Tag : Ben Brown

May 8

The Shift to Local Identification

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

Jul 2

American Furniture Warehouse buys sites for initial Texas stores

Colorado-based American Furniture Warehouse has purchased land in Katy and Webster for its entry into the Texas market. Houston-based Baker Katz represented American Furniture Warehouse in the transactions. “We worked diligently to secure high-profile sites within super

Dec 29

Eco-Conscious Eatery Chooses Webster Center

WEBSTER, TX—X Team International partner Baker Katz acquired a 2-acre site in Webster earlier this year and has broken ground on two buildings, totaling approximately 15,000 square feet, which will include large outdoor patio seating and visibility to Bay Area Boulevard.

Baker Katz Secures 6,300 SF Retail Lease with Healthcare Tenant in Houston

HOUSTON — Baker Katz has secured a 6,300-square-foot retail lease at Stonegate Shopping Center in Houston on behalf of American Family Care, a primary and urgent care provider. Ben Brown of Baker Katz and Jennifer Watson


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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

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

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

May 25

A fresh take on ‘Retailtainment’ and future of fun Chain Store Age

Retail has been the foundation of shopping centers throughout their existence, but new entertainment concepts are making inroads in traditional retail venues. Even in mixed-use venues, it is generally accepted that a critical mass of traditional

Apr 20

Retail Real Estate Insights. For Retailers. By Retailers. Chain Store Age

It is appropriate that Salt Lake City, Utah — a place that has been called “America’s Climbing City” — is home to an experiential retail concept that aims to be nothing less than America’s climbing gym:

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

Jun 1


Natural Pawz just opened its 16th Houston location, and it’s continuing its growth plans both locally and (for the first time) outside of Houston. Baker Katz’s Ben Brown is repping the company and tells us it

Mar 31

Baker Katz Expands Commercial Team CoStar

Ben Brown has joined Baker Katz as a commercial real estate broker. Brown previously oversaw leasing, represented several retailers and sourced development opportunities as the executive vice president of Retail Properties Group. His career also includes