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Two LRK-Designed Projects Claim Professional Builder Design Awards

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on September 5th, 2018

Professional Builder - The 2018 Professional Builder Design Award winners have been announced and two LRK-designed projects are among the list. Memphis’ Parcels at Crosstown was a Gold Award winner in the multifamily category and Tate at Tanglewood in Houston was the winner of a Silver Award, also in the multifamily category. Professional Builder's annual competition recognizes builders, architects, designers, developers, land planners, and interior designers across the nation whose work demonstrates design innovation, as well as a high level of construction quality and success in the marketplace. This year Professional Builder awarded eight gold, six silver and two bronze winners. Read more.

Construction Underway on Luxury Apartments in Houston's Generation Park

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on March 26th, 2018

Houston Business Journal – Construction is underway on the first luxury apartments to be located within northeast Houston’s new 4,000-acre neighborhood, Generation Park. Called 255 Assay Street, the 251-unit apartments are situated within Redemption Square, the community’s 52-acre mixed-use district. Units will range in size from a 600-square-foot studio to a three-bedroom penthouse of 2,651 square feet, and the apartments will also feature 17,000 square feet of ground floor retail space. Completion is expected at the end of 2019. LRK is the design architect. Read more.

Somerset Green Potential Spark for Industrial Inner Loop

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on June 16th, 2016

Houston Chronicle – As the first phase of Somerset Green nears completion, the 46-acre industrial site has been transformed into a community with a European feel with canals, walkways, and multistory homes, and although construction is still underway, 80 to 85 percent of the homes are already spoken for. While much of the land surrounding Somerset Green has largely been untouched by redevelopment, developer Hines believes the location is extremely appealing because of its proximity to Loop 610, downtown, the Galleria, and Washington Avenue and that Somerset Green will spark more activity in the area. Read more.  

Somerset Green Named The Best Residential Project of the Year

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on May 10th, 2016

Realty News Report - Editor Ralph Bivins has selected some of the most significant projects and deals in Houston’s real estate market in 2015, and the new luxury townhome community, Somerset Green, was named the Best Residential Project of the Year. The article notes that in addition to Somerset Green’s overall quality, the community is significant because it encourages denser development along the Old Katy Road area. LRK’s services for Somerset Green included providing architectural design for the amenity center and gatehouse and creating a 3D model to assist builders and buyers envision the neighborhood. LRK also crafted design guidelines and a regulating plan to help bring the developer's vision to reality and to create greater value. Read more.

The James Opens In Houston

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on February 25th, 2016

Houston Business Journal  - Construction is finishing on The James, an eight-story, luxury midrise that features units with upscale finishes, a courtyard with resort-style pool, clubhouse with full-service bar, and high-end fitness center. The James is phase one of the overall Streetlights Residential development known as The Azalea. Read more.

Inside Hines' Somerset Green Luxury Master-Planned Community

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on October 20th, 2015

Houston Business Journal – The first model homes have opened in Somerset Green, a new luxury townhome community located in Houston. This European-inspired community features a guarded gatehouse and a 5,000-square-foot amenity center with walking paths, pocket parks, and water canals interspersed throughout. LRK provided architectural services for the amenity center and gatehouse and created a 3D model to assist builders and buyers envision the neighborhood. LRK also crafted design guidelines and a regulating plan to help bring the developer's vision to reality and to create greater value. Read more.

LRK is a proud sponsor of the 2015 ULI Spring Meeting in Houston!

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on May 13th, 2015

Dedicated to supporting ULI-the Urban Land Institute both locally and nationally, LRK is a proud sponsor of the 2015 ULI Spring Meeting in Houston.  

Residences at CityWest Add to Apartment Construction in Westchase

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on December 8th, 2014

Houston ChronicleThe 266-unit CityWest is located in Houston’s Westchase District within walking distance of the Phillips 66 corporate headquarters, currently under construction. The contemporary architectural spirit of CityWest reflects the modern metropolis that is Houston and promises to be the first step in transforming the existing District into a walkable live/work environment. Read more.

Post 510 Receives NGBS Green Certification

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on August 11th, 2014

LRK-designed Post 510, a multifamily community located near the Museum District in Houston, has received NGBS Green Certification at the Bronze level of the 2008 National Green Building Standard. 

Azalea Court Breaks Ground in Houston's River Oaks District

Posted by Beth Van Der Jagt on February 6th, 2014

Houston Business Journal - LRK-designed Azalea Court Breaks Ground in Houston's River Oaks District.