Lots of interesting things happened this week in the world of real estate. Notable stories this week include Keller Williams picking up a small crop of top-producing agents and Houston’s retail construction market being recognized as the nation’s best.
Catch up on this week’s top news with our real estate news roundup:
Keller Williams pick up top-producing agents – According to a release: Top-producing west Houston agents Brandey Heckeroth, Amanda Walsh, Susan Bishop and Marilyn Jay, members of LUXE Living Properties, have joined the new Keller Williams Energy Corridor office where they will continue to represent buyers and sellers in Katy, Memorial and the Energy Corridor. The team also includes Seller Coordinator Michele Koppmann and Licensed Office Administrator Patricia Wooley.
Toll Brothers adds Houston division president – Toll Brothers, a national luxury homebuilder, has tapped David Assid to be its new division president. Assid was previously the group’s division vice president, but was bumped up after the builder promoted past president, Karl Mistry, to the new position of group president for the Washington and Virginia regions, according to a report from the Houston Business Journal.
A retail boom – A new report from Marcus & Millichap named Houston’s retail construction market No. 1 in the nation, Realty News Report confirmed. Retail expansion in the area is being lead by suburban growth.
Montrose/Museum District gets high rise – Hines, TIAA Global Asset Management and the Zimmerman family are planning to build a 285-unit high-rise in the Montrose/Museum District, according to Multi-Housing News. The trio unveiled plans for the multifamily tower, to be named La Colombe d’Or, this week. Construction is slated to begin Q2 2017 and finishing sometime in 2020.