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Downtown Development Digest: Aspen Heights Apartment Update

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 at 12:18pm. 1,259 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. 358 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. 1,269 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. 1,459 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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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 3.20-3.22

Friday, March 20th, 2015 at 10:08am. 656 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Top 5 Weekend Picks: 3.20-3.22


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What: KGSR Live Broadcast
When: Friday, March 20th and Saturday, March 21st from 8 a.m. to noon
Where: The W Austin
Why: There’s no better way to start your day than with some live music in the Live Music Capital of the World. This event features 4 hours of live acoustic performances and interviews by SXSW 2015 artists. All you need to get in is a $5 donation to Make-A-Wish of Central & South Texas Foundation

 

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What: Banger’s Free SXSW Music Showcase
When: Friday, March 20th starting at noon
Where: Banger’s Sausage House and Beer Garden
Why: Banger’s, home to the city’s widest selection of hand-crafted sausage plus more than 100 beers on tap, will…

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Downtown Development Digest: Google at Green Water Treatment Plant

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 at 12:27pm. 1,163 Views, 0 Comments.


Downtown Development Digest:
Google at Green Water Treatment Plant

"Since 2007, hundreds of Googlers have lived and worked in Austin, enjoying all the city has to offer from our trails to our festivals, to countless breakfast tacos," said Google's Gerardo Interiano in a written statement. "As a result of our recent growth, we are excited to share that Google Austin has signed a lease for over 200,000 square feet at the new Green Water Treatment Plant redevelopment at 500 W. Second St."

Google Fiber is making vast movements to supply their high-speed Internet service across Austin. In addition to their offices at 201 Colorado Street (the former Austin Children’s Museum), North Mopac Blvd. (Loop 1), and at University Park they plan to also take

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 3.13-3.15

Friday, March 13th, 2015 at 10:59am. 397 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Top 5 Weekend Picks

3.13-3.15

What: UrbanSips
When: Saturday, March 14th, from 3-7 p.m.
Where: Urbanspace
Why: It’s our annual spring time celebration! Formerly known as SXSips and not affiliated with SXSW but is a huge fan of SXSW and happens to always take place during the opening days of SXSW! There will be drinks, music, and lots of fun to be had. 

 

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What: SXSW Interactive
When: March 13-17
Where: Throughout downtown Austin
Why: SXSW Interactive is a wide-ranging technology conference that will give you an insight of what’s next in tech and culture while meeting and conversing with influential people in the industry. This year’s speakers and workshops reveal Interactive’s objective to explore the

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Downtown Development Digest: Spire East Fifth

Thursday, March 12th, 2015 at 11:06am. 1,186 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Downtown Development Digest
Spire East Fifth
3/12/15

 

Everyday, more and more people are moving into the downtown area. Austin is having to get more creative with ways to use space like larger cities such as San Francisco, NYC and Tokyo have done. One way to do this is by providing micro housing, tiny residential units with floor plans using less than 400 square feet.

Austin realtor, Taylor Wilson, wants to bring the concept of micro housing to East Austin with a new mixed-use development, called Spire East Fifth. The development is planned to be on Fifth Street between Waller and Attayac streets. Wilson has partnered with Kelly Grossman Architects, Urban Landscape Architects and Big Red Dog Engineering to help bring this vision to life.

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Residential Series: How to Get Your Home Ready to Sell

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 5:23pm. 1,765 Views, 0 Comments.


There are several things you can (and should!) do to maximize your home’s full potential before putting it on the market.  Here’s what we recommend:

  1. Don’t underestimate the power of a first impression.  Most likely, buyers have already judged your home before they walk through the door. Curb appeal is vital!  Spruce up your home’s exterior with inexpensive shrubs and brightly colored flowers. Entryways are also important, and should be as welcoming as possible—including a bench, flowers, artwork and even maybe cookies will make buyers feel at home right away!
  2. Be ready to show at any time.  From the moment you start showing your home, keep it maintained and ready for a showing at any time.  Showings can be last minute, and it’s a good idea

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Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks 3.6-3.8

Friday, March 6th, 2015 at 11:59am. 424 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 5 Weekend Picks
3.6.15 - 3.8.15 

 

What: 17th Annual Austin Under 40 Awards
When: Saturday, March 7th at 5:30 p.m.
Where: JW Marriott
Why: To celebrate the future of Austin while mingling amongst Austin’s most accomplished and influential leaders. During an evening of prestige and celebration, recognition is paid to emerging Austinites who both lead their respective industries and exhibit a solid commitment to serving their community.

 

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What: Barley Swine beer dinner
When: Sunday, March 8th at 6 p.m.
Where: Barley Swine
Why: Barley Swine and Hops and Grain are teaming up for a night of good food and rare brews! There will be an opportunity to mingle with the

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