Press Releases



March 2010

Eileen Subinsky, CPM of Houston to receive TAA's Jennette Hunnicutt Distinguished Service Award

TAA has named Eileen Subinsky, CPM, of Michael Stevens Interests in Houston, as its 2010 Jennette Hunnicutt Distinguished Service Award recipient.

TAA's Jennette Hunnicutt Distinguished Service Award recognizes industry professionals who have provided leadership examples through devotion to the well-being of the rental housing industry and to the association but have not served as officers of TAA. The award acknowledges each recipient's lifetime of achievement within the industry and for the association.

Eileen is a career real estate professional with extensive experience in development, expansion and operation of management companies. She will be celebrating 40 years in this industry during TAA's conference, in addition to this much-deserved honor. She is a past president of the Houston Apartment Association and a long-time TAA Board member and NAA delegate.

October 2009

Dedication Ceremony Honoring Michael S. Stevens Held at Hilton Americas Hotel

Developer Michael S. Stevensí contributions to the city of Houston left a profound and lasting impact on the downtown area through his dedicated leadership of the financing and development of more than one billion dollars of public or non-profit projects. Thursday, October 29th, 2009, at 4:00 pm, past and present city and county officials, dignitaries and invited guests will gather to honor his memory with the dedication of a plaque to be permanently installed in the Hilton Americas-Houston lobby.

Michael Stevens is well known in the city of Houston for his leadership and development on projects such as the conversion of the downtown Rice Hotel to the Rice Lofts, the 1,203 room Hilton Americas-Houston convention hotel, Bayou Place, Minute Maid Park and Reliant Stadium, plus many others that have resulted in the true revitalization of downtown Houston.

Also know for his business acumen, Stevens was the founder of Michael Stevens Interests, which, along with its affiliates, acquired, developed and operated more than 80 real estate projects, including over 10,000 apartment units and 40 different commercial projects representing more than 10 million square feet of rentable building area.

A native Houstonian, Stevens attended Robert E. Lee High School, graduating from the University of Houston with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. After serving his country in the United States Marine Corps, he went on to make a profound difference in the Houston that we know today through his dedication to and passion for the city he called home. Married to his childhood sweetheart Kim for 34 years, Stevens passed away earlier this year at the age of 58 due to complications from cancer, cutting short a life dedicated to the growth and revitalization of the city of Houston.

The October 29, 4:00 p.m. ceremony unveils the permanent memorial plaque installed in the Hilton Americas-Houston lobby, dedicating the hotelís Water Wall in memory of Michael Stevens. The Water Wall, a major focal point within the hotel, represents the imagery of life, light and movement, all symbolic of Michaelís life, and stands as an ongoing tribute to the man whose life-long dedication made our city what it is today.

September 2008

Announcing the Grand Opening at The Fountains of Almeda

The Fountains of Almeda have opened, and are accepting applications for immediate occupancy.  The clubhouse and fitness center are fully operational and include a business center, pool table, shuffle board, coffee bar, media library and sports room.  Apply online at

March 2008

Fountains of Almeda

Michael Stevens Interests has announced the name of its latest development project located at 9000 Almeda.  Fountains of Almeda is scheduled to open this summer, and will contain 252 luxury apartment homes, and features their signature clubhouse including Virtual Golf and many other amenities.

February  2008

The Lakes At Cypresswood Grand Opening

The Lakes at Cypresswood is excited to announce their Grand Opening.  Apartment Homes ranging in size from 684 to 1,147 square feet are available and ready for occupancy.  The expansive 10,000 square foot clubhouse features Virtual Golf, 13 Flat Screen Televisions and a Game Room, Billiards Room, Media Center, Fitness Center, Outdoor Fireplaces, Wi-Fi, and many other amenities.  The hottest neighborhood in Northwest Houston now has an exciting new property that is second to none.  Visit the property website at

September 2007


            Brad Swearer (281) 496-4141 

Michael Stevens Interests purchased 10.4 acres of land at 9000 Almeda Rd. in the Texas Medical Center and is developing a yet unnamed 252-unit complex on the land.  Construction on the complex is underway, with completion slated for Summer 2008.

May 2007

We've Moved!

After 15 years at our previous location, we are pleased to announce that we have relocated to our new offices. Our new address is:

8582 Katy Freeway  Suite 201

Houston, Texas  77024

Please note that our telephone and fax number will remain the same.

December 5, 2006


            brad swearer (281) 496-4141 



(HOUSTON) . . . . Michael Stevens Interests, inc. (MSI) is pleased to announce the development of a class-A apartment community in the Champions/1960 submarket of Houston. Phase I of a potential multi-phase project will consist of 324 luxury apartment units and will be located near the intersection of Highway 249 and Cypresswood drive.

 Phase I will start construction in the summer of 2007 with the first units to be delivered in the beginning of 2008.   Phase I will comprise 17.7 acres and contain 1 and 2 bedroom apartments with high end community amenities, including picnic areas, a large screen theater room, fitness and business center, golf simulator and multiple swimming areas.

 Architectural services are being provided by the Clerkley Watkins Group, and engineering services are being performed by Carter & Burgess and Dannenbaum Engineering. Michael Stevens Construction LLC will serve as general contractor.

 Construction financing is being provided by Franklin Bank.

 MSI is a privately owned Houston based company which owns and operates over 5,000 apartments in Texas and is developing $1 Billion of apartments over the next 10 years to expand its existing portfolio. MSI currently owns and manages more than 26 properties representing over four million square feet of living area.


Michael Stevens Interests, Inc. Phone:  281-496-4141
  8582 Katy Freeway  Suite 201 Fax:       281-496-2800

Houston, Texas  77024




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