The Kor Group Acquires Land for Austin Proper Hotel and Residences

by Haisten Willis

AUSTIN, TEXAS — The Kor Group has purchased land for the future home of Austin Proper Hotel and Residences. The development will be a 32-story mixed-use building containing 99 for-sale residences, 244 hotel guest rooms, four food and beverage outlets, 11,500 square feet of meeting space, a spa, fitness center and two outdoor swimming pools. Construction is scheduled to begin in spring 2016 and end in early 2018. In addition to the land acquisition, the Austin Proper Residences sales gallery, located nearby at 208 Colorado St., debuted on Jan. 21, 2016, with a grand opening celebration scheduled for Feb. 5 and 6. Will Steakley of DEN Property Group will manage sales for the Austin Proper Residences, which will begin taking contracts this month. Proper Hospitality will operate the Austin Proper Hotel as part of the Proper Hotels brand. Designer Kelly Wearstler is creating the interior design for the project, McGuire Moorman Hospitality is developing and operating the food and beverage concepts and Handel Architects is responsible for the design of the 32-story high-rise.

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