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Texas People & Companies, November 17, 2023

  • Premier is pleased to announce the newest addition to its growing architecture team. Aimee Sanborn, AIA, NCARB, has assumed the role of Senior Vice President, of Adaptive Reuse & Mixed Use, Premier, spearheading the company’s expansion into the adaptive reuse and mixed-use segments nationally. 
  • Fort Worth-based Trademark Property Company announced the appointment of Kevin Kessinger as its President and Chief Operating Officer. With decades of experience structuring, directing, and managing commercial real estate platforms and operating teams for prestigious companies such as ShopCore Properties and DDR. 
  • Marcus & Millichap announced the sale of Shoppes at Kingsgate, a 156,343-square-foot, grocery-anchored neighborhood retail center located in Kingwood, a 14,000-acre master-planned community in Northeast Houston, Texas. Anchored by grocery store Aldi, Shoppes at Kingsgate was 95% occupied at the time of the sale.
  • Crockett Row, the mixed-use urban village in the heart Fort Worth’s cultural district, announced a new name for the development – Artisan Circle. In addition, a strategic plan to revitalize the property has been unveiled, including the addition of gathering spaces, enhanced wayfinding, updated signage and lighting and improved accessibility.
  • Ascendant Development, a luxury apartment and student housing investor, developer and general contractor, announced that it has completed construction on the 257-unit Haven at Mansfield, located at 269 N State Hwy 360 in Mansfield, TX. The project’s amenity suite includes a gourmet kitchen, interior garages, fitness center, yoga/spin room, game room, clubroom, expansive lobby, green paseo, and resort-style saltwater pool. 
  • Buc-ee’s is adding new electric vehicle charging stations to its offerings. The companies said that Mercedes-Benz HPC North America LLC has already begun installing the premium EV charging hubs at several Buc-ee’s travel centers and plans to have 31 completed by the end of 2024. The hubs in some key markets are expected to open by the end of this year. Buc-ee’s declined to disclose the specific locations at this time.

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