Transwestern bringing new office building, more shops to East Austin

February 17th, 2015|

Transwestern bringing new office building, more shops to East Austin Feb 17, 2015 – Austin Business Journal A new mixed-use project is in the works in East Austin. Transwestern Development Co. has broken ground on a two-building site at 1621 and 1645 E. Sixth St., the company announced Monday. The project includes a 94,500-square-foot office building, set for completion in January 2016, and a 346 unit apartment building – dubbed The Arnold – with 9,600 square feet of retail, set for completion in July 2016. "This location is in the center of one of Austin's most culturally rich and defining neighborhoods," said Transwestern Vice President Josh Delk in the announcement. "The Arnold and accompanying office building will add to the creative energy with its mix of office, multiple housing options and prominent local retail and restaurant offerings." The development is in the vicinity of the Plaza Saltillo MetroRail station, an area which is itself in [...]