News release

JLL selected to lease 30-story Horizon Tower in the Texas Medical Center

Firm to market new 485,000-square-foot, life-sciences facility, part of the Texas A&M Innovation Plaza mixed-use development

July 28, 2020

HOUSTON, July 28, 2020JLL today announced that the firm has been selected by Medistar Corporation and Texas A&M University as the exclusive leasing agent for the Horizon Tower, located at 6929 Main Street.

Horizon Tower, a new 30-story life sciences and medical office tower is set to begin construction later this year. Located near the corner of Main Street and Holcombe Boulevard in the Texas Medical Center, Horizon Tower is part of the $550 million Texas A&M Innovation Plaza mixed-use development, which was announced by Texas A&M in February. 

“Horizon Tower is well-positioned to thrive as one of the state’s premier life sciences facilities located within Texas A&M’s Innovation Plaza campus in the largest medical center in the world,” said JLL Senior Vice President Tim Gregory.

The leasing assignment will be spearheaded by JLL’s Tim Gregory and Angela Barber, both leasing agents in the firm’s healthcare and life sciences group.

Scheduled to deliver in January 2024, Horizon Tower is a 17-story, 485,000 square-foot building that will be built atop the 13-story parking structure. With generous, efficient floorplates and robust building technologies, this integrated life sciences building will be ideally suited for biomedical, technology, clinical, medical and office uses.

Accessible via Main Street, Holcombe Boulevard and Fannin Street, Horizon Tower is also adjacent to the METRO TMC Station, providing convenient connectivity via bus and light rail service to the TMC, Museum District and Downtown Houston.

Horizon Tower is being developed by Houston-based Medistar Corporation. American Triple I Partners, founded by Texas A&M alum Henry Cisneros, is part of the financing team.

JLL is a leader in healthcare commercial real estate with the largest healthcare and life sciences service platform in Houston by square footage managed and leased. The firm manages and leases healthcare and life sciences properties as well as advises tenants seeking real estate solutions.

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