New Boutique Hotel Planned for South Congress

by | Dec 8, 2016 | Austin News | 0 comments

A new boutique hotel is planned for South Congress behind Guero’s, the Austin American Statesman reports.  

The hotel will be developed by the same people who developed the Kimber Modern, just down the street behind the Continental Club, and will be called the Kimber Modern SoCo.  The hotel will be 3 stories with 34 rooms and an underground parking garage that will comprise 3 and a half floors and have 68 spaces.  It will also have retail and space for events.

The plans for the hotel are currently in the city approval process.  The developer and owner of the land are both hoping to fast track approval so construction can begin in the first part of 2017.

The land was previously occupied by Vuncan Video and EcoWise, but those businesses relocated and the building was torn down earlier this year.  It will be designed by Maker Architects.

Kimber Modern SoCo will have a courtyard for guests to get away from the hustle of the city and relax.

The developers of this project said they were drawn by the eclectic, vibrant vibe of South Congress.  If that’s what you’re looking for in a neighborhood, there are plenty of awesome apartments in the area to call home.  The Bouldin Creek neighborhood includes South Congress and has more restaurants, stores, and entertainment than you can shake a stick at!  

Timbercreek loves pets, with no breed or weight restrictions, a fenced dog park, and a dog washing station in the laundry facilities.  They have apartments up to 4 bedrooms, which is rare, and fireplaces, balconies or fenced in yards, high ceilings, modern fixtures, wood laminate flooring, and downtown views in some units.  Amenities include a pool with downtown view, Google Fiber, a fitness center, a clubhouse, onsite maintenance, bike racks, car2go parking, and a BBQ/picnic area.

422 at the Lake is on the edge of Bouldin and their one and two bedroom floor plans feature washers and dryers, 10-foot ceilings, hardwood floors, granite counters, Nest thermostats, and floor-to-ceiling windows with solar shades.  Amenities include a crossfit room, a tea and coffee bar, multi-screen sports lounge, Bocce Ball courtyard, social calendar with activities, enclosed bike storage room and more.

The Catherine is also at the edge of Bouldin and has studio, one, two, and three bedroom apartment homes with 10 foot ceilings and 8 foot doors, keyless entry and USB charging ports, Sonos Wireless HiFi system with built in speakers in living room, designer built-ins, rainforest style shower heads and hand sprayers, jetted tubs, urban mud rooms for extra storage, and solar shades on all windows and black out shades in each bedroom.  The community has direct access to Lady Bird Lake and the Hike and Bike trail, is adjacent to shopping on South Congress and in the 2nd Street District, and has a rooftop sky lounge with resident bar and private dining room with views of downtown.

Park Terrace at Town Lake has location, location, location!  Located within walking distance of just about any activity an Austinite could desire, they have one and two bedroom apartments with washer and dryers included, Google Fiber, and lots of windows.  The community has unique amenities like an herb garden, optional covered parking and bike storage, a fitness center and more.

Ready to make the move to where the action is on South Congress?  Give Apartment Experts South a call today at 512-416-8100 to find your dream apartment in no time!  

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