July 2015

There are 4 blog entries for July 2015.

1. Barton Springs Pool

Many reasons keep Barton Springs Pool on top of every Texas Swimming Holes list. Year-round 68-degree, clear water. Both deep diving and shallow kiddie areas. Grassy hills for sunbathing. Central location. You name it, this place has it. And everyone knows it, so get there early if you want a parking spot. Open 5am-10pm. Admission: $3. Closed 9am to 7pm on Thursdays for cleaning.

2. Deep Eddy Pool


If you’re looking for a traditional public pool experience in the heart of Austin, Deep Eddy is it. But it’s more, too. For instance, they’ve got Splash Party Movie Nights when they show films on an inflatable screen. Check their site or call for show times. Open 8am to 9pm.  Admission:$3.

3. Krause Springs


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Now's your chance to own a piece of luxury waterfront on the shores of Lake Austin in Steiner Ranch! McCormick Ranch, Shores of Lake Austin is hosting its Grand Opening. It's a great time to come pick out your slice of waterfront paradise and build your dream home!


Located just off the shores of the upper end of Lake Austin, this marks the first phase of McCormick Ranch – a gated community with just 12 beautiful, heavily treed, one-acre home sites that are priced at $450,000, as well as three, 2-acre waterfront homes sites. Prices for the waterfront estates start at $1,995,000 and go to $2,495,000 for a special home site that includes a two-story custom boathouse with boat slip.


These ome site are some of the last parcels of land on

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Austin-area home sales topped 3,000 sales for the first time since July 2013, increasing five percent year-over-year to 3,051 sales for the month of June. Mid-year statistics show that Austin-area home sales increased an average of four percent year-over-year to 13,917, putting 2015 on pace to potentially exceed 2014’s historical high in sales volume.

In June 2015, total dollar volume reached $1,018,625,166 and increased by eight percent compared to June 2014. Additionally, the total dollar volume of single-family properties sold in the first half of 2015 was $4,617,178,959, a year-over-year increase of 12 percent. 

Barb Cooper, 2015 President of the Austin Board of REALTORS¬®, explained, “June’s increased home sales, combined with total dollar volume

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Austin is home to many new commercial and residential towers dotted throughout downtown and the surrounding areas. With many now open even more are planned over the next few years, from boutique luxury hotels like Hotel Van Zandt to residential towers in downtown Austin like the Greenwater project on Cesar Chavez and The Catherine just south of the Lady Bird Lake.

Cirrus Logic HQ

In July 2012, Cirrus Logic moved into its new corporate headquarters in downtown Austin at 800 West 6th Street, intersecting West Avenue. The new facility, which is approximately 135,000 square feet and accommodates up to 500 employees at full capacity, has been recognized locally and nationally for its unique, modern design.

5th + West

154 units
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