Found 14 blog entries tagged as amenities.

 “It’s not just our respected homebuilders, but it’s also the amenities and lifestyle,” developer Ed Horne said in a statement. “We had $8 million in amenities on the ground not long after the community opened and a very active resident calendar with an onsite lifestyle director. Currently, we have $40 million in amenities and have expanded the lifestyle program to include two onsite lifestyle directors. There are also four onsite schools with two more on the way. All of that resonates with today’s home buyer.”

Austin Business Journal reports, "Liberty Hill’s Santa Rita Ranch has claimed the title of top-selling master-planned community in the Austin area for the third consecutive year.

That distinction comes despite an overall drop in sales, according to Robert Charles Lesser & Co.’s 2022 list of the top selling master-planned communities nationwide. No other Austin-area neighborhood sold enough homes to rank in the country's top 50.

In all, 450 Santa Rita Ranch homes were sold in 2022. That was good enough for the development to top all rivals in the Austin area and secure the No. 32 spot nationally.

RCLCO has conducted a survey to identify the top-selling master planned communities since 1994.

According to Santa Rita Ranch developer Ed Horne,…

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Thomas Ranch will include a diverse mix of 3,500 homes, a "downtown village," and more. Rendering courtesy of Thomas Ranch

CultureMap Austin reports, "a new master-planned community is set to take shape in the "wild hills" of Lake Travis. Thomas Ranch, announced December 5 by developer Areté Collective, is coming to Spicewood, with construction set to begin in 2023.

The 2,200-acre project will boast ample housing — approximately 3,500 units are planned — as well as a downtown village, expansive hiking and biking trails, and many other luxe amenities. Its website says "Thomas Ranch is a 2,200-acre master-planned community reimagined to appeal to a new kind of lifestyle."

“Areté is working to create a new frontier when it comes to Lake Travis living,” Rebecca Buchan, Areté Collective's CEO and co-founder, says in a release.

“Our vision for Thomas Ranch is that it…

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Thomas Ranch could bring thousands of homes to a 2,200-acre site in the Hill Country west of Austin. ARETE COLLECTIVE LP

The Austin Business Journal reports, "a massive master-planned community could be coming to the border of Travis and Burnet counties.

Salt Lake City-based Areté Collective LP announced Dec. 4 plans for Thomas Ranch, a 2,200-acre neighborhood that could rise along State Highway 71 near Spicewood. It would feature a dense urban core that developers hope to anchor with a major grocer, plus thousands of housing units across multiple types of residences and price points, a school, health care options, a resort hotel and a golf course designed by the mind behind the newest addition to the world's oldest course — The Castle Course at Scotland’s St. Andrews Links.

“What we are trying to do is build an inclusive, livable community,” Areté Collective…

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Wilson Towers will rise 1,035 feet in downtown Austin, making it the tallest building in Texas upon completion. Rendering courtesy of HKS Inc.

REBusiness Online reports, "Wilson Capital, an Austin-based real estate development firm, has unveiled plans for Wilson Towers, an 80-story apartment building in Austin. Totaling 450 residential units and rising 1,035 feet, the development would become the tallest building in Texas upon completion.

The property is located at 410 E. Fifth St. in the heart of Austin’s downtown. It is less than a block from the MetroRail Downtown station, three blocks from the Congress Avenue retail and restaurant district, and six blocks from the Texas State Capitol building. Construction is scheduled to begin this summer.

According to local real estate publication Towers, the project is a massive expansion upon previously released redevelopment plans for the site…

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Artist rendering of 700 River

Austin American-Statesman reports, "a 43-story apartment tower is the latest high-rise to start construction in the booming Rainey Street area in downtown Austin.

High Street Residential, along with MSD Partners and River Street Partners, said started construction has bgun on the tower, which will rise 500 feet at River and Rainey streets on downtown's southeastern edge. It will have 377 upscale apartments, ranging from studios to three-bedroom units and penthouses.

Called 700 River (initially River Street Residences), the tower will include 3,400 square feet of retail space and more than 30,000 square feet of amenity space, according to the developers. The high-rise is due to be completed in late 2024.

The project is part of wave of growth…

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According to Multi-Housing News, "Novak Brothers Development has broken ground on Rise510, a 301-unit luxury garden-style component of its master-planned Wolf Lakes Village development. The community will be located in Georgetown, Texas, with construction expected to be completed in the summer of 2024.

Rise510 will be built on 12 acres of the 164-acre European-inspired village, and will host a mix of apartment homes and townhouses, according to the developer’s website. The development’s amenities include a fitness center, swimming pool, community park and private, resident-only parking spaces. The greater Wolf Lakes Village hosts landscaped park space, private lakes, an outdoor amphitheater, hiking trails and an ice-skating rink. The community’s…

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According to the Austin Business Journal, "A Phoenix-based builder of rental homes is increasing its investment in the Austin area to $164 million with its latest land purchase.

NexMetro Communities LLC announced Sept. 16 the purchase of 25 acres in Liberty Hill, where the company will construct a neighborhood of 260 single-family rental homes called Avilla Rio Oaks. It will join two other NexMetro projects in the works for in the suburbs around Austin; the company already announced another in Liberty Hill and an additional community in Georgetown.

"NexMetro is actively seeking new sites ideal for our luxury leased Avilla Homes neighborhoods in multiple Austin submarkets," stated Jason Flory, managing director of NexMetro's Austin division.…

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A major real estate investor in Austin has acquired a sizable apartment complex in the fast-growing suburb from a prominent developer based in the city.

Palladius Capital Management acquired the 342-unit, located in Kyle from Endeavor Real Estate Group, which completed the project earlier this year.

The sale price was not disclosed.

Kyle and other areas south of Austin have proven to be a popular market for multifamily construction and projects as of late

The complex Palladius got is called Citizen House Kyle, and located along the I-35 Innovation Corridor, part of the larger Dry River District, which includes a 65-acre mixed-use community also being developed by Endeavor Real Estate Group. The deal for the apartment complex includes one-…

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Updates to the site plan for the Block 32 tower project now working its way through the city’s permitting process offer us a closer look at the two towers set to rise atop a half-block at East Third and San Jacinto Streets in downtown Austin — and although our city is pretty spoiled for impressive new buildings lately, these plans show a pair of towers with a design that should prove remarkable on the skyline. We now know the developer behind the project is Austin’s own Manifold Real Estate, which has quite a few projects cooking at the moment, though Block 32 could become the largest yet. 

The two towers would rise at the half-block bound by San Jacinto Boulevard, East Third, East Fourth, and Trinity Streets directly west of the Austin Convention…

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Today, Gearspace announces the launch of their 6-acre development of 68 multi-purpose, individually owned, customizable garage condos for personal use. Nestled in the Texas Hill Country, Gearspace is a destination for collectors, gearheads, tinkerers, builders, and hobbyists looking to store and enjoy their favorite gear with a community of like-minded individuals.

“We are thrilled to offer Gearspace owners more than a storage space but a place to house prized possessions and to escape to, all while being part of a community with other enthusiasts. Gearspace premium garage condos can be customized to the owner's needs and design aesthetic – collecting cars, storing wine, or working on your RV or boat,'' said Ray Frigo, Principal at Gearspace.…

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