Kirby Mansion

Kirby Mansion in downtown Houston sells to nearby Cadillac dealership

Kirby Mansion, one of the few residential estates still standing in the downtown area and a recent hot button among Houston’s preservation community, has been sold to a group connected to the nearby Central Houston Cadillac dealership. The fate of the 1920s English-style manor is still unknown, though demolition is a possible outcome. [Read more] […]

ACL Fest 2018

ACL Fest 2018 schedule released, and tough choices will have to be made

ACL Fest 2018, headlined by Paul McCartney, Metallica and Childish Gambino, takes place October 5-7 and 12-14 at Zilker Park. Festival organizers released the hourly schedule on Friday, and music fans will be faced with some tough decisions. [Read more] About SwiftLease SwiftLease is focused specifically on assisting our small business clients through the office […]

Burgers, brats, BBQ and beer

Burgers, brats, BBQ and beer: all under one roof now in Arlington

Burgers, brats, BBQ and beer are all on the menu at the new Burgers & Brats and Eddie Deen CrossRoads Smokehouse inside Bru City Stadium in Arlington, which also includes a growler bar with 100 taps and an audacious food selection. The same kitchen turns out thick specialty burgers, smoked prime brisket and grilled bratwurst, […]

Hurricane Harvey before and after

Hurricane Harvey before and after photos

Hurricane Harvey before and after photos show how Hurricane Harvey devastated Houston. A year after the storm, the Houston Chronicle asked photographers to return to the site of some of the most iconic Hurricane Harvey shots to capture what they look like on an ordinary day. [https://www.chron.com/news/houston-weather/hurricaneharvey/article/Sliders-13164488.php?ipid=hpctp] About SwiftLease SwiftLease is focused specifically on assisting our small […]

Longhorns ranked Top 25

Longhorns ranked Top 25 in AP preseason poll

Longhorns ranked Top 25, debuting at No. 23 in the AP Top 25 preseason poll. This comes after the team was ranked 21st in the preseason Amway coaches poll. It’s the second straight year UT started in the Top 25. Last season, UT was 23rd but dropped out after the season-opening loss to Maryland and […]

Houston's Most Expensive Homes

Houston’s most expensive homes sold in June 2018

Houston’s most expensive homes sold in June 2018 include the sale of 920 Kirby Drive, a 9,300-sq.-ft. house built in 2017 and listed for $8.5 million. So far, it appears to be the highest listing price for homes sold in 2018. [Read more] About SwiftLease SwiftLease is focused specifically on assisting our small business clients […]

5th & Brazos

5th & Brazos to rise 32 stories high, contain hotel, apartment tower

5th & Brazos, a long-awaited plan to build a skyscraper at the northeast corner of Fifth and Brazos streets, is finally moving forward via a Chicago-based developer. Magellan Development Group LLC in partnership with Ryan Companies US Inc. will break ground on the 32-story hotel and residential tower in the fourth quarter, a Ryan Companies […]