Concordia University

Northwest Austin private college Concordia University of Texas on Feb. 5 broke ground on its third residence hall. The new four-story dorm building will almost double the size of Concordia’s housing units, the university said in its news release.

Study areas and learning spaces equipped with technology will be built on each floor in the new residence hall. Outside the building, the university has included an amphitheater in its designs as a space to host university events as well as an open space for studying and socializing among students.

11400 Concordia University Drive, Austin

Space: four stories

Timeline: expected to open August 2022

Presidium Waterford

Nationwide development firm Presidium on March 15 announced it has broken ground on construction of its upcoming Presidium Waterford complex.

More than 280 luxury apartments will be built throughout the five-story development. The units will be made up of one- and two-bedroom apartments ranging from 400 square feet to 1,648 square feet of space. According to documents filed with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, Presidium plans to also build a seven-level parking garage at the site.

9127 Research Blvd., Austin

Space: five stories, 281,533 square feet

Timeline: first apartments to open December 2022

St. David’s Performance Center

Austin FC announced March 19 it is hosting two games at the St. David’s Performance Center in early April as part of a preseason tournament with other Texas-based Major League Soccer franchises.

This marks the debut of the St. David’s Performance Center in North Austin, though the matches will not be open to the public or media. The center hosts Austin FC’s training and medical facilities, as well as offices for club executives and technical staff.

St. David’s Performance Center includes four full-sized soccer pitches, including three natural grass fields and one artificial turf surface. The artificial pitch was built with spectator stands with capacity for approximately 1,000 fans.

Construction on the $45 million training facility, which is part of the mixed-use Parmer Innovation Center, began in June 2020.

13400 Harris Ridge Blvd., Austin

Space: Four full-sized soccer fields

Timeline: Will open early April