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Renovations Enhance Appeal of Iconic Asset in Houston’s Galleria Submarket

March 01, 2021

Houston – Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) announces it has been selected by Hicks Ventures and Taconic Capital to provide leasing services for 1177 West Loop South, a 341,947-square-foot, Class A office structure located at 1177 W. Loop S. in Houston’s Galleria submarket. Transwestern Vice President Kelli Gault, Managing Director Doug Little and Associate Megan Snodgrass will represent ownership at the 18-story building.

“Hicks Ventures has done a phenomenal job executing an aggressive capital improvement plan that has truly reimagined this already distinctive building,” said Gault. “New amenities and updated common areas offer tenants alternative workspace that is convenient and comfortable – perfect for those returning to the workplace in a COVID world.”

A recent $6 million renovation program included updates to 1177 W. Loop S.’s  lobby, common areas, multi-room conference facility with reception and registration area, onsite café, fitness center with full-services locker rooms and outdoor patio. Additional amenities include onsite ownership and management, and 24-hour security.

1177 W. Loop S. has exceptional access and visibility on Loop 610 and is seconds from 1-10, US-59 and the Uptown Business District and it’s abundance of hospitality options. The property boasts unparalleled views of downtown Houston, Memorial Park and Buffalo Bayou.

“We’re excited to have Transwestern on board,” said Pat Hicks of Hicks Ventures. “I’ve admired the firm as both a competitor and industry colleague for over 30 years, and we look forward to the energy and market reach the team will bring to our leasing efforts at 1177 W. Loop S.”

About Transwestern Real Estate Services

Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) adds value for investors, owners and occupiers of all commercial property types through a comprehensive perspective and by providing solutions grounded in sound market intelligence. Part of the Transwestern companies, the firm applies a consultative approach to Agency Leasing, Asset Services, Tenant Advisory + Workplace Solutions, Capital Markets, and Research & Investment Analytics.

The privately held Transwestern companies have been delivering a higher level of personalized service and innovative real estate solutions since 1978. An integrated approach formed from fresh ideas drives value for clients across commercial real estate services, development, investment management and opportunistic programs for high-net-worth investors. The firm operates through 34 U.S. offices and global alliances with BNP Paribas Real Estate and Devencore. Learn more at and @Transwestern.

Media Contact:
Stefanie Lewis

Kelli Gault

Senior Vice President

Houston, Texas

(713) 270-3349

Doug Little

Executive Managing Director

Houston, Texas

(713) 272-1284