Oldham Group Austin February 2019 Newsletter
The Oldham Group brings you Austin news, exciting events, homes for sales and uniquely fun things happening around greater Austin. Feel free to contact us at anytime to be added to our distribution list.
Pro Soccer Officially Makes its Way
to AustinOn Jan. 15, MLS Commissioner Don Garber stood in front of a crowd of supporters at Austin’s Rustic Tap and officially announced Austin FC as the 27th MLS franchise. Check out their schedule here!
Photo credit: Jack Flagler & Amy Denney
2018 Another Record Year for Austin-Area Housing Market
Both the number of homes sold and the median sales price of those homes reached all-time highs, the board said. It was the eighth straight year the market set records in these categories.
Read the full article here.
Apple in Austin
Tech giant Apple has announced plans to build a $1 billion campus in Austin Texas. The Austin plans will see the creation of at least 5,000 jobs in the city as house prices in the San Francisco Bay area begin to discourage creatives from Silicon Valley.
Apple had announced plans for a second U.S. headquarters at the beginning of the year, as part of a $30 billion investment strategy.
Frank Erwin Center 2.0
The University of Texas Board of Regents officially approved a new arena for UT Austin. The new building will replace the 41-year-old Frank Erwin Center.
Regents also named Matthew McConaughey the “Minister of Culture” for the arena. UT said it will have the new arena up and running by 2021 without bearing much of the cost, thanks to an agreement with the Oak View Group.
Austin Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K
On February 17th, race along open roads that pass iconic landmarks like the UT Tower, the I Love You Mural, and Austin Power Plant while enjoying miles of unique neighborhoods such as SOCO district and Hyde Park. Close in on the finish line in front of the Texas State Capitol. Register here!
Photo credit: Austin Marathon
Over the years, Rodeo Austin has grown into one of Austin’s premiere events featuring Pro rodeo events, daily concerts, livestock show and more.
Oldham Group Egg Hunt
Mark your calendars for food, fun and lots of egg hunting! Join us on April 13th for our annual egg as it returns to the new and improved Half Pint Ranch.
World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play
A rare, match-play format consisting of the top 64 players in the Official World Golf Rankings, the WGC-Dell technologies Match Play field consists of the very best players from around the world and is one of the most elite and exciting tournaments on golf’s calendar.
5418 Coventry Lane
4 bed 3 bath | 1615 Sq ft
This gorgeous modern farmhouse has been completely renovated! Custom iron & wood staircase. Bamboo flooring in living & kitchen. Living & dining areas flow into large backyard with brand new stained cedar pergola.
918 51st Street
2 bed 1 bath | Upstairs bonus room | 912 sq ft | large yard | covered patios and tons of fantastic updating!
Hip North Central location walking distance to Bunbelly, Sa-Ten Coffee, Kome and easy access to 1-35 and Koenig Lane, just minutes from downtown Austin.
Listed at $400,000
2714 2nd Street
3 bed 2 bath
The Holly Neighborhood is one of East Austin’s most sought-after locations. Trendy, vibrant, close to downtown. This gorgeous remodel is across from Kemuri Tatsu-Ya & close to favorites like Juniper and Lauderette, experience East Austin!
Listed at $575,000
Roseville on Manor
39 unit condo community in the Rosewood area. Units start at $200K and go up to about $500K and range from studios to 3 bed, 2 bath units with 2 car attached garages.