Panoramic skyline views, natural light galore and a life of luxury—all things you can experience if you live in one of Austin’s famous downtown high rises.
Take a look inside these three condos that are on the market now.
This spacious one-bedroom, one-bathroom Four Seasons home comes complete with a rare oversized balcony–a could-be “second living room” that stretches to the bedroom–and views of the Austin skyline. Built in 2010, the condo has modern features throughout its 1,060-square-foot floor plan and offers special perks for being a top-floor resident: concierge, valet parking, the rooftop pool, roof service and housekeeping.
This listing is held by Alan Holt of Compass.
This two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo at The Independent faces south, securing panoramic views of Lady Bird Lake and downtown from its floor-to-ceiling windows that let in tons of natural light. The 1,262-square-foot floor plan feels especially spacious due to the open concept floor plan and 10-foot ceilings. Forget the modern finishes, ample amenities, guest suites and location—you can wake up to views of the capital city every morning if you can afford to live here.
This listing is held by Natalie Kalthoff and Krystle Copulos of Compass.
Located at 70 Rainey, this two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo has an ample 1,697 square feet of space that you can make the most of with an open floor plan. Built in 2018, it has features like the floor-to-ceiling glass windows, hardwood European oak flooring, marble bathrooms, custom finishes, motorized window shades and Miele appliances give this home its luxurious feel. This condo’s price has dropped by a little more than $500,000, so now is the chance to live the luxurious lifestyle for a good deal.This listing is held by Leslie L. Thompson of Compass.
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A crash involving several vehicles in southeast Austin led to multiple going to the hospital, including two children.
Austin-Travis County EMS responded to the crash at around 10:46 a.m. on northbound Bastrop Highway; four ambulances were requested.
At least one person was trapped before being helped and all involved were taken to the hospital.
One person and two children were taken to Dell Children's Medical Center, where one of the children is being treated for serious injuries. Another adult was taken to Dell Seton Medical Center with serious injuries. And four adults were taken to St. David's South Austin Medical Center—two with potentially serious injuries.
Tesla is making moves to expand Giga Texas yet again, filings show.
The automaker plans to build a “production support area” on a 68-acre plot near the gigafactory’s main property that will involve “industrial use facilities with associated improvements.”
In recent months, Tesla has looked at expansions for Giga Texas, which had its grand opening in April. Before plans for these facilities, Tesla submitted an application in late June for a 500,000 square foot building that may be used for general assembly lines. In February, Tesla filed for approval of “Project Cathode,” an industrial use facility that could be used for making the material in batteries that help power electric vehicles.
But Tesla’s aims for growth haven’t come without pushback. In May, a group of local activists called on the city to withhold Tesla’s requested permits, citing environmental concerns.
Still, Tesla is carrying on with ideas for building out. This latest project lists Logan Grant, a civil engineer for the company as the applicant, though few other details have been offered while the project works its way through the approval process.
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