Brookwood in Georgetown was founded by Erin Kiltz in 2011. (Community Impact File Photo)
Nonprofit organization Brookwood in Georgetown purchased 127 acres of land in Weir to build out Grace Place, a neighborhood for adults with disabilities, according to a Dec. 16 news release.
Grace Place will be located at 2148 CR 120, Weir, and will not be accessible to the public until June 2022, according to a spokesperson. The residential community will be built out in four phases; the initial $5 million phase will feature two homes that will house 16 people. The total cost of the project is $20 million and will feature a chapel and event center, an outdoor movie theater, a fitness center, a tiny home village, a pet resort and several additional houses. The community will house 80 residents, according to the organization's vision book on its website.
Trent joined Community Impact Newspaper as an intern in May 2021 after graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Texas, Austin in December 2020. In July 2021, he was promoted to Austin Metro reporter. He covers several news beats from education and government to dining, transportation, nonprofits, and healthcare. However, his primary beat is business and development. Before working at CI, Trent wrote for The Daily Texan, UT's daily student newspaper, and worked on many projects of his own for his undergraduate program. In his free time Trent writes poetry, spends time with loved ones, and watches Star Wars for the hundredth time, including other new movies.
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