Author: Kate Harrington

Plans for Block 71 Include Austin’s Biggest Office Tower

Details are emerging around the redevelopment planned for Block 71, the 1.7-acre central business district block owned by the University of Texas System. Documents filed […]

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Work on Waller Creek Green Space Begins With Waterloo Park Groundbreaking

After years of planning, work on the series of parks and trails that will become a 37-acre chain of green space through downtown kicked off. […]

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UT Unveils New School of Engineering Facility

A new 430,000-square foot building at the University of Texas’s Cockrell School of Engineering on San Jacinto Boulevard just south of Dean Keeton Street opened its […]

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Work on Massive Capitol Complex Breaking Ground

For decades, state officials have been working on a Capitol complex master plan that would consolidate state employees in state-owned office buildings in Central Austin. […]

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Cap Metro Launches More Frequent Service, New Round Rock Routes

Capital Metro has begun new bus service to Round Rock, and will increase the frequency of its existing MetroRapid lines. The three new Round Rock […]

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Can Austin Win Amazon?

It’s rare that so many professionals in Austin would be buzzing about a long-shot deal, but it’s also a rare kind of announcement that has […]

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Austin’s Autumn of Restaurants

Austin’s restaurant scene is set to expand this fall in an explosive way, with new openings popping up all over the city. North Central Austin […]

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Republic Square Park to Start Opening in Phases

Republic Square Park, which has been closed since June 2016 for a $5.8 million renovation, will partially reopen this fall. The Downtown Austin Alliance, with […]

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Could Colorado Street See a New Residential Tower?

A 44-story residential tower that’s being proposed for 300 Colorado Street got recent approval from Austin’s Design Commission. The project, if it moves forward, would […]

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Another New Office Building Planned for East Austin

An Austin developer is planning an office building near East Austin’s Plaza Saltillo. Cielo Property Group has purchased several residential parcels on the 1600 block […]

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