Over the past two decades, more than $9 billion in public and private investments have been made towards achieving Downtown’s vision of a dynamic and vibrant place to live, work and play. 2018 marked a year of unprecedented construction activity, with a total of 33 new projects (completed, under construction, and planned). Seven new projects were completed last year, delivering 768 hotel rooms, 775,000 SF of office space, and 20 new restaurants. Another 27 projects are underway or planned, bringing in another 2,052 residential units and condominiums Downtown, 650 hotel rooms, 1.27 million SF of new office space, five restaurants and two new parking garages. The completion of the 97,000 SF Avenida Plaza, provides Houstonians, conventioneers, and tourists with a new, walkable and very glamorous dining, entertainment and arts destination. See the full list of current and past development projects by year here.