Lionstone Investments, Midway to Renovate Historic Office Property in Houston

HOUSTON — Lionstone Investments and Midway plan to rebrand the buildings located at 712 and 708 Main St. in downtown Houston as “The Jones on Main.” The property, once known as the Gulf Oil Building, is the current Houston banking headquarters for JPMorgan Chase & Co. The name pays tribute to Houston businessman and philanthropist Jesse Jones, who commissioned the building in 1927. The Art Deco tower dominated was the city’s tallest building until 1963. Proposed renovations to the site include ground-level connection of the two buildings, the addition of high-end interior amenities, as well as new street-level restaurant and retail spaces along Main and Rusk streets. New storefronts, the addition of sidewalk patios and a nearby bike valet are designed to enliven and activate the streetscape. Historic interior details, including original frescoes illustrating the history of Texas and Houston in the Main Street lobby, will be integrated into a new public space featuring communal tables and lounge seating called the Currency Lounge. Lionstone Investments purchased the property in 2013. The property is located at intersecting MetroRail lines and the downtown tunnel system, making it easily accessible. JPMorgan Chase remains the building’s main tenant, occupying nearly 452,000 square feet of office space as well as a 29,000-square-foot banking center on the ground floor. Lionstone Investments and Midway have partnered with Colvill Office Properties to lease single-tenant floors from 3,990 to 11,450 square feet.

Content Partners
‣ Arbor Realty Trust
‣ Bohler
‣ Lee & Associates
‣ Lument
‣ NAI Global
‣ Northmarq
‣ Pavlov Media
‣ Walker & Dunlop

Subscribe to the newsletter

Request media kit

Read the Digital Editions

Northeast Multifamily & Affordable Housing Business

Midwest Multifamily & Affordable Housing Business

Western Multifamily & Affordable Housing Business

Texas Multifamily & Affordable Housing Business

Southeast Multifamily & Affordable Housing Business

Heartland Real Estate Business

Northeast Real Estate Business

Southeast Real Estate Business

Texas Real Estate Business

Western Real Estate Business

Shopping Center Business

California Centers

Student Housing Business

Seniors Housing Business

Featured Properties