The Austonian

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Building Description

Completed in 2010, The Austonian is the tallest building in Austin, Texas.  At 56 stories it houses ~163 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.

Building Data

Project Name = The Austonian
Type = Condominium, Residential
Address = 200 Congress Ave, Austin TX 78701
Pricing = High $600s to $8MM
HOA fees = $0.75 per foot/month (2014)
Number of stories = 56
Floor heigh = 10-11' (12.5' on floor 54)
Number of units = 163 +/- as units combined
Height = 683ft
Architect = Ziegler Cooper
Developer = Benchmark Development
Year complete = 2010

The Penthouse

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.

Building Prices

Pricing at the Austonian varies greatly depending on floor and floor plan. Asking prices range from $800,000+ for a one-bedroom to more than $8,000,000+ for a full-floor floor shell to be finished by buyer.

Interior Photos

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.

Transaction Report

You can request a free history of closings at The Austonian by contacting Jude. Downtown Austin Blog maintains a transaction database for each building in downtown Austin.

About Jude Galligan:

Jude Galligan, Broker-Owner of REATX 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 City of Austin Downtown Commission.

Condos For Sale

See all Austonian.
(all data current as of 10/24/2014)

  1. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,789 sq ft
    Lot size: 130 sqft
    Year built: 2008
    Parking spots: 3
  2. 1 bed, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,295 sq ft
    Lot size: 87 sqft
    Year built: 2008
    Parking spots: 1
  3. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,695 sq ft
    Lot size: 261 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 3
  4. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,475 sq ft
    Lot size: 261 sqft
    Year built: 2008
    Parking spots: 3
  5. 1 bed, 1 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,225 sq ft
    Lot size: 87 sqft
    Year built: 2008
    Parking spots: 2
  6. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,918 sq ft
    Lot size: 130 sqft
    Year built: 2008
    Parking spots: 2
  7. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 1,920 sq ft
    Lot size: 130 sqft
    Year built: 2011
    Parking spots: 2
  8. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,918 sq ft
    Lot size: 130 sqft
    Year built: 2008
    Parking spots: 2
  9. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,918 sq ft
    Lot size: 130 sqft
    Year built: 2008
    Parking spots: 2

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