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Austin’s skyline is becoming denser and more vibrant. This map reflects real estate development projects recently completed, under construction or being planned in downtown.

The primary source for this information is the City of Austin’s site development permit application database. We may also include information provided by developers or credible news sources. While we will make every effort to keep this resource up to date, the map may not reflect the most recent changes to project plans. If you are on a project team and have updates to the information in our emerging projects map or can help fill in missing images, please email us.

See what’s going up, who’s moving in and how we’re building for tomorrow.

Spring 2024 Development Pipeline Takeaways

  • 11 projects totaling approximately 3.85 million square feet were delivered to the market in 2023.
  • So far in 2024, the residential tower Vesper has delivered, bringing approximately 345,000 square feet to the market.
  • There are currently 17 projects under construction, totaling approximately 8.5 million square feet.
  • Hotel occupancy rates reflect a robust resurgence of travel, events, conventions, and the nightlife economy.
  • The number of new projects kicking off downtown has slowed as economic uncertainty remains in the market.
  • Data from shows that downtown visitor activity has reached 95% of pre-pandemic levels. The general acceptance of the hybrid work model has forced developers to rethink bringing new office space to the market, with some projects transitioning to hotel and residential use. We anticipate this trend to continue throughout 2024.

Downtown Storefront Retail Business Report 2023

As a snapshot of downtown’s recovery, this report reflects on past retail development conditions and highlights the results of our most recent inventory of downtown storefront businesses conducted in December 2023.

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State of Downtown

Our annual State of Downtown reports include key economic indicators for downtown Austin, such as economic markets, employment, value analysis, market conditions, parks, mobility, culture and the arts.

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