. A 30,000-square-foot land parcel has been purchased along with a 7,000-square-foot lease put in place

Feb 3

Baker Katz Acquires 30,000 SF of Land, Arranges Retail Lease In Houston RE Business Online

HOUSTON — Houston-based Baker Katz, an X Team International partner and full-service commercial real estate brokerage firm, has purchased 30,000 square feet of land and completed a 7,000-square-foot lease on the property on behalf of Advance

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 10

Getting Physical with e-Tailers Shopping Centers Today

Alan Barocas is bullish on the business model of new General Growth Properties tenant Fabletics, which sells activewear and clothing for yoga and workouts. “It’s an ath-leisure concept that has a Lululemon fashion proposition, but at

Nov 4

Baker Katz Arranges 7,000 SF Lease on Behalf of Uncle Julio’s in Houston RE Business Online

HOUSTON — Houston-based Baker Katz has completed a 7,000-square-foot lease on behalf of Uncle Julio’s. Uncle Julio’s will be located near the intersection of I-10 West and Westgreen Boulevard. The restaurant serves Mexican food, and the

Jun 30

The Lone Star Statement Chain Store Age

It might seem counterintuitive to suggest that Houston, the nation’s fourth most populous city, is ever in danger of being overlooked, but the reality is that, for a long time, this rapidly growing Texas metropolis has