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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 4.17-4.19

Friday, April 17th, 2015 at 1:05pm. 199 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle
Top 5 Weekend Picks 4.17-4.19

 

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What: Mack, Jack & McConaughey Charity Event with Jack Ingram
When: April 17th
Where: ACL Live
Why: Mack, Jack & McConaughey (MJ&M) is the joint fundraising effort of actor Matthew McConaughey, recording artist Jack Ingram, and Texas coaching legend Mack Brown. MJ&M is a two-day fun-filled event with music, golf and fashion benefiting select non-profits that each reflect MJ&M’s goal to empower kids.

 

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What: Waller Creek Pop-Up Picnic
When: Saturday, April 18th at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Palm Park
Why: Waller Creek Pop-Up Picnic benefits Waller Creek Conservancy. Bring your own basket or

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Downtown Development Digest: 70 Rainey Update

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 at 10:42am. 566 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Downtown Development Digest:
70 Rainey Update
 

 

Update: The 70 Rainey condo development team recently unveiled additional details on its projected condo tower, which joins The Independent and 5th & West as downtown Austin's most recently announced condo towers. The 35-story tower will consist of 164 residences and nearly 20k SF of outdoor amenities, allocated between floors 10 & 11. Renderings of both the view and amenity deck can be found below. 

Mirroring that of The Independent, downtown Austin's 58-story, 370 unit residential tower, prices for 70 Rainey will range from the mid-$300k's to over $3m. Floor plans will include Studio, 1 Bedroom, 2 Bedroom, 3 Bedroom, 2-Story Lofts, and Penthouse residences. 

70 Rainey will join

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Top 10 Happy Hours in Austin

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 at 9:24am. 436 Views, 0 Comments.

Monthly Best of Austin – Top 10 Series

Top 10 Happy Hours in Austin

As the office clock is slowly ticking towards the end of day, who isn’t daydreaming of a fun environment and drinks after work?  Austin has no shortage of great happy hour specials, from deals at upscale hotel lounges to the neighborhood Tex Mex joint. Whether you’re in search of cheap pitchers or a craft cocktail that won’t break the bank, these suggestions won’t let you down: 

  1. Uchi (801 S. Lamar Blvd. 78704) 

Social hour at Uchi is the perfect opportunity to sample the best of the menu at one of the most acclaimed restaurants in Austin at a fraction of the regular cost.  From 5 pm to 6:30 pm every day, Uchi offers awesome rolls at lower prices than grocery store

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 4.10-4.12.15

Friday, April 10th, 2015 at 2:31pm. 237 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle:
Top 5 Weekend Picks 4.10-4.12.15

 

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What: Austin Fashion Week
When: April 10th through April 18th
Where: Austin Music Hall
Why: For all you fashionistas out there, join in on the fun of Austin Fashion week and get in the know on all the newest trends. Kick off the week long event tonight at Speakeasy followed by brunch tomorrow at Searsucker before the Soirees and runway madness!

 

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What: MotoGP at Circuit of Americas
When: Friday, April 10th through Sunday, April 12th 
Where: Circuit of the Americas
Why: The greatest motorcycle racing event in the world is coming back to Austin for a weekend of high octane competitions and

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Downtown Development Digest: Update on The Independent

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 at 1:05pm. 381 Views, 0 Comments.

 
Downtown Development Digest:
Update on The Independent

 

 

The Independent team is eager to unveil renderings, pricing, finishes, and upgrades over the coming weeks. In the interim, we're proud to share the final floor plans, which take you a step closer to declaring yourself home. 

The point tower is divided into four tiers, and each tier has its own unique unit mix. This enables a wide array of view and living options to the future owners of The Independent. The 370 residences will range from the mid-$300k's to over $3m. There will be a series of 1 Bedroom, 1 Bedroom + Study, 2 Bedroom, 2 Bedroom + Study, 3 Bedroom, and 3 Bedroom + Study. Below are one of each of the 1 Bedrooms, 2 Bedrooms, and 3 Bedrooms

 

 

 

 

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 4.3-4.5

Friday, April 3rd, 2015 at 2:35pm. 154 Views, 0 Comments.

 
Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle
Top 5 Weekend Picks 4.3-4.5/2015

 

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What: Dave Chappelle
When: Friday, April 3rd at 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 4th at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Where: ACL Live
Why: Be ready to laugh so hard it becomes a workout! For some great comedy and fun this weekend, this is our top pick! And what better place than ACL live for such a noteworthy performance?

 

 

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What: Jo’s Coffee Pet Parade
When: Saturday, April 4th at 12 p.m.
Where: Starts at Hudson’s Meat Market and ends at Joe’s Coffee
Why: Round up your pets and family and head on down to South Congress for some Saturday fun! This event will have lots of fun things going including live music, an

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Downtown Development Digest: Aspen Heights Apartment Update

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 at 12:18pm. 462 Views, 0 Comments.


Downtown Development Digest:
Aspen Heights Apartments Update


Last year Aspen Heights announced they would be breaking ground on a new development project on the corner of West 8th and Nueces streets. This will be their first time developing conventional multifamily housing, with past projects including solely student housing. Another first time for Aspen Heights is their involvement as co-developer with Constructive Ventures for the new authentically Austin 58 story condo tower, The Independent. Urbanspace is the exclusive listing agency for The Independent and couldn't be more thrilled to be working alongside such an amazing team. We are extremely excited to see this company broaden their development scope and expect both The Independent and

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 3.27-3.29

Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 12:33pm. 145 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Top 5 Weekend Picks

3.27-3.29 


 

 

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What: 58th Annual Zilker Garden Festival
When: Saturday, March 28th at 10 a.m. and Sunday, March 29th at 10 a.m.
Where: Zilker Botanical Garden
Why: Spring has sprung and this is the perfect destination to get your garden looking beautiful again! Shop around while enjoying live music and tasty food. This is a great family event so bring your kids along and make sure to check out the Kids Corner.

 

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What: Live at the Deep Eddy Distillery
When: Saturday, March 28th at 11 a.m. and Sunday, March 29th at 11 a.m.
Where: Deep Eddy Vodka Distillery & Tasting Room
Why: Starting this year, Deep Eddy Vodka is hosting a special monthly series. The

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Downtown Development Digest: Seaholm Residences Photo Update

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 2:36pm. 411 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Downtown Development Digest:
Seaholm Residences Photo Update
3.26.15

Floor 24 at the Seaholm Residences is currently being poured, but as work is being done on the top of the tower, it also continues on the lower floors. You'll notice glass installation along floors 10-15. Expect more details on the construction update in our Seaholm Residences Newsletter next week!

 

 

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Residential Series: Why Spring is the Best Time to List Your Home

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 11:55am. 230 Views, 0 Comments.

Spring-cleaning doesn’t have to mean just de-cluttering your hallway closet.  Spring signals fresh beginnings, new approaches, and growth.  Spring is considered to be the best time to list your home, and the statistics don’t lie: 39 percent of homes listed between March 21 and June 20 in the past five years went under contract within 30 days and 15 percent of them sold for more than list price.  Here are a few reasons why spring truly is the best time to list your home:

  1. Curb appeal.  Curb appeal is often cited as the most important factor in selling a home.  After all, you can never redo a first impression.  In the springtime, you can show all that the exterior of your home has to offer.  Out of the cold and rain, people will be much more

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