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Old Posted Apr 1, 2014, 7:37 PM
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I counted 33 floors in the rendering, but the media has been calling it 32 floors. So maybe they know something I don't. Either way, the American-Statesman has an article on it. This also says it'll have 410 rooms, we had heard 450 for it.

This says they're planning to break ground in December.

http://www.statesman.com/news/busine...nned-fo/nfP6K/
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Posted: 1:09 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2014
32-story tower with two Starwood hotels planned for downtown Austin

By Shonda Novak
American-Statesman Staff

White Lodging Services Corp. said today that it plans to build a hotel project in downtown Austin that would have two Starwood-brand hotels in a tower slated to rise 32 stories at Congress Avenue and Seventh Streets.

In an exclusive, White Lodging Services Corp. told the American-Statesman that the project will feature Starwood’s upscale aloft and Element brands, with 410 rooms in all. White Lodging expects to start construction in December, with an anticipated summer 2016 opening, said Deno Yiankes, president and CEO of White Lodging’s investment and development division.
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