Houston to transform Montrose lot into neighborhood park

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A vacant lot owned by the city of Houston off Lower Westheimer will be transformed into a neighborhood park next year. The city of Houston bought the quarter-acre tract of land in May 2015, according to county clerk records, and plans to start construction on the project in August 2019, a city official said.

Avondale Promenade Park will feature Craftsman-style architecture to blend in with the surrounding neighborhoods, said Lisa Johnson, a division manager in the city’s general services department.…

Houston financial tech company expands Dallas footprint

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A Houston-based ATM operating firm, Cardtronics PLC (Nasdaq: CATM), has expanded its presence in the Dallas area by more than doubling its office space in Hall Park in Frisco.

The company expanded its space by 46,000 square feet and is now occupying 82,000 square feet across four floors of the office park’s newest office building at 3201 Dallas Parkway, according to a release from the Hall Group.

The new space is home to approximately 240 Cardtronics employees brought together from three different…

U.S. home prices slow for sixth consecutive month

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The latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Home Price Index report shows that year-over-year growth in home prices continues to slow. This is the sixth consecutive month of slowing home price growth.

Pennsylvania-based investor lists office building near Houston’s CityCentre

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Just over two years after purchasing an office building near CityCentre and Memorial City, a Pennsylvania-based real estate fund manager is putting it on the market.

Equus Capital Partners is selling 10497 Town & Country Way, a 149,309-square-foot building that stands at nine stories, per a JLL announcement. Equus bought the building in early 2016; the company’s vice president, Kyle Turner, told the Houston Business Journal in an interview last year that the company planned to sell the property…

Texas’ ‘deal-closing’ fund too slow to attract new companies and jobs, site selectors say

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A “quick decision” in Texas can take three to six months. The state of Georgia, by contrast, can give a response in five days.

Dish Society sets opening dates for downtown, Heights locations

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Dish Society, a farm-to-table restaurant approaching its fifth anniversary, has set the opening dates for its next two Houston locations.

Its location in the Heights at 1050 Yale St., suite 100, within Houston-based real estate investment company MFT Interests’ Heights Central Station, will open Jan. 21, according to a November statement. Construction for the 3,600-square-foot store started earlier this year, Aaron Lyons, Dish Society founder and CEO, previously told the Houston Business Journal.…

Rattlecan Skate & Scooter Shop moves back to Magnolia

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Rattlecan Skate & Scooter Shop, located at 27531 Blueberry Hill Drive, Ste. 33, Oak Ridge North, closed Nov. 1 and […]

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Popular Heights coffeeshop to open in downtown food hall

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It’ll be the coffeeshop’s third Houston-area location.

Exclusive: Office leasing team named for 100K SF Heights re-use project

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The project is expected to attract tenants in the tech, media, arts and professional services industries.

Astrodome construction, interior demolition could start in April, official says

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Crews will first have to demolish the Astrodome from the inside, tearing down seating risers and other elements from the first four floors.