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  • 16 AUG 2023 Midway Starts Construction in College Station
    Midway has started construction on the second phase of the Century Square mixed-used development which brought retail, multifamily, office space and two hotels to a prominent site near Texas A&M University. Midway’s project team for Phase II includes  Kirksey Architecture, architect; OJB Landscape Architects, landscape architect; Keys & Walsh Construction, general contractor.
    Realty News Report
  • 14 AUG 2023 Yellowstone's new upper school honors Third Ward history
    As students report for a new school year Aug. 15, its first high school class of ninth graders will head to the new back building — dubbed Steadfast Hall — for their classes. Construction on the latest project began in 2020 during the pandemic from a $30 million capital campaign.
    Houston Chronicle
  • 07 AUG 2023 Chevron Phillips Chemical to relocate within The Woodlands, conduct $60M renovation
    Chevron Phillips Chemical will conduct a $60 million renovation at its new six-story headquarters in The Woodlands, according to an Aug. 1 filing with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. Kirksey Architecture will take on the renovation, which will encompass almost all six floors, or 324,000 square feet of the property.
    Houston Chronicle
  • 06 JUN 2023 What Building Engineers Can Learn From Net Zero Pool Design
    In 2018, the Round Rock School District passed a bond proposal that included funding for a competitive swimming pool facility. Located in a northern suburb of Austin, Texas, the project would serve a large school district that for many years has been one of the fastest-growing districts in Texas. Michael La Nasa is Associate Vice President, director of K-12 Projects at the Central Texas office of Kirksey Architecture, the firm that was hired by Round Rock ISD to design its new pool facility.
  • 29 MAY 2023 Sustainable building design is needed in Texas, Kirksey Architecture exec says
    As Central Texas directors, Dalton and colleague Kathleen Jircik oversee professionals for Houston-based Kirksey in both Austin and San Antonio. Sustainability is a major emphasis for the firm, which can be seen in its design of the Alamo City offices of credit union Credit Human, which has solar panels on the roof and a water recycling system that reclaims 100,000-plus gallons of water, reducing the building's potable water usage by 97%.
    Houston Business Journal
  • 30 MAR 2023 Goodwin Annex in New Braunfels the site of new public health and emergency operations center

    Comal County’s new public health and emergency operations center is expected to begin construction in October, architects told county officials on Thursday. The $25.2 million project will expand the Goodwin Annex near Business 35 and Loop 337.

    Herald Zeitung
  • 06 MAR 2023 Yellowstone Schools unveils renovated Third Ward campus
    Yellowstone hosted a ribbon-cutting celebration on its newly-remodeled 4-acre campus, which includes more than 50 classrooms, learning centers, playgrounds and green spaces, two multipurpose centers, a library, music room, art studio and innovation hub.
    Defender Network
  • 22 FEB 2023 University of Houston to open renovated, expanded hotel on campus
    The University of Houston is preparing to unveil its newly renovated and expanded on-campus hotel following a $30.4 million construction project. The project was designed by Houston-based Kirksey, and California-based DPR Construction served as general contractor.
    Houston Business Journal
  • 01 FEB 2023 Developer gets historic review commission’s OK to build another 250 apartments at the Pearl

    The Pearl is expanding again. A city panel on Wednesday approved new plans by the redevelopers of the former brewery campus for a mid-rise apartment tower north of the property. The multifamily project is planned for a 2-acre industrial site at 102 E. Josephine St., which sits along the Museum Reach of the River Walk in the booming Tobin Hill neighborhood.

    San Antonio Report
  • 19 JAN 2023 Inside Rice University's new dorm wing, Houston's first mass timber residential building
    Designed by the Kirksey and Barkow Lebinger firms, the wing is more than 55,000 square feet with 166 beds and two suites for resident associates on five floors.
    Houston Chronicle
  • 11 JAN 2023 Hey Boomer: An Old Folks Home For The Generation That Never Trusted Anyone Over 30
    The Watermark at Houston Heights, the first Élan Collection in Texas, presents an independent and assisted living senior community aimed at residents seeking a vibrant and active lifestyle up to, well, as long as they can. Highly tech-enabled , the concept focuses on aging in place, rewarding healthy living, access to senior and longevity resources, and top healthcare providers under one roof.
  • 09 JAN 2023 Manufacturing District Secures Additional 15,000 SF of Office and Retail Leases
    Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) and Quadrant Investment Properties (QIP) announce that Texas-based Kirksey Architecture has signed a 7,963-square-foot office lease at 143 Manufacturing St.
  • 04 JAN 2023 Kelsey-Seybold opens Stafford clinic in The Grid mixed-use development

    Houston-based Kelsey-Seybold Clinic began 2023 with the opening of a new location in The Grid, the 192-acre mixed-use district developed on the site of the former Texas Instruments campus in Stafford. The two-story, 33,000-square-foot facility is at 11211 Nexus Ave., just off the Southwest Freeway. Houston-based Kirksey Architecture and Gamma Construction Co. worked on the facility, a Kelsey-Seybold spokesperson confirmed. The clinic currently employs 41 people, including nine physicians, and plans to have approximately 75 staff at full capacity.

    Houston Business Journal
  • 08 DEC 2022 River Oaks area condo mid-rise set to break ground

    The Lexington, a 40-unit condo building at 2419 Mimosa, is around the corner from another project by Pelican, which has developed condos and townhomes in Houston for decades. The company announced plans to break ground on The Lexington in the first quarter, after recently completing sales at The Revere.

    The buildings, located just east of Kirby Drive and south of San Felipe next to The Huntingdon condo tower, are among four recent developments designed in collaboration with Houston-based Kirksey Architecture.

    Houston Chronicle
  • 05 DEC 2022 Did You Know
    Mays Business School is committed to becoming the preeminent public business school in the nation—and its new Business Education Complex (BEC) is a key part of that effort. In addition to the Wehner Building, the complex will include a new state-of-the-art building and inviting outdoor spaces.  
    Texas A&M Foundation
  • 09 NOV 2022 Double Take
    The Credit Human and Oxbow towers bring old-world principles to contemporary sustainable design. 
    Texas Architect Magazine
  • 04 NOV 2022 Kelsey-Seybold Clear Lake Clinic expanding to create 11-acre Bay Area Campus
    Kelsey-Seybold's Clear Lake Clinic at Interstate 45 is being expanded into a three-building campus with a cancer center and an ambulatory surgery center.
    Houston Business Journal
  • 20 OCT 2022 Real Estate Projects Can Help Transform an Entire County
    The story of how Metrocare's Hillside Innovation Center will transform the land, clients, staff, and an entire community is a story worth telling. 
    D Magazine
  • 13 SEP 2022 Construction underway on Kelsey-Seybold Springwoods Village Campus in City Place
    Kelsey-Seybold's Springwoods Village Campus will consist of a 165,000-square-foot building with an ambulatory surgery center and a cancer center.
    Houston Business Journal
  • 29 AUG 2022 Exclusive: Moody Rambin to launch construction of Town Centre Two office building near CityCentre
    Town Centre One, which broke ground in 2013, is a 270,000-square-foot office structure near CityCentre. Its developer, Moody Rambin, is preparing to build a second office building nearby.
    Houston Business Journal
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