$1B EastVillage project breaks ground on Parmer Lane and 2 more Austin development updates

EastVillage (Courtesy Reger Holdings, LLC)
EastVillage (Courtesy Reger Holdings, LLC)

EastVillage (Courtesy Reger Holdings, LLC)

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River Park (Courtesy Partners Group and Presidium)
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Eastlake at Tillery (Courtesy Aquila Commercial)


1. River Park

The first stage of the redevelopment of land off East Riverside Drive could begin next year with the construction of hundreds of thousands of square feet of office, retail and residential space at the proposed River Park mixed-use development.

Phase 1 of the 109-acre, 10 million-square-foot project could include a 370-unit residential complex, 12,000 square feet of retail space and a pair of office buildings totaling around 420,000 square feet.

Space: 109 acres, 10 million square feet


Timeline: TBD

2. Eastlake at Tillery

A pair of office buildings in East Austin is complete, Aquila Commercial announced July 6.

The 172,000-square-foot Eastlake at Tillery office campus, located at 3212 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, completed construction this summer. It includes one building with three floorplans each totaling around 25,000 square feet, a second building with three floorplans at around 32,000 square feet each and a multilevel parking garage.

Space: 172,000 square feet

Timeline: completed in July

3. EastVillage

The 425-acre, mixed-use campus EastVillage broke ground June 22 in Northeast Austin. The $1 billion Tech Ridge-area project from Reger Holdings LLC is expected to include a suite of residential, retail and office facilities to be built across five phases, including 466 single-family homes and 2,000 multifamily units; nearly 400,000 square feet of retail, restaurant and entertainment space; 810,000 square feet of office space; three hotels; and a 1.5-acre park and 150 acres of parkland and forest preserve.

Space: 425 acres

Timeline: completion by 2030
By Ben Thompson

Austin City Hall Reporter

Ben joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2019 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Northeastern University in Boston. After spending more than two years covering in The Woodlands area, he moved to Austin in 2021 to cover City Hall and other news throughout the city.



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