The Austin Oaks Planned Unit Development in Northwest Austin has already come under fire, inspired an opposing website and sparked the creation of a new neighborhood alliance, despite being very early in the zoning process.
Developers Spire Realty Group LP presented the plan for the Austin Oaks PUD this summer. At the time, they proposed construction of 610 town home and multifamily units, 850,000 square feet of office space and 100,000 square feet of retail space on about 32 acres located on the southwest corner of Spicewood Springs Road and the MoPac Expressway. They were also asking for a maximum height of 225 feet along some of the MoPac frontage.
Neighbors, who have created a website to detail the plan, news and sound the rallying cry against the plan, have not embraced the proposal.