Port of Houston Authority, Administration Gate Building at Bayport Terminal

Civic & Community, Industrial & Special Projects, LEED and Sustainability, Government

LEED Silver New Construction

Pasadena, Texas


30,000 sf

Project Features
  • Main entrance for Bayport Terminal Complex
  • Secured suite for Department of Homeland Security
  • Gate/yard operations, communications, security

The administration gate building is a new two-story, 30,000-sf facility that houses the main operational functions at the Bayport Terminal Complex including gate operation, yard operation, labor scheduling, communication and security operations, port police, and a secured suite for the Department of Homeland Security. Also serving as the main entrance for Bayport visitors and government trade delegations, the gate building also houses common areas such as training rooms, lunch rooms, and restrooms with showers.

Kirksey designed a contemporary and efficient layout that maximizes energy efficiency. Seeking LEED® Silver certification, the administration gate building at the Bayport Terminal was completed in December 2010.

Janis Brackett, AIA, LEED AP 713 426 7426
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Janis brings 24 years of experience and a dedication to the collaborative process to Kirksey's Community Projects Team. Besides her proven ability to keep projects in budget and on schedule, she is enthusiastic about developing relationships with her clients and seeing their ideas and goals become realized. Janis was the 2014 President of AIA Houston, the 2010 Chair of Gulf Coast Green, and also served on the Editorial Committee for GreenWorks Houston.