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Downtown Developments: Recent Updates on Data, Construction, and Projections

September 9, 2020

With 26 projects underway and 25 more in the pipeline, downtown development won’t be slowing down anytime soon. Michele Van Hyfte, our vice president of urban design, spoke with KVUE’s Bryce Newberry last week on the state of downtown development.

“The activity that we see in downtown right now is an indication of the very healthy real estate market economy that we had when we entered this pandemic,” said Michele Van Hyfte in the interview.

Watch the full story on KVUE and catch up on other recent development news.

Skyline changes: Downtown Austin construction continues booming despite pandemic (KVUE)

Austin crowned among world’s top cities of the future in new report (CultureMap Austin)

Austin is first in overall real estate prospects and in local expectation of investor demand in 2020 (PwC)

Downtown Austin business updates: Tears of Joy, B.D. Riley’s close Sixth Street locations; Donn’s Depot fights to hang on (Community Impact News)

City of Austin awards $23.7 million in local economic relief, additional $9.3 million in process (City of Austin)

Fact-check: Is crime on the rise in Austin? (Austin American-Statesman)

Six months into pandemic, the hotel industry is still taking a hit (KVUE)

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