1411, 2017

KBGE Welcomes Four New Hires: Lauren Beavers, Juan Maldonado, Armando Molina Jr. and Lia Powell

November 14th, 2017|

Lauren Beavers joins KBGE as a Project Manager. Lauren was born and raised in Austin, attending the University of Texas at Austin where she received her degree in Civil Engineering. Favorite thing about Austin: Live music! Stubb’s is my favorite venue. If I could have any superhero power, it would be: teleportation, duh. Juan Maldonado is one of two new Survey Field Member at KBGE. Also originally from Austin, Juan loves the live bands, the friendly [...]

1209, 2017

KBGE Celebrates HAAM Benefit Day!

September 12th, 2017|

What a great day of music, fun, and helping the Austin music community! KBGE staff and friends spent the afternoon at ZAX Restaurant on Barton Springs to celebrate HAAM Benefit Day for the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians! HAAM is a non-profit dedicated to providing affordable health care to Austin’s low-income, uninsured working musicians, with a focus on prevention and wellness. While we enjoyed a delicious lunch, local musicians Lucas Cook and Craig Marshall each played a [...]

1807, 2017

New Hires: Craig Tipton and Mike Theone – Engineer Associates at KBGE Engineering

July 18th, 2017|

Craig Tipton joins KBGE as an Engineer Associate. Craig attended Texas A&M University and received his degree in Civil/Ocean Engineering. Favorite thing about Austin: This town fosters and encourages creativity and entrepreneurship in a manner I’ve never experienced before. I can’t get enough of: College football. I think I might have a serious problem. Mike Theone also joins KBGE as an Engineer Associate. Mike grew up in Austin and attended the University of Texas at [...]

1207, 2017

Zoning change sought for ‘Y’ complex, new restaurant planned

July 12th, 2017|

Michele Rogerson Lynch, director of land use and entitlements at Metcalfe Wolff Stuart & Williams by Ann Fowler OAK HILL –  Representatives of the 4.5-acre commercial property that currently houses the Goodwill at the ‘Y’ said owners would like to rezone the property from GR-CO-NP to GR-MU-CO-NP. In addition, they seek to change the floor-to-area ratio (FAR) from 0.21-to-1 to the more typical 1-to-1. They spoke at the June OHAN meeting (Oak Hill Association of Neighborhoods). Michele Rogerson [...]

3001, 2017

48 East Tower Lands Approval of Design Commission

January 30th, 2017|

by Adolfo Pesquera   Austin (Travis Co.) - Promising to become one of the most prominent residences at the edge of Lady Bird Lake, the 48 East Apartment Tower received the recommendation of the Austin Design Commission. LD&C, the developer, is seeking a density bonus to raise the Floor Area Ratio (FAR) from 8:10 to 15:1; this is the principal bulk regulation controlling the size of buildings. It is a ratio of the total building floor area [...]

401, 2017

3-story project planned for South Congress site

January 4th, 2017|

3-story project planned for South Congress site December 16, 2016 – Shonda Novak, American-Statesman Same name, new project. The former St. Vincent de Paul thrift shop, which had been a fixture on South Congress Avenue for more than two decades, is about to take on new life as the space is renovated and a three-story building with shops and offices is built next to it. The project, called Saint Vincent, is expected to break ground in the first quarter [...]