240 Apartments, 49 Garden Homes Going Up on West Lake Houston Parkway

After more than eight months of clearing, grading and drainage prep, The Residences at Kingwood, a 19.7 acre apartment complex on West Lake Houston Parkway between Upper Lake Drive and Kings Park Way, is finally under construction. The developer’s website says the complex will feature 240 Garden Apartments and 49 Townhomes.

The photos below show that carpenters have started framing buildings on the south end of the property and are working their way north.

First Photos of New Year

All photos below were taken on 1/3/2023, one day after a quarter-inch rain.

Looking S. West Lake Houston Parkway on right. Upper Lake Drive in lower right.
Closer shot of construction at south end of property.
Detention basin seems to be functioning. Harris County specifies a minimum detention rate of .65 acre feet per acre for sites this large. 

Although neighbors have complained of mud on West Lake Houston Parkway and surrounding streets, I have received no complaints of flooding yet.


The map below shows the location of two parcels on West Lake Houston Parkway that comprise the new development. They are approximately halfway between the West Fork at the top of the frame and FM1960 at the bottom.

West Lake Houston Parkway
From HCAD.
The cul-de-sac at the south end of the property (right)will be called Kings River Commercial Drive.

About the Developer and Project

The developer, High Street Residential, is a wholly-owned operating subsidiary of Trammell Crow Company.” In the last 15 years, High Street Residential has completed more than $2.7 billion with a current pipeline of more than 4,500 units.

Trammell Crow Company has been the nation’s #1-ranked commercial developer for nine traight years. On the residential side, High Street has climbed to #3.

The Residences at Kingwood will offer homes ranging in size from one to three bedrooms and will feature stainless steel appliances, in-unit washers and dryers, custom cabinetry, and nine-foot ceiling heights. Select units will also offer walk-in closets, private outdoor space, and one- or two-car garages. The development will feature:

  • A resort-style pool
  • Grilling areas
  • Fitness center with a yoga & Pilates studio, and an outdoor workout area
  • Resident lounge with an art gallery and an entertaining kitchen, along with a conferencing and remote-work suite
  • Pet grooming center
  • On-site storage
  • Putting green, bocce courts, pickle ball court
  • Multiple outdoor dining areas
  • Connection to the Kingwood Greenbelt trail system. 

For more information and project updates, visit www.ResidencesatKingwood.com.

Posted by Bob Rehak on 1/3/2023

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