Featured Photo: Stantec’s conceptual site plan for the proposed PUD.
by Art Benavidez
Leander (Williamson County) – An Austin developer received approval for a conceptual site plan for an 8.5-acre Planned Business Unit (PUD) development at last week’s city council meeting.
The vertical construction will include several buildings totaling approximately 38,000 square feet. The property has also been converted from Urban Core (T6) to PUD, with Basic General Commerce (GC) zoning.
The undeveloped project site is located northeast of the intersection of Hero Way and US Highway 183.
Lance Hughes proposes to develop the PUD, Leander’s Market, through the entity Transit Village Investment, LTD.
Tonya swartzendruver, urban planner in the Austin office Stantec, represented the Project and stated that Hughes proposes to divide the Project site into five plots.
“These lots will be enhanced with a 15,000 square foot commercial tenant, a multi-tenant store building and three stand-alone buildings that are expected to be occupied by food, financial, retail and / or service businesses,” a- she said in a letter submitted to the city. .
Stantec has published a conceptual sitemap with the following specifications:
- Lot A (2.3 acres) 7,900 sq. Ft. ca., 82 parking spaces
- Lot B (2 acres) 15,000 sq. Ft. Building. ca., 148 parking spaces
- Lot C (1.7 acres) 8,300 square foot building, 97 parking spaces
- Lot D (1.2 acres) 3,500 sq. Ft. Building, 36 parking spaces
- Lot E (1.3 acres) 3,500 sq. Ft. Building, 40 parking spaces
- Outdoor play area
- Landscape buffer zone along the eastern boundary of the property
- Proposed pylon signage
Stantec is also using its San Antonio office for the project. The PUD requires 90% of masonry buildings.
The development is currently in discussions with tenants Hat Creek, Sherwin Williams, Torchy, Pluckers/Walk on and Specifications among others.