Thor Equities Welcomes Three New Retail Tenants To Kirby Collection In Houston

1/4/18

A Ma Maniére, Great W’Kana and Atelier Isabelle Rose Sign Long-Term Leases in the Newly Completed Luxury Mixed-Use Development

Thor Equities, a global leader in urban real estate development, leasing and management, has secured three new retail leases at Kirby Collection in Houston totaling over 9,000 square feet, company executives announced today.

A Ma Maniére will debut its first Houston store in approximately 2,200 square feet of space at Kirby Collection. The fashion forward boutique features new trends and styles from luxury streetwear and footwear brands including Adidas, Alexander Wang, Off-White, Puma and Raf Simons.

Chef Sunil Srivastava is relocating his award-winning Great W’Kana Café into 2,960 square feet at Kirby Collection. The modern contemporary Indian restaurant has been named one of Houston’s “Top 100 restaurants” by the Houston Chronicle.

In addition, high-end hair salon Atelier Isabelle Rose signed a long-term lease for 3,855 square feet of space.

“After completing Kirby Collection on time and on schedule, we are pleased to welcome these exciting new retail tenants,” said Joseph Sitt, CEO of Thor Equities. “Our continued leasing success is a testament to the high level of teamwork and dedication that went into the project.”

Thor previously leased 33,830 square feet of retail space at Kirby Collection to Pinstripes, a popular dining and entertainment venue featuring a variety of activities including bowling and bocce, as well as a bistro serving Italian and American cuisine.

The company also recently signed three long-term office leases totaling 36,775 square feet at 3200 Kirby, the office component of Kirby Collection: Hancock Whitney Bank leased the entire 11th for its regional headquarters, along with prime ground floor retail banking space;Novum Energy Trading secured space on the 10th floor for its global headquarters; and Regency Centers leased 4,000 square feet.

Located in the Upper Kirby District near Houston’s iconic River Oaks neighborhood, Kirby Collection is a 1 million-square-foot mixed use luxury property with two levels of prime retail space totaling 65,000 square feet. The newly completed development also features a 25-story, 385,000-square-foot residential tower with 199 apartments, and a 13-story, 186,000-square-foot Class A office building.

E.E. Reed Construction is the general contractor for Kirby Collection. Richard Keating Architecture is the design architect, Dianna Wong Architecture + Design is the interior designer, and Houston-based Kirksey is the architect of record. Walter P Moore is the structural engineer, and Houston-based WYLIE is the MEP engineer.

About Thor Equities: Thor Equities is a leader in the development, leasing and management of commercial, residential, retail, hotel and mixed-use assets in premier urban locations worldwide. The company maximizes returns for investors by recognizing a property’s potential, reducing operating expenses, increasing tenant satisfaction, and leveraging market trends to maintain a long-term competitive edge. Thor Equities is also the exclusive representative of global retailers through Thor Retail Advisors, a premier leasing agent for marquee properties worldwide. For more information, visit www.thorequities.com.

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