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These 2 multi-family developments are set to open in the coming year

The Johnny is a new multi-family development coming to North Austin. (The Geyser Group)

More housing is going up in Austin and it's coming in the form of multifamily developments, which are fit for residents looking for some privacy and a roomy place to call home. That's because these structures are divided to accommodate people living separately and can still provide cozy amenities.

Austin-based developers The Geyser Group have worked on projects like a commercial office space on East Sixth St. and townhomes in East Austin. Now, they’re behind a couple of multifamily developments that will make their debut in 2023.

The Johnny, North Austin

This 76-unit space on W. St John’s Avenue will incorporate condo-like design elements. Whether it’s a Texas winter or summer you’re trying to cope under, residents will have access to a wellness balcony that will feature a hot and cold swim spa. It’s also in a convenient location by The Crescent shopping center where visitors can head to 99 Ranch Market for grocery shopping or to dine out at Kura Sushi or Texas Pizza.

The development broke ground in November last year and is set to be finished at the start of 2023. Sixteen of the units will serve as affordable housing for those who earn below 60% of the median family income. Geyser is providing updates for those interested in pre-lease information.

The Goodwin, East Austin

With a further out completion date, this 363 unit East Austin development will go up near the intersection of Springdale Road and Airport Boulevard. It’s currently under construction with the first set of units expected next summer and final completion early 2024.

Managing Director Michael Bernstein expressed excitement over various aspects of the project, like how it’s walkable to Springdale General, the Austin Bouldering Project, and the Springdale Green project. “Combining location and community is at the core of this project, and The Geyser Group cannot wait for it to come to life over the next two years.”

The community part of the project comes in the form of amenities like two pools, a dog park and multiple entertainment spaces. Plus 2,400 square feet of retail space.

Like The Johnny, Geyser is establishing part of the development as affordable housing, with 37 offered with that status and the remaining 326 at market rate. Priority for the affordable housing will be given to those who had lived in the 60’s era building formerly on the property.


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