Austin is booming. In the past couple of years, new restaurants, apartments, and hotels have started construction throughout the city. Big Red Dog is excited to be a part of several new, trendy hotels.
These hotels include Hotel Van Zandt, in the Rainey Street historic district, South Congress Hotel, in the heart of South Congress, and the Hotel Indigo, downtown.
Hotel Van Zandt, developed by JMI Realty, is located at 605 Davis Street in downtown Austin. It is 16 stories, has 326 rooms, and covers 346,000 square feet. It has a 6,800 square foot pool deck and bar, 12,000 square feet of meeting space, and 1,300 square feet of office space. The team included dwg. urban architectural landscapes.
Construction started on the site in July 2013. Civil Engineering services provided by BIG RED DOG Austin included project due diligence, civil engineering design, regulatory permitting, zoning cases, utility design, drainage design, and construction administration.
The South Congress Hotel is located at 1603 South Congress Avenue in south Austin. It is in the middle of historic South Congress and within walking distance of numerous restaurants and shops.
It is 3 stories, and has 82 rooms. Some of the rooms even include private decks and rooftop gardens. The hotel has an underground parking garage which can accommodate up to 200 vehicles.
This is a mixed use project with 17,550 square feet of retail space and 5,280 square feet of meeting space.
Construction started on the site in August 2013. Civil Engineering services provided by BIG RED DOG Austin included obtaining approvals for off-site utility extensions, curb line modifications on South Congress Avenue, obtaining a site development permit and approvals for a license agreement, and administration of ongoing construction phase services.
The Hotel Indigo is located at 805 Neches Street in downtown Austin. The building will actually host two separate hotels–the Hotel Indigo and the Holiday Inn Express. Their entrances will be on opposite sides of the building, but they will both be run by Intercontinental Hotels Group.
The building is 10 stories and has 300 rooms combined between both hotels. It covers 283,000 square feet which will include some restaurant and office space. Hotel Indigo is also a part of the Great Streets Austin program which is improving the quality of downtown streets and sidewalks.
The team included Mitchell Carlson Stone Inc. Construction started on the site in 2014.
MEP Engineering services provided by BIG RED DOG Austin included mechanical, electrical, and plumbing design, construction documents, and code compliance documents.