Dallas Developer Breaks Ground on New Apartment Project for Austin

StreetLights Residential, a national developer of multifamily and mixed-use communities based in Dallas, has broken ground on the third phase of its newest luxury multifamily community in Austin. Located in the rapidly growing Lakeline neighborhood in northwest Austin, the new development will feature 377 apartment homes. StreetLights completed the project’s first phases within the past few years and saw strong demand for both, with The Elizabeth opening in 2019 and The Michael opening in 2016. Residents will have the option to choose from several floor plans, ranging in size from 676 to 1,763 square feet, with one-, two-, and three-bedroom floor units available. Each apartment home will feature granite countertops, tile backsplashes, deep pots and pans drawers, custom flooring, dine-in island seating, urban mudrooms, custom cabinetry including a pull-out trash drawer, spa inspired bathrooms, oversized walk-in closets, and Sonos smart speakers. Select units will also offer smart home features, an all hard surface flooring option, oversized outdoor living spaces and screened porches. Residents will also have access to outdoor amenities including an expansive pool courtyard with entertaining space and a private yoga lawn. The interior common area spaces are designed to foster an inviting, comfortable environment for residents to gather, with access to a variety of amenities including a lounge with flexible co-working spaces, a creative makers craft space, kitchen, and lounge with space for personal projects or art classes, a residents’ coffee bar, a full fitness center featuring high-end cardio and strength equipment, a flex room with spin bikes, fitness echelon mirror and ballet bar, a fully-equipped pet wash and spa, secure interior bike storage, and two private dining spaces for intimate dinner parties or coworking space. StreetLights Creative Studio is the architect of record for the project and is handling all interior design in-house. SLR Construction, LLC, is the general contractor. Other StreetLights’ Austin projects currently in development include The Bowen, a 340-unit, luxury high-rise community located in the Domain. StreetLights’ has completed five Austin projects to date, including two northwest Austin communities, The Elizabeth at Presidio, a 373-unit luxury apartment community, completed in 2019 and The Michael at Presidio, a 415-unit apartment and townhome community, completed in September 2016; Flatiron Domain, a five-story luxury residential community; The Catherine, a 19-story, 300-unit luxury high-rise located in downtown Austin, completed in October 2015; and The Kenzie at the Domain, a six-story residential community comprised of 279 units, completed in August 2014.