BoyarMiller Represents GEG Group in Lease for L.A. Restaurant Concept, Katsuya by Starck Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (June 3, 2011) — A team from BoyarMillerʼs Business Group successfully represented GEG Group — a lifestyle, hospitality and entertainment group based in Houston, Texas — on a lease of 8,059 square feet of retail space at West Ave, located at 2800 Kirby Drive at Westheimer, which was represented by Nick Hernandez of Page Partners. GEG Group and its Los Angeles-based partner, sbe, an industry-leading hospitality, real estate development and lifestyle company, will open the first Katsuya by Starck location in Texas in early 2012.

GEG Group and sbe plan to expand the brand throughout Texas, opening five locations over the next 5 years. At the helm of GEG Group is CEO Ali Ansari, a highly regarded entrepreneur in the food and beverage industry, and Chairman Charles Chanaratsopon, founder of Charming Charlie, one of the fastest growing accessories retailers in the U.S.

Additional members of the Page Partners team providing representation for West Ave included Beth Palka.

About GEG Group
Founded in 2010, GEG Group is a lifestyle, hospitality and entertainment group based in Houston, Texas. The Group is led by CEO, Ali Ansari, a highly regarded coffee specialist and president of Freshbrew Group, USA and Chairman Charles Chanaratsopon, founder of Charming Charlie. GEG Group, with aggressive plans for expanding experiential national brands to Texas and creating its own one-of-a-kind brands, will offer the best in restaurants, hotels and nightlife.

About BoyarMiller
BoyarMiller is a mid-size Houston-based law firm that advances client business goals by bringing new possibilities into focus with confidence and clarity to achieve extraordinary outcomes. Since 1990, we have been providing practical and smart business solutions. Our firm is comprised of two practice groups—business law and litigation—and we serve multinational companies, middle-market businesses and entrepreneurs in need of collaborative and strategic representation. See for more information.