Apartment developer sweet on Austin

Colonial Grand at Wells Branch — This North Austin apartment complex was the latest to be bought by Colonial Properties Trust. The company owns about 3,450 local units spread out over 10 complexes.

A Birmingham, Alabama based real estate investment trust has begun building a large, Class A apartment complex at 11001 S. First St. about a mile from I-35 near downtown Austin. The Colonial Grand at Double Creek — a $31.7 million, 18-building complex by Colonial Properties Trust Inc. — is expected to be completed by the third quarter of …

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1305 Lofts: True Loft Livin’

Live in an exciting Austin loft for a fraction of the price. Offering 14 units, the 1305 Lofts in East Austin are among the modest and most exclusive east side loft communities. But what these puppies lack in size, they make up for in outstanding build quality and extremely flexible floor plans. See for yourself here.
In 2007, the 1305 Lofts were completed and sold out in a short amount of time. In addition, they are typically snapped up even faster whenever any unit becomes available. We all know that a …

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Plan resumes to build massive Marriott

Plans to build Austin’s largest downtown hotel are apparently back on the table, according to reports.
White Lodging Corp. said last year it would shelve plans for a 1,000-room, $185-million Marriott hotel on Congress Avenue and Second Street. But an Austin American-Statesman report quoted officials saying construction will begin in about nine months.
The story also said the city could waive $4.3 million in fees for the project. That’s a pretty big chunk of change. A city spokesman confirmed the possible agreement, but not the amount. The council is expected to finish …

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Rental properties reward in Austin

Despite a housing crunch that continues to take its toll on housing prices throughout the country, there are many places where real estate is still an excellent long-term investment. When investing in real estate, the key to success is hiring the right real estate team to assist you in identifying and purchasing the right property in the right area.
One of the best places to invest in real estate property is in Austin, Texas. Austin has experienced incredible job growth and very stable home prices despite the nationwide economic downturn. In …

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The Milago meshes luxury with peace-of-mind

If you want to live close to all that downtown Austin has to offer and you don’t want to give up on the idea of having some peace and quiet, consider the Milago.
At other downtown condos, you’re always reminded you’re in the urban jungle: the concrete, the construction, the streetlights, the garbage trucks, music from the bars, even the grackles at night that require you to cover your head on a short walk. No worries like that at the Milago.
The price per square foot and HOA dues are very reasonable. …

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Modern and Mellow living mix at The Mosaic

Live in the center of one of the greatest urban neighborhoods in Austin! Mosaic at Mueller is in the heart of the award-winning Three-Star Green Rated community known for its inspirational design, superior customer service, and great amenities.
The Mosaic is one of the premier planned, in-town, mixed-use neighborhoods in America. The development has a wide variety of home sizes and styles, including our innovative apartments. And these apartment homes are plenty spacious, by the way.
Each apartment home at The Mosaic features unique details and offers beautifully finished one bedroom, two …

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Find your pad at the Moon Units

Moon Units Condos allows you to live in the heart of Austin and create a space that works for YOU. Come home to Moon Units, where style, functionality and affordability give rise to the perfect space for you to relax and create your South Austin lifestyle.
The unique loft residences of Moon Unit Condos are an eclectic blend of artists’ lofts and residential homes. Clean, modern lines and eco-friendly building materials have made the Moon Unit Condos a popular choice in downtown Austin living.
All Moon Unit condominium homes are environmentally friendly, …

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The Monarch masters apartment living

The Monarch is a new 29-story, 305-unit behemoth of an apartment building in downtown Austin. At The Monarch, you truly can have it all. The city’s history, energy and attitude become the foundation for your transition into your new home at The Monarch.
The Monarch lets you engage and connect with the things that mean the most to you. Whether you’re enjoying coffee in the cyber cafe, browsing the nearby shops, or watching the action on the street from your private balcony, The Monarch appreciates and celebrates your individuality and embraces …

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I’d keep off the grass if there were any.

With dozens upon dozens of days without a drop of precipitation or respite from 100+ degree oppression, Austin is hot. Lovers of nightlife, motorcycles, music, movies, art, gaming, county’s best bbq and sushi, public schools, highways, bikepaths, pet freindly policies… you get it, Austin is popular (hot and popular being interchangeable American slang… wordplay is more fun when it doesn’t have to be explained). But these days it’s just hot. No euphemisms, no winks, just sweating like an Olympic weightlifter on a lift he didn’t make.
While there were firework bans …

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Guadalupe 31 is a UT gem

Just north of UT’s campus in Central Austin are the outstanding Guadalupe 31 condominums.  The explosion of apartment construction in the past five years near UT has not gone unnoticed, but during this same period a demand has grown for the type of condominium Guadalupe 31 offers. Guadalupe 31 has become the rage among student populations.
Guadalupe 31 inhabits the best of both worlds straddling the West Campus and Hyde Park neighborhoods. This modern mixed-use project is across from the landmark Wheatsville Co-op and houses Austin-favorite Mangia pizza on the ground …

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Legacy on the Lake lays on the Luxury

Legacy on the Lake luxury high-rise apartments are more than just a place to live, it’s a lifestyle.
At the Legacy on the Lake, the city is at your feet and you will appreciate the view of a lifetime as you relax high above the shores of Lady Bird Lake. This is Legacy living.
Legacy on the Lake is a 31 story high rise that boasts in-your-face luxury at every turn, complete with panoramic views of downtown Austin, South Congress Avenue, Lady Bird Lake and the area’s majestic countryside.
Milestone Management created all …

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The Galileo at 25th & San Gabriel scores!

Smart, sleek student residences designed to provide a new level of condominium living for UT students. I introduce to you, the Galileo.
Ideally located at 910 W. 25th Street in the heart of West Campus, the Galileo at 25th & San Gabriel condos are perfect for selective students looking to be as close as possible to campus without sacrificing the amenities you’d expect from a quality condominium.
There are 49 university condo homes in the Galileo located just four blocks west of the UT Austin campus. The Galileo’s contemporary condo styles include …

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