Office development is progressing rapidly at Hughes Landing on Lake Woodlands. One Hughes Landing is 96% leased and Two Hughes Landing, a 197,000-square-foot, Class A building was recently topped out. Leasing is underway. The building is designed to be LEED Silver Certified, and is within walking distance to the planned Whole Foods Market® and other retail and restaurants at Hughes Landing’s Restaurant Row.
In the photo, executives from The Woodlands Development Company commemorate the topping out. From left to right: Mitch Gruberg, Director of Building Development; Paul Layne, Executive Vice President of Master Planned Communities; Alex Sutton, Co-President; and Peter Doyle, Executive Vice President of Development.
The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, The Woodlands Development Company (TWDC), today announced that Exxon Mobil Corporation (ExxonMobil) has signed leases for approximately 478,000 square feet, consisting of an entire office building and a portion of a second office building at Hughes Landing, a 66-acre mixed-use development situated on 200-acre Lake Woodlands. The Woodlands team is developing the two Class A office buildings, each approximately 300,000 square feet, along with an adjacent 13-story, 800,000-square-foot parking garage.
“We are very pleased to welcome ExxonMobil as a tenant in Hughes Landing, only a short distance from their new campus,” said Paul Layne, Executive Vice President of Master Planned Communities for The Howard Hughes Corporation. “Their offices in Hughes Landing are ideally situated, only steps away from all that Hughes Landing has to offer, providing their employees a one-of-a-kind setting where they can work in a vibrant lakeside community.”
Hughes Landing on Lake Woodlands is planned to include up to 11 Class A office buildings, shopping, dining and entertainment, a Whole Foods Market®, an upscale hotel, state-of-the-art fitness center and up to 800 multi-family residences. The first office building, One Hughes Landing, was completed and almost fully leased in only 10 months. Given the strong demand, construction and leasing is already underway for Two Hughes Landing, with a spring opening planned. Leasing is also well underway for Restaurant Row in Hughes Landing, where a wide selection of culinary establishments is planned. Escalante’s Fine Tex-Mex & Tequila and Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar have signed leases and will soon begin construction.
The buildings are being designed to LEED Certified specifications by Kirksey Architects of Houston. The general contractor is Harvey Builders. Occupancy is anticipated during the first half of 2016.
The Woodlands, and the entire Houston area, is abuzz with the Howard Hughes Corporation’s development of Hughes Landing on Lake Woodlands, a 66-acre mixed-use development. Situated at the heart of The Woodlands, Hughes Landing is the #1 master-planned community in Texas.
Well, as if the hype surrounding this massive undertaking wasn’t enough, today, The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE: HHC) announced that its Houston division, which includes The Woodlands and The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center, placed 33rd in the ‘large companies’ category of the Houston Chronicle’s Top Workplaces list.
Houston’s Top Workplaces recognizes outstanding local businesses based on employee surveys that measure qualities like company leadership, career opportunities, workplace flexibility, compensation and benefits.
“Ranking among the top workplaces in Houston is truly a testament to the exceptional team at The Howard Hughes Corporation,” said Paul Layne, Executive Vice President of Master Planned Communities. “We are very pleased with the recognition and will continue striving to be an employer of choice for our team members.”
With nearly 742 employees in Houston, The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops two of the largest and most acclaimed communities in the area – The Woodlands and Bridgeland – both listed as top-selling master planned communities in not only Texas, but the nation. Within The Woodlands, Carlton Woods offers luxurious, custom homes in a private golf community and The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center provides guests resort-style amenities, well-appointed accommodations and high-tech conference facilities.
The Howard Hughes Corporation was established in 2010 and recently celebrated its third anniversary – making it the youngest of the organizations listed within the ‘large’ category.
The Woodlands Development Company (TWDC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE: HHC), today announced that Strike, LLC has signed a 70,190-square-foot lease in One Hughes Landing, the first office building at Hughes Landing, a 66-acre mixed-use development situated on 200-acre Lake Woodlands. One Hughes Landing is now completed. The Class A office building is 92% leased.
“We are pleased to welcome Strike as a major tenant to One Hughes Landing,” said Paul Layne, Executive Vice-President of Master-Planned Communities for The Howard Hughes Corporation. “Hughes Landing on Lake Woodlands is ideal for businesses and urban living. It is a walkable environment, close to offices, dining, retail and entertainment that overlooks Lake Woodlands.“
DALLAS/THE WOODLANDS, TX – (September 19, 2013) – The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE: HHC) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, The Woodlands Development Company (TWDC), today announced the opening of One Hughes Landing, the first office building in Hughes Landing, a 66-acre, mixed-use development situated on 200-acre Lake Woodlands. Hughes Landing is anticipated to be a dynamic environment within The Woodlands that will feature up to 11 office buildings; shopping, dining and entertainment; a specialty grocer; an upscale hotel; a fitness center and up to 800 multi-family residences.