Kor Group Breaks Ground on Austin Proper Hotel & Residences
AUSTIN, TEXAS — Kor Group has begun construction on Austin Proper Hotel & Residences, a mixed-use hotel and residential tower in downtown Austin. The merchant banking division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. is the capital partner for the development, which is slated to open in 2018. The 33-story, 500,000-square-foot project will be managed and branded by Proper Hospitality, a lifestyle hotel operator. The tower will feature 244 hotel rooms with interior design by Kelly Wearstler; dining options by McGuire Moorman Hospitality; and over 12,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space. Atop the hotel are 99 condominiums available for purchase. Property amenities will include full hotel services for both residents and guests, two roof decks with swimming pools, a full spa and fitness center, lobby restaurant and lounge, coffee shop and an elevated poolside restaurant.