Houston Technology Center Will Honor Mr. Ed Wulfe – Honoree at “A Celebration of Entrepreneurs” Gala
The Houston Technology Center announced today it will honor Mr. Ed Wulfe at the 2016 Celebration of Entrepreneurs Gala. Held annually, this magical evening event will honor local entrepreneurs and celebrate those who have made significant contributions to the Houston community. The event will be held on May 12, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Houston.
Ed Wulfe is Chairman, CEO and founder of Wulfe & Co., a Houston-based commercial retail real estate brokerage,development and property management firm. He has more than 51 years of experience in commercial real estate, community redevelopment and civic leadership.
A graduate of Texas A&M University, Wulfe began his career as a mechanical engineer and moved into real estate in 1960. In1985, he launched Wulfe & Co., a commercial real estate brokerage and development firm. Wulfe’s innovative development of the high-profile BLVD Place received the Houston Business Journal’s 2015 Landmark Award for Mixed-Use development.Wulfe’s redevelopment of Gulfgate Shopping Center and the resulting revitalization of the surrounding area generated ULI’s2012 Development of Distinction Award and two 2003 Landmark Awards for Gulfgate as the “Best Commercial Real EstateRehabilitation/Renovation Project” and the “Best Impact on the Community Project.” Additionally, his renovation of theMeyerland Plaza Shopping Center earned two Legacy Awards for “Deals That Made a Difference” in 1995 and 1996.
Wulfe is a member of the Executive Committees of the Greater Houston Partnership, the Houston Symphony and ScenicHouston. He also serves on the Boards of Trustees for Houston, Uptown Houston, Texas Bowl, Holocaust Museum Houston,The Texas Heart Institution Board, and the Methodist Hospital Center for Performing Arts Medicine. He is past President ofCongregation Emanu-El, past Chairman of the Urban Land Institute’s Houston District Council and past President of HolocaustMuseum Houston.
In recent years, Wulfe has gained recognition as one of five real estate leaders named by the Houston Business Journal as a“Titan” who helped shape Houston. Wulfe also received CoreNet Realty’s Lifetime Achievement Award and was the Honoree at the Memorial Park Conservancy’s 2014 Annual Dinner. He has also received The Center for Houston’s Future EugeneVaughan’s Civic Leadership Award.
President and CEO Walter Ulrich of the Houston Technology Center congratulates and honors Mr. Wulfe as a true entrepreneur, leader and humanitarian. “His enthusiasm is contagious and his spirit is indomitable. Houston, the State of Texas and our nation are richer because of the business results, civic commitment and philanthropy of this extraordinary gentleman and successful entrepreneur.”