REDLEAF PROPERTIES PROJECT COULD BE A NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED PROTOTYPE FOR SUCCESSFUL PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS
Airport Boulevard to see more mixed-use development, campus improvements. Nearly two years after the closure of Highland Mall, nearby residents are seeing their vision for the Airport Boulevard corridor begin to take shape.
BOSTON TO AUSTIN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TOUR MEETS WITH REDLEAF & ACC TO DISCUSS THE INNOVATIVE REDEVELOPMENT AT HIGHLAND
Redleaf principal, Matt Whelan, speaks about the Highland mixed-use redevelopment with Austin Community College for the Boston Chamber of Commerce during their Boston to Austin Tour. pment for
AUSTIN-BASED REDLEAF PROPERTIES IS OFFICIALLY MOVING DIRT ON THE FIRST OF ITS PLANNED MIXED-USE PROJECTS AT THE FORMER HIGHLAND MALL SITE
Redleaf is teaming up with multifamily heavyweight Greystar on a 300-unit apartment complex with 5000-sf of ground floor retail. Locally, Greystar has developed several notable projects including Lamar Union and is currently building a 350-unit mixed-use projectin the MLK Station TOD.
REDLEAF PROPERTIES TEAMED UP WITH GREYSTAR REAL ESTATE PARTNERS FOR MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT AT HIGHLAND
Major new development will continue transformation of Highland Mall area. The transformation of Highland Mall continues with plans for a new mixed-use development. RedLeaf Properties announced Tuesday that it has teamed up with Greystar Real Estate Partners for a development on the southernmost part of the property. The four- and five-story development will feature approximately 300 residential units, 30 of which will be reserved for low-income residents. There will also be about 5,000 square feet of retail space for locally oriented businesses.
The Highland project completely modernized the vacant and outdated 1960s-era JCPenny department store at Highland Mall into a place where this city's future leaders - its students - can flourish. The design and complex renovation was based on a submission for LEED Silver certification - however, the project is on track to get the gold.
The Urban Land Institute has a strong national reputation for its awards in support of transformational land use developments, best real estate practices, and creative visioning. Award criteria go beyond good design, and also include leadership, contribution to the community, innovation, environmental sensitively, and financial viability. ULI award winners represent the highest standards of achievement in the real estate development industry.
In many areas of the country developers are finding new uses for dead malls. Dunham-Jones keeps a database of projects that retrofit dying malls for other purposes, and says that there are 211 spaces across the country being retrofitted in one way or another.
In a 2014 ULI Fall Meeting session titled “Repurposing and Repositioning,” developers and architects discussed how they are breathing new life into three very different obsolete retail venues. What the three properties have in common is that all were developed originally by the Rouse Company of Columbia, Maryland.
ACC PARTNERS WITH REDLEAF PROPERTIES TO REPURPOSE VACANT RETAIL SPACE FOR COLLEGE EXPANSION AND POTENTIAL URBAN REVITALIZATION
The Austin Community College District (ACC) announces the purchase of approximately 18 acres of Dillard’s, Inc. property at Highland Mall for future expansion of college programs and facilities.