East Austin Development

Jan. 27, 2016

183-Bergstrom Expressway Construction

183 is about to go through some major changes! TxDOT recently approved the construction of 183 South, AKA The Bergstrom Expressway in March, 2015. This expressway will run from US 290 to SH 71. Construction is supposed to begin early 2016 and last for 5 years. Can't say I ...

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Jan. 26, 2016

Have You Heard of Whisper Valley?

Whisper Valley site plan, photo courtesy of Taurus Global's website. 

A big mixed-use planned community with huge ambitions is about to break ground near FM 969 and SH 130! The development aims to be the first large scale energy neutral single family home development in the nation...meaning the ...

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Jan. 15, 2016

Brohn Home's New East Austin Community On 51st Street

The Grove On 51stThe Grove On 51st

Brohn Homes is building a new community on 51st St. and Pecan Springs Rd. just east of the Mueller neighborhood. Here are some basic facts on the development:

  • Gated Community
  • Modern townhome designs
  • 1,334-1,965 sqft. floor plans
  • Pet friendly, with individually maintained yards
  • Community ...
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Jan. 15, 2016

Decker Lake Golf Course Proposal

Purposed map of development, courtesy of Decker Lake Golf LLC's proposal.

Purposed map of development, courtesy of Decker Lake Golf LLC's proposal


There is a proposal before the city council currently for a private developer to build two PGA level18 hole golf courses on 735 acres of city owned land located by Decker Lake. The developers would pay ...

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March 17, 2014

E 7th Development

If you've been wandering what's going in on E 7th where they have demo'd the large warehouse...you've come to the right post!  It's going to be a 181 unit apartment building with ground floor retail.  These will be for rent rather than for sale ...

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Feb. 5, 2014

PSW Neighborhood Coming To The Eastside!


For those wanting an energy efficient, new, modern home on the eastside in the next year or so...I have news! A new subdivision is expected to be built on EM Franklin near MLK soon.  In between Airport & Springdale, and adjacent to the Morris Williams Golf Course.   ...

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Jan. 17, 2014

A Funny Take On The Last Post...

Austin Sucks-Parody



Jan. 9, 2014

Great Data Sheet For Why Everyone Is Moving To Austin

Why Everyone is Moving to Austin

Dec. 21, 2013

Austin Traffic Makes National News

Traffic On I35


Austin's traffic problem made national news a couple days ago.  For those that have lived here awhile, it's been a problem that has grown seemingly exponentially.  I've pretty much developed an 'avoid 35 & Mopac if at all possible mentality'...because it's really getting unpredictable ...

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Dec. 10, 2013

New Project At 13th & Chicon!

There's word of a new project to help revitalize the area by 12th & Chicon, which has been a notoriously bad intersection and a haven for crime & drug sales for some time.  The City has been working with interested parties to clean up the area, and this project ...

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