Tag Archives: South Central Waterfront Plan

Monday, October 25, 2021 by Jonathan Lee

Council to adopt TIRZ, implement full south waterfront plan

The long-delayed South Central Waterfront Plan moved closer to implementation Thursday after City Council initiated a tax increment reinvestment zone to guide the use of new property tax revenue on the south shore of Lady Bird Lake.  The TIRZ is…

Friday, October 1, 2021 by Amy Smith

Parks board says Statesman PUD’s parkland proposal needs more work

The Parks and Recreation Board has determined that the proposed planned unit development on the Austin American-Statesman property is not a superior project as it relates to parkland. With that determination, the board further encouraged parks staffers to continue working…

Friday, November 1, 2019 by Chad Swiatecki

‘Statesman’ site moves forward while staffers work on financing, governance for district

City staff has offered the first round of comments and requests for more information on the redevelopment plans for the 18.9 acres of waterfront property currently occupied by the Austin American-Statesman, with the site seen as the centerpiece of the…

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 by Chad Swiatecki

Plan for ‘Statesman’ site precedes PUD amendment, push for funding options

The development team in charge of the waterfront property that houses the Austin American-Statesman newspaper plans to file an amendment to a planned unit development proposal for the site in the coming weeks, kicking off an expected year of negotiations…

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by Chad Swiatecki

Infrastructure, financing studies signal progress for South Shore district

The city’s Planning and Zoning Department is looking to move forward on two pieces of long-overdue economic analysis needed to begin larger planning and development efforts around the portion of South Congress Avenue immediately south of Lady Bird Lake. At…

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by Chad Swiatecki

Waterfront board calls out Council, staff for ‘stalled’ status on development plans

The body charged with overseeing the development of the south end of the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge has called out city staff and City Council for not moving forward with recommendations it claims are needed to properly manage…

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by Chad Swiatecki

Waterfront board waits for progress on city’s development corporation

City staff has been slowed in their work to research and make recommendations on how City Council could move forward with creating an economic development corporation (EDC) that could help facilitate public/private investment deals. The demands of dealing with the…

Friday, May 25, 2018 by Jessi Devenyns

South Central Waterfront’s environmental standards approved by Environmental Commission

After years of planning on paper, the South Central Waterfront Regulating Plan is finally one step closer to reality after the Environmental Commission recommended the associated environmental development standards to City Council. Along the shores of Lady Bird Lake, there…

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