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$500M Development in Lakeway to Extend Current Main Street

By |2023-01-09T20:07:47+00:00November 18th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Buildings, Construction, News|Tags: , , , , , |

The city of Lakeway in the Greater Austin suburbs lacks a central gathering place for its residents. A local developer is working to change that with a $500M mixed-use development that will provide its own take on a town square.

Colony Park to be Revitalized with Over 2000 New Sustainable Homes

By |2022-12-16T16:14:49+00:00November 18th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Buildings, Construction, News|Tags: , , , |

The Colony Park area in Austin hasn’t had equitable access to healthy food, transit, health care, and jobs since it was annexed in 1973. Since 2012, federal and local groups have been working to change this through the Colony Park Sustainable Community Project. Now that the project has been approved and funded by the city, it is moving toward construction. 

Neighborhood Highlight: Old West Austin

By |2022-11-16T20:02:36+00:00November 16th, 2022|Categories: Spotlight Community - For Home Page|Tags: , , , |

Old West Austin is an Austin Neighborhood actually comprised of three separate, smaller neighborhoods: Old Enfield, Pemberton Heights, and Bryker Woods. The area was developed between 1886 and 1953...

80 New Homes are Being Built in South Austin

By |2023-01-09T19:59:37+00:00October 18th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Buildings, Construction, News|Tags: , , , , |

Almost 80 new single-family homes for sale are being built seven miles south of Downtown Austin. The boutique development titled “Village on Cooper Lane 26' is the work of Houston developer David Weekley Homes. They broke ground in late September.

New, Fairly Priced Condos in South Austin Make Luxury Living Downtown Within Reach

By |2023-01-09T20:14:51+00:00October 18th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Business and Entrepreneurship, Construction, News|Tags: , , , |

Condominiums near South Lamar Boulevard are usually priced at around $1M at least, however, a new development is making the area more accessible. If you’ve always wanted a condo around S Lamar, but couldn’t accord the 7-figure price tag, Montage by Pearlstone Partners may help you make that a reality.

Neighborhood Highlight: Hyde Park

By |2022-10-14T17:39:53+00:00October 14th, 2022|Categories: Blog, News, Spotlight Community - For Home Page|Tags: , , , , , |

This is a walkable, dog-friendly neighborhood with plenty to do indoors and out. This Austin neighborhood has been described as a young professional’s dream, making it perfect for first time home buyers.

High Rental Prices are Driving Millennials to Buy Instead

By |2022-09-30T19:31:45+00:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , |

If you analyzed the housing market in the recent past, it can seem like the housing market drove away many young buyers from buying their first homes. For many, this is true. As shown in a new survey by Money and Morning Consult, 48% of Gen Z (those born between 1997 and 2012) and

How Migration to Austin Could Reshape the Suburbs

By |2022-09-22T21:52:37+00:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: , , , |

Two real estate trends that were accelerated by the pandemic could affect the suburbs of Austin. Even before the lockdown, millennials in small to medium cities were moving out of city centers to the suburbs, and many residents of bigger cities were moving to smaller ones.

Neighborhood Highlight: Rollingwood

By |2022-09-22T19:04:57+00:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Spotlight Community - For Home Page|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Rollingwood is one of Austin's most affluent and sought-after neighborhoods. Rollingwood has its own recreational facilities and provides easy access to local parks and lakes, as well as high-end dining and shopping.

Neighborhood Highlight: Barton Hills

By |2022-09-01T17:38:25+00:00August 30th, 2022|Categories: Spotlight Community - For Home Page|Tags: , , , , , |

Just over the Colorado River, in South Austin, the Barton Hills neighborhood offers a prime location for families and young professionals to find a great home.