HOUSTON, May 7, 2009 — Midway Companies, a Houston-based privately owned, fully integrated real estate development and investment firm, announced that Norris Conference Centers opened today at the company’s CITYCENTRE project. The announcement was made Brad Freels, chairman and CEO of Midway Companies.
The 30,000-square-foot Norris Conference Centers offers eight meeting rooms, ranging from 1,700 square feet to 7,700 square feet. The facility, which was designed to meet the standards set forth by the International Association of Conference Centers (IACC), features ergonomic seating, full spectrum lighting, soundproofed meeting rooms and individual room thermostats. The Center offers a variety of menu options, including beverage services, continental breakfast, warm breakfast and lunch buffets, passed hors d’eouvers and plated dinners.
“Norris Conference Centers is a proven organization that brings a unique and incredibly useful facet to CITYCENTRE,” said Freels. “Those who attend events at the Conference Center will benefit from all of the project’s shopping, dining and entertainment options, and the companies that have offices at CITYCENTRE will have an outstanding meeting venue within walking distance.”
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.
With five locations throughout the central Texas area, Norris Conference Centers have been the leader in conference center venues since 1990. Norris Conference Centers offers a wide range of meeting facilities for various events, including day meetings, trade shows, staff development programs, awards banquets and special events.
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.