The lowdown on the projects in the Energy Corridor

Demand for office space in west Houston has developers scrambling to put buildings on the ground. They’re betting on continued strength in the energy sector, which has been driving the office market in this part of town. Most of the following buildings are proposed, but a few are already under construction.

Mason Creek Office Center
Developer: Myers Crow & Saviers
Location: Northeast corner of I-10 and Mason Road
Size: 2 stories, 135,000 square feet
Architect: Powers Brown Architects
Status: Proposed

Greenhouse Office Park
Developer: Stream Realty Partners/Wile Interests
Location: Southeast corner of I-10 and Greenhouse Road
Size: 5½ stories, 220,000 square feet
Architect: Powers Brown Architecture
Status: Proposed

Energy Crossing II
Developer: Lincoln Property Co.
Location: Southwest corner of I-10 and Texas 6
Size: 6 stories, 240,000 square feet
Status: Groundbreaking scheduled for August; 80,000 square feet pre-leased to Atwood Oceanics

Future building site, not named
Developer: Skanska USA
Location: 15375 Memorial Drive
Status: Proposed

Eldridge Oaks II
Developer: Transwestern
Location: 1080 Eldridge Parkway at Enclave Parkway
Size: 14 stories, 350,000 square feet
Architect: Kirksey
Status: Proposed

Energy Center Three
Developer: Trammell Crow Co./Principal Real Estate Investors
Address: 935 N. Eldridge Parkway
Size: 20 stories, 546,000 square feet
Project cost: More than $150 million
Architect: Kirksey
Status: Proposed

Woodbranch Development
Developer: PM Realty Group for Stena Realty
Location: North of I-10 between Dairy Ashford and Kirkwood on Wickchester
Size: Planned for two buildings; each between 175,000 and 200,000 square feet
Architect: Kirksey
Project cost: $45 million for first building
Status: Proposed

Energy Tower III
Developer: Mac Haik Realty
Location: Northwest corner of Interstate 10 and Kirkwood in Energy Plaza
Size: 17 stories, 450,532 square feet
Architect: Morris Architects
Status: Proposed

CityCentre Three and Four*
Developer: Midway Cos.
Address: Southeast corner of the West Belt and the Sam Houston Parkway
Size: About 120,000 square feet each
Status: CityCentre Three is under construction; Four is proposed

Murphy building
Developer: MetroNational
Address: 9805 Interstate 10
Size: 14 stories, 320,000 square feet
Status: Groundbreaking scheduled for this month; Murphy Exploration & Production Co. has pre-leased 173,000 square feet

Beltway 8 Corporate Centre
Developer: Panattoni Development Co.
Address: Westway Park Boulevard at Corporate Centre Drive
Size: 2 stories, 100,000 square feet
Architect: TBD
Status: Proposed

Clay Beltway Office Complex
Developer: Transwestern
Location: Northwest corner of W. Sam Houston Parkway and Clay Road
Size: Two buildings: 14 stories with 350,000 square feet and 12 stories with 300,000 square feet
Architect: Odell
Status: Proposed

8 West Centre
Developer: Core Real Estate
Address: 3505 W. Sam Houston Parkway North
Size: 4 stories, 228,000 square feet
Architect: Powers Brown Architecture
Status: Proposed

CityWestPlace 5 through 8
Developer: Thomas Properties Group
Size: Four buildings from 307,000 square feet to 640,000 square feet
Location: Near the northwest corner of Westheimer and the Sam Houston Parkway
Status: Proposed

Granite Briarpark Green
Developer: Granite Properties
Location: 3141 Briarpark Drive
Size: 12 stories, 300,000 square feet
Architect: PGAL
Project cost: $75 million
Status: Under construction; no tenants yet

Westchase Park*
Developer: Simmons Vedder
Address: 3600 W. Sam Houston Parkway South
Size: 270,000 square feet
Status: Proposed

Two Oak Park
Developer: Means Knaus Partners
Location: 6006 Rogerdale Road
Size: 6 stories, 150,000 square feet
Architect: Gensler
Project cost: About $35 million
Status: Proposed; will not start without pre-leasing

*Information from real estate sources
Note: Cost not available for all projects.
Source: Chronicle research, PM Realty Group and Jones Lang LaSalle