Joining this mix is The Allen, which will tower over Buffalo Bayou across six acres at the southeast corner of Allen Parkway and Gillette Street. The more than $500 million project boasts the luxury brand Thompson Hotel, The Residences at The Allen, two restaurants, luxury retail spaces, and an office building.
Also promised is a “lifestyle pavilion,” which will include “one of the nation’s most exclusive fitness clubs,” and “unparalleled views of downtown,” according to a release.
Having just officially opened for pre-sales, The Residences of The Allen will offer luxe services and full amenities provided by the Thompson Hotel, including 24-hour concierge and room service, a lavish spa, views of the city on the pool deck with cabanas, and restaurants.
A techie features includes a helistop, which will be available to hotel guests and residents, and is engineered to accommodate drone deliveries and transportation of the future.
Future residents can also expect a private entrance and lobby complete with valet service, private garages, EV charging station, a resident-only lounge and catering kitchen, executive conference room, and a private changing area on the pool deck. The property also promises to be pet-friendly.
Spearheaded by developers DC Partners, the 99 units will consist of one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and three-bedroom condos, as well as 17 penthouses range from 919 square feet to a sprawling 10,000 square feet.
Construction on the lifestyle pavilion is expected to begin at the end of Summer 2019, with the hotel-condo tower to follow, per a statement.