HOUSTON (June 26, 2017) – McCord Development, Inc., sole owner and developer of Generation Park, announces GHX Industrial, LLC as the anchor tenant of the new Lockwood Business Park, the first for-lease industrial project at Generation Park. GHX, a national value-added distributor and fabricator of industrial gaskets and hoses, is consolidating four Houston area facilities and their headquarters to the new industrial park.
Generation Park is a 4,000-acre commercial development located at the center of the Lake Houston community in northeast Houston. Lockwood Business Park, located at 13300 Lockwood Road, encompasses 25 acres in total and broke ground in March 2017. GHX’s new facility will span ten acres in the business park, opposite TechnipFMC’s 173-acre campus. The 143,500-square-foot facility will include 121,000 square feet of warehouse and shop space and 22,500 square feet of office space.
“The move to Generation Park signifies an investment in the growth and future of GHX,” said Richard Harrison, president of GHX. “This facility will enable us to continue to build upon our core competencies. The new location will significantly improve our capabilities to better serve our customers in the Houston market.”
Construction on the GHX site began in May 2017 and GHX is expected to occupy their new facilities at Generation Park by the end of 2017.
“We are thrilled to welcome GHX to Generation Park,” said Ryan McCord, president of McCord Development, Inc. “We are pleased to offer GHX the space and facilities to streamline and consolidate their daily operations. Their employees will also benefit with access to Generation Park’s lifestyle district Redemption Square, great schools, new and established master-planned neighborhoods and worlds of recreation in the Lake Houston community.”
Method Architecture is the architect and Burton Construction is the contractor with financing provided by Woodforest National Bank. Lockwood Business Park has three additional flex-industrial buildings currently pre-leasing, two at 57,600 square feet and one at 44,800 square feet.
About Generation Park:
Generation Park is a 4,000-acre, master-planned enterprise park in Houston, Texas. Located on the northeast corner of Beltway 8, Generation Park is an innovative business and lifestyle destination. The location offers five beltway intersections, 2.5 miles of beltway frontage, more than 21 miles of major thoroughfares and convenient access to all major land, air and sea transportation corridors in Houston. Home to 174 million square feet in innovative future developments, Generation Park is Houston’s new business destination. For more information, please visit generationpark.com.
About GHX Industrial, LLC:
Headquartered in Houston, TX, GHX provides fluid sealing (gaskets), fluid transfer (hoses) and other products to a variety of industries including refining and petrochemical, upstream oil and gas, power generation, mining, agriculture and marine enterprises. GHX operates 46 locations throughout the United States www.ghxinc.com.