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Colliers International announces the sale of the former Gander Mountain on Hempstead Road

Retail Sale.

Colliers International is pleased to announce the sale of the 88,492 square foot retail building on 8.17 acres located at 19820 Hempstead Road in Houston, Texas. The former Gander Mountain will be transformed into a multi-level entertainment facility. The buyer was represented by Zac Hoffer of The Retail Connection. Kimberly LenardsonRobert HantganAce Schlameus and Jenny Seckinger of Colliers International represented the seller, a REIT, in the transaction. 

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"Purchasing this property was a very easy decision for us. This property has maximal visibility and there is a tremendous opportunity to revive the building into a state of the art entertainment facility. This mega entertainment facility will feature a wide range of activities including a two-level go kart track with high-speed electric karts, bowling, virtual reality games, arcade games, axe throwing, event rooms, upscale dining and multiple bars." said Zishan Momin, managing partner of Tazz Enterprise. 

 

Tazz Enterprise is a retail, hospitality, multifamily, and a wide range of other services investment company based out of Sugar Land, Texas.


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Ms. Lenardson joined Colliers | Houston in 2012 as Vice President of Retail Services, bringing over 16 years of commercial real estate experience to the firm.  Kim is a dedicated retail specialist providing both landlord and retail tenant representation services.  She has worked with REITs on large portfolios as well as help local owners find smaller shop space.

Kim previously served as a Leasing Specialist with North American Properties – Southeast, Inc. | Ft. Myers, FL from 2007 to 2012.  She was primarily responsible for leasing document management of new leases, renewals, assignments and amendments of the North American Properties Ft. Myers portfolio consisting of Publix anchored and Target anchored centers throughout Florida and Georgia. The North American Properties Ft. Myers portfolio reached a scale of over 1.2 million square feet of GLA including approximately 360,000 square feet of small shop space. She acquired a working knowledge of shopping center construction with the ability to read construction plans. Assisted in site plan design of new developments along with building the design in accordance with creating merchandising plans.  Kim worked with many aspects of asset management including creating detailed reports for the purposes of Pro-Forma projections andlease assumptions. leasing summaries, competitive market surveys, and five-year budget projections.

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Ace Schlameus

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Jenny Seckinger

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