Project Facts

address

  • 800 Capitol Street, Houston, Texas 77002

Building Size

  • 35-story, 750,000 RSF, Class A office building
  • 11-level parking garage with 1.75/1,000 parking

Project Description

  • Mid Rise Floors 12-23: 31,000 RSF
  • High Rise Floors 24-35: 31,400 RSF
  • Energy-efficient glass exterior
  • Minimal columns
  • Up to seven column-free corner offices
  • Unique multi-level tunnel/lobby space featuring gathering spaces and over 10,000 RSF of retail space
  • Architectural glass feature on the northwest corner of the building allows stunning views

Location

  • In the center of Houston's central business district
  • Served by METRORail light rail, which connects to Midtown, the Museum District, Hermann Park and the Texas Medical Center
  • METRORail's new Central Station is located one block away

Access

  • Immediate access to all three highways and major thoroughfares
  • 360-degree vehicular navigation via four left-hand turns
  • Direct proximity to 17 bus stops served by 16 Park & Ride sites around the city
  • Access to Greenlink, free, environmentally friendly buses operating in downtown Houston

Building Amenities

  • Unique two-level lobby area designed for over 10,000 RSF of one-of-a-kind retail and restaurants, unique gathering spaces for all of downtown and a place to connect
  • Fitness center featuring showers and lockers
  • 24/7 security
  • Card key access system
  • On-site property management
  • Bicycle storage

Parking

  • 1.75/1,000 parking ratio
  • 11 levels of garage parking
  • Four garage elevators with conditioned vestibules

Sustainability

  • One of only three buildings in the U.S. participating in the LEED v4 beta program; pre-certified LEED Platinum
  • Will consume 25% less energy than typical baseline buildings (ASHRAE 2010)
  • District chilled water
  • Sustainable features including a demand control ventilation system, energy recovery wheel and AcoustiFlow fans provide energy efficiency and tenant convenience
  • Rainwater harvesting
  • Occupancy motion detection system in the garage

Energy

  • 6.9 watts PSF of power
  • Backup generator location available for tenant use

Developer

  • Skanska USA Commercial Development

Design Team

  • Gensler, Architect
  • Wylie Consulting Engineers, MEP Engineer
  • Walter P. Moore, Structural Engineer

Monitor

A sophisticated dashboard system in the main lobby displays the energy usage of the building to encourage interest in sustainability and efficient behavior.