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Development Digest: Public

Thursday, November 12th, 2015 at 11:55am. 257 Views, 0 Comments.


Development Digest:
South Congress + St. Elmo


Urbanspace had the pleasure of hosting the Brandon Miller Group at our sales meeting this week where we learned about their newest projects. All of the developments were very intriguing and we are extremely excited to learn more with the months to come. One that especially caught our attention was Public, a residential building planned for South Austin’s newly announced mixed-use development, St. Elmo.

The building will be 6 stories tall with 160 units. The unit types will range from 1 bedroom to 2 bedroom condos and also will include a limited number of live/work spaces.

  • The Live/Work spaces will range from 907-1,500 SF with prices from $259,000.
  • The 1

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Downtown Development Digest: Seaholm October 2015 Update

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 at 4:52pm. 274 Views, 0 Comments.


Downtown Development Digest
Seaholm October 2015 Update


October has quickly blown in with a nice breeze, and people will be bringing life to the building before you know it!

Exterior Construction Progress

Have you seen Seaholm lately? Nearly 100% of the window glass has been installed - take a look:

A scenic view of Seaholm from the 2nd Street pedestrian bridge

The building is comfortably settling into the Austin skyline

A bird's eye view of Seaholm Residences taken from the east


Interior Construction Progress

The sparkling interior of the building is also making leaps and bounds toward completion! Check out a few sneak preview pictures from a nearly completed B4: 

B4 kitchen shining with the

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Development Digest: CityLine at MLK Station

Thursday, October 15th, 2015 at 3:24pm. 232 Views, 0 Comments.


Development Digest
CityLine at MLK Station


A new mixed-use building is being planned on the MetroRail line at the MLK, Jr. Station. The development offers users 134,000 SF of creative office space, 11,000 SF of ground-floor retail, and 36,000 SF of multi-story residential units. Just minutes from downtown and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, this location will provide access not only to public transportation but also East Austin’s numerous array of amenities.

The developer, Cityline Companies LLC, is planning this mixed-use development and calling it CityLine at MLK Station. The project team includes Alley Poyner Macchietto Architecture, dwg for landscape architecture, and Kiewit for construction. Brokers with Austin’s JLL

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Development Digest: St. Elmo

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 at 2:50pm. 383 Views, 0 Comments.


Development Digest
St. Elmo



The vibrant south Austin area has another mixed-use development project in the works that will become an iconic destination for locals and tourists. Saint Elmo will transform 12 acres of property along South Congress into a market center. The new public market will include entertainment, office space, living, and a boutique hotel. Saint Elmo will be Austin’s first indoor-outdoor marketplace and a one-of-a-kind cultural space.

The master developer for the $120 million project is GroundFloor Development accompanied by Prescott Group. The market will open at South Congress near Ben White Boulevard in 2018. The space will include a 40,000 square foot marketplace in addition to 225,000 square feet of

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Development Digest: The LAAN Residences

Thursday, September 24th, 2015 at 2:03pm. 427 Views, 0 Comments.


Development Digest
The LAAN Residences



Urbanspace is proud to unveil its newest project - The LAAN Residences of South Austin. The LAAN (pronounced like "lawn") joins the Seaholm Residences, The Independent, and The Hillside Urban Community as a groundbreaking residential living opportunity in Austin. Never before has South Austin witnessed a development quite like this, offering the sophistication and privacy of a modern home, in a setting that honors Austin's best attributes. 

The 53 townhouse-style condos are structured to deliver a higher percentage of corner units, and each floor plan is designed for optimal natural light. The architectural design is multilayered and timeless, evoking a Dutch farmhouse style mixed with an

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Downtown Development Digest: New Central Library

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 at 3:16pm. 221 Views, 0 Comments.


Downtown Development Digest New Central Library



The New Central Library began construction in 2013 and is expected to be completed in 2016. It will be Austin’s biggest new public building downtown since City Hall. The nearly 200,000-square-foot library is being developed in an area that ranks amongst the most dense areas of development in the country, the Seaholm District.

The building is designed by Lake/Flato Architects and Shepley Bulfinch Richardson & Abbott. It will be a library of the future including technologically advanced amenities such as computers focusing on electronic delivery of information. It is designed to be a community gathering spot promoting a mixture of lively and thoughtful spaces.

Here’s what the

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Downtown Development Digest: Hotel Indigo & Holiday Inn Express

Thursday, August 13th, 2015 at 3:07pm. 229 Views, 0 Comments.

  Downtown Development Digest: Hotel Indigo & Holiday Inn Express


With more and more people moving to Austin, the demand for hotels is continuously rising. A new hotel under construction on 9th and Red River will bring a unique concept to staying downtown. Designed by Mitchell Carlson Stone Inc. in Houston, this building will be a hybrid hotel with dual brands operated jointly by the Intercontinental Hotel Group. The hotels will have separate entrances, the Holiday Inn Express entrance on Neches Street and the Hotel Indigo entrance on Red River Street. Journeyman Construction Inc. is the builder carrying out the plans.

 The 10-story building will include 133 rooms dedicated to Hotel Indigo and 167 rooms to Holiday Inn Express. The

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Downtown Development Digest: Fourth &

Thursday, August 6th, 2015 at 1:51pm. 365 Views, 0 Comments.


Downtown Development Digest Fourth & 



East Austin is expanding at a quick pace and we don’t foresee this area slowing down anytime soon. The newest project planned was announced at the end of July by developers Capsa Ventures LLC.

Here’s what we know:

-The development will be on Fourth & Chicon Streets and named Fourth &.

-The building will be mixed-use with a combination of residential and commercial space.

-There will be 97 residential units and 42,000 square feet of commercial space.

-The project’s residences will range in size from just over 500 square feet to more than 1,400 square feet, and prices will be between $235,000 and $600,000.

-Butler Family Interests will handle the financing which will be both

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Downtown Development Digest: Seaholm Neighborhood July 2015 Update

Thursday, July 16th, 2015 at 3:39pm. 779 Views, 0 Comments.


Downtown Development Digest
Seaholm Neighborhood July 2015 Update



The Seaholm neighborhood is moving along quite swiftly. The Seaholm Residences has officially topped out with the final floor of the 30-story building being poured. The balcony railings are being installed and if you look closely at the picture below, there will be two different types of railings. 



Athena Health was the first commercial tenant to move in to the Seaholm neighborhood. The juxtaposition of modern, colorful decor, and the original mechanical infrastructure of the power plant, creates an original, creative space for the health-care technology firm.


Under Armour's Connected Fitness digital headquarters opened in the Seaholm

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Downtown Development Digest: The Westin Update

Thursday, July 9th, 2015 at 1:48pm. 278 Views, 0 Comments.


Downtown Development Digest
The Westin Update


After 18 months of construction, downtown Austin's newest hotel is opening next week on July 16th. The building, located at 310 E. 5th Street, is 20 stories high and includes 366 guest rooms. White Lodging Services Corp. and the Harry Whittington family partnered together to bring this project to life along with the general contractor, Hunt Construction Group and architect, HKS Inc. See photos of renderings and the building to date below.




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