Project Updates


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

September 8

Brookfield Women’s Network partners up to help women dress for success

From July 6 through July 15, Brookfield Women’s Network partnered with CBRE Women’s Network to support Dress for Success Houston. As part of the donation drive, women across Brookfield Properties’ Houston portfolio were encouraged to donate their gently used, career-appropriate apparel. Since 1998, Dress for Success Houston has been dedicated…Read More

July 22

Ride with us: Join Brookfield Properties and the American Heart Association for CycleNation Houston

Did you know that someone in the U.S. dies from stroke about every 4 minutes and from heart disease about once every 84 seconds? The good news is that cardiovascular diseases, including strokes, are largely preventable with proper amounts of physical activity and healthy eating. That is why Brookfield Properties…Read More

June 11

Allen Center Offers a Wealth of Wellness

Throughout the Reimagining of Allen Center, incorporating wellness amenities was a top priority for Brookfield Properties. It was important to us that our tenants have access to spaces that promote physical and mental wellness. Part of our wellness-centric vision for Allen Center included the creation of The Acre during Phase…Read More

April 21

Allen Center: Sustainability Efforts

In honor of Earth Month, we wanted to share how Brookfield Properties’ sustainability program exemplifies best-in-class resource management, environmental performance, and community engagement. Across our Houston portfolio, we focus on five key areas within sustainability – energy, waste, water, carbon, and wellness – and Allen Center is a prime example…Read More

March 2

Unveiled: The Reimagining of Allen Center is Now Complete

We are thrilled to share the completed renovations for Phase II of the Reimagining of Allen Center, which focused on upgrades to Two and Three Allen Center. Capitalizing on the successful renovation of One Allen Center and the repositioning of the C. Baldwin Hotel, the transformed Two and Three Allen…Read More

December 18

Update: Delicious Food and Drink Offerings at Allen Center

Have you enjoyed the delicious food and drink options offered by Lobby Bar, Good 2 Go, and Guard and Grace at Allen Center? If not, this is the perfect time to stop by! From cocktails to tasty meals, the Lobby Bar at the C. Baldwin Hotel has it all. Featuring…Read More

December 16

Wrapping up a wonderful 2020 BEARing Gifts Toy Drive

We want to offer our warmest thank you to our amazing tenants who participated in our annual holiday toy drive, BEARing Gifts. As a part of our Brookfield Cares initiative, Brookfield Properties hosted the toy drive across several lobbies throughout our downtown Houston portfolio. Thanks to your generosity, we were…Read More

November 18

Work & Mother is Now Open for Private Tours and Enrollment

In October 2019, we announced the exciting news that Work & Mother – a network of fully equipped lactation facilities with an associated app for booking, support community, and educational resources for working mothers who are breastfeeding – had signed on to become part of the Brookfield Properties community. Now…Read More

October 26

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year: The 2020 BEARing Gifts Toy Drive

With the holiday season quickly approaching, we are so excited to once again be hosting our annual holiday toy drive, BEARing Gifts, as part of our Brookfield Cares initiative. While the toy drive may look and feel a little different than years past, we remain committed to bringing holiday joy to…Read More

September 23

Now Open: Allen Center Conferencing Center

As part of Phase II of the Reimagining of Allen Center project, integrating new tenant amenities for our Allen Center community to enjoy has been of the utmost importance. With that said, we are delighted to share that the new Emporium Conferencing Center is now open! The adaptive, next generation…Read More

June 30

Unveiled! New Renderings for Allen Center’s Conferencing Center and Wellness Room

As part of the Reimagining of Allen Center project, we have focused on integrating new and exciting tenant amenities to enhance the work environment for our Allen Center community. We are delighted to unveil renderings for the new state-of-the-art conferencing center and wellness room coming soon to the Allen Center…Read More

June 17

New Health and Safety Protocols for Allen Center

Brookfield Properties remains committed to providing outstanding customer service to our tenants, building visitors, and clients. With that commitment in mind, we have developed a plan to return to business operations following the stay-at-home order due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Developed through the expertise of a taskforce of team members…Read More

January 22

Leasing at Allen Center: A Year in Review

Last year was a phenomenal year for Brookfield Properties – Houston, especially at Allen Center! We unveiled plans for Phase II of the Reimagining of Allen Center and with that we welcomed new members to the Allen Center tenant roster. Although the new year is officially underway, we wanted to…Read More

December 3

Highly Anticipated Steakhouse, Guard and Grace, Now Open at Allen Center

Guard and Grace, the award-winning modern steakhouse, led by famed Denver restaurateur Chef Troy Guard, is now open! The 15,000-square-foot destination serves as a new culinary anchor for One Allen Center, conveniently located in the heart of downtown Houston. Interior of Guard and Grace - Photo credit: Mimi Faucett Trahan, Houston…Read More

August 23

Children’s Book Drive with Volunteers of America TEXAS

Over the last few weeks, as a part of its Brookfield Cares initiative, Brookfield Properties partnered with Volunteers of America TEXAS to hold a Children’s Book Drive benefiting homeless children in the Houston area. Thanks to our wonderful Brookfield Properties’ tenants, we successfully collected 2,270 new and gently used books in…Read More