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City Council signs off on Austin Oaks redevelopment


The City Council voted 8-2 Thursday to approve the controversial redevelopment of a Northwest Austin business park, bringing an end to the often raucous, nearly three-year-long fight over the site.

The approved plan would bring new office towers, retail and up to 375 new housing units — including 41 restricted to lower income residents — to replace the Austin Oaks business park, which currently sits at the intersection of MoPac Boulevard (Loop 1) and Spicewood Springs Road.

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