bout two out of three newcomers to the Austin area end up settling in the suburbs, and that is producing an impressive building boom in the region.
Here’s a rundown of three more new projects:
- In Pflugerville, about 20 minutes north of downtown Austin, City Council is pondering whether the city should partner in a 45-acre project called Pecan District. Developers plan to start building apartments at Pecan Street and Heatherwilde Boulevard in December, and they told city officials their involvement could mean the difference between a $400 million project with a huge parking lot and a $1.2 billion development with community amenities such as a hotel and amphitheater. The Austin American-Statesman chronicles the discussions in this article, and Community Impact Newspapers summarized the developers’ pitch here.
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