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A couple of weeks ago we had the chance to visit The Independent, the tallest skyscraper in Austin, Texas.  Located on West 5th by the Seaholm District, we were able to get a quick deep-dive into its development and how this building will evolve Austin’s skyline.  Special thanks to Tim FitzGerald, Quality Control Manager for Balfour Beatty US, for giving us a site tour.

Striving for LEED Gold this residential high-rise will be home of 370 high-end condos with amenities that include: infinity edge heated pool, ‘sky’ fitness center, yoga and barre studio, 25-person theater, business center, board room, conference rooms, owner’s lounge, chef’s and catering kitchen, private dining space, children’s activity room and playground, dog park with grooming station and lounge, club room and coffee bar, landscaped outdoor lounge with fireplace, and even guest suites for those unexpected out of town family visits.

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