Will Holder, president of Houston-based Trendmaker Homes, announced that he will retire on March 31; senior vice president Joe Mandola will take over. Along with running Trendmaker Homes since 2006, Holder has served as a past president of the Greater Houston Homebuilders Association and an adjunct professor at the University of Houston. See our recent Q&A with Holder, in which he discusses the state of Houston’s residential market.
In other local real estate news:
- Construction has begun on Hanover River Oaks on Kirby Drive. The 39-story apartment project will have 370 units with an average size of 1,172 square feet, and there will be 10,000 square feet of ground-floor retail. The project broke ground in December, and the first units will be available in the first quarter of 2020, according to RealtyNewsReport.
- The Woodlands Township Board of Directors will meet twice this month to discuss incorporation-related matters. At the moment, The Woodlands is safe from being annexed by Houston and Conroe until 2057. But if it is not incorporated by then, both cities could annex the community. Bisnow Houston has more information on the two bills that will impact The Woodlands Township and the dates for the meetings.
- Realogy announced changes in several positions across a number of its brands. Some of the changes include Ryan Gorman being appointed president and CEO of NRT LLC, and Bruce Zipf, the former president and CEO of NRT, transitioning to the executive advisor to Realogy’s CEO Ryan Schneider. Inman has the full list of moves and changes that Schneider says are “designed to accelerate our transformation and position our company for stronger business performance.”