Kimco Signs Leases With Kura Sushi And Wild Fork At The Future Shops At Baybrook

Colliers is pleased to announce both Kura Sushi and Wild Fork have signed leases with the future Shops at Baybrook at I-45 and Bay Area Boulevard in Webster, Texas. Hannah ToschWade Greene, Cody Persyn and Kimberly Lenardson of Colliers represented the lessor, Kimco, in the transaction.

Established in 2008, Kura Sushi is a technology-enabled Japanese restaurant concept with 25 locations in five states. The company offers guests a distinctive dining experience built on authentic Japanese cuisine and an engaging revolving sushi service model. Kura Sushi’s food is prepared using high-quality and fresh ingredients that are free of artificial flavors or colorings.

Wild Fork is a specialty food retailer that offers high-quality beef, pork, chicken, lamb, seafood, and various specialty meats. The company believes consistency and high-quality standards bring the consumer the best eating experience. The parent company, JBS S.A., is one of the largest publicly traded food distributors in the world and has stores worldwide with the majority in Mexico and Brazil. Their success carried them to the United States in 2020 where they plan to open 200 stores by the end of 2023.

The future Shops at Baybrook are highly visible and located with easy access off of I-45. The location on I-45 sees over 170,000 vehicles per day and is situated within a strong demographic area with over three million residents. It sits in a leading retail submarket of Houston. Shops at Baybrook is opposite Baybrook Mall, which attracts over eighteen million visitors annually to the trade area.

The property is located in Houston’s NASA/Clear Lake retail submarket. The submarket contains 28.8 million square feet of retail space which is currently 95.1 percent occupied. 154,000 square feet of new retail delivered in the last twelve months and there is 142,000 square feet of retail space currently under construction in the submarket.
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