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Downtown Development Digest: New Central Library

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 at 3:16pm. 64 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. 105 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. 152 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. 655 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. 210 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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Downtown Development Digest: Austin Proper Hotel & Residences

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 at 11:49am. 462 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Downtown Development Digest
Austin Proper Hotel & Residences

 

The Green Water master redevelopment will be contributing another high-rise hotel with residential condos atop to the Austin skyline. The 32-story LEED Gold registered high-rise, by award-winning Handel Architects, is slated to include 243 hotel rooms and a limited collection of 100 branded luxury residences and penthouses for sale. The interiors will be designed by the acclaimed Kelly Wearstler. Austin Proper will offer one to three-bedroom residences from 850-2,800 square feet and one and two-story penthouses from 3,300-6,500 square feet.

Owner-only amenities will include a private rooftop pool, spa, outdoor kitchen and resident lounge, discrete private entrance with

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Downtown Development Digest: 1306 West Ave. Condominiums

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 12:08pm. 601 Views, 0 Comments.

 

 

Downtown Development Digest
1306 West Ave. Condominiums

 

 

Another condo development is in the works for the downtown area, but this one will not be as tall as some of the other recently announced condominium towers including The Independent, Fifth and West, and Seventy Rainey. Not much information has been released thus far, but here's what we know: There will be five floors consisting of 13 condos including five different floor plans to choose from. Walk-in closets, private balconies, gourmet kitchens, hardwood floors, and stainless steel appliances are featured. Located in a great downtown area near ACC, 1306 West Ave. will be just steps away from dining, shopping and more. These residences will be brought to you by Milestone

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Downtown Development Digest: 5th + Colorado

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 at 10:48am. 698 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Downtown Development Digest
5th + Colorado

 

photocredit: LPC Austin 

The site where some of Austin’s beloved food trucks once called home has turned into a construction zone as some of you may have noticed. Another office building is in the works for the market district and construction is progressing well. Developed by Lincoln Property Company, the 5th and Colorado Street Tower will rise 18 stories high with a new contemporary glass and metal design. Austin Commercial landed the general contractor role for the Class AA building. Seth Johnston, vice president of marketing for LPC, and Trish Williams, another LPC vice president, are teaming up on the leasing and management for the office space. Goldman Sachs is the financial partner

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Downtown Development Digest: Shoal Creek Walk

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 5:22pm. 896 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Downtown Development Digest
Shoal Creek Walk

 

 

The Market District is home to Urbanspace and is one of Austin’s fastest growing residential and commercial areas. Many notable businesses, employers, and condos reside in this thriving area’s boundaries including Whole Foods, Cirrus Logic, Home Away, The Monarch, Austin City Lofts, West 6th Street bars and more. Soon will be a new building joining the Market District and downtown Austin’s skyline, located on 6th and Bowie. Shoal Creek Walk is a 2.713 acre tract located directly behind Whole Foods Market’s flagship store. A 325,000 square foot mixed-use building consisting of approximately 17 floors of Class A office with ground floor retail and underground parking is in the works for

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Downtown Development Digest: The Independent - New Renderings

Thursday, May 14th, 2015 at 3:36pm. 529 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Downtown Development Digest:
The Independent - New Renderings
 

The Independent team is excited to share new renderings with the public and officially announce the opening of their new Sales Center, located directly off of the Urbanspace office on 5th and West. As more information is being released by the week, we want to catch you up to speed!

 

The building will include two floors of the most diverse set of all encompassing amenities available. For example, this will be the first time ever for children’s amenities to be included in a downtown condo tower. An activity room and playground will be a great source of entertainment for the kids.

 

The Independent will be extremely pet friendly, going as far as to include an

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