HOUSTON, November 12, 2009 — Midway Companies, a Houston-based privately owned, fully integrated real estate development and investment firm, announced today that Bailey Banks & Biddle and Eye Couture are now open at the company’s CITYCENTRE project in Houston. The announcement was made by Brad Freels, chairman and CEO of Midway Companies.
Fine jeweler Bailey Banks & Biddle opened a 7,000-square-foot prototype store, which is an original design created specifically to fit the look and feel of CITYCENTRE. The luxury retailer features collections from famous designers and watchmakers.
Eye Couture opened a 1,000-square-foot eyeglass boutique. The retailer features fashionable, yet functional eyewear from luxury designers, as well as highly qualified opticians.
CITYCENTRE is a $500 million development and covers 1.8 million square feet. The new center reflects the next generation of mixed-use development and will be a distinct blend of elegant retail shops, fine dining, state-of-the art offices, distinct metropolitan homes and world-class hospitality, all in one 37-acre pedestrian-oriented environment. CITYCENTRE is located between I-10W and the Sam Houston Tollway/Beltway 8. More information on the project is available at www.citycentrehouston.com.
Houston-based Midway Companies is a privately owned, fully integrated real estate development and investment firm that has provided the highest level of quality, service and value to its clients and investors for more than 40 years. The Midway portfolio of projects completed and/or under way consists of approximately 32 million square feet of properties in 22 states and Northern Mexico ranging from office and industrial facilities, corporate headquarters, mixed-use centers, business and industrial parks, medical facilities, manufacturing facilities, and master-planned resort and residential communities. Since its inception in 1968, Midway has created projects of distinction, aesthetic relevance and enduring value for its investor partners, clients and local communities.