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Two Read King Brokers Named 2017 Heavy Hitters by the HBJ

Read King is pleased to announce two of our brokers have been named 2017 Heavy Hitters by the Houston Business Journal!

Congratulations to Christie Amezquita, CCIM and Tony Patronella!

Read King is named one of the Top 10 Best Places to Work in Houston 2016

For the second year in a row, Read King is named one of the Top 10 Best Places to Work in Houston ranking number 11 out of 55 small company finalists.

Click below to view the complete article on the Houston Business Journal’s website:

“HBJ reveals the Best Places to Work rankings for 2016"

Read King is pleased to announce David Lecky joins our development team as Senior Construction Executive

With more than 35 years of experience, David Lecky brings a complete knowledge of the development and construction process to the Read King team.  He oversees all of the firm’s construction activities for their medical and retail divisions.  

Three Read King Brokers Named Finalists: 2016 Heavy Hitters

Read King is pleased to announce three of our brokers have been named finalists by the Houston Business Journal - Houston’s 2016 top Heavy Hitters of commercial real estate.

Read King is named one of the Top 10 Best Places to Work in Houston

On October 8, 2015, Read King was awarded one of the “Best Places to Work in Houston.” The honor is awarded by the Houston Business Journal, which researches the dynamics and characteristics of great workplaces and promotes workplace excellence. Companies were ranked based upon employee survey responses in areas such as team effectiveness, trust in senior leaders, feeling valued, manager effectiveness and compensation.

Tony Patronella appointed to Position Two of the Board of Directors of Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Twenty-Three

Tony Patronella, broker at Read King Commercial Real Estate, has been appointed to Position Two of the Board of Directors of Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Twenty-Three. With 35 years of real estate experience, Tony Patronella brings a veteran’s perspective to the Board of Directors along with a wealth of real estate contacts. As a fifth generation Houstonian, Tony has deep roots in the Houston community which gives him a vested interest in seeing areas like the East End revitalized. Tony’s impressive professional experience and leadership will be great assets to the board.

Whole Foods Market to anchor Fern Marketplace

Read King Commercial Real Estate has announced plans for a 30 acre master planned high-end retail development at the intersection of 70th and Fern Avenue. The 36,150 square foot Whole Foods Market will anchor the first phase of the development, which is scheduled to open in early 2015. In addition to Whole Foods Market, the first phase will include another 39,250 square feet of high-end retail and restaurants. The second phase will consist of approximately 200,000 square feet of additional anchor retail, office and small shop space.

Read King is pleased to announce the hiring of Kim Nelson as COO

Kim Nelson has joined Read King Commercial Real Estate as Chief Operating Officer. She has strategic and operational responsibility for the organization, providing leadership for the Company’s corporate teams including development, property management, accounting, human resources, administration and office management. She also serves as a member of the Executive Team.

Groundbreaking for North Houston’s First Whole Foods Market

Read King Commercial Real Estate held a Groundbreaking Celebration for the First North Houston Whole Foods Market to be located in Vintage Marketplace at the Southeast corner of Louetta and Cutten Roads. The 40,443 square foot Whole Foods Market is anchoring the first phase of the 18 acre retail development. Read King, a leading full-service commercial real estate firm, was founded more than 20 years ago by Jeff Read and Ewing King.

Houston developer Frank Liu has purchased the former Finger Furniture

Houston developer Frank Liu has purchased the former Finger Furniture property on 16 acres at the Gulf Freeway and Cullen Boulevard. Tony Patronella with Read King represented Liu in the purchase, as well as the sale by Liu of another East End tract adjacent to Austin High School. Houston Independent School District purchased 8.9 acres at Ernestine and Lockwood for the expansion of the campus. Katherine Wildman with Wulfe & Co. represented the seller of the Finger Furniture Property, Amegy Bank.

Source: Houston Chronicle

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