The Howard Hughes Corporation held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, March 9 for the renovation of the lobby and two office suites at the 1400 Woodloch Forest office building in The Woodlands, an award-winning master planned community.
Executives from The Howard Hughes Corporation as well as representatives from The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce were in attendance.
This renovation extended the lobby through the ground level of the building, leading to the parking areas on the northside and southside. It features all-new, updated finish materials including tile flooring and walls, with modern lighting and hard ceilings. The lobby incorporates COVID-19 safety protocols such as a touchless digital directory with the capability to receive directory information on a smart phone or options for a touch directory.
The transformation also includes the renovation of four office suites which will feature all-new, updated finish materials and a modern color palette. Two suites totaling 2,524 square feet and 5,175 square feet are ready for immediate move-in. Two additional suites totaling 1,876 square feet and 4,339 square feet will be ready for move in by Thursday, April 1.
1400 Woodloch Forest is a five-story, 95,561-square-foot office building, owned and managed by The Howard Hughes Corporation. Situated on the northeast corner of Woodlands Parkway and Woodloch Forest Drive, it offers convenient proximity to shopping and dining along Waterway Square®, Hughes Landing®, The Woodlands Mall and Market Street as well as entertainment at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Also, within walking distance from the building are The Westin at The Woodlands and luxury multifamily residences including The Millennium Six Pines, The Millennium Waterway and the newly-opened The Lane at Waterway.
The building provides easy access to Interstate 45, the Hardy Toll Road, Grand Parkway and George Bush Intercontinental Airport.
“We are proud to debut the modern makeover of the 1400 Woodloch Forest office building lobby,” said Jim Carman, President – Houston Region for The Howard Hughes Corporation. “With visually -appealing, updated enhancements and the addition of updated technology, this attractive office building provides an ideal location for office space, especially given its easy access to Interstate 45 and The Woodlands Town Center.”
Gensler served as architect on the project, and Byrd Construction handled the renovation.