New Noteworthy

Winter 2021/2022 Issue
  • By:
  • Trey Barrineau
Cap Rock

3.4 million sq. ft.

CapRock Partners is developing CapRock West 202 Logistics, the largest speculative industrial real estate project ever built in the city of Phoenix. CapRock is transforming one of the largest remaining infill land sites in the Southwest Phoenix submarket into an eight-building, Class A industrial warehouse complex totaling 3.4 million square feet. The building will have clear heights between 32 feet and 40 feet. All buildings will feature dock-high and ground-level loading with secured concrete truck courts.

East River

1 million + sq. ft.

Midway recently broke ground on its 150-acre mixed-use East River development in Houston’s urban core. When finished, the project will encompass more than a million square feet of new construction extending 60 city blocks. Centrally located less than a mile from downtown along Houston’s waterfront, East River will serve a wide range of residents and housing price points, as well as companies, retail and restaurant concepts, and institutional, educational and recreational opportunities.

City Line

1.4 million sq. ft.

KDC will develop three additional office towers at CityLine in Richardson, Texas. The new buildings will add nearly 1.4 million square feet of space to the 204-acre transit-oriented development, which is home to State Farm’s regional hub and Raytheon’s office complex. Five CityLine is an 18-story tower with 513,000 square feet, while Six CityLine is a 13-story tower with 356,000 square feet. The third tower, Seven CityLine, offers 15 stories at 507,000 square feet. CityLine now contains 2.6 million square feet of office space and more than 200,000 square feet of restaurant, retail and entertainment space.

Riverside

700,000 sq. ft.

Riverside Investment and Development will partner with Convexity Properties to develop 1900 Lawrence, a proposed office tower in downtown Denver. The 30-story tower is comprised of 700,000 square feet of rentable office space, including 11 tenant floors equipped with private outdoor terraces. Its central business district location at the conjunction of Denver’s LoDo and Ballpark neighborhoods will offer future tenants protected views of the Rocky Mountains and immediate access to the city’s core.

mOHR

596,400 sq. ft.

Mohr Capital is building a 596,400-square-foot speculative industrial facility in McCarran, Nevada. Located at the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center in Reno’s East Valley industrial submarket, the new facility is Mohr Capital’s first industrial development in Nevada. The cross-dock facility will feature 36-foot clear ceiling height, three access points, 96 dock doors, four 14-foot-by-16-foot drive-in doors, 374 auto and 100 trailer parking spaces, motion-sensor LED lighting and more.

jules

288,000 sq. ft.

Standard Communities has completed Jules on 3rd in Boise, Idaho. It is an eight-story, mixed-use multifamily development that encompasses 285,000 square feet above 3,000 square feet of street-level retail space. Jules on 3rd features first-class amenities, including a rooftop pool and sundeck with mountain views, a fitness and wellness studio, Sky Lounge Club Room, outdoor kitchen with BBQ grills, outdoor fireplaces, a conference room, a dog park and spa, covered parking for resident and public use, and storage for 192 bicycles.

Volta

285,415 sq. ft.

Holland Partner Group recently opened Volta on Pine, an infill mixed-use development in downtown Long Beach, California. It features 271 apartment units, 1,300 square feet of ground-level retail, subterranean parking and extensive sidewalk space to activate the pedestrian experience. Located on two adjacent lots, the mid-rise buildings are linked by a sky bridge across a separating alleyway. Volta on Pine features a rooftop terrace and sky lounge, fitness center, swimming pool with sun deck, hot tub, outdoor grills and firepits, parcel lockers and electric vehicle charging stations. MVE + Partners served as architect for the project.

YouTube

227,000 sq. ft.

YouTube Theater, the new 6,000-seat performance venue in Los Angeles, opened in August. It is part of Hollywood Park, a nearly 300-acre sports and entertainment destination being developed by Los Angeles Rams owner/chair Stanley Kroenke. (The centerpiece of Hollywood Park is SoFi Stadium, home of the NFL’s L.A. Chargers and L.A. Rams.) The 227,000-square-foot theater places an emphasis on the live experience. The farthest seat in the house is only 164 feet from the 6,100-square-foot stage, creating an intimate environment for fans and artists.

T3

101,200 sq. ft.

Hines will bring the firm’s timber office concept, T3 (timber, transit and technology), to Austin, Texas. Dubbed T3 Eastside, the project will feature a heavy timber office and a boutique residential experience featuring 15 loft-style units. The complete project structure will be constructed using sustainably sourced wood, a first for Hines in the residential space. This Class-A, mass timber office and residential building will consist of 92,000 square feet of office and 9,200 square feet of residential space.

Hope on Hyde

60,000 sq. ft.

Aedis Real Estate Group is building Hope on Hyde Park, a five-story, 60,000-square-foot residential community in Los Angeles. Constructed from fabricated steel modular building units, the community is designed to be transitional housing for the chronically homeless. It will include studio and one-bedroom options ranging from 400 to 480 square feet. Tenants will receive support from the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services and the nonprofit Brilliant Corners. Construction firm C.W. Driver Companies partnered with architecture firm KTGY on the project.

Boulevard

44,000 sq. ft.

The IDI Group Companies of Arlington, Virginia, is transforming the 18.5-acre property formerly occupied by Pope Paul VI High School in Fairfax, Virginia, into Boulevard VI. The mixed-use development preserves and adapts the original 1934 portion of the school building into destination retail and includes townhomes, single-family homes, condominiums and 44,000 square feet of retail. The 24,000-square-foot former school will be the focus, flanked by two 10,000-square-foot buildings to form a horseshoe around a lawn.

DIRTT

8,700 sq. ft.

Ware Malcomb recently completed the Chicago DIRTT Experience Center (DXC), an immersive experience showcase for DIRTT, a manufacturer of prefabricated interior construction solutions. The DXC’s 8,700-square-foot office remodel features a dynamic mezzanine, hosting areas and an innovation lab. DIRTT offers frameless glass solutions in office and huddle settings and strategically placed phone booths with high acoustical quality.  

Trey Barrineau

Trey Barrineau

Trey Barrineau is Managing Editor, Publications, for NAIOP.