Houston's Tallest New Buildings Coming to Neighborhoods Not Called Downtown

A 328-foot building is planned for the Downtown-Adjacent Midtown neighborhood.
November 25, 2017, 7am PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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The city of Houston will have a new addition at the tallest reaches of its skyline as soon as 2019. William Axford reports:

Emporis, a company that researches construction projects and buildings across the country, reports a new building called The Midtown is slated to be completed in the neighborhood by 2019. The estimated $200 million project will stand at 328 feet once completed, rivaling the tallest buildings in the city.

According to the article, much of Houston's high-rise development momentum has shifted away from Downtown, into neighborhoods like Midtown and Montrose. Back in July 2016, the narrative about Houston's high-rise condo development market was lukewarm thanks to the oil slump.

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Published on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 in Houston Chronicle
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