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Austin U/C Projects Compilation

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Here is a list of the tallest buildings that I’m aware of currently under construction in Austin.  I did not include some residential buildings that are tall enough to make the list that seem to be completed and may only need some interior finishes.

 

 

 

The Bowie (423’ – 37-stories, Residential)

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JW Marriott (408’ – 34-stories, Hotel)

Webcam:  http://oxblue.com/open/tournee/jwmarriottaustin

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Colorado Tower (397’ – 29-stories, Office)

You can see this one from the JW Marriott webcam link posted above.  It's the construction site in the left-center part of the view. 

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Seaholm Power Plant Re-Development Tower (314’ – 28-stories, Residential)

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Austin Skyhouse (264’ – 23-Stories, Residential)

Webcam:  http://oxblue.com/open/SkyHouseApartments

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7Rio (263’ – 24-stories, Residential)

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Gables Park Plaza II (223’ – 18-stories, Residential)

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Westin (214’ – 17-stories, Hotel)

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The Catherine (209’ – 19-stories, Residential)

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Hotel Van Zandt (197’ – 16-stories, Hotel)

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IBC Bank Plaza (186’ – 13-stories, Office)

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Here'a an update to the Seaholm Power Plant Re-Development.  The project has been converted to condos from apartments and will be called Seaholm Residences.  It will also be 30-stories instead of 28.  The new rendering shows the Trader Joe's that is part of the development.  Whole Foods' headquarters and flagship store is only four blocks or so from this project, so residents have a couple of good and convenient choices for groceries.  They have started pouring the caissons now in the huge pit that was dug for the underground parking. 

 

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All of the condos in the under construction Seaholm Residences were quickly reserved, and the tower crane just went up this week!  This a good sign that the condo market is back.  The other residential high rises just completed or under construction in Austin are all rentals.

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The Skyhouse apartments have been completed and the Gables apartment tower is pretty much done as well.  Here's another rendering of the Gables apartment tower to replace the broken link in the previous post:  

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The 1000+ Rooms JW Marriott topped out this week.  Here's a picture of it from the webcam.  The progress on the Colorado Tower can be seen on the left of the picture.  

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I have never ran into this issue before.  Some of the pictures I posted don't show up in Internet Explorer, but they do in Google Chrome which is the browser I use. 

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I went by the Trammell Crow site today (Green Water Treatment site in previous post) and there are already workers on site.  Also, part of this project is the extension of the two streets on the north and east side of the site (2nd ST and Nueces).  

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Here's a relatively recent shot of Downtown Austin from the south side of the Colorado River. That's The Bowie (from post #1) under construction on the far left.  There are a few more high rises outside of the photo on the far right.  Austin's high rises are spread out so much from east to west along the river that that they can't be captured in one close up shot.  But this photo shows as many as possible from this close.  Somebody sent me this picture, and I can't find a link for it.  But the excellent photographer has his name on it.

 

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Heavy equipment has started arriving on the Trammell Crow/Green Water site, so dirt should be moving this week.

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Nice posts man i got to give you credit I don't even live in Texas but seeing everything thats going on I hoping that my city can get like Austin some day.

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Nice posts man i got to give you credit I don't even live in Texas but seeing everything thats going on I hoping that my city can get like Austin some day.

It's a great time to be a skyscraper/construction nerd in Austin right now.  I only posted info about the tallest buildings.  There are a lot more mid-rise (4-10-story) residential buildings going up in Central Austin right now than high rises.  But I'm only focusing on the tallest ones. 

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From someone in the ATL to someone in the ATX, I have to say, I really enjoy following all of the developments going on in your city. The scale of what is going on in Austin is nearly unprecedented. It would be literally impossible to keep up all that's going on without something like what you do here. Keep up the good work!

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From someone in the ATL to someone in the ATX, I have to say, I really enjoy following all of the developments going on in your city. The scale of what is going on in Austin is nearly unprecedented. It would be literally impossible to keep up all that's going on without something like what you do here. Keep up the good work!

Thanks.  Barring something like another financial meltdown, the downtown building boom over the next few years is going to be amazing.  Austin's latest boom really started in ~2006 and was only interrupted by the lending crisis.  

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Here's an update on the 19-story Catherine apartment tower.  This will be the tallest building south of the Colorado River.  Zoning and NIMBYs limit the height on buildings along the South Shore, but this project is an indication that Downtown expanding across the river:

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 Photo by Izppjb at SSP:  http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showpost.php?p=6453542&postcount=71

 

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Photo by Urbanizer at SSP:  http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showpost.php?p=6454442&postcount=72

Edited by Texas Hill Country

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Here's the 30-story Seaholm Residences and the 18-story Gables.  Seaholm Residences is where the yellow crane is and the Gables is the almost completed building behind it.  The Gables completion was delayed because the top floor of the parking garage that had the residents' amenities center (exercise facilities, etc.,) had to be demolished because it was too tall and interfered with a CVC (Capitol View Corridor).  Oops.  (That's the Bowie just sneeaking into view on the far right.)

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Photo credit to OtherKevin at SSP:  http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showpost.php?p=6449223&postcount=3

Edited by Texas Hill Country

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Site prep is underway for the 38-story residential tower which is the first of four towers being built by Trammell Crow on the Green Water site.  Notice that the Seaholm, Gables and the Bowie towers are neighbors.

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Photo by Urbanizer at SSP:  http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showpost.php?p=6454432&postcount=16

Edited by Texas Hill Country

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Demolition is underway at the site of the the 47-story Magellan residential and hotel tower.  The Chicago based developers said construction would start in the second half of 2014 and that the rendering may change as the final height will be any where from 35 to 50-stories.

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Photo by Izppbj at SSP:  http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showpost.php?p=6453574&postcount=35

 

 

Here's a rendering:  

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http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showpost.php?p=6240727&postcount=1

 

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Here are the three biggest hotels under construction downtown:  

The 34-story, 1000+ room JW Marriott:  

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Photo by Izppjb at SSP:  http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showpost.php?p=6454029&postcount=487

 

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Photo by Izppbj at SSP:  http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showpost.php?p=6453569&postcount=486

 

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Photo by MOPACS at SSP:  http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showpost.php?p=6435614&postcount=126

 

 

The 19-story Westin:  

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The 16-Story Hotel Van Zandt:  

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Photo by Priller at SSP:  http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showpost.php?p=6441759&postcount=70

Edited by Texas Hill Country

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