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Sep 10

New Tenant Mixes Drive Retail Redevelopments

A persistent need for a tenant mix that is resistant to e-commerce and which facilitates a unique, authentic experience is prompting owners of older retail centers and malls to assume high levels of risk and redevelop their …

May 21

10 Under 40: The Dazzling Dozen

Selecting the 10 Under 40 class is one of our most difficult annual duties and many worthy nominees don’t make the final cut. Here are 12 of the worthiest. Chris Ressa, 35Chief operating officer, DLCAs a …

May 10

Retail wrap: Jamba Juice, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, TJ Maxx, Pet Supplies Plus grow Houston area store counts

Jamba Juice’s new store at 9303 Highway 6 in Missouri City is one of nine locations in the Houston market.Photo: Jamba Juice Jamba Juice has opened at 9303 Highway 6, at the entrance of the Sienna …

May 8

THE SHIFT TO LOCAL IDENTIFICATION Texas Real Estate Business

The inclusion of boutique and independent retail has shifted from a curiosity to a priority. By Lunden McGill & Ben Brown, of Baker Katz. In cities around the country, growing numbers of developers are prioritizing the …

Apr 28

Opportunities for construction lending

After taking a hit post-recession, construction and development lending is accelerating once more, but community banks are proceeding with caution. By Beth Mattson-Teig Construction loans that all but disappeared in the wake of the recession are …

Apr 5

Opportunities for construction lending

After taking a hit post-recession, construction and development lending is accelerating once more, but community banks are proceeding with caution By Beth Mattson-Teig Construction loans that all but disappeared in the wake of the recession are …

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 …

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 19

Momentum Indoor Climbing Breaks Ground on 36,000 sq. ft. Facility in Katy, Texas The Katy News

Momentum™ Indoor Climbing, inspiring world-class climbing gyms, recently broke ground on a 36,000 square foot climbing gym in Katy, Texas. Momentum Katy sits on 2.75 acres at 25410 Katy Mills Parkway, roughly 25 miles west of …

Mar 7

High-Traffic Ship Channel Site Is Fully Leased Globe St.

HOUSTON—Baker Katz acquired a property last year with plans to revamp the property into a multi-tenant destination. The property is located at the intersection of I-10 East and Haden Road in a highly trafficked business and …

Nov 25

Baker Katz Completes Port Arthur Center Globe St.

Houston-based Baker Katz has completed its 90,000-square-foot multi-tenant center in Port Arthur, with the opening of a 13,000-square-foot PetSmart. “We are proud to re-introduce this formerly vacant property to Port Arthur residents,” Kenneth Katz told GlobeSt.com. …

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 …

Mar 11

Baker Katz Acquires 30,000 SF Property in Houston Texas Real Estate Business

Houston-based Baker Katz has acquired the 30,000-square-foot former Baytown Seafood restaurant in Houston. The property is located at the intersection of I-10 East and Haden Road. Baker Katz plans to demolish the current building and construct …

Feb 27

Northeast Houston’s lack of identity stymies development, experts say Houston Business Journal

When you hear “The Woodlands,” you might think the new Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) campus, which is technically in Springwoods Village, or high-end homes and retail. When you think Katy, you might think great schools …

Feb 26

Developers stir ‘sleeping giant’ in northeast Houston Houston Chronicle

Houston’s housing market over the last few decades has expanded largely to the north, west and even south. Now the northeast, long considered a “sleeping giant,” may be ready for a growth spurt of its own. …

Apr 9

Why Hispanics Are A Key Market In Houston’s Grocery Wars Houston Business Journal

If Houston retailers are going to survive the grocery store wars over the next five years, they need to start marketing and catering more to the Hispanic population, says an industry expert. In the past 14 …

Apr 3

Expert: Hispanic Consumers Should Be Houston Grocers’ Target SmartBrief

Houston retailers should target the growing Hispanic consumer population over the next five years to boost their competitiveness, minding details such as shelf height, music and other things that go beyond product selection and advertising, says …

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