City of Houston Real Estate Overview - March 10, 2009

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City of Houston Real Estate Overview - March 10, 2009

  1. 1. © 2009 Copyright, City of Houston ~ General Services Department All Rights Reserved City of Houston Real Estate
  2. 2. OVERVIEW <ul><li>MUNICIPAL REAL ESTATE </li></ul><ul><li>Principal City Departments with Significant Real Estate Holdings: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Works & Engineering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Houston Airport System </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Convention & Entertainment Facilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parks & Recreation Department </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. OVERVIEW <ul><ul><li> General Services Department </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sales of Surplus Property </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Real Property Acquisitions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Leases </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Design & Construction Projects </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mayor Bill White’s Sustainability Initiative </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Challenges for the Future </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. OVERVIEW <ul><li>The City owns over 500 properties valued at over $7.2 billion and occupying more than *20.7 million square feet. </li></ul>Houston 579.4 sq mi *This figure is an approximation. The Four Largest Cities in the US Land Size (Sq. Miles) New York City 304.8 sq mi Los Angeles 469.1 sq mi Chicago 227.2 sq mi
  5. 5. MUNICIPAL REAL ESTATE CITY OF HOUSTON Principal Departments with Significant Real Estate Holdings General Services Department Public Works & Engineering Houston Airport System Convention & Entertainment Facilities Parks & Recreation Department
  6. 6. PUBLIC WORKS & ENGINEERING <ul><li>PUBLIC WORKS & ENGINEERING is responsible for the administration, planning, maintenance, construction management and technical engineering of the City's infrastructure. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Real Estate Branch of the Planning and Development Services Division manages the sale of streets, easements and alleys as well as processing requests for encroachments into streets and alleys. The Real Estate Branch also acquires land and interests required for public use in connection with the City’s Capital Improvement Plan. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. PUBLIC WORKS & ENGINEERING
  8. 8. HOUSTON AIRPORT SYSTEM <ul><li>HOUSTON AIRPORT SYSTEM is the 4 th largest airport system in the United States. The properties include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>George Bush Intercontinental Airport – 10,000 acres </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>William P. Hobby Airport – 1,304 acres </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ellington Airport – over 2,200 acres </li></ul></ul>Hobby Airport
  9. 10. CONVENTION & ENTERTAINMENT FACILITIES <ul><li>CONVENTION & ENTERTAINMENT FACILITIES manages more than 10 City-owned buildings and plazas, as well as underground and surface parking for nearly 7,000 vehicles. These facilities include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>George R. Brown Convention Ctr. 2,000,000 sq. ft. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wortham Theater Center 437,000 sq. ft. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jones Hall 185,000 sq. ft. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bayou Place I 202,159 sq. ft. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bayou Place II 133,237 sq. ft. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aquarium (improvements only) 100,231 sq. ft. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. CONVENTION & ENTERTAINMENT FACILITIES <ul><ul><li>HCA 46,741 sq. ft. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Talento Bilingue Theater 18,500 sq. ft. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Theater District Garage 1,366,578 sq. ft. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sweeney Clock 3,567 sq. ft. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plazas and Greenspaces 466,704 sq. ft. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TOTAL FACILITY SPACE 4,960,167 sq. ft. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 12. George R. Brown Convention Center
  12. 13. CONVENTION & ENTERTAINMENT FACILITIES Wortham Center Buffalo Bayou Jones Hall Talento Bilingue de Houston Houston Center for the Arts Miller Outdoor Theater
  13. 14. PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT <ul><li>PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT has acquired 5,105 acres of park land during the administration of Mayor Bill White, including a parcel of 4,793 acres near Lake Houston for the creation of the Lake Houston Wilderness Park. The Department maintains and manages 350 developed parks and over 200 greenspaces. </li></ul>Club House, Memorial Park
  14. 15. PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT Japanese Gardens, Hermann Park
  15. 16. Memorial Park
  16. 17. Tranquility Park
  17. 18. GENERAL SERVICES <ul><li>The General Services Department manages more than 300 properties comprising over 7.3 million square feet. </li></ul><ul><li>The Department also procures electricity and natural gas and implements conservation measures, oversees security of 350 City facilities and provides parking management services. </li></ul>Kingwood Library Bracewell Library
  18. 19. GENERAL SERVICES
  19. 20. SALES OF SURPLUS PROPERTY <ul><li>During the current Mayor’s administration the City has sold 92 properties for a total of $42,639,766. </li></ul>
  20. 21. REAL PROPERTY ACQUISITIONS <ul><li>From 2006 to the present date the General Services Department has acquired for the City approximately 30 acres of land with a cumulative value of almost $8,000,000. </li></ul>
  21. 22. LEASES <ul><li>General Services Real Estate leases </li></ul><ul><li>507,478 square feet of building space </li></ul><ul><li>for annual rental payments totaling $4,504,143.00 </li></ul><ul><li>for various City departments, excluding Houston Airport System and Convention & Entertainment Facilities. </li></ul>
  22. 23. DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS <ul><li>The Design & Construction Division of General Services functions as the City’s in-house developer of City facilities, excluding aviation projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Since the beginning of Mayor White’s administration in 2004, the Design & Construction Division has undertaken construction and renovation projects totaling 2,147,913 square feet for a cost of $493,755,134. </li></ul>
  23. 24. Central Library, Downtown Houston
  24. 25. Fire Station # 8 South Post Oak Multi-Service Center/Vinson Branch Library
  25. 26. Julia Ideson Building, Houston Public Library
  26. 27. SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE <ul><li>Buildings: Reduce energy consumption per square foot through increased energy efficiency measures. </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation: Migrate to more fuel efficient, cleaner vehicles, fleets across our region. </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure: Increase energy productivity utilization and long-term reliability for major infrastructure. </li></ul><ul><li>Energy Supplies: Embrace renewable energy sources to provide reliable, secure power for our region leveraging wind and solar resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Stewardship: Divert waste flow away from landfills to recycling paths. Improve water and air quality across the region. Plant a million trees. </li></ul>
  27. 28. SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE <ul><li>The City of Houston has reduced its kwh use by 5.8% from 2004 through 2007, even as services have expanded. </li></ul><ul><li>The Houston region’s electricity use has increased only 1.1% per annum from 2004 through 2007 while the metropolitan area has grown over 4% per annum. </li></ul>
  28. 29. CHALLENGES FOR THE FUTURE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES HOUSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT PERMITTING DIVISION (PUBLIC WORKS & ENGINEERING) MUNICIPAL COURTS
  29. 30. © 2009 Copyright, City of Houston ~ General Services Department All Rights Reserved

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