7 questions with a Houston mixed-income housing developer

Paul Takahashi. Reporter Houston Business Journal Lee Zieben began his career as a homebuilder, following in his father’s footsteps. The son of Herbert Zieben — one of Houston’s leading homebuilders during the 1970s — started developing gated patio and custom luxury...
Class A apartment project moves forward near downtown Houston

Class A apartment project moves forward near downtown Houston

Paul Takahashi, Reporter, Houston Business Journal | Jun 7, 2017, 8:23am CDT Zieben Group is under construction on a $66 million Class A apartment project near downtown Houston. The Houston developer broke ground last summer on Residences at Hardy Yards, a four-story,...

The Residences at Hardy Yards is Under Construction

The Zieben Group is currently constructing The Residences at Hardy Yards. The project is a 350-unit Affordable/Market Rate property located in the Downtown area of Houston and is expected to be completed in August 2018. The project is layered with Conventional...

Recently developed project, Gulf Coast Arms featured in Rice University study.

In Texas, there are three primary elements used to identify “high-opportunity areas” for building affordable housing: high income, low levels of poverty, and high-quality schools. The idea is to counteract the “harm” of years of building affordable housing in areas of concentrated poverty by moving low-income families into high opportunity areas. The goal is to create new, diverse communities where relocated families and their children have an opportunity to thrive.

Zieben Group featured in Houston Business Journal Article

Other developers are also getting into the mixed-income housing market. For example, Lee Zieben of the Zieben Group is building a four-story, 350-unit workforce apartment complex called Residences at Hardy Yards on a 45-acre former railyard site just north of downtown Houston.