Construction started yesterday on this Kirksey-designed office building for Noble Energy. The 450,000-sq.-ft. Energy Center Two, located on the site of the former Hewlett-Packard and current Lone Star Community College campus at Hwy. 249 and Louetta Rd., will pair with an existing 497,000-sq.-ft. building that Noble Energy had had renovated.
- Noble Energy to break ground on phase II of new campus today [Houston Business Journal]
- Previously on Swamplot: HP Go Boom: Watch These Former Compaq Buildings Disappear in a Cloud of Dust, The Coming Local HP Implosion, The Lone Star College System of Real Estate Deals: 70 Percent Off Hewlett-Packard Surplus!, Hewlett Packard Goes to School, Compaq to HP to College, Another Buyer for HP Parts
Rendering: Kirksey Architecture
Nice, clean design. I remember when Houston touted Compac has one of its business crown jewels, then HP bought it and gutted it after their CEO promised she’d…blah blah blah, typical.
Little misleading to say construction start yesterday. I work down the street, they’ve been site prepping for two months now. Going to be a nice campus for Noble.
HP employee here! We have about 8,000 HP employees working @HP campus on 249. Nothing was gutted. The real estate holdings were just downsized.