Seguin Main Street Program Buys Historic Hotel in Downtown Seguin
SEGUIN, TEXAS — The Seguin Main Street Program has purchased the historic Aumont Hotel located at 301 N. Austin St. in Seguin. The hotel, which was built in 1916, is vacant but is designed with retail space and an event venue on the first floor, apartments on the second and third floors and office suites on the fourth floor. The almost 20,000-square foot building is celebrating its centennial this year. Suzanne Puente of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services – Don Johnson Realtors represented the buyers, Gregg Woodall and Amy Woodall of New Braunfels, in the sale. Kelley Rose of Heritage Texas Properties represented the seller, Thomas Giles, who purchased the building in 2003 and rehabbed it into its current form. The buyers plan to renovate the apartments and offer premier residential rental space, as well as maintain the retail and office space with minor upgrades.