Tag: transit oriented development

Recap: ULI North Texas Uptown Bike Tour

BIG RED DOG recently partnered with ULI North Texas to organize a one of kind event—a tour of local Trail/Transit Oriented Development…on bicycles. The City […]

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What is a TOD Zoning Overlay in Austin? (Transit Oriented Development)

A transit oriented development (TOD) is a zoning district centering a transit station and the neighboring area. The zoning district promotes development that is compatible […]

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A Texas Commuting Renaissance

The Lone Star Rail Project in San Antonio Traffic and congestion on Interstate 35 through the Austin-San Antonio corridor is bad and getting worse by […]

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Vertical Mixed Use Buildings and Projects in the City of Austin

Due to increasingly complex zoning regulations and overlays in recent years, such as Subchapter E (Commercial Design Standards), the University Neighborhood Overlay (UNO), Transit Oriented […]

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Looking at the Greater Plaza Saltillo Area

Capital Metro Transportation Authority‘s plans to redevelop the Plaza Saltillo area have sparked a lot of interest from public officials to development teams to advocates […]

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Project Spotlight Series: East 5th Office Project, near the Plaza Saltillo TOD District

The East 5th Office Building Project located at 2021 East 5th street is nearing completion within a few short weeks. Developed by Endeavor Real Estate Group, the […]

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Project Spotlight Series: Corazon, in the Plaza Saltillo TOD District

This is the first in a series of posts highlighting BIG RED DOG’s experience in Transit Oriented Developments. We are starting with Corazon. Representing the […]

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Capital Metro Releases Request for Proposal for Redevelopment of Plaza Saltillo

On Tuesday, October 1, 2013, Capital Metro released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the redevelopment of Plaza Saltillo in East Austin. The unique and […]

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2900 Manor Road – Transit Oriented Development – Construction Progress Photos

Developed by Greystar Real Estate Partners, 2900 Manor Road is located within the MLK TOD district of east Austin, and includes 255 residential units, ground […]

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Preview of 2900 Manor Road, a new Transit Oriented Development in Austin, Texas

2900 Manor Road is the largest single mixed use project to date that has been proposed for the M. L. King, Jr. Station Transit Oriented […]

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Preview of Corazon, a new Transit Oriented Development on East 6th Street in Austin, Texas

Representing the largest project to date in the ambitious Plaza Saltillo Transit Oriented Development (TOD) district of east Austin, Corazon is a ±260-unit, 17,000-SF commercial […]

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A Futuristic Spin on the Streetcar

I sincerely hope that I live long enough to see technology such as the SkyTran put to use.  Imagine rocketing to and from work everyday […]

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Making Driving Unpleasant to Discourage Car Use – Is it a Good Idea?

There was an article in today’s Austin American Statesman titled “Europe makes driving unpleasant to discourage car use”; you can view the entire article here: […]

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A Brief History of Zoning

Regardless of whether you work in the real estate development world or just own a home, you’ve most likely been affected by a municipality’s zoning […]

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