THE WOODLANDS® TOWERS AT THE WATERWAY & MD ANDERSON CANCER CENTER THE WOODLANDS WIN HBJ’S COVETED LANDMARK AWARDS
Alight Solutions and The Woodlands Hills Named Finalists for Landmark Awards
The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) has been recognized for The Woodlands® Towers at The Waterway as Best Project Lease from the Houston Business Journal’s 2020 Landmark Awards. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center The Woodlands was recognized as Best Medical at the Landmark Awards. The Landmark Awards recognize outstanding real estate projects in the Houston area. Alight Solutions was a finalist in the Project Lease category while the master planned community, The Woodlands Hills®, was finalist for Residential Development.
“We are honored to be awarded the prestigious Landmark Awards and recognized as finalists from the Houston Business Journal,” said Jim Carman, President, Houston Region for The Howard Hughes Corporation. “We are committed to innovative and unique developments in all of our master planned communities in Houston including The Woodlands, Bridgeland and The Woodlands Hills. We would like to thank our customers MD Anderson, Alight Solutions, Occidental and our residents in The Woodlands Hills for their trust in The Howard Hughes Corporation. We also applaud the hard work of our talented team of design and construction professionals who brought these projects to life.”
Recently rebranded The Woodlands Towers at The Waterway, The Howard Hughes Corporation acquired from Occidental two, class AAA towers, totaling 1.4 million square feet of premium office space in The Woodlands Town Center. In turn, Occidental agreed to lease back from Howard Hughes 100% of the approximately 808,000-square-foot tower at 1201 Lake Robbins. With office space available for lease, the second tower at 9950 Woodloch Forest Drive houses Western Midstream Partners, LP and will be home to Howard Hughes’ corporate headquarters set to relocate to the building later this year. CBRE represented Occidental. The Howard Hughes Corporation is represented by Colliers International.
“Occidental had many relocation options following their acquisition of Anadarko, including locations in Houston. Our team at Howard Hughes worked tirelessly to keep Occidental here in The Woodlands. The Landmark Award for Project Lease is truly a team accomplishment,” stated Carman.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center The Woodlands was a 208,000-square-foot, build-to-suit project of The Howard Hughes Corporation. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center acquired the facility in the first quarter of 2020 as part of The Howard Hughes Corporation’s commitment to monetizing non-core assets with a concentration into its core master planned communities.
Alight Solutions, a leader in technology-enabled health, wealth and Human Capital Management solutions, relocated from its Lake Woodlands location to the Research Forest area in The Woodlands. The Howard Hughes Corporation developed and leased a build-to-suit, four-story Class A office building for Alight Solutions with a successful 13-month completion. JLL represented Alight, while Colliers International represented The Howard Hughes Corporation.
The Woodlands Hills is a master planned community, located in Conroe and Willis, just 13 miles north of The Woodlands® and joins The Woodlands and Bridgeland® in the Greater Houston area portfolio of The Howard Hughes Corporation. Set within a gently rolling terrain, The Woodlands Hills is the first curated-from-scratch master planned community of The Howard Hughes Corporation.
The Houston Business Journal, a Houston publication featuring local business news, hosted the Landmark Awards virtually on September 24, 2020 to an audience of industry leaders.
About The Woodlands®
The Woodlands is a 28,000-acre master planned community located 27 miles north of downtown Houston. Throughout its 46-year history, The Woodlands has led the way among master planned communities that practice environmental preservation. It is home to 118,000 people, and over 68,000 people work in the community. The Woodlands is one of the most successful master planned communities in Texas and the nation. The Woodlands was named “Trailblazer of the Year” in 2018 by the Greater Houston Builders Association. The community was also named “Humanitarian of the Year” in 2019, 2017, 2016 and 2007 and “Master Planned Community of the Year” in 2015, 2010 and 2007 by the Greater Houston Builders Association. For more information, visit www.thewoodlands.com. For additional details, find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
About The Woodlands Hills®
The Woodlands Hills is an approximately 2,000-acre master planned community, situated 13 miles north of The Woodlands® in Conroe and Willis, Texas. Located on FM 830 on the west side of I-45 with the property boundary extending north to FM 1097 and south to League Line Road, The Woodlands Hills offers easy access to I-45, the Grand Parkway and the Hardy Toll Road. The development is in close proximity to Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport, Lake Conroe and the Sam Houston National Forest. The Woodlands Hills is the third master planned community in Texas from The Howard Hughes Corporation® and is the sister community to The Woodlands® and Bridgeland®, two of the top-selling, award-winning master planned communities in Texas and the nation. For more information and to register your interest, visit TheWoodlandsHills.com and like us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About The Howard Hughes Corporation®
The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate throughout the U.S. Its award-winning assets include the country's preeminent portfolio of master planned communities, as well as operating properties and development opportunities including: the Seaport District in New York; Columbia, Maryland; The Woodlands®, The Woodlands Hills, and Bridgeland® in the Greater Houston, Texas area; Summerlin®, Las Vegas; and Ward Village® in Honolulu, Hawai?i. The Howard Hughes Corporation's portfolio is strategically positioned to meet and accelerate development based on market demand, resulting in one of the strongest real estate platforms in the country. Dedicated to innovative placemaking, the company is recognized for its ongoing commitment to design excellence and to the cultural life of its communities. The Howard Hughes Corporation is traded on the New York Stock Exchange as HHC. For additional information visit www.howardhughes.com.
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