News release

Portland-based Black Rock Coffee Bar set to open first two Houston locations

JLL secures retail leases for Black Rock Coffee Bar in Houston, expected opening dates

October 28, 2019

HOUSTON, October 28, 2019 – JLL today announced the successful lease negotiation for Black Rock Coffee Bar’s first two Houston locations. The Portland-based coffee retailer’s Houston-area storefronts will be located in Katy and Westchase. The first location is expected to open in January.

The company also recently announced plans to open three locations in Austin, Texas.

“We couldn’t be happier to be expanding into the great state of Texas,” said Jeremy Brand, Vice President of Operations - Texas, Black Rock Coffee Bar. “We’re excited to become a gathering place, as we establish meaningful connections in our local neighborhoods.”

Black Rock Coffee Bar’s new Houston-area locations include:

  •  A 2,188-square-foot end cap that includes a drive thru and is expected to open in early 2020 on the Grand Parkway, north of Highland Knolls, in Katy, TX.
  •  A 2,100-square-foot end cap that includes a drive thru and is expected to open early 2020 at 2620 W. Sam Houston in Westchase.

JLL Senior Vice President Matt Parsons and Managing Director Mark Raines represented Black Rock Coffee Bar in each of these lease negotiations.

“Black Rock Coffee Bar delivers a unique, neighborhood-centric coffee experience everyone can enjoy,” said Parsons. “We’re thrilled to welcome Black Rock Coffee Bar to Houston and look forward to playing a role in their continued growth and success in Texas.”

Each Black Rock Coffee Bar location will offer specialty coffee drinks and locally-sourced menu items.

Based in Portland, Oregon, Black Rock Coffee Bar currently operates 65 company-owned and franchise stores in Oregon, Washington, California, Arizona, Idaho, Nevada and Colorado.

To follow the Black Rock Texas rollout on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, search @blackrocktexas on any of these social media platforms.

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