Thor Equities Signs Three New Retail Leases at Kirby Collection in Houston
HOUSTON — Thor Equities has secured three new retail leases at Kirby Collection, a 1 million-square-foot mixed-use development in Houston’s River Oaks neighborhood. Located in the Upper Kirby District of River Oaks, the project features two levels of retail space totaling 65,000 square feet, a 25-story residential tower with 199 apartment units and a 13-story, 186,000-square-foot Class A office building. The new tenants joining Kirby Collection include boutique retailer A Ma Maniere leasing 2,200 square feet, Indian restaurant Great W’Kana Café leasing 2,960 square feet and high-end hair salon Atelier Isabelle Rose leasing 3,855 square feet. Other recent transactions include high-end bowling and dining concept Pinstripes leasing 33,830 square feet; Whitney Bank leasing the entire 11th floor of the office tower for its regional headquarters, as well as ground-floor retail space for a bank branch; Novum Energy Trading leasing space on the 10th floor for its global headquarters; and Regency Centers leasing 4,000 square feet. The development team for Kirby Collection includes general contractor E.E. Reed Construction, architect Richard Keating Architecture, interior designer Dianna Wong Architecture + Design, Houston-based architect of record Kirksey, structural engineer Walter P. Moore and Houston-based MEP engineer WYLIE.