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Houston's Innovation ION signs 10 tenants

Houston’s Innovation Hub Signs Ten Tenants

Houston’s Innovation Hub, called the Ion District, recently signed its tenth tenant. On its website, The Ion says it brings Houston’s entrepreneurial, corporate and academic community into collaborative spaces and programs where ideas grow.

Combined, the new tenants are leasing 35,000 square feet and will drive more cross collaboration across industries, from energy, to education, to healthcare technology, and venture capital. The 266,000 square foot building is now 86% leased. 

The new mostly-startups join Ara Partners, a Houston-based, global private equity firm focused on investing in carbon decentralization technology.

Additionally, this leasing and construction news comes on the heels of flexible workspace provider Common Desk announcing it would expand its space by nearly 50 percent at the Ion to accommodate a waitlist of entrepreneurs, startups, and corporates.

The Ion celebrated its grand opening in May of 2022. Its roster of tenants already includes Chevron, Microsoft, Schlumberger, and Houston Methodist.

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