Monday, November 5, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

Justin Lane parcel primed for parks, affordable housing, creative space and more

The five-acre North Austin parcel known as the Justin Lane tract looks to be the home of a variety of new uses in the near future, including affordable housing, creative space, parkland and mixed-use development.At Thursday’s City Council meeting, a…

Friday, November 2, 2018 by Jessi Devenyns

Camelback PUD project receives final approval from Council

When it comes to approving a highly visible planned unit development on an iconic piece of Austin property, it’s not going to be an easy decision. After all, the devil is in the details.On Thursday night, after several hours of…

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

Long road to expo center revamp could begin Thursday

Thursday’s City Council meeting is expected to see the first moves toward a long-off ballot initiative that will eventually lead to an ambitious rehabilitation of the Travis County Expo Center.The resolution, which is expected to pass on consent, will direct…

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

Golf, recreation areas considered for future of Walter Long Park

Golf course, or no golf course?There are other questions being discussed with community members in and around East Austin about the future of Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park, but one of the main questions is whether the 3,695-acre park should…

Monday, October 22, 2018 by Jessi Devenyns

Landowner offers environmental concessions, gets commission approval for restricted covenant updates

Down in Southwest Austin, behind the Oak Hill HEB, is an undeveloped 18-acre parcel of land that is subject to a 1987 restrictive covenant.Currently, the undeveloped land at 6901 Old Bee Caves Road is zoned for commercial use, but because the…

Friday, October 19, 2018 by Jessi Devenyns

Camelback PUD unanimously passes first reading at Council

In an uncharacteristically quick manner, City Council unanimously passed the first reading of the Camelback Planned Unit Development at Thursday’s meeting.The PUD, which has been the subject of great neighborly debate for the last several months, is a 145-acre property…

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