Found 35 blog entries tagged as amenities.

The living room and kitchen area in a Casata micro home. CORTE VIDEO LLC, PROVIDED BY CASATA

Austin Business Journal shares, "A development of over 200 “micro homes” is coming to San Marcos soon. 

Earlier this month, Casata broke ground on what will be a community of 210 tiny homes ranging from 500 to 800 square feet. Casata CEO Aaron Levy said this will be the largest community of micro homes in the region and potentially in the U.S. 

The community, which is about three miles north of San Marcos, will have several dog parks, six acres of trails and park space, a pool, a gym and much more. Levy said people will likely move into the new neighborhood in summer 2025.

Our partners at KXAN News have more here on Casata's micro-home project.

In 2021, the Austin Business Journal reported on plans by Casata, an Austin-based startup,…

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Mansion Global writes, "Once the poster child for the pandemic housing boom, Austin, Texas, is seeing some of the nation’s steepest price declines for luxury homes, coupled with a growing supply of listings.

Luxury house hunters are now facing less competition and far more choice than even a year ago, marking an opportunity to buy before demand overwhelms supply again. There were 20% more luxury listings on the market in the greater metro area in the first quarter than a year ago, according to data from Realtor.com, which defines luxury as the top 10% of the market by listing price. 

“I have not seen this much great inventory in Austin in a long time, even since before the pandemic,” said luxury real estate agent Kumara Wilcoxon of Kuper…

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TOWERS writes, "The 41-story Vesper condo tower is now complete in the Rainey Street District of downtown Austin, with its first phase of move-ins kicking off this week. According to developers Pearlstone Partners and sales agency Prospect Real Estate, the building is currently 67 percent sold. The 452-foot tower broke ground in the summer of 2021, situated on a small 0.4-acre site at the edge of the neighborhood at 84 East Avenue, pretty tightly hemmed in on three sides by the Camden Rainey Street apartment building and a famously garish Homewood Suites. 

It’s just one of a forest of towers now rising in the Rainey District, with the perspective of the aerial shot below showing not one, not two, not three, but four separate tower projects underway…

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Flora will eventually be home to around 2,800 residences. EMPIRE CONTINENTAL LAND

Austin Business Journal writes, "Thousands of homes are headed to Hutto, where Houston-based Empire Continental Land LP is building a sprawling new neighborhood.

Empire Continental Land, the Texas land division of residential builder and developer Empire Communities, announced March 18 that work had begun on the project. Flora, as it is called, will rise on more than 800 acres and have nearly 3,000 homes once complete. It’s yet another example of massive neighborhoods sprouting in largely rural areas of the metro as Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Tesla Inc. and other companies expand in the region and spur population growth.

“Hutto is in a period of dynamic growth for both businesses and residential communities,” said Steve Sellers, president of…

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Austin American-Statesman writes, "Like several big-name developers, a New York real estate firm has ambitious designs along a southern stretch of Austin's premier Congress Avenue.

The three high-profile projects by New York-based Related Companies are in a rapidly emerging waterfront area that is transforming the south shores of Lady Bird Lake across from downtown.

Related is a privately owned global real estate company with more than $60 billion in assets owned, managed or under development. It has major projects in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., West Palm Beach, Abu Dhabi, and London.

Its Austin projects are planned along and near South Congress Avenue.

Two are south of the Ann W. Richards Congress…

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Developer Mark IV has made updates to the long-anticipated The District project in Round Rock amid changes to the market. SCREENSHOT OF CITY OF ROUND ROCK DOCUMENTS

Austin Business Journal reports, "one of the region's most-anticipated projects is back on track — and much bigger than previously planned.

Eight years ago, Mark IV Capital, a Newport Beach, California-based commercial real estate firm, purchased a 66-acre plot near Interstate 35 and the State Highway 45 toll road for a project known as The District. But the plans subsequently stalled, mostly due to shifting market conditions stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.

Since then, the size of the project has more than doubled. The District is planned as a $500 million investment that will result in 3 million square feet of development and a minimum of 5,000 jobs at full buildout in 2039. Original plans called for 1 million square feet by 2039 and a…

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The Radisson Hotel Austin – University will be revamped alongside plans to raise apartment buildings on the site. ARNOLD WELLS / ABJ

Austin Business Journal reports, "an Austin hotel is planned for redevelopment as part of a project expected to create hundreds of new homes north of downtown.

At the vacant Radisson Hotel Austin - University, developers plan to renovate the existing 298-room hotel and aim to raise as many as 1,000 new apartments and add 40,000 square feet of commercial space to the site, according to a rezoning request moving through City Hall.

The property at 6121 N. I-35, owned by ASAP Austin LLC, rests between the St. John and Coronado Hills neighborhoods. The roughly 8-acre site is at the northeast corner of I-35 and U.S. Highway 290. It is valued at $22 million by the Travis Central Appraisal District.

The hotel will be rebranded to Delta by Marriott,…

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A peek at some of the new housing coming online in Horseshoe Bay, a lakeside community that's a little more than an hour's drive outside Austin. HORSESHOE BAY RESORT

Austin Business Journal writes, "the Jaffe family’s Horseshoe Bay Resort west of Austin keeps growing, and demand for the lakeside living there is apparently strong.

One new project at the resort, a three-tower condo called Waters Lakeside, has seen all 60 units pre-sold, according to a recent announcement from Legacy International, the broker for Horseshoe Bay Resort Realty. The condos started at $800,000.

Waters Lakeside broke ground in 2021, said Mandy Van Streepan, Legacy's chief operating officer. The development consists of three towers with 20 condos each, with the first set for a March move-in date. The second and third towers will open between April and May. The condos all have three bedrooms and range from 1,500 to 2,300 square feet,…

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Northland Living's Luminary will stretch 400 feet skyward. PAGE SOUTHERLAND PAGE INC.

Austin Business Journal reports, "plans are coming into focus for a new mixed-use tower downtown.

Northland Living, a development arm of Canadian hospitality giant Northland Properties Corp., has revealed new details for its planned condo tower in downtown Austin called Luminary.

The building, which will feature almost 290 condos, will rise on less than an acre at the northwest corner of 14th and Guadalupe streets, where it will stretch 35 stories and 400 feet skyward. It's one of the first local projects by Northland Living, which began establishing a presence in Central Texas in 2023.

The tower will be home to 286 one-, two- and three-bedroom condos, plus 4,800 square feet of ground-floor retail and one level of office space, though square…

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AXIOS Austin writes, "aiming to win older empty nesters, Austin apartment developers are now including spas and libraries.

Why it matters: More senior communities look like modern luxury apartments.

Driving the news: America is going gray. Baby boomers and their kids make up a growing share of the country's population, according to Census Bureau data.

  • In greater Austin, the share of renter households that are 55 or older has hopped from 11.1% in 2005 to 17.6% last year.

What's happening: Apartment developers are courting empty nesters as young as 55 years old, dangling prime locations, easy living and amenities you'd expect at a five-star hotel, senior living expert James Hill with Houston-based Kirksey Architecture tells Axios.

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