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  • 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
  • 15 AUG 2022 MetroNational tops out on Memorial City office tower
    MetroNational's new office building at 9753 Katy Freeway is expected to be delivered in the second quarter of 2023.
    Houston Business Journal
  • 08 AUG 2022 Kelsey-Seybold Clinic opens new Memorial Villages location, one of its largest
    Kelsey-Seybold Clinic opened its five-story Memorial Villages campus on Aug. 8. It is just north of Interstate 10 at 1001 Campbell Road in Spring Valley Village.
    Houston Business Journal
  • 03 AUG 2022 Why this new San Jacinto College building is getting plenty of attention
    Scheduled to welcome its first students when classes start Aug. 22, a building at San Jacinto College’s central campus in Pasadena stands out from all others on campus — and in the region.
    Houston Chronicle
  • 23 MAY 2022 This ultra-efficient San Antonio office underscores the importance of tight building envelopes
    A report from the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change found that reducing energy consumption by buildings in turn reduces carbon dioxide emissions. One of the best ways to do this is to improve the airtightness of building envelopes, which vary widely in terms of performance.
    The Architect's Newspaper
  • 23 MAY 2022 Creating Opportunities in the Workplace through Agile Planning
    Rarely do we have the opportunity to see the future office as a new paradigm. The layout, ambiance, scope, and metrics of corporate real estate of the future will be quite different from our prior experience.
    CoreNet Global's The Pulse
  • 12 MAY 2022 Climate for Learning

    Two East Austin schools merge to form Norman-Sims Elementary, a new STEAM learning environment focused on discovery and community.

    Texas Architect Magazine
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