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Austin Development News

Longtime Austin bar owner buys last house on Rainey Street

‘King of Sixth Street’ Bob Woody purchases only remaining single-family home in entertainment district

New Kasita owners repurpose tiny prefab houses for hospitality concept

An innovative Austin home-building company becomes a disruptive Austin-based hotel company

Affordable multifamily housing becomes focus for Austin Habitat for Humanity

High price of land drives cost of building new single-family homes out of range for nonprofit

Convention center challenge moves forward

Petition to put plan to a citywide vote approved by city clerk

East Austin corner store site could be saved from demolition by landmark commission

Historic designation recommended unanimously for longtime neighborhood fixture

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SXSW Center

A big, new HQ for the homegrown conference and festivals

New Google building will be a rare starchitect-designed tower

Austin skyline should get some flair with standout design by internationally renowned firm Pelli Clarke Pelli

Fairmont developer ditches plan to buy historic downtown spot

Financier withdraws proposal for Palm School property amid city and county negotiations

Inside the $800M plan for East Austin’s Walter E. Long Park

Parks department approves 3,700-acre overhaul, including improvements to the lake and Travis County Expo Center

Historic downtown lodge plan gets pushback

Plans for landmark Royal Arch Masonic building combine it with a new tower that could rise 30 stories or more

Peek inside Arrive hotel, opening in Austin next month

The Eastside’s newest boutique hotel riffs on its warehouse roots and incorporates work by local artists

Airbnb-branded condos are on their way to Austin

You can live in your own hotel room, rent it to guests, or both at Natiivo in Rainey Street District

Google’s major Austin expansion

Tech giant leases thousands of square feet in Saltillo building, downtown tower

Historic Palm School preservation gets thumbs-up from county

Leaders are still undecided about what to do with the valuable property surrounding Downtown building

Take a peek at plans for Rainey Street’s first major office space

Endeavor’s 30-story Quincy expands district’s repertoire

New SXSW Center opens Downtown next week

New building features a public plaza, a lobby cafe, and a private rooftop garden

The Independent sells entire ground floor to major Austin condo broker

Urbanspace to expand design showroom and open its first bar and coffee shop in the space

Convention center expansion plan moves forward at city

Vision includes preservation of county-owned Palm School

Convention center expansion plan picks up steam

City Council proposal renews interest in $1.15 billion project

Did Austin just unlock affordability?

City Council approves plan to increase construction of lower-cost homes

East Austin Hotel poised for grand opening

The latest boutique project on East Sixth Street goes big on local designers

Family-focused pocket park breathes life into long-neglected space

Family-oriented St. Johns neighborhood gets a fun, green transformation and a much-needed place to play

Eastside school design draws on neighborhood legacy

State-of-the-art education facility will honor and preserve L.C. Anderson High’s history

Coworking giant WeWork to join SXSW in new downtown building

Co-working giant expands Austin presence in proximity to dominant homegrown business

3D-printed Austin house becomes international model, local company commits to use in affordable housing

Icon unveils new printer for saving money, decreasing waste, and building disaster-resistant homes

New architecture and design complex headed for East Austin

Award-winning Austin architecture firm Dick Clark + Associates will develop a mixed-use property on a booming East Side corridor that will serve in part as its new headquarters

Are these ‘modern tree houses’ the future of Austin infill?

Eight sustainable homes on a tree-covered lot take creative approach to urban infill, with sophisticated results

Vanguard South Congress business Blackmail closing after 20 years

Groundbreaking boutique ending its long tenure after 18 years on the now-famous Austin strip

Austin Proper Hotel & Residences to open in June

After breaking ground more than two years ago, the new luxury Downtown property is putting on the final touches

Distinctive new East Austin office building made for millennials

Locals Thoughtbarn/Delineate Studio brings together sustainable materials and thoughtful design to create and transcend generational appeal

Blanton gets $20M gift for new exterior and grounds

Austin’s most prominent museum is set to be transformed by international design firm Snøhetta.

Next Door Creative Studios aims for neighborly feel

Popping in on a thoughtfully designed East Austin space as it nears completion

3D-printed home tech now available to builders

Austin-based company, partners licensing residential plans nationwide

Austin MLS soccer stadium deal challenged by citizen petition

Group called Friends of McKalla Place gathers signatures calling for a public vote on deal with Precourt Sports Ventures

Castle Hill outdoor graffiti park closes

Popular street-art park to relocate to site near Carson Creek Ranch preceding redevelopment of Castle Hill site

Austin Parks Foundation awards $250K matching grant to Norwood Foundation for historic estate renovation

Matching funds needed to jumpstart long-awaited project

Apple tax incentives approved

Williamson County passes a plan that would refund up to 65 percent the tech giant’s taxes after 15 years

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Apple in Austin

The tech giant’s $1B expansion and what it means for the city

How Austin landed the Apple deal

State and county incentives enhance the appeal of land, talent, and a relatively low cost of living