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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

Dec 25

Sharpstown moves toward change

Margaret Mitchell has lived in Sharpstown for nearly her whole life, watching in dismay as stores closed in the neighborhood’s main shopping center and the property slid into disrepair, despite efforts by owners to make the

BakerKatz acquires Sharpstown Mall

Dec 21

Baker Katz Purchases 850,000 SF Shopping Mall in Houston

HOUSTON — Houston-based retail firm Baker Katz has purchased PlazAmericas Mall, an 850,000-square-foot shopping destination in Houston. Formerly known as Sharpstown Mall, the property was built in 1961 and has undergone several renovations over the years.

Cover photo of National Real Estate Investor article

Dec 21

10 Must Reads for the CRE Industry Today (Dec 21, 2018)

Analysts worry the high amount of investment in self-storage properties may have outpaced demand for self-storage space, reports the Wall Street Journal. Forbes offers a 2019 real estate investment preview. These are among today’s must reads

Dec 21

PlazAmericas Mall has a new owner, for the most part

Nancy Sarnoff reports in the Chronicle that the former Sharpstown Center, more recently known as PlazAmericas has been soldto Houston commercial real estate firm Baker Katz. Well, most of it has: The purchase, she writes “does not include any of

Oct 16

This Week’s Houston Deal Sheet

Coming on the wave of an energy resurgence, one natural gas producer is expanding its footprint in Houston. BP Lower 48 inked a 91K SF lease at West Memorial Place at 15375 Memorial Drive in Houston. The company, wholly

Oct 10

Baker Katz Completes Remodel, Sale of 52,744 SF Retail Center in Metro Houston

HUMBLE, TEXAS — Houston-based Baker Katz has completed the remodeling and sale of a 52,744-square-foot retail center in Humble, a northern suburb of Houston. The property is anchored by 24 Hour Fitness. Neal Wade of Baker

Sep 14

One Year After Hurricane Harvey

Houston developers wrestle with complex regulatory issues in the 100- and 500-year floodplains. By Kenneth Katz & Neal Wade of Baker Katz The Houston metropolitan area was hit particularly hard by Hurricane Harvey, with a tropical

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.

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

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

Nov 7

Developer sells popular Port Arthur shopping center Beaumont Enterprise

The retail shopping center in Port Arthur containing Hobby Lobby, PetSmart and Party City is not expected to change despite the sale of the property earlier this year, real estate firm Baker Katz said. The Houston-based

Sep 8

Finding the Right Tactics is Key for Repositioning Retail REBusiness Online

For real estate developers and investors, a time of transition and evolution within the retail world presents abundant opportunities to capitalize by acquiring and investing in underperforming spaces. With an infusion of capital, some strategic restructuring

May 1

Ones to Watch Chain Store Age

Jeff Moats, age 36, Partner, Broker, The Shopping Center Group “I have the pleasure of working with a diverse portfolio of clients and develop­ing long-term relationships with them on both a personal and professional level. Looking

Mar 31

Updates To Help Tenant Demand At Lake Houston Globe St.

Baker Katz purchased a property last year with plans to add new signage, update the parking lot and renovate the two buildings located near the cross streets of Farm to Market Road 1960 and West Lake

Dec 16

Baker Katz Sells Northeast Houston Property Globe St.

HOUSTON—Houston-based Baker Katz, an X Team International partner, has sold a 2.12-acre property with an existing 13,000-square-foot office building located near the cross streets of U.S. Highway 59 N and West Little York Road in Houston. Baker Katz

Oct 10

PA New Retail Intersection Nearing Completion Port Arthur News

The signs are going up at the intersection of U.S. 69 and FM 365, signaling a retail development months in the making is getting close to completion. In February, Houston-based developer Baker-Katz announced an expansion to

Jul 31

Building Momentum: LJ becoming a prime spot for retailers The Facts

With space available and competition growing between retailers to get in Lake Jackson and benefit from the county’s booming economy, it’s going to be more and more common to see small shopping centers pop up in

Jul 30

Baker Katz Acquires Atascocita Acreage Globe St

Houston-based Baker Katz has acquired a 4.5-acre property with plans to renovate two existing buildings totaling 33,000 square feet located near the cross streets of Farm to Market Road 1960 and West Lake Houston Parkway in