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This time each year we take a moment to thank our stakeholders, those individuals who believe in the founding principle of why we do what we

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do—those committed to creating enduring investments and remarkable places that enrich people’s lives. As we look back, 2014 proved to be a year filled with significant growth and opportunities.

Every day, our team is guided by the purposeful focus on why we

people want to be versus have to be. While we invest through both

do what we do, and not what or how we do it. By any measurable

acquisitions and development, development continues to be the

metric, 2014 proved to be a year filled with incredible growth and

predominant vehicle by which we create these unique places. We

opportunities across the company. Our investment, development,

continue to be blessed with collaborative partners who share our

marketing, asset management, leasing and financial operations

belief in the value of creating remarkable places.

groups are all thriving as they collaborate to create value. Leadership continues to be an important focus as we strive to be

Our people, and their commitment to our purpose and values, are

innovative and forward-thinking in our industry and community.

the foundation upon which our company culture thrives. We are proud of our entire team and the way they extend our culture on

It’s our focus on enduring investments, or core investments, that

a daily basis. Initiatives such as MidwayU, our internal education

continues to lead us to think about our rapidly changing world and

platform, and MBARK, our onboarding program, serve as important

the implications on real estate. While our industry tends to focus on

foundational elements for future growth. Additionally, our team not

buildings as inanimate objects and financial instruments, we strive

only transforms peoples’ lives through their work, they continue to

to understand what people—our customers—want.

generously give their time and talents to those in need.

On a very simple level, we are creating value by shifting the

We look forward to working with you, and making an MPACT.

conversation from space to place; and creating investments where

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There is a high value proposition in synergy—when successful

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pieces combine to create a greater effect than the sum of their

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separate effects. The same is true of great places. We have proven

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that greater long-term value is realized, along with a heightened experience, when three or more mutually supportive uses are

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seamlessly combined in a pedestrian environment. Our projects often include a combination of residential, office,

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retail, restaurant, hospitality and entertainment—creating an even stronger destination. The place should be a direct reflection of the people who experience it, with choices and various amenities that are easily accessible throughout the day. Designed with the customer, resident and tenant in mind—we create places that deliver a truly customized experience.

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“Midway’s leadership in developing mixed-use places that attract diverse tenants, shoppers, students and residents has created a rising tide of mixed-use projects in Houston,” explains Ann

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“Midway’s absolute commitment to creating great 21st century places for people and neighborhoods led to our partnering on several great opportunities in Houston. The alchemy of creating place is a combination of art, science and relentless dedication to detail. Midway is committed to all three in their approach, selection of partners and selection of people.”

Taylor, Executive Director, ULI Houston. “Their success makes

— TOM BACON, CO-FOUNDER, LIONSTONE INVESTMENTS

competitive advantage.”

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a compelling case for mixed-use development. In a world where you can buy anything on the internet and talented workers can change jobs easily and anywhere globally, creating places that are memorable, enjoyable and multifaceted delivers real

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712 AND 708 MAIN Lionstone Investments partnered with

KIRBY GROVE

Midway to develop a long-term vision

The addition of Kirby Grove to the

for the 800,000 square foot 712 Main

Upper Kirby District will establish an

office tower, located in the heart of

exciting mixed-use environment for the

downtown Houston. Midway took over

community. Central to the project, the

the management of this distinctive

redevelopment of the existing six acre

landmark, in addition to the 708 Main

Levy Park will serve as a community

office building. Plans are underway to

focal point and a venue to host district-

reposition both properties in the market.

centered programming. Located within Kirby Grove, Avenue Grove is a luxury midrise residential tower featuring 270 one and two bedroom apartment

VILLA DEL PRADO Villa del Prado is a multi-family housing redevelopment, offering attractive and affordable living accommodations for families, and a catalyst for change in the community. Midway acquired the condemned property in 2010 and began redevelopment efforts.

homes, expansive outdoor terraces and world class views of Levy Park. Directly adjacent to the park is One Grove Street, a 16-story, Class-A office building featuring 225,000 square feet of office space and 25,000 square feet of ground floor retail/restaurant space.


LEADERSHIP_IN DEVELOPMENT Our approach to design begins with great real estate—at the point

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Determining the highest and best use for the site is then carefully curated through listening to the market and assessing future potential. We believe remarkable places that will be relevant for generations to come are created with a modern interpretation of timeless design for the physical elements, while also considering how the

Percent of our projects are

project will be experienced on a daily basis. We don’t take the

completed and/or underway in the

about placemaking—building a

design process lightly, as we fully assume the responsibility of

Midway portfolio

great place which in turn builds the

being stewards of the land—the goal is never to create another

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relationship with our customers

space, but to create a place. We work in concert with our design partners to ensure we are delivering on a mutual vision for each project. Our design partner

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for Hotel Alessandra, Gensler, has built its global reputation on innovative solutions and transformative design. “The new 21-story Hotel Alessandra will be a dramatic addition to GreenStreet, incorporating design elements to relate visually in terms of scale, materiality and detail with surrounding buildings,” says Brooks W. Howell, Studio Director of Lifestyle-Mixed Use,

Total states, in addition to Northern

Percent of our projects are about

Mexico, feature projects completed and/

differentiation—shifting the conversation

or underway in the Midway portfolio

from being a commodity to providing

Gensler. “The elegant façade combines glass, steel and masonry in a complex geometry that will give the building a bold presence.”

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where the ideal location intersects increasing market demand.

47 Midway’s purpose is to create enduring investments and remarkable places that enrich people’s lives. Actions follow beliefs. Our core values, and the remarkable

people who share our values, are the foundation upon

which Midway is built. Integrity, Passion, Adaptability, Quality, Initiative, Teamwork and Generosity. Midway

has been guided by these foundational values since its inception, for more than 47 years.

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We are committed to quality. It is our belief that quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intentions, sincere effort,

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intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives. This commitment to quality extends to our people, our projects and our process. “As we began the process for Repsol’s new North Americas Headquarters, Midway’s proven expertise and attentiveness

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made them a natural choice for the Project Manager of Corporate Interiors,” shares John Sebastinas, General Services Manager, Repsol. “Midway brought tremendous value and efficiencies to the project, with active leadership and effective facilitation. They remain a valued partner that we anticipate utilizing in the future.”

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The combination of our talented team, project expertise and management process creates an integrated approach and fresh perspective for the successful execution of these dynamic projects. 101%

“During the strategic planning of our new space, Midway’s responsiveness was outstanding,” shares Jeffrey Jones, Facilities Coordinator, Mays Business School. “In the MBA and Commercial Residential SF SF

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meeting space rental environment, responsiveness to student and client needs is extremely important to Mays Business School. It is evident through Midway’s attention to detail and customer service that they share the same values.”

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LEADERSHIP_IN COLLABORATION We are proud to have maintained long-standing relationships with investment partners who share our values. We hold these partnerships

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and the subsequent opportunities that ensue in high regard. These opportunities sometimes take many years to come to fruition, and

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collaborating with strategic partners guarantees a powerful solution. One such opportunity presented itself in 2005 when Midway submitted a proposal to Texas A&M University for a site adjacent to the campus. We were awarded the project in 2006 and began developing site plans in 2008. In 2014, Midway broke ground on Century Square, the 60 acre site that will serve as a central gathering place for the local community and the region. “We’ve long hoped for an opportunity to have an exciting new destination for visitors to Texas A&M and the Brazos Valley,” says John Sharp, Texas A&M University System Chancellor. “Through this partnership with Midway, we have created something truly special for our Brazos Valley family, and the University is proud to play a part in Century Square’s development.”

OCT Master Ground 2012 Lease Executed

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OCT Midway is 2006 Awarded the Project

JUL Century JUN Commercial 2015 Construction 2016 Square Grand Commences Opening

FEB Demolition of 2014 Existing Housing Complex on Site

MAY Midway 2005 Submits Proposal

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MAR Multi-Family 2015 Construction Commences

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OCT Development 2013 Program Finalized

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NOV Site 2014 Construction Commences

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MAY Hotel 2015 Construction Commences

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CITYCENTRE

MEMORIAL GREEN Nestled within the distinguished

CITYCENTRE, the 2 million square

neighborhood of Memorial on the west

foot district, continues to grow with

side of Houston, Memorial Green is

the construction of CITYCENTRE FIVE,

a 14.35 acre walkable environment

anticipated to be complete Q4 of 2015.

centered around a dynamic, urban

The 15-story, Class-A office building will

plaza connecting residents and visitors.

feature an integrated parking garage

Features to the project include luxury

and 200,000 square feet of office, plus

urban homes, gated community parks,

ground floor restaurant and retail space.

a central green plaza, and 47,000 square feet of Class-A office space, with additional space for ground level boutique retailers and restaurants. Construction on the project will

KINGS HARBOR

commence Q1 2015.

The dynamic waterfront, 20 acre Kings Harbor village is now 100% leased. The perfect blend of uses and stunning views of Lake Houston combine to create a regional destination, complete with a central plaza programmed with signature events.


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LEADERSHIP_IN COLLABORATION In a collaborative public/private partnership with Houston’s Upper

“Given the scope of the redevelopment of Levy Park and

Kirby District, Midway is developing Kirby Grove, an 11 acre urban

construction of the Kirby Grove mixed-use destination, it was

activity center, creating a transformative, mixed-use environment.

important to select a strategic partner with expertise in the areas

The project centers around the redevelopment of the existing

of development, programming and marketing,” explains Jamie

six acre Levy Park, which is currently underutilized. Upper Kirby

Brewster, Director, Upper Kirby Redevelopment Authority. “Not

Redevelopment Authority will redevelop the park into a world-class

only has there been great synergy in conception and planning,

urban public space, that will serve as a community focal point and

but we feel the resulting project will serve as a best-of-breed

a venue to host events and district-centered programming.

catalyst for attracting new business to the district, as well as creating a premier gathering space for the community.”

FEB Upper Kirby 2012 Redevelopment Authority Issues RFQ for Redevelopment 2012

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NOV One Grove Street MAY Avenue Grove 2013 Construction 2014 Construction Commences Commences

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2015

MAR Kirby Grove 2016 Grand Opening

MAR Levy Park 2015 Construction Commences

2016

APR Midway Presents 2012 Development Vision and is Awarded the Project

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HOTEL ALESSANDRA Hotel Alessandra provides a new standard for luxury in downtown Houston, featuring a contemporary design and aerial views. Debuting in late 2016 at GreenStreet, the 21-story hotel will be conveniently located just steps to nearby downtown destinations.

CITYCENTRE TOWERS CITYCENTRE finds new horizons as it expands 6.41 acres north to I-10 for a premier business, residential and retail community development that sets ever-higher standards for work and life at CITYCENTRE TOWERS. Strategically located, CITYCENTRE TOWERS will further enhance the project as one of the most successful live-work-

GREENSTREET GreenStreet is a 570,000 square foot mixed-use destination located in the heart of downtown Houston featuring three city blocks of premier shopping, dining and entertainment. The Lawn, a central open air green space, provides a dynamic venue for year-round events.

play districts with contemporary residences, two Class-A LEED Gold office buildings, and 1.03 acres of green space framed by patio dining and upscale retailers, as the gateway to the dynamic center.


Public space, when programmed and designed

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correctly, brings visitors to our projects. There is a sense of pride in building community through the support of our loyal patrons, in addition to

We strive to make a difference by enriching people’s lives, and it starts with creating a great place for the community to gather. Our

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projects feature activated public space, and we are intentional about creating entertaining and unforgettable experiences. Each project is unique to the community it serves and we make a conscious effort to partner with local organizations through meaningful event programs, to highlight the causes these neighborhoods support. The public spaces become an open and

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inviting venue for a differentiated experience, creating a fun and safe environment for kids. “The Kings Harbor concert series has been a great addition to our community for several years now. In addition to great live music and entertainment for local families, the series also

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make our community a better place to live,” says Corey Turner, Publisher, The Observer. “The Observer is honored to be a part of something so fun and positive in our area.”

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supports awareness for local charity organizations that strive to

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the excitement and challenge of building the daily relationship with first-time visitors. The open-air gathering spaces become the heart and soul of each destination, creating a place where people connect with a new experience.

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7380 We believe to whom much is given, much is

expected. We highly value the individual talents

and passion of our team members for the work we

At Midway, it starts with the people and each of our team members

do, and we encourage them to use these gifts to

is vital to our overall success. We are intentional about building

Midway team members gave a total of 7,380

volunteer hours in 2014. Our team members are

provided one day every month to volunteer with a charitable service and make a difference.

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invest in organizations they are passionate about.

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relationships among our team members through a collaborative environment, and opportunities away from the office for team building, education and brainstorming.

“Culture is the environment in which your purpose and brand thrives... or dies.� - FA S T C O M PA N Y

To welcome and educate new team members, we developed MBARK, a day-long onboarding program designed specifically for new team members to get to know one another, and learn who we

MidwayU classes taught in 2014

are, what we do, and most importantly, why we do it. This year we also launched MidwayU, an internal educational program for team members to continue to learn and seek a stronger

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understanding of the various aspects of our company and the real estate industry. As an additional opportunity to educate team members on our projects, we take time away from the office to visit projects throughout the year. We are a group of people passionate about making a difference

Team members experienced MBARK, which launched in 2014

and enriching the lives of others. We are proud of our team, their leadership and the way each member embodies our culture and values on a daily basis.

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BRAEBURN VILLAGE In partnership with AAI Affordable

CENTURY SQUARE

Housing, Midway acquired an existing

Located across from Texas A&M

140-unit complex in deplorable

University in College Station, Century

condition. The property was demolished

Square is a mixed-use destination that

in 2012, and the site was redeveloped

will be comprised of 60 acres of retail,

as an affordable housing project known

restaurants and entertainment venues,

as Braeburn Village. Located at an

in addition to 90,000 square feet of

important intersection in Sharpstown,

Class-A office space, two full-service

the development enhances the overall

hotels and luxury apartment homes. A

neighborhood with a safe and attractive

2 acre plaza will further establish the

housing option for families. Further,

destination as a central gathering place

the project offers a Residential Social

with a robust calendar of community

Service program designed to impact the

events. Construction commenced with

community through diverse programs

a Kick-Off Celebration in the fall of

that provide learning enrichment. The

2014, complete with a press conference

project was awarded the 2015 ULI

and public event featuring a live band

Houston Development of Distinction

and local food trucks.

Award in the for-profit category.

MEMORIAL HEIGHTS Ideally situated in the heart of the Washington Corridor, this urban mid-rise multi-family project features 556 thoughtfully designed one, two and three bedroom units with private balconies, a stateof-the-art fitness center and close proximity to Spotts and Buffalo Bayou Parks. Midway is managing Memorial Heights and has begun efforts to refresh the branding of the project.


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members and vendors.

Total local and national organizations

guaranteed a vital environmental improvement to the campus

supported by The Midway Foundation

that students and community members use on a daily basis, but also enabled Trees For Houston to save enough funds on planting costs to provide trees for an additional school campus,” explains Barry Ward, Executive Director, Trees For Houston. “With help from corporations like Midway, Trees For Houston will continue to fulfill our mission to plant, protect and promote trees throughout the greater Houston region.” As an additional means of giving back and changing lives, Midway Advanced Products developed b4® hand sanitizer in 2010. b4® is committed to giving 50 percent of profits to children-focused causes through the sale of its unique line of wellness products.

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Program initiative. The Spark School Park Program

contributed an addditional 72% in dollars to these organizations, in

“Midway’s volunteer support at Revere Middle School not only

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service project as part of the Spark School Park

education and the under-privileged. In 2014, the Foundation

works with schools and neighborhoods to develop

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Paul Revere Middle School during a Trees for Houston

back to local and national organizations that support health,

addition to the hours of in-kind gifts donated by our generous team

75 Midway team members planted a total of 75 trees at

The Midway Foundation was formed in 2003 as a means to give

community parks on public school grounds throughout the Houston and Harris County area.

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SPECIAL_THANKS

A special thank you to our partners and clients, and most importantly, to our team members, for their dedication and leadership in creating great places that enrich people’s lives.

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Partners & Clients (partial list)_Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation /

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Midway Foundation Recipients_12th Man Foundation / Amazing

Amay Inamdar - AAI Affordable Housing / Brownstone Group /

Place / American Cancer Society / American Heart Association /

Canyon Capital Advisors / City of Houston / Cornerbrook Development

American Jewish Community / Avenue CDC / Avondale House /

/ Dallas Police & Fire / Hudson Housing / JPMorganChase / L&B Realty

Bendwood Elementary PTA / Boys and Girls Country / Braeburn

Advisors / LaSalle Investment Management / Landover Development / Lionstone Investments / Michigan Pension / RGA Reinsurance Company / Stockbridge / TDHCA / Texas A&M University System / Twin Star Bakery / Upper Kirby Redevelopment Authority / Valencia Group

Scholarship / Brookwood Community / Campus Outreach / Casa de Esperanza / Center for Hearing / Child Advocates, Inc. / Congregation Beth Yeshurun / Cristo Rey Corporate Work Study Program / Discovery Green / Family Time Kingwood / Frank Simpsons / Goodwill Industries / Gracewood, Inc. / Greater Houston Partnership, Inc. / Halo House

2014 Advisory Board_Adam Finn / D. Fort Flowers, Jr. / James Furr /

Foundation / Holocaust Museum / Holy Covenant United Methodist

Barksdale Hortenstine / Christopher M. Job /

Church / Houston Community College System / Humble ISD / JCC Golf

Brooks McGee / Ron Nixon / Dan Pickering

Tournament / JH Ranch / Jimmy Pappas Memorial Shoot / Living Water International / MD Anderson Cancer Center-Devel Office / Methodist

Moran Legacy Award Recipients_Amegy Bank / Bob Brindley / L&B

Hospital / Network for Good / Pro Vision / Robert Garner Firefighter

Realty Advisors / Valencia Group / Jones Lang LaSalle Capital Markets /

Foundation / Spring Spirit Baseball / Susan G. Komen for the Cure /

UHY Advisors / Upper Kirby Redevelopment Authority / LaSalle Investment Management

Texas A&M Association of Former Students / Texas Annual Conference / The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association / The Harbor Light Choir / The Will Erwin Headache Research Foundation / University of Houston / UT Health School of Nursing / Westbury Christian School / Westside Homeless Partnership / Yellowstone Academy / YMCA Lake Houston

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