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65-Story Mixed-Use Tower - 600 Guadalupe St.


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1 hour ago, hindesky said:

They have one sky line, we have at least six. Downtown, Texas Medical Center, West loop/Galleria area, Greenway/Upper Kirby, Energy Corridor and Allen Pkwy/Memorial Drive. They do have some cool looking buildings I wish we could have but we clearly have way more high rises than Austin's Skyline.

Yeah true and it's not like we're done building for years to come LOL. 

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We never saw the final elevations for this project, and the final height varied between 848' and 883' depending on the source.  But a contractor working on this project sent me the final elevations today, and the official height will be 874'.  (I tweeted the drawings and posted them on SSP.) Mopacs at SSP took some photos yesterday showing that this is indeed Austin's new tallest.  It will hold that title for about three years when the 98 Red River supertall passes it.  That's about how long the Independent held the tallest title until this project passed it.  A project known as 3rd & Congress is proposed for as many as 90-stories and likely 1,200'+ in height and would surpass 98 Red River as a future new tallest 

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https://skyscraperpage.com/forum/showpost.php?p=9666243&postcount=2771

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It is said the building will have the highest pool not only in Texas, but the entire Western Hemisphere.

https://atxtoday.6amcity.com/behind-design-sixth-guadalupe-austin-tallest-tower/

The penthouse pool will be the tallest pool deck in the entire city, at 830 ft.

Currently Market Square Tower has the highest pool in the state at 500 feet.
 

I live two blocks away from this beast, I can see it from our back driveway and kitchen windows.


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It is said the building will have the highest pool not only in Texas, but the entire Western Hemisphere.

https://atxtoday.6amcity.com/behind-design-sixth-guadalupe-austin-tallest-tower/

I have not read your link because it redirected back to this thread for me, but the 875' top floor of Comcast Center in Philadelphia (974') is the hotel spa, and its indoor pool is higher than this entire Austin building plans to be.  I'd be surprised if there isn't an even higher one in Toronto, though probably not an outdoor one either.  

Maybe Austin will still say it is the highest pool *deck,* but I'd be surprised if there isn't a higher one already in Monterrey, Panama City Panama, etc., that was easily overlooked [sic] by the people who aim to boast in these sorts of pointless things.

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The article can be read by copying and pasting the link in a browser.  I only see this comment about the pool: 

"The penthouse pool will be the tallest pool deck in the entire city, at 830 ft."

 

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https://therealdeal.com/texas/2022/11/02/meta-backs-out-of-plan-to-occupy-589k-sf-in-austin/

As Meta moves to shrink its office footprint, the Facebook parent is backing out of a plan to fill a new building in downtown Austin.

The tech giant plans to sublease rather than occupy the 589,000 square feet it leased at Lincoln Property Company’s Sixth and Guadalupe, The Real Deal has learned.

The massive lease, announced in January, is for all of the office space at the under-construction, 66-story tower, and is one of the largest office leases in city history.

Lincoln Property Company declined to comment, but Andrea Beasley, a spokesperson for Meta, confirmed the decision.

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16 hours ago, Urbannizer said:

Yikes.  That's a pretty big hit to a market the size of Austin's CBD.  As of 2nd quarter 2022, their CBD was at 85.1% occupancy.  This would push that number down to about 81.3%.  And another 4.35 million under construction. In the first half of 2022, Austin's CBD had total net absorption of 297,486 square feet.

As of 2nd Q 2022, they had 2.25 million SF vacant, with another 4.94 Million under construction. Now that Meta has backed out, I can't find that any of that under-construction space is pre-leased (yes, technically, the Meta space is still pre-leased but it's back on the market, probably at a reduced price).  At their net absorption rate of the first half of this year, their current vacancies and space under construction gives them about a 12-year supply of office space. For context, the office space under construction in Austin's CBD will add 33% to their existing supply.

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