02/03/2017 | E.E. Reed Construction

Houston, February 3, 2017 – Thor Equities, a global leader in urban real estate development, leasing and management, today announced the topping out of the residential tower at  Kirby Collection, its new 1 million-square-foot luxury mixed-use development located in the Upper Kirby District near Houston’s iconic River Oaks neighborhood.

“We are excited to reach such an important milestone for Kirby Collection, which will deliver a lifestyle of simple elegance to all residents of this luxury destination,” said Melissa Gliatta, COO of Thor Equities.

The 25-story, 385,000-square-foot residential tower encompasses 199 rental units, with a choice of 21 different floor plans including townhomes, garden lofts and penthouses.  Residences feature floor-to-ceiling windows, a balcony and wine cooler in every unit.

Scheduled for completion in September 2017, the residential tower at Kirby Collection will overlook a clubhouse deck with more than an acre of landscaped amenities including a pool and cabanas, fitness center, business center and lounge. The penthouse level will feature a rooftop terrace, as well as a Skyview Lounge with a furnished gourmet kitchen and panoramic views of the Houston skyline. Other amenities are ample garage parking, valet parking including bicycle valet, and a private entrance with 24-hour security.

Thor Equities also recently announced the topping out of 3200 Kirby, the office tower at Kirby Collection.  The 13-story, 186,000-square-foot Class A building is in close proximity to four of the city’s largest employment hubs including CBD Houston, the Galleria/Uptown District, Greenway Plaza and the Texas Medical Center.

In addition, two levels of prime retail space totaling 65,000 square feet will be home to first-class restaurants, nightlife, and world-class shopping. Thor recently leased 33,830 square feet at Kirby Collection to Pinstripes, a popular dining and entertainment venue featuring a variety of activities including bowling and bocce, as well as a bistro serving Italian and American cuisine.

E.E. Reed Construction is the general contractor for Kirby Collection.  Richard Keating Architecture is the design architect, Dianna Wong Architecture + Design is the interior designer, and Houston-based Kirksey is the architect of record.  Walter P Moore is the structural engineer, and Houston-based WYLIE is the MEP engineer.

In addition to Kirby Collection in Houston, Thor Equities is developing The Shoppes at Cinco Ranch anchored by a new 100,000-square-foot Lowe’s store.