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Old Posted Nov 4, 2014, 6:34 PM
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Lightbulb HOUSTON | The Tower at Uptown Park (W Hotel) | 37 FLOORS

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Type: Hotel, Residential
Location: Uptown Park, SE Corner
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*AmREIT is in negotiations with hotel flag W.



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The Tower at Uptown Park: AmREIT is in negotiations with a four-star hotel flag and development partner for a mixed-use project on the southeast corner of Uptown Park, located at the corner of Loop 610 and Post Oak Boulevard. The plan involves a 37-story building with 310 hotel rooms, 236 apartments and 18,000 square feet of retail space. Total project costs are estimated at $200 million. Construction could begin within the next 15 months.
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So I'm assuming this is not happening?
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Old Posted Feb 2, 2017, 7:15 PM
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Much better than the previous rendering.
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Is there any kind of time table on this one?
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Looks nicer than the square box we got in Austin, impressed.
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Looks nicer than the square box we got in Austin, impressed.
W Austin is one of the most modern high-rises in Texas.

Its edges are clean and crisp.

Andersson-Wise did a phenomenal job.
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W Austin is one of the most modern high-rises in Texas.

Its edges are clean and crisp.

Andersson-Wise did a phenomenal job.
I love the W Austin. But that's largely because I love that dark industrial gray color. I can see where it's a turnoff for a lot of people just because of the color.
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Modern architecture can be a bit clownish sometimes. I'm thankful for the design of Austin's W. Except for the base it's one of our better buildings.
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^ They won't build that tacky thing the way it is on the rendering, with that light blue W (that color, thrown up just like that looks like the bottom of a pool) on top of it.
It seems pretty impossible. They need somthing more subtle.
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