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Leander approves incentives for housing developer in transit district

By Andra Lim - American-Statesman Staff

Roughly $9 million in incentives, one of the largest amounts Leander has ever agreed to give a residential developer, will go toward water and street improvements around a 1,200-home project in the city’s Capital Metro station area.

The City Council approved a new agreement Thursday evening with Crescent Communities, which purchased nearly 500 acres in the transit oriented development district. The city had a similar agreement in place with the previous property owner.

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