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Shake Shack, Steel City Pops Head To Montrose

Shake Shack, Steel City Pops Head To Montrose

Shake Shack, Steel City Pops Head To East Montrose Developement

The New Fairview District In East Montrose Announces Shake Shack And Steel City Pops

HOUSTON — JAN 24 — The redevelopment of East Montrose looks to all ‘Pops’ and ‘Shakes’ as construction gets ready to build mix-use office and retail space on the site of former nightclub Meteor in Montrose.

Edge Realty’s website site used for marketing and leasing of the future space includes signage indicating the Fairview, Taft, and Mason Street development being called the ‘Fairview District,’ will now include popular New York-based Shake Shack, a new Houston Revolution Studio, an Alabama-based Steel City Pops, and a stand alone Shinola store.

The new development, located in the heart of the Montrose district, will feature 30,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space according to Edge’s website. Additionally, 25,000square feet of boutique office space, and a 200-plus space parking garage.

East Montrose To Be Developed Into Fairview District

East Montrose To Be Developed Into Fairview District

New Designs Released For New Development That Will Be Built On Site Of Old Meteor Lounge

HOUSTON Oct 13 — Updated designs have been released showing the plans for Fairview St. and Taft St. that will include Max’s Wine Dive and Cuchara. The new development will include mixed-use retail/office development that is currently available for pre-lease in the heart of Montrose, offering boutique office, restaurant and retail space, as well as a five-story parking garage. Construction is slated to begin January 2017.

According to CBRE the project will be branded the ‘Fairview District,’ due to being situated as a strategic entryway to Montrose from Midtown,– will be comprised of four buildings.

East-Montrose-To-Be-Developed-Into-Fairview-District2 East Montrose To Be Developed Into Fairview District“Office tenants today are looking for an experience. They want to be inspired in their work space and also have direct access to progressive retail and dining concepts,” CBRE’s Rima Soroka said

Featuring a highly creative design concept, which includes industrial elements such as glass, brick and steel, as well as exposed 10-foot ceilings, Fairview District will be an attractive development for office tenants who thrive in collaborative work environments, Soroka said.

“Montrose has served as the cultural hub of Houston for decades,” EDGE Realty’s Lacee Jacobs said. “Fairview District will offer a unified retail and restaurant destination with new, unique concepts that reflect the neighborhood and the city’s eclectic and diverse personality.”

East-Montrose-To-Be-Developed-Into-Fairview-District1 East Montrose To Be Developed Into Fairview District“Fairview District will offer a rare urban experience in Houston: a cultural hub where young professionals and consumers mingle day and night, at work and play,” Fred Sharifi, with SFT Investments, said. “We are excited to work with industry leading partners, such as Gensler, to emphasize the pedestrian character of the neighborhood.”


By Cade Michals (About News, About Magazine)

Montrose Mining Company Sold To Developer

Montrose Mining Company

Montrose Mining Company Sold To Developer

(Montrose) — One of Houston’s oldest LGBTQ bars has been sold according to Harris County land records. The Montrose Mining Company (located at 805 Pacific St.) was owned by iconic LGBTQ nightclub guru Charles Armstrong. It closed in 2016.

The new owner, Fred Sharifi, has been busy buying up properties all across Montrose. At last count, he owns five different properties. Of these five properties, one includes the land where the former LGBTQ bar Meteor was once located. His recent purchase, Baba Yega, sits behind the former Mining Company.

Sharifi is the mastermind developer behind the new mix-use space called the ‘Fairview District.’

Doc’s In Montrose Officially Closes


MONTROSE — It’s officially over for Doc’s in Montrose. The lights are off and the gas station signs have been removed, according to Houston’s #1 real estate blog Swamplot.

The 2,770 sq-ft. building sits across the street from McDonald’s in Montrose on Westheimer Rd. and Graustark.

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