LEANDER, TEXAS —Weitzman has been named retail leasing agent for Northline, a highly-anticipated urban mixed-use development on 115 acres in Leander, Texas. The project broke ground in early March.
Matt Epple and Nick Naumann with Weitzman are the exclusive retail project leasing agents for Northline.
“We are already seeing a lot of interest in the retail at Northline because of the strength of the location and the strong mix of uses,’ Naumann said.
Northline will soon become Leander’s downtown destination, offering a walkable town center with office, residential, retail, hotel and civic spaces in one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. Current plans include more than 2,300 apartments and townhomes, approximately 300,000 square feet of retail space and 700,000 square feet of office space. Washington, D.C.-based David M. Schwarz Architects, the firm behind Southlake Town Square and other mixed-use landmarks, is the lead planner and designer.
Northline is being developed by Northline Leander Development Company (NLDC) and in partnership with the City of the Leander, which has committed $15 million in direct funding toward the community’s roads, infrastructure and public park as well as additional reimbursements.
“There is no question that Northline has been a long time coming for the residents of Leander and the greater Williamson County region,” said Alex Tynberg, founder and principal of NLDC. “I am incredibly excited to partner with Weitzman to bring a diverse mix of new and unique entertainment-focused retail, fine and casual dining options, and additional retail offerings that will soon become the centerpiece of this community.”
Located between Hwy 183 and 183A, Northline is situated in the center of Leander’s Transit-Oriented Development (TOD). The TOD offers major employment, including the adjacent St. David’s Hospital, a 52-acre medical complex, and the Austin Community College San Gabriel Campus. The $60 million ACC campus sits on 100 acres and currently incorporates approximately 106,000 square feet.
With booming growth in Austin’s northwest corridor and Williamson County, such as Apple’s new $1 billion campus, Leander is the ideal location for a development of this scale. Northline is less than an eighth of a mile from Capital Metro’s Leander Station, a substantial benefit to the community as a convenient transportation option for the short 26 miles between Northline and downtown Austin. Even closer than downtown is the Domain, the metro area’s largest mixed-use retail, office and residential community.
Northline celebrated the start of Phase One construction at a groundbreaking ceremony on March 4. Phase One includes the construction of the development’s key infrastructure, including streets and utilities. After substantial completion of the infrastructure, Northline will begin development of Town Square, the community’s signature civic space surrounded by a retail core with planned office space, hotel and residential on the upper levels. Town Square will be the focal point of the community with an event lawn, pavilion and entertainment stage, an outdoor living grove, play areas for children and a host of family-friendly programming.
Phase One is estimated to last 18 to 24 months. Full project buildout is expected by 2031.
For more information on Northline, and a complete list of community benefits, please visit www.northlineleander.com.
Weitzman is a Texas-based full-service commercial real estate services firm with offices in Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio.
ABOUT NORTHLINE LEANDER DEVELOPMENT COMPANY (NLDC):
In partnership with the City of Leander, Northline is being developed by Northline Leander Development Company (NLDC). NLDC is affiliated with Tynberg LLC, a seasoned real estate investment and development firm focused on creating transformative urban, mixed-use communities across Central and North Texas. With experienced partners and consultant experts from across the country, this team reflects the premium that NLDC places on quality, creativity, innovation and best-in-class execution.