This property, just north of Reliant Center and at the southwest corner of the Texas Medical Center, that for years housed big-box retailers like Target and Garden Ridge is being redeveloped into an urban apartment project. Three stories of apartments will sit above retail space fronting Old Spanish Trail. The property will have spectacular views due to its proximity to the Texas Medical Center and Reliant Park and will enjoy quick access to the 445-acre Hermann Park.
Description: The proposed development consists of a 4-story wood framed apartment building wrapped around a central garage facility. The ground level portion of the building fronting Old Spanish Trail will be retail space with the upper three levels being apartments.
Proposed common area facilities include a clubroom, leasing center, demonstration kitchen, conditioned corridors, swimming pool and conversation pool, large landscaped and hardscaped courtyard, fitness center and business center. Anticipated unit amenities will include 10-foot ceilings, simulated wood flooring, granite countertops, track lighting, and stainless steel appliances.
Location: 1333 Old Spanish Trail, Houston, Texas 77054
At the southwest edge of the Texas Medical Center, just north of Reliant Stadium, this development is ideally located near major highways such as State Highway 288, Loop 610, and Highway 59.
Size: Sitting on approximately 5.564 acres, the project is slated for 293 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom units, for a total of 289,937sf (990sf average) of residential space. The ground-floor retail amounts to 17,891sf.
Project Team and Timeline:
Developer – W2 with Fidelis Realty Partners
Architect – The Steinberg Design Collaborative, AIA
Construction Start – March 2007