Return to ENERGY
Find More Facilities
ENERGY STAR Labeled Buildings & Plants
Facility Profile ENERGY STAR Logo

ENERGY STAR Labeled Building Profile

Wells Fargo Plaza
1000 Louisiana
Houston, TX 77002
Map It!


A two-time winner of Houston BOMA's "Building of the Year", Wells Fargo Plaza is the center of Houston's contemporary skyline, standing 992 feet tall with 71 stories of tenant floors.  Wells Fargo Plaza is the largest multi-tenant building int he southwestern United States with more than 1.7 million square feet of rentable area.  The building occupies an entire city block, bounded by Louisiana, Lamar, Smith and McKinney Streets and is on the Houston Tunnel System.  Wells Fargo Plaza showcases two sky lobbies, which serve as transfer levels to upper tenant floors as well as focal points of the building's exquisite architectural design.  Appointed with the finest Italian marble, stainless steel and glass, these two level sky lobbies possess spectacular views of the heart of Downtown Houston.  The building's captivating architectural features are highlighted by Downtown's only waterwall plaza.  Finished with Italian grantie featuring a shining black granite water wall, this charming outdoor patio provides a tranquil spot for eating, relaxing, and casual business meetings.

Skidmore Owings and Merrill in association with Lloyd Jones Brewer and Associates. Structural Engineering: Skidmore Owings and Merrill. Mechanical Engineering: I.A. Naman and Associates.

Management & Leasing
Wells Fargo Plaza is leased and managed by CB Richard Ellis. Together the fully staffed team of professionals are highly committed to tenant service and satisfaction.

The management operations office and the marketing center are located in the building on the 14th floor (Suite 1400).

Wells Fargo Plaza is 100% owned by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and Metropolitan Tower Realty Company, Inc.





Please note: Narrative information in this profile has been provided by Wells Fargo Plaza or a representative of this facility. Other building information was verified and submitted to EPA at the time of application. Building energy performance, operating characteristics, and ownership/management may be subject to change over time.

Service Provider:
RLB Engineers

Building Owner:*
Wells Fargo Plaza

Property Manager:*
CB Richard Ellis

Year(s) Labeled (Rating):
2007 (85)
2008 (89)
2009 (87)
2010 (78)
2011 (80)
2012 (83)
2013 (84)
2014 (84)
2015 (84)
2016 (88)

Facility Type: Office

Total Floorspace: 1845331 sf

Year Constructed: 1982

Contract Type: None

Technologies Used: