Houston Lender Arranges $123.2M Refinancing For Austin’s Iconic Frost Bank Tower

AUSTIN, TX — Houston-based Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. officials on Wednesday said they have arranged a $123.2 million refinancing for Frost Bank Tower, the iconic, Class AA office tower in downtown Austin. In a press release, officials said HFF worked on behalf of the borrower, Lionstone Investments, a data-analytics driven real estate investment firm, to …

NAPA Ventures Expands Its Footprint Into Oklahoma With The Acquisition Of Prescott Woods Apartments

NAPA Ventures Closes On Prescott Woods “We have a strong footprint in multiple Texas markets,” said Shravan Parsi, Co-CEO of NAPA. “It was time for us (NAPA) to expand our portfolio into another state and another strong market.” NAPA’s business plan is to renovate the exterior and interior of its properties to increase profitability and …

Austin Bar Make Esquire Magazine’s List of Best Watering Holes In America

EAST AUSTIN, TX — Need a drink? You might want to head over to Half Step in the city’s trendy Rainey Street corridor that is among Esquire magazine’s list of best cocktail bars in the country. The venerable men’s magazine annually compiles what its editors deem to be the nation’s best watering holes, and Austin …

Austin Rent Comparison: What $950/Month Gets You Right Now

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various Austin neighborhoods. Is one person’s studio another person’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Today’s price: $950. While there are many apartments available in this price range, a straightforward roundup of them results in many lookalike spaces with …