Riata community in Northwest Austin to undergo major renovations

Riata Austin
Riata Austin in Northwest Austin is working to renovate most of its apartments. The upgrades will include new fixtures, hardwood floors, open floor plans and more. (Courtesy Riata Austin)

Riata Austin in Northwest Austin is working to renovate most of its apartments. The upgrades will include new fixtures, hardwood floors, open floor plans and more. (Courtesy Riata Austin)

For the first time since construction started at Riata Austin two decades ago, the apartment community will see major renovations.

Property management company Greystar and ownership group BPP Alphabet MF Riata announced July 21 that significant upgrades and renovations have begun at Riata, located in Northwest Austin at 12300 Riata Trace Parkway.

The renovations, according to a July 21 news release, will include remodeling Riata’s common areas and amenities, including upgrades to the complex's main pool, outdoor dining area and bocce ball courts.

Renovations have also begun in Riata’s 11,000-square-foot gym area, with the additions of a new spin studio, a yoga deck, a barre studio, new fitness equipment, new locker rooms and an outdoor fitness area.

Riata is also working to add a music lounge and a bicycle repair shop to the complex, and developers will begin improvements to the community’s volleyball court, trail system, dog parks and grilling pavilion.


Developers will additionally work in phases to renovate 1,400 apartment units inside the 180-acre community, according to the July 21 news release. Riata said the renovations will include more open floor plans, wood flooring, upgraded fixtures and new appliances.

These renovations will occur as residents move out, according to the news release, and Riata told Community Impact Newspaper in an email it expects 70% of these renovations to be completed over the next two years.

Greystar expects renovations on Riata’s community features to complete by the end of the year, according to the news release.
By Iain Oldman
Iain Oldman joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after spending two years in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he covered Pittsburgh City Council. His byline has appeared in PublicSource, WESA-FM and Scranton-Times Tribune. Iain worked as the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition and is now working as the editor for the Northwest Austin edition.


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