37-acre Brodie Oaks project plans move ahead and 2 Southwest Austin development updates

Brodie Oaks (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
Brodie Oaks (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)

Brodie Oaks (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)

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River Park (Courtesy Partners Group and Presidium)
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Cooper's Square (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)


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. Brodie Oaks

Planning for the redevelopment of the Brodie Oaks shopping plaza is moving forward after Barshop & Oles Co. filed its application for a planned unit development, or PUD, with the city of Austin in mid-May. The development team is now planning for a project including 1.26 million square feet of office space, 110,000 square feet of retail space, 30,000 square feet of restaurant space, 1,700 residential units and 200 hotel rooms.

Space: 37.6 acres

Timeline: construction in 2024, 10-15 years of development

3. Cooper’s Square

Development of the new single-family South Austin community Cooper’s Square is pressing ahead this summer. The 30-home, approximately 3-acre neighborhood just north of Dittmar Road has completed its horizontal development phase, according to Legacy Communities, and vertical construction including the first pouring of concrete at the site is expected this August. The community will feature two- and three-bedroom homes surrounding a town green and dog park.

Space: 3 acres

Timeline: completion by summer 2022
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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