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Haven at Teravista, a 30-home residential community located at 5160 A.W. Grimes Blvd., Round Rock, is set to begin initial move-ins in October. (Courtesy Courtney Oldham)
Haven at Teravista, a 30-home residential community located at 5160 A.W. Grimes Blvd., Round Rock, is set to begin initial move-ins in October. (Courtesy Courtney Oldham)

Haven at Teravista, a 30-home residential community located at 5160 A.W. Grimes Blvd., Round Rock, is set to begin initial move-ins in October. (Courtesy Courtney Oldham)

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Urbana at Meadow Lake planning 280-home subdivision for Round Rock renters

A nontraditional style of apartments could soon break ground in Round Rock. Rather than construct a multiple story complex with dozens of units per building, Urbana at Meadow Lake is designing a neighborhood comprising approximately 280 single-family homes and duplexes for rent.

30-home Round Rock community to begin move-ins this fall


Dirt continues to turn in Round Rock's housing and real estate scene as a new residential community is set to open this fall. Haven at Teravista, a 30-home residential community located at 5160 A.W. Grimes Blvd., Round Rock, is set to begin initial move-ins in October.

272-unit apartment complex nearing completion in Pflugerville's Pecan District

Construction on Presidium The Pecan District, a 272-unit apartment complex, is expected to be complete in September. This marks the first of 10 phases for the Pecan District, a mixed-use development located at 1809 Social Drive, Pflugerville.

Townhouse sales jump nearly 160% in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto

Townhouse sales have increased by 159% in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto in the year to date, according to July data released Aug. 19 by the Austin Board of Realtors.

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Cooper’s Square bringing 30 new homes near Dittmar Road in South Austin

A new community with 30 single-family homes in South Austin near Dittmar Road and South First Street will be move-in-ready by next summer.

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New 339-unit apartment community coming to far Northwest Austin

A new development will soon deliver hundreds of multifamily units to one of Northwest Austin’s most rapidly developing corridors.

Rosewood Property Co. and Trinsic Residential Group on Aug. 3 announced a new partnership to build a 339-unit apartment development in far Northwest Austin.

Kelsey Thompson, Nicholas Cicale and Iain Oldman contributed to this report.


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Snow covers I-45 in Houston during a winter storm that hit Texas the night of Feb. 14. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
Legislators probe energy officials over power failures, lack of preparation heading into winter storm

The Texas Legislature held hearings Feb. 25 with energy companies including Oncor Electric Delivery and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas in response to last week’s historic winter storm, which left millions of Texans without electricity for days.

As many as 31 stores across nine states will be shuttered as Fry's Electronics shuts down due to market changes and the pandemic. (Courtesy Qygen, Wikimedia Commons)
Fry's Electronics calls it quits after nearly 36 years in business

As many as 31 stores across nine states will be shuttered as Fry's Electronics shuts down due to market changes and the pandemic.

A lone runner jogs on a snow-covered road in Austin. Transportation projects across the city were briefly paused due to Winter Storm Uri. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
ERCOT: Texas power system was less than 5 minutes from collapse during winter storm

ERCOT's CEO offered details into what led to the massive blackouts that left millions of Texans in the cold last week.

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Texas Disaster Declaration opens door to federal aid for losses sustained during winter storms

Individuals and businesses who sustained losses during the winter storm are eligible for federal assistance, according to a Texas Disaster Declaration approved

ERCOT president and chief executive Bill Magness (left) was joined by the electric grid manager's senior director of system operations Dan Woodfin on Feb. 19 for a briefing on the company's emergency operations. (Screenshot via ERCOT livestream)
ERCOT chief: 'We are completely back to normal operations' as of Feb. 19

Officials with the Texas electric grid manager also said they are preparing for state and federal reviews of this week's power outages.

H-E-B stores across Texas have limited store hours and placed purchase limits on some high-demand products due to ongoing severe winter weather, H-E-B officials announced Feb. 19. (Courtesy H-E-B)
H-E-B, Central Market limit store hours, product purchases due to severe winter weather

H-E-B stores across Texas have limited store hours and placed purchase limits on some high-demand products due to ongoing severe winter weather, H-E-B officials announced Feb. 19.

Gov. Greg Abbott provided updates on the state's emergency response efforts during a Feb. 18 press conference. (Screenshot of April 17 press conference)
Gov. Greg Abbott: Power restored to nearly 2M homes in past day; statewide aid efforts continuing

While power generation has been restored to serve most Texas residents, Abbott said state agencies remain focused on water and food distribution Feb. 18.

Although tens of thousands of megawatts remain off the statewide power grid Feb. 17, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said relief is on the way for many Texans within the next 24 hours. (Hannah Zedaker/Community Impact Newspaper)
Gov. Abbott: Power restoration on the way for 1M households in next 24 hours

Although tens of thousands of megawatts remain off the statewide power grid Feb. 17, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said relief is on the way for many Texans within the next 24 hours.

Severe winter weather conditions led to outages throughout the Texas electric system this week. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)
'Something that you could have planned for': How isolated Texas power grid, winter weather left millions without electricity

As of Feb. 17, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas said it was still working to restore electric service to customers throughout the state.

An Austin Fire Department truck drives down Manor Road on Feb. 15. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Texans urged to use caution as carbon monoxide cases increase during power outages

Carbon monoxide poisoning calls have increased as people look for ways to stay warm without power and heat.

Many in Texas are battling power outages amid frigid temperatures. (Courtesy Rico Daniels)
Gov. Greg Abbott calls for investigation of ERCOT, Texas' electric reliability council

As of 1:20 p.m., over 4 million customers were out of power, according to ERCOT.

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Texas enters second day of blackouts

Although outages were initially intended to last for less than one hour, local grid operators are reporting longer outages.