George R. Brown Convention Center

, HoustonFirst Corporation

Houston, TX


This transformational project creates a dynamic venue worthy of the capital of the oil and gas industry. Driven by the client’s vision of creating a significant downtown public space, “a front door for the city," the reimagined GRB now supports the commercial, retail, and residential development of downtown Houston.

We partnered with landscape architects SWA to create a new town square along the Avenida de las Americas. 

Building Facts

  • 1,150,000 GSF modernization
  • 650,000 GSF new
  • 7 Exhibit halls
  • 88 Meeting rooms
  • 6 Balconies
  • Office building
  • 4 Restaurants
  • Theatre
  • Ballroom
  • Outdoor event space
  • Garage

Great effort from all. The transformation of the GRB has changed downtown Houston dramatically. Our future is bright.

Dave Osterhout Director of Operations, GRB