Gensler Houston Office
46,662 SF interior office space
970,000 SF, fifty-five-acre campus consisting of lab space, office space, an amenities building, outdoor storage space, and a central plant and warehouse
Upon turning over the final floor to the Tenant in 2017, the Texas Innovation Center now represents 40% of Dow’s R&D facility footprint in North America. The fifty-five-acre campus includes more than 200,000 SF of R & D Lab space, more than 600,000 SF of office & support space, a 60,000 SF Amenities Building, 11,000 SF of Class 1 Div II Outdoor Storage Space, and a 60,000 SF Central Plant & Warehouse. The central plant consists of five centrifugal chillers with 8,000 tons of cooling capacity, six – 5,000,000 BTU boilers, and three – 2,000 Kw Diesel generators. The project was an illustration of true partnership between Owner, Architect, Contractor, and Tenant and was completed ahead of schedule and under a budget that been established based off a narrative three year prior. The project received LEED Gold Certification in three different phases, Phase I – Administration Building, Phase II – Diamond Center (Amenities Building), Phase II – Labs and Central Plant.