4 East – East 4th & Comal St.

Cielo Property Group has assembled six contiguous lots in the 1600 block of East Fourth Street, advancing plans for a multi-story mixed-use building at the corner of East Fourth and Comal Streets. Cielo would like to build a six-story, LEED certified mixed-use building that would be primarily offices. Some ground-floor retail with a cafe or restaurant component is also under consideration. The developers are expected to deliver the space in the first quarter of 2019.


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La Mexicana Supermercado – East William Cannon Dr.

Located along East William Cannon Drive, just east of Interstate Highway 35, TATI Investments Group has received the approval on a necessary zoning change to allow for the development of a Hispanic grocery store on its 8.06 acre site. The development is planned to have 165,600 square feet of retail space.

8900 South Congress Ave.

Located at the northeast corner of South Congress and West Slaughter Lane, Encore Enterprises, a Dallas-based real estate investment firm, has signed several tenants including Golds Gyms and H-E-B to its planned retail development. Currently vacant land, the site is located just north of a larger retail development known as Southpark Meadows.

Autograph Collection/AC Hotel by Marriott – 1901 San Antonio, St.

This 11-story, 347-room hotel project at 1901 San Antonio Street is a dual-branded development including both the Autograph Collection and AC by Marriott — the Autograph Collection is a more luxury-minded, full-service brand, while AC by Marriott appears to trend toward contemporary urban.

Though the two brands share a single building, they’ll have separate entrances and lobbies. The project is being developed by White Lodging Services Corporation. To make way for the Autograph/AC project, White Lodging is in the process of securing permission to demolish the McDonald’s restaurant at 414 W. Martin Luther King Blvd. The McDonald’s restaurant has closed down as of July 1st, 2017 to make way for demolishing.

23 Nueces – 23 Nueces St.

Still in the planning phase, located at 23 Nueces Street, the 0.95-acre site will have an 18 story building with 212 multifamily units, 3 levels of underground parking, as well as office/retail space.

The Independent – West 3rd & West Ave.

Located at West 3rd Street and West Avenue, the 58 story (tallest in Austin) project will have 370 residences (condos for sale) and 14,500 square feet of retail and restaurant space. The building, nicknamed “the Jenga Tower”, is currently pre-selling condo units. Construction is scheduled to end in 2018. Constructive Ventures and Aspen Heights are the developers, and Rhode Partners is the architect.

View their site and Towers’ write-up.

SXSW Headquarters – 1400 Lavaca St.

Currently in the planning stage is the SXSW Headquarters located at 1400 Lavaca Street. Plans include for a 12 story, 150,000 square foot tower with five floors of parking and a restaurant. SXSW organizers plan to turn the top three floors into their headquarters, while the rest will be available for lease. Estimated completion is January 2019. The high-rise would replace an existing two-story building at 1400 Lavaca Street that the SXSW-related entity, CZ Properties, bought last year from the Texas Restaurant Association for an undisclosed price. CZ Properties would be the owner of the new tower.

Read more at Culture Map.

Sullivan’s Steakhouse Residential Tower – 3rd & Colorado St.

The Sullivan’s Steakhouse Residential Tower will consist of a residential tower at the site of the historic steak house building located at 3rd Street and Colorado Street. The planned tower itself is 44 stories in height, with 357,000 square feet of residential space between 315 apartments. There’s also 7,200 square feet of ground floor commercial space. The developers include Big Steak LP and Riverside Resources, and the tower is designed by GDA Architects. The project is still in the planning stages.

More details at Tower.

Hotel Mirabeau – 1201 Red River St.

Located at 1201 Red River Street, is the 33 story hotel project with 297 rooms, covering 282,320 square feet of space. The project is backed by developers Brett Norwich and Craig Bull. Capella Hotel Group has been picked as the hotel operator. The development is currently in the planning stages.

Here’s some backstory behind this hotel and it’s developers.

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