6 development projects underway in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto

Huttou2019s first free-standing car wash is on track for a late summer or early fall opening.

Huttou2019s first free-standing car wash is on track for a late summer or early fall opening.

Here are the latest updates about several developments underway in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto.

Round Rock

Adult Recreation Complex
Located at Old Settlers Park, the Adult Recreation Complex will include two new softball fields, restrooms, spectator seating, a shade structure, LED lighting and parking.

The city signed a $2.8 million construction contract with Prime Construction Co. for Phase 1 of the recreation complex. Funding for the adult recreation complex was included in a 2013 bond election, with part of the funding coming from the sale of McNeil Park.

Space: set within the 640-acre Old Settlers Park
Timeline: fall 2018-late fall 2019

Shadow Ridge Apartment Homes
Affordable housing complex Shadow Ridge Apartment Homes is expected to open this year. The complex will feature 316 one- to three-bedroom apartments. Amenities include a community pool, a fitness center, a business center, a dog park and playgrounds.

As of mid-April, six residential buildings and six garages are under construction, according to Joe Gaynor of Pedcor-Signature Construction. The second half of the project is being paved, and construction on the remaining buildings will follow paving.

Once complete, 312 units will be priced for individuals making 60 percent of the median income. Four additional units will be priced for those making 50 percent of that income.

Space: 25 acres
Timeline: June 2018-end of 2019


Springbrook Corporate Center
The Springbrook Corporate Center, owned and developed by IDI Logistics, is nearing completion. Square footage within the Class A industrial development is available for industrial, manufacturing, warehouse and e-commerce tenants.

As of mid-April, buildings 8 and 9 are complete, according to Sam Owen, vice president of Stream Realty.

“IDI Logistics is evaluating an additional development that could bring the total project to plus or minus 940,000 square feet,” Owen said in an email to Community Impact Newspaper.

Space: Building 8 is 160,000 square feet; Building 9 is 98,280 square feet
Timeline: Both buildings are complete. Tenants are expected to move in over the coming months.

Heatherwilde 45
Heatherwilde 45 will deliver approximately 263,673 square feet of Class A office space to Pflugerville at the completion of its first phase of construction.

Live Oak, a real estate development and brokerage company, is behind the construction located at SH 45 and Heatherwilde Boulevard. Once complete, space within Heatherwilde 45 will be open for tenants, especially those seeking manufacturing, industrial and office space, said Doug Thomas, director of brokerage services for Live Oak.

More than 24,000 square feet of space has been leased inside one of the three buildings that make up Heatherwilde 45, Thomas said.

Space: 27 acres
Timeline: Building 2 has been completed. Buildings 1 and 3 are anticipated to be complete in May.


Big Red Express Car Wash
Hutto’s first free-standing car wash is on track for a late summer or early fall opening. Big Red Express Car Wash, an Austin-based business, will open a Hutto location on Chris Kelley Boulevard.

The car wash will have a 90-foot-long tunnel and 13 vacuum stations. General Manager Daniel Sutherland said Big Red Express Car Wash is working to make the Hutto car wash even more automated than the original Austin location.

Space: 2,950 square feet
Timeline: late summer or early fall

Amphitheater at the Park at Brushy Creek
The $3.4 million amphitheater will hold up to 10,000 people on lawn-style seating.

The pavilion is nearing completion, according to city of Hutto spokesperson Emily Parks. Parking spaces, food truck and RV sites near the amphitheater are completed, she said. The amphitheater stage is awaiting final inspection, and a green room is under construction.

Space: set within the 65-acre park
Timeline: April 2018-May/June 2019

By Taylor Jackson Buchanan
Taylor Buchanan joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2018 after completing a master of journalism degree from the University of Texas. She worked as the senior reporter for Community Impact's Southwest Austin edition and is now the editor for the company's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition.


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