Williamson County News

Leander getting a more urban feel downtown with ‘Northline’ project

Posted on September 6th, 2018

City officials say a new development planned for Leander will be a game-changer by finally giving the suburb northwest of Austin a downtown area. The 115-acre mixed-use project, called Northline, will provide shopping, dining, offices and housing in a walkable area in the north central part of Leander near Austin Community College’s San Gabriel campus Read More >


Large indoor sports complex coming to Cedar Park

Posted on August 13th, 2018

A pair of hockey rinks and indoor and outdoor turf fields will help anchor a new sports park to be located at the 120-acre Scottsdale Crossing development site along the 183A Toll Road. Austin’s iSports Real Estate Development LLC and Chaparral Ice will team up to develop 15.4 acres, planned to feature a pair of Read More >


Kalahari Resorts breaks ground in Round Rock

Posted on May 16th, 2018

True to its inspiration, Kalahari Resorts broke ground in Round Rock Tuesday morning with a tinge of African style. The groundbreaking on U.S. 79 just southwest of Dell Diamond had a “sundowner” theme, a term used for breaks groups have during safaris. Sundowners often involve bringing in nicer furniture and rugs, creating a contrast with Read More >


Boutique hotel coming to downtown Round Rock

Posted on March 19th, 2018

An agreement between the city and a developer is paving the way for Round Rock’s first boutique hotel in downtown. The City Council on Thursday approved an economic development agreement with RRTX Lake Creek Hotel LP to build The Ruby Hotel on three acres at 304 Fannin Ave. The hotel will have 39 guest rooms Read More >



2017 Williamson County Growth Summit: 7 game-changing projects north of Austin

Posted on December 14th, 2017

More than 500 people attended the 2017 Williamson County Growth Summit on Thursday at the Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center to talk about the massive opportunities — and challenges — for developing this nascent market. Want to know what’s on the horizon in the rapidly growing county north of Austin? Check out the Read More >


$200M mixed-use development slated for Round Rock

Posted on November 21st, 2017

A real estate firm that owns properties in the La Frontera district has plans to further expand its footprint in Round Rock with a $200 million, 1 million-square-foot mixed-use development. The Round Rock Chamber announced California-based Mark IV Capital is developing The District on 65 acres east of the Round Rock Crossing shopping center at Read More >


Texas gold depository will be headquartered in Leander

Posted on November 17th, 2017

The nation’s first state-administered gold depository will be located in the city of Leander. Gov. Greg Abbott signed the existence of the Texas Bullion Depository into law after the 2015 legislative session. At the time, Abbott said having the depository would help keep Texas gold reserves secure, as well as keep taxpayer funds from leaving Read More >


This online list’s best small city in Texas is right next to Austin

Posted on October 31st, 2017

One of the best small towns in America is located right next to Austin, a new online list says. WalletHub’s 2017 analysis of the “Best Small Cities in America” ranked more than 1,200 U.S. cities with populations between 25,000 and 100,000 based on 33 key indicators of livability, such as housing costs, school quality and Read More >


Mixed-use development complex may be coming to downtown Leander’s walkable district

Posted on September 29th, 2017

Leander’s developing downtown could gain offices, a parking garage, apartment complexes, townhomes, retail shops, and a hotel with conference rooms if the city of Leander and a developer partner on a mixed-use district. Alex Tynberg, principal developer for Tynberg LLC, is working with the city of Leander to create an economic development agreement for a Read More >