In early 2020, Marquette will break ground on a 332-unit, mid-rise multi-family development in Houston’s East Downtown (EADO) district. Situated on 3.28 acres at 400 Jensen Drive, the development is located along Houston’s historic Buffalo Bayou, a 53-mile river running east through Houston to Galveston Bay and the Golf of Mexico. The building will feature a dedicated park and green space, with connectivity to over 3 miles of trails, 17 acres of parks, and a nearby kayak launch. The apartments will average 920 SF, including junior, one-, two-, and three-bedroom floor plans with 5,000 SF of retail. Groundbreaking is scheduled for January 2020, and first units are anticipated in the summer of 2021.
In 2019, Marquette will break ground on a 300-unit, nine-story multi-family development in Houston’s East Downtown (EADO) district. Situated at 2404 Navigation Boulevard, the building will offer one-, two-, and three-bedroom units and 18,000 SF of retail space for a restaurant and café. On-site amenities will include a rooftop pool, fitness center, yoga studio, resident coworking space, and a sky lounge with views of Downtown Houston. This new development borders major transportation corridors, with connection to Downtown Houston and other major business and entertainment districts. Groundbreaking is scheduled for August 2019, and first units are anticipated in early 2021.
In early 2018, Marquette broke ground on a 263-unit, 14-story multi-family development in Chicago’s Fulton Market neighborhood. The Mason features a vintage and industrial inspired aesthetic, built with high-end, “soft-loft” style finishes including exposed concrete ceilings, quartz countertops, wide-plank wood style flooring and matte black fixtures and hardware. The building offers studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom layouts. The Mason is located among the West Loop’s acclaimed food and drink lineup, just blocks from major employers and the Morgan CTA Station. This urban development is located in a walkable and bikeable area, offering residents direct access to Fulton Market and other nearby neighborhoods. First units were delivered in the summer of 2019.
In November 2014, Marquette broke ground on Catalyst Houston, a 359-unit, 28-story luxury high-rise apartment building in downtown Houston with approximately 7,400 sq. ft. of ground floor restaurant space for Houston’s famed Irma’s Restaurant. Marquette is utilizing the Downtown Living Initiative (Chapter 380), which is effectively a development grant provided to the first 5,000 units to be developed in downtown Houston and the project will receive a $5.4 million benefit from the grant. Catalyst Houston encompasses a city block on the northeast side of the Houston CBD and is situated one block from Minute Maid Park. Catalyst features modern high-end finishes including floor-to-ceiling windows and has various amenities throughout the building, offering residents a unique experience on several floors with sweeping views of downtown Houston. First units were delivered in the summer of 2017.
In March 2013, Marquette broke ground on a 223-unit, 19-story luxury high-rise apartment building in downtown Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood, which has become one of Chicago’s most vibrant neighborhoods within walking distance to some of the city’s best restaurants and nightlife. The project completed construction in July 2014 and opened its doors at 47% preleased and reached stabilization nine months later. In October 2015, Marquette joint-ventured with an institutional partner to successfully recapitalize the property with the intention of ensuring a longer-term hold period and investing capital to further the life of the asset. Catalyst Chicago represents the first in Marquette’s signature Catalyst Collection development portfolio. The building features approximately 13,500 sq. ft. of street-level commercial space, private structured parking, rooftop pool, fire pits, grilling stations, state-of-the-art fitness center and yoga studio, resident lounge with demonstration kitchen, private conference room, and a dog run on the fourth floor outdoor deck.
In the spring of 2016, Marquette began construction on a 202-unit, four-story over ground-level retail mid-rise wrap in downtown Lisle with approximately 14,500 sq. ft. of commercial space and structured parking. Marq on Main represents the first luxury apartment community in Lisle, and features modern high-end finishes including stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops and eco-friendly wood flooring. Marq on Main is conveniently located in historic downtown Lisle and is set among the newly revitalized retail and restaurant district. This transit-oriented development is located steps from the Lisle Metra station, offering residents direct access to downtown Chicago. First units were delivered in the summer of 2018.
Marquette broke ground in the fourth quarter of 2014 on the Water Street development in downtown Naperville located along the famed Naperville Riverwalk. Water Street consists of approximately 40,500 sq. ft. of retail and restaurants, a boutique 158-room Hotel Indigo with rooftop dining, a 524-space public parking garage, and nearly 14,750 sq. ft. of office space. The area is surrounded by distinctive amenities and showcases a unique blend of traditional European character and fashion-forward style. Water Street is one of the most coveted Chicagoland locations in which to live, work, shop and dine. Water Street's anchor tenants include: Hotel Indigo, Elements at Water Street, Plank Bar & Kitchen, Trails & Tides, London Skye, Sparrow Coffee, Naperville Jewelers, Mes Amies Boutique, Quiubo, Solaia, Midici, Blue Sushi Sake Grill, Santo Cielo, and SixtyFour – Wine Bar & Kitchen.