In a move that may not have been possible if not for an earthquake in Texas, the owner of a $5 million mansion located in Houston is now looking for a new home, a development company said Tuesday.
The development company in Houston said it has hired the Houston-based architect Daniel J. Zirac to oversee the development of the 2,800-square-foot mansion, which will be constructed by a local firm called Modern Cat, located at 613 N. Shepherd St., just east of downtown Houston.
Zircac is also working on a 1,400-square foot house for the property in Austin.
Zirac will oversee the project, according to the statement from the developer.
He previously worked on the projects of the family of J. Michael Parks and the Parks Family Foundation.
He is the architect for a $1.5 million home in New York and a $7 million home at Lakeview Ranch, a $13.5 billion project in Los Angeles.
Zircac, a native of Hungary who lives in Austin, is a former executive director of the nonprofit nonprofit Foundation for the Future of Housing.
In addition to his work with the Parks Foundation, he is a graduate of the Parsons School of Design and the Architecture Center at the University of Texas at Austin.
He was previously a partner at the firm Zircastan.
The developer said it expects the home to be ready for sale in the next two to three weeks.