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SRG Brings Newk’s Eatery To Louisiana And Texas

Multi-Unit Franchisee – Southeast Restaurant Group, a franchisee of TGI Fridays and Chevys Fresh Mex restaurants in Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, Tennessee, and Florida, has signed on to become the Newk’s Eatery chain’s largest franchisee. The New Orleans-based Southeast Restaurant Group (SRG) plans to open 15 Newk’s locations throughout Southern Louisiana and Houston. The […]

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Newk’s Eatery To Expand In Louisiana And Texas

Restaurant News Release – Company inks 15-unit development agreement with Southeast Restaurant Group Jackson, MS  (Restaurant News Release)  Newk’s Eatery, the fast-casual restaurant known for its culinary-driven menu and open kitchens, has announced a new development agreement with New Orleans-based Southeast Restaurant Group, founded by Elie Khoury. The veteran operator of franchise and independent restaurants […]

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Starwood, KFK Group to Open New Westin Hotel in Downtown Dallas at One Main Place

D Magazine: The good news keeps coming for downtown Dallas. Today, Starwood Hotels & Resorts and KFK Group announced plans to open a new Westin Hotel in downtown Dallas at One Main Place. New Orleans-based KFK Group acquired the 1 million-square-foot building earlier this year. It occupies a full city block at Main, Elm, Field, and […]

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VIDEO: Westin Slated To Renovate Century-Old Downtown Dallas Building

CBS DFW: [View Video]  A half-century old building on Main Street will be home to a Westin Hotel by the end of this year, according to Dallas city leaders. New Orleans-based KFK Group announced the plans Tuesday. The hotel will be the only Westin in the city, joining the W Hotel and Aloft, an Starwood properties located […]

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N.O. company buys 20 TGI Fridays restaurants

The New Orleans Advocate: Southeast Restaurant Group, which owns three TGI Fridays restaurants in metro New Orleans and Mobile, Alabama, has purchased 20 company-owned locations stretching from Houston to Nashville, Tennessee. Elie Khoury, president and CEO of New Orleans-based KFK Group, parent company of SRG, said the deal also gives the company the right to […]

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Downtown Dallas’ One Main Place tower will house new Westin hotel

The Dallas Morning News: Downtown Dallas is getting a luxury Westin Hotel as part of the makeover of a Main Street skyscraper. Owners of the 33-story One Main Place will convert the top 10 floors as well as space on the lower levels into the 323 hotel rooms and conference space. Nineteen floors, about 600,000 square […]

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Elie Khoury: an eye for big picture and tiny detail

Preservation in Print: Elie Khoury was about to complete an ambitious labor-of-love, the condominium conversion of Anne Rice’s St. Elizabeth’s Orphanage on the corner of Napoleon and Prytania Street Uptown. Moreover, the rapid sell-out of his next project,, the 221-unit Recency at 1205 St. Charles Avenue in Central City proved that uncomplicated, non-historic properties could turn […]

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Stream Realty Partners Takes Over Leasing at One Main Place

Commercial Property Executive: New Orleans-based KFK Group has tapped Stream Realty Partners to handle leasing at One Main Place, its newly acquired 33-story high-rise in downtown Dallas. Originally designed by world-renowned architectural firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, One Main Place has served as a gateway to the heart of the Dallas central business district for […]

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KFK Group’s big plans for downtown Dallas’ One Main Place

Dallas Business Journal: One of the recently sold office towers in downtown Dallas, One Main Place, has a new Dallas-based leasing team to oversee its future. The ownership group, New Orleans-based KFK Group, selected Dallas-based Stream Realty Partners to oversee the office leasing of the 33-story, 1-million-square-foot-plus office tower at 1201 Main St. in the […]

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Debt investors wound up big losers in downtown Dallas building sale

Dallas Morning News: Bondholders who held the mortgages on downtown Dallas’ One Main Place office tower lost 70 percent of their investment in the property when it recently sold, according to a new report. The 32-story Main Street skyscraper was just acquired by New Orleans investor KFK Group. The 46-year-old office tower had been threatened with foreclosure […]

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