One of the most resurgent cities in the entire country, Downtown Austin has experienced a revival that few can match. As Austin has always been a vibrant downtown area with the famous Sixth Street venue, over the past decade this area has experienced an influx of new businesses, entertainment and condominium towers.
Austin’s skyline has certainly changed, with the arrival of some of the most impressive condominium towers of steel and glass, reaching up to the blue Texas sky. Downtown living has proven to be a popular choice for a wide variety of home buyers from retirees who appreciate the convenience and security of the condo lifestyle to downtown residents who live and work there.
Everything one could need is located within this choice part of Austin from everyday shopping to medical services to business and financial firms. Yet despite this classy collection of condos and office towers, Downtown Austin is truly an “outdoor” downtown. Downtown Austin is nestled along the shores of Lady Bird Lake, a stretch of the Colorado River that winds its way through downtown.
Residents enjoy the many parks that surround Downtown including Shoal Creek to the North and Austin’s favorite, the Lady Bird Lake Trail, a 10 mile hike and bike trail that encircles Lady Bird Lake, just to the north of Zilker Park.
Downtown Austin real estate is home to several established neighborhoods that surround downtown and the collection of high-rise and mid-rise condos. Condominium prices in downtown Austin can be surprisingly affordable with many one bedroom condos being offered in the low $100,000 range. Penthouse suites proudly perched atop the luxurious high rises are multi-million dollar properties with 360 degree views of Austin and the surrounding areas. Downtown Austin’s evolution from a scattered collection of office buildings into a vibrant community and is the perfect spot for those who appreciate both the urban lifestyle as well as the great outdoors.
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