HOUSTON, Jan. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In the twelve years since the big game last came to town, Houston is almost unrecognizable. Weathering the housing bubble, credit crisis and – to the surprise of many – the most recent energy downturn with flying colors, optimism and business continue to thrive in the country's most diverse city, where the population is expected to eclipse seven-million people this year. While maintaining a cost of living well below most major cities, Houston has heavily invested in infrastructure, public transportation and parks plus cultural and convention facilities, driven urban and suburban infill focused on enhanced pedestrian enjoyment, and fostered arguably one of the most exciting dining scenes in the nation. Ending a record setting year in residential real estate, retail truly has followed rooftops with incredible demand from local, national and international businesses, helping to further change the landscape of the city and making it a highly desirable place to live and an increasingly interesting travel and meeting destination.
Houston-based Streetwise Retail Advisors, which has carved a niche with its boutique focus on urban and suburban street-level space and a curated team that combines the expertise of acclaimed industry veterans with the street smarts of rising real estate stars, has been at the forefront of the city's evolution. Partner Ed Page, whose decades in the business has included leasing and consulting for countless game-changing developments says, "The world has been watching to see how Houston would be affected by the recent energy downturn. We have proven to have a resilient, diversified economy that is a harbinger of exciting days ahead."
Among Page's associates, who are making Houston a more flavorful, entertaining and robust city, include:
Shaw MacIntyre is a Senior Vice President and retail powerhouse with 15 years of winning plays in power centers, lifestyle centers and mixed-use projects under his belt. Working throughout the Houston MSA and southeast Louisiana in tenant representation and retail development, he's been a formidable partner for clients spanning from Life Time Fitness and Regal Entertainment Group to a leader in the development and leasing of Washington Heights and Avalon Center.
David Wise is a Senior Vice President with an exclusive focus on southeast Texas. A trusted advisor to developers, tenants and landlords, the 13-year commercial real estate pro's astute evaluations and tenacity in taking deals to completion has won over clients ranging from Mercedes-Benz of The Woodlands and Regis Corp. to projects such as Town & Country Village and Lower Heights, a new development in Houston.
Sarah Starry is a rookie Associate whose background merges high-end retail, public relations and social media endeavors with tenant representation, plus raw and commercial land transactions.
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