Updates

Find out more about what’s happening around Allen Center, from announcements to events and news.

August 22

Brookfield Properties | In the Community

As we approach the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, we are reflecting on the storm’s impact to our city. We were moved by the inspirational emergency response that began as Harvey made landfall and are thankful to the local, state, and federal disaster relief professionals and…Read More

July 25

Spotted on The Acre: PARK PEOPLE

As you make your way through The Acre at Allen Center, you may have noticed a series of six new faces scattered across the one-acre greenspace. On July 23, Brookfield Properties unveiled PARK PEOPLE, a series of life-size Lego sculptures designed by award-winning artist, Nathan…Read More

June 29

#CheersToHOU: Allen Center’s New Murals

Have you noticed the latest murals to make a splash in downtown Houston?  Last month, Brookfield Properties unveiled two Bayou City-inspired artworks in Allen Center’s underground food court, The Court. The artworks – one mural and one vinyl – were painted and designed by Roxy Prima…Read More

May 17

It’s Earth Day Every Day: Brookfield Properties’ Sustainability Efforts

In honor of Earth Day last month, Brookfield Properties hosted a week-long Electronic Waste Drive across all of its Houston properties, including Allen Center. Tenants were tasked with bringing recyclable electronics, such as computer displays, printers, game devices, and cell phones to…Read More

April 11

On Display: Art at One Allen Center

As you stroll through the renovated One Allen Center, you may notice a series of art installations that adorn its walls and ceilings. In planning the Reimagining of Allen Center, Brookfield Properties commissioned a series of public artworks to be integrated into the downtown building’s…Read More

March 21

Please Meat Guard and Grace, Award-Winning Steakhouse Coming to Allen Center

From the earliest stages of planning the Reimagining of Allen Center project, Brookfield Properties envisioned the inclusion of a signature chef-driven restaurant anchoring the 25,000 square foot retail and dining mix in One Allen Center’s new two-story “glass box.” Today, we’re…Read More

January 30

Looking Back on 2017: Leasing Allen Center

Now that we are a few weeks into the New Year, we can’t help but reminisce on the amazing changes that Allen Center has undergone in the last year, including the debut of the first phase of redevelopment back in October.

As a result of the Reimagining of Allen Center, we had a few of…Read More

December 13

Reporting for Duty: Introducing Officer Brooks

Over the course of the last two months, we have experienced many great changes at Allen Center, including the debut of our completed first phase of the Reimagining of Allen Center. The multi-million renovation included the reconfiguration of our courtyard into a beautiful one-acre…Read More

November 14

Life on The Acre

A little over a month ago, we proudly unveiled the completed first phase of the Reimagining of Allen Center project, which included the transformation of the One Allen Center lobby, as well as a new one-acre central greenspace, The Acre, housed in the heart of Allen Center.

What was…Read More

October 10

Reimagining of Allen Center: Phase I Now Complete

The Reimagining of Allen Center kicked off in June 2016 and we are thrilled to share that phase I of the renovation is now complete! 

Our multi-million dollar project included a complete transformation of the One Allen Center lobby featuring a two-story glass façade, which will later be…Read More

September 25

Big News: One Allen Center Now LEED-EB Gold Certified

We’re excited to share that One Allen Center recently achieved LEED-EB Gold certification through the Brookfield LEED Volume Program. The certification of One Allen Center means that we are now LEED Gold certified across our entire Houston portfolio, which includes Two and Three Allen…Read More

August 22

Reimagining of Allen Center: Project Update

We’re nearing the end of the initial phase of renovation at Allen Center! Last May, we announced the multi-million dollar project, including the complete transformation of One Allen Center’s lobby into a two-story glass façade that will be home to a signature chef-driven restaurant.…Read More

July 26

Allen Center welcomes Motiva Enterprises expansion in One Allen Center

Last May, Brookfield Properties announced the multi-million dollar reimagining of Allen Center, a renovation project starting with the creation of a two-story glass façade facing Smith and Dallas streets; a signature chef-driven restaurant; a one-acre greenspace; and an upgraded sky…Read More

December 12

Out with the Old, In with the New

Since the groundbreaking of the reimagined Allen Center in May 2016, much progress has been made. As a part of the renovation, we have completely revamped the West Sky Bridge connecting One and Two Allen Center. We are excited to announce that the new sleek and sunny West Sky Bridge is…Read More

August 18

What’s in store at the reimagined Allen Center? Perhaps a signature restaurant

Construction of the reimagined Allen Center in downtown Houston is well underway and Brookfield Properties, together with Transwestern, will deliver a new 25,000 sq ft restaurant/retail mix with seamless connection to the streetscape and the surrounding business community. 

Transwestern…Read More