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The Milago on Town Lake

13 stories - 240 units

Scheduled completion is spring 2006

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721 Congress Avenue

6 stories

Construction begins early 2005

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La Vista on Lavaca

8 story mixed use project

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Piazza Navona Condominiums

9 stories - 55 units

Scheduled completion: July 2005

303 (E. 11th St.)

6 stories - construction begins in 2005

This project will be topped by a cafe and rooftop terrace.

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6th & Brushy

4 stories - scheduled completion February 2006

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Four Seasons Residential Tower

28 stories

Construction was scheduled to begin in 2004, but this project has been put on hold. If it is built, it will not be in the original configuration below.

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There are several residentail high-rise projects that have been proposed recently rangeing from 17-41 levels. Hopefully more information will be out about them soon.

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A couple projects on the east side of I-35.

Waterstreet Lofts

mixed use - 5 blocks east of downtown

22 residential lofts and 7 commercial units

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Saltillo Lofts

mixed use - 29 residential units and 9 commercial units

Construction began in February

Located next to a future commuter rail stop, it is the first transit oriented development in Central Texas.

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Nice.  That is a really good price for the commuter rail project.  Is it still a proposal or are they actually going to build it?

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Yes, Capitol Metro already owns the rail line and voters approved funding for upgrades last November. More info on this thread.

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Austin American-Statesman article: 3 residential projects set for downtown Austin

Three new residential projects could bring up to 200 condos to the west end of downtown Austin and more than 200 residential units to the Red River club district on the east side.

Greystar, a South Carolina-based apartment developer, plans to break ground before the end of the year on the Red River Flats, a 120-unit upscale apartment complex on the old Reddy Ice site at Red River and East Ninth streets.

Across Red River, another developer is planning to build Neches Oak Tower, an eight-story mixed-use complex with 117 residential units.

The largest of the three projects would rise west of Congress Avenue at the northwest corner of West Sixth Street and West Avenue, where Austin-based Cypress Realty Inc. plans to build a mid-rise project with condos and retail space.

Greystar's project would bring life to a city block that has sat dormant since 1999 as other developers tried and failed to build on the site.

Greystar's plans call for four levels of apartments over four levels of parking, including two below ground.

Developers say they hope to turn the site, which has been an eyesore, into a catalyst for other residential and retail development.

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Article fron the Austin American-Statesman about the downtown residential market: Next housing wave arises

The Joneses are part of a surge of 1,400 people who have taken up residence in seven downtown condo and apartment projects that have been built over the past five years in Austin's city core. And a new wave of development is forming that promises to bring at least 14 additional projects and more than 2,000 new residents.

These new projects will dramatically alter the city's skyline and redefine downtown's limits, stretching its boundaries both east and west. Several projects will bring towers that will rival and even eclipse the office buildings that line Congress Avenue.

The flood of new residents also is expected to bring restaurants and clubs plus new shops and other businesses to serve a swelling population that would push past 8,500.

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Villas on Sixth

website: http://www.villasonsixth.com/

mixed use - 160 apartments - 85% of the units are reserved for households earning less than $40,000

construction began in Jan. 2005

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Villas on Sixth is located in east Austin. This is a link to a map from The Austin Chronicle showing some of the projects taking place in the eastside neighborhoods.

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An article from todays Statesman saying plans have been unvieled for two downtown projects. The first is MetLife's 27-story high rise that will contain 196 apartmants. They hope to break ground this fall and have it ready for residence to move in by early 2007. The other project is the Red River Lofts. It will be a four story U-shaped building with 122 apartment units. Construction is expected to begin in late fall - early winter and ready for move in by August 2006.

Full article: http://www.statesman.com/business/content/...17downtown.html

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An article from todays Statesman saying plans have been unvieled for two downtown projects. The first is MetLife's 27-story high rise that will contain 196 apartmants. They hope to break ground this fall and have it ready for residence to move in by early 2007. The other project is the Red River Lofts. It will be a four story U-shaped building with 122 apartment units. Construction is expected to begin in late fall - early winter and ready for move in by August 2006.

Full article: http://www.statesman.com/business/content/...17downtown.html

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Has anyone been able to see the renderings for 101 Congress yet (the MetLife building)? I know that the arch showed the city council a slideshow of the renderings. I'm a lil anxious about this one because I honestly didn't think it was going to happen.

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