Harris County adds office space to handle increase in flood control projects
Harris County has leased additional office space along the U.S. 290 corridor in northwest Houston to accommodate employees working on flood mitigation projects and disaster recovery services.
Commercial real estate firm Avison Young announced two leases totaling 48,511 square feet at 13105 Northwest Freeway. One lease is for 21,943 square feet, and the second is for 26,810 square feet.
The Engineering Department - Recovery and Resiliency Division, Harris County Flood Control District and the Community Services Department will occupy offices on the fourth and sixth floors, according to Avison Young. Move-in is anticipated in July.
"We are pleased to be in a space that will accommodate three Harris County departments and still be near the headquarters for both Harris County Flood Control and Harris County Engineering," Harris County Flood Control District Communications Officer Rob Lazaro said in an announcement.
Avison Young's Sam Hansen, Doug Pack and Jonathan Cohen represented the landlord, NW
Crossing Management, in the deals. Beeman Strong & Co. represented the county in the leases, which have a 5-year term.