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Completed in 2010, The Austonian is the tallest building in Austin, Texas. At 56 stories it houses ~175 luxury residences. The approximate cost of the project is reported to be $250MM. The project was put together by local developers, Terry Mitchell and Benchmark Development. Construction was completed by the Spanish firm, Grupo Villar Mir.
You can easily spot the building, located on Congress Ave between 2nd and 3rd Street. Two blocks from Lady Bird Lake, two blocks from the 2nd Street Retail District, three blocks from the Warehouse District, the Austonian’s location is outstanding. For years this property was nothing more than an overflow parking lot for visitors to the Warehouse District.
Asking prices range from high $400s to over $8,000,000.
Project Name = The Austonian Type = Condominium, Residential Address = 200 Congress Ave, Austin TX 78701 Pricing = High $400s to $8MM HOA fees = $0.63 per foot/month Number of stories = 56 Floor heigh = 11.5' (12.5' on floor 54) Number of units = 175 +/- as units combined Height = 683ft Architect = Ziegler Cooper Developer = Benchmark Development Year complete = 2010
The highest residential floor at the Austonian is floor 54. Floors 51 through 54 are each 8,361 square feet and considered “penthouse level”. Each floor is being marketed as shell space, such that a buyer can customize the space. Below is a picture gallery of view from the Austonian’s top floors.
Pricing at the Austonian varies greatly depending on floor and floor plan. Asking prices for range from $400,000 to more than $8,000,000 for one bedrooms through a full penthouse floor.
As construction was wrapping up, Downtown Austin Blog was provided with early access in order to snap a few photos of the luxury building’s interior finishes. In the picture gallery below, the unit you are looking at above is the northeastern corner, “D” floor plan, on the 11th floor. Beginning at the unit’s front door – made from Italian walnut – the standard finish packages are the highest quality we’ve seen in a downtown Austin residential tower, thus far.
The kitchen features Scavolini cabinets, white carrera marble counters and back splash, built in Sub Zero refrigerator, Wolf gas-range, Miele coffee maker, Dornbracht fixtures. American walnut floors through out. All units outfitted with solar shades.
About Jude Galligan:
Jude Galligan is Broker-Owner of RE/MAX Downtown Austin and publisher of Downtown Austin Blog (aka. “DAB”), is a veteran sales professional assisting buyers and sellers of downtown Austin lofts, condos, and real estate. A resident owner in downtown Austin and an active community stakeholder, Jude serves on the Board of Directors of the Downtown Austin Alliance (DAA), Downtown Austin Neighborhood Association (DANA), and holds a chair on the Waller Creek Citizens Advisory Committee (WCCAC). Contact Jude.
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(all data current as of 5/24/2013)
$2,100,000 : 200 Congress AVE, 30H, Austin3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
$2,188,000 : 200 CONGRESS AVE, 25GG, Austin3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
$2,990,000 : 200 CONGRESS AVE, 19DE, Austin3 beds, 3 full baths
$1,795,000 : 200 CONGRESS AVE, 35E, Austin2 beds, 2 full baths
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