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Consolidation of UT System’s Administrative Buildings Means Further Changes Ahead

Nearly four years has passed since the University of Texas System’s Board of Regents made a pivotal decision concerning Austin’s downtown administrative buildings. The rest, […]

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New Central Library Opens Its Doors

After four years of construction, Austin’s new Central Library at 710 Cesar Chavez Street opened its doors to the public on Oct. 28. The 200,000 […]

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Hotels

613-Room Hotel Breaks Ground: Austin Marriott Downtown

Another large convention hotel is under construction downtown, just across the street from Austin Convention Center. Demolition crews are clearing the 0.81-acre site of the […]

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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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Under Construction

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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FACEBOOK TOWER: Facebook Leases Most of Third+Shoal Office Building

Facebook is planning a massive expansion downtown, leasing more than 230,000 square feet and becoming the anchor tenant at the Third+Shoal office tower. The company […]

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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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Downtown Construction Update: September 2017 (PHOTOS)

One of the most popular features on BuildingATX is our periodic photo update featuring some of the major projects under construction in downtown Austin. There […]

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Hotels

Austin Proper On Track For Late 2018 Completion

Nearly a year has passed since ground broke on Austin Proper, the 32-story hotel and condo tower in the city’s Second Street District, and officials […]

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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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