Arthouse at the Jones Center Wins Design Award
Out of 257 entries submitted in the 2011 TSA Design Awards program, ArtHouse is selected for awards on May 20.
CyrusOne building 72,000-sf data center
The Houston-based company is building a new 72,000 square foot data center.
CyrusOne planning more data centers in Austin
Houston-based CyrusOne has begun building a second data center in MetCenter.
VA Financial Services Center Earns Environmental Certification
MetCenter Veteran's Association Financial Services Center is recognized for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design "silver" designation.
Iron Mountain Inc.'s New Data-Protection Facility
Boston-based Iron Mountain's new 34,000 square-foot facility at MetCenter
CyrusOne to build Austin data center at MetCenter
Houston-based CyrusOne signs a long term lease with MetCenter.
CyrusOne Continues to Dominate Texas Colocation Market by Adding Austin Data Center
Austin's attractive market for national and international enterprise colocation due to its low cost of stable power, an abundance of highly skilled technical labor, minimal risk for natural disasters, and predictable weather conditions draws the Texas colocation leader to MetCenter.
CyrusOne's Austin Data Center
Company acquires 50,000 square foot facility for data center build-out.
Texas Hi-Tech Boom
With more high-tech companies relocating to the Lone Star State, Texas is competing with tech corridors on both coasts.
New retail comes to MetCenter
Zydeco Development, the master developer of the 550-acre East Austin corporate campus, is building a 6,000-square-foot retail building fronting State Highway 71 and has already signed on Starbucks and Subway as tenants.
MetCenter to get its seventh hotel
Zydeco Development has sold a section of MetCenter for the construction of another hotel. Zydeco says the hotel is expected to be a Wingate by Wyndham.
Hotel Developer Acquires Tract in MetCenter
A land deal involving 1.3 acres is paving the way for a new hotel in the 550-acre MetCenter. Pending approval from city entities, the new hotel could boast 70 rooms and go vertical at an all-in cost of $5 million.
Seventh Hotel to Open at MetCenter
Plans are in the works for another hotel at the MetCenter business park in Southeast Austin.
Zydeco Development Breaks Ground on New 150,000 SF Industrial Building in Austin, Texas
Construction of the new building is part of an expansion at MetCenter, a 550-acre Class A, mixed-use business park located near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Zydeco Development, a leading Austin, Texas-based commercial real estate development firm, today announced ground-breaking on a 150,000 square foot industrial building at MetCenter.
Zydeco Development Completes Sale of MetCenter Site for Future Hotel
Zydeco Development, an Austin-based commercial real estate development firm, has finalized the sale of a site at MetCenter, a mixed-use property located at U.S. Highways 71 and 183 in Austin. The undisclosed buyers plan to build what will be the seventh hotel at MetCenter. Gay Ruggiano of Kucera Co. represented the buyers in the transaction. The sale price was undisclosed.
Zydeco Readies 350-Acre Phase Two at MetCenter
Following the successful build-out of the 200-acre MetCenter's first phase, the Zydeco Co. is preparing to begin work on the 350-acre balance of the corporate campus. The last phase could hold up to five million sf depending on uses.
Zydeco breaks ground on new building at MetCenter
Having completed the horizontal infrastructure on the 350-acre addition to its MetCenter business park, Zydeco Development is forging ahead with the first 150,000-square-foot industrial building in the new phase.
Zydeco Adding 150,000-SF Flex to MetCenter
Zydeco Development recently broke ground on a 150,000-square-foot industrial building in the MetCenter. The new building is part of a 550-acre mixed-use business park located between Highways 183 and 71. The business park is capable of an additional 3 million square feet and has been give approvals from the city of Austin for more than 1.6 million square feet within multiple building footprints.
Zydeco breaks ground on new building at MetCenter
Having completed the horizontal infrastructure on the 350-acre addition to its MetCenter business park, Zydeco Development is forging ahead with the first 150,000-square-foot industrial building in the new phase
8 buildings in Met Center sold
Two California real estate companies have purchased eight buildings in the Met Center business park in East Austin.
PPD consolidates its local operations at Met Center
Drug testing giant PPD Inc. is consolidating its local operations with a lease for an additional 57,000 square feet at an East Austin business park.
Firms team up on real estate projects
The companies that develop and market the Met Center have forged a development partnership.
A 200-acre, mixed-use business park...
... will more than double in size with the developer's purchase of the adjacent 350-acre former Lockheed Martin Corp. campus.
Austin is hurricane central for Progressive
Progressive Corp.'s regional headquarters in Austin is serving as its national hurricane command center.
Met Center 15 purchase adds to Triple Net's Austin presence
With the purchase of Met Center 15, a California real estate company has tipped its local portfolio over the 1.5 million-square-foot mark.
Met Center 15 buyer gets $28M in financing
Approximately $28 million in financing was arranged for the purchase of Met Center 15.
MetCenter is Austin's premier 550-acre mixed-use business park. Over 2,000,000 sf complete; 3,000,000 sf more available, including approved site plans - easily modified - ready for immediate construction.
EASILY ACCESSIBLE CENTRAL LOCATION
- Close to downtown, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and The University
- Multiple points direct freeway access to all parts of Austin
ADVANCED TELECOMMUNICATIONS HUB
- Two on-site 400 MW electric substations
- Redundant power, fiber optics and water
COOL ON-SITE AMENITIES
- Hotels, restaurants, Exxon Tigermarket,
Starbucks, hike & bike trail, disc golf course and sports complex
- Public transportation and after-hours
TRIPLE FREEPORT TAX EXEMPTION
ON-SITE AMENITIES INCLUDE:
- Seven national hotels with conference
- Two 24-hour restaurants
- Retail center with Starbucks Coffee
- Exxon Tigermarket gas station &
- Hike & Bike trail winding through
- Tennis and basketball court complex
- Professionally sanctioned disc golf course
- Public transportation stops
- After-hours security patrols
"A working environment that provides your employees with extraordinary amenities and lifestyle support services is crucial to attracting and retaining quality people." Joe Cava, Director of Facility
Operations General Motors
With over 2,000,000 sf complete and 3,000,000 sf more available, MetCenter offers approved sites ranging in size from 33,000 sf to over 400,000 sf ready for immediate construction. All building and site plans are easily modified; designed with flexibility and speed-to-market in mind.
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MetCenter is the brainchild of locally owned Zydeco Development. Zydeco has been responsible for the development, leasing, and management of over 4,000,000 square feet of industrial, office and retail space in the Austin area. With knowledgeable and experienced personnel ready to respond quickly, tenants at MetCenter can rest assured that they are provided the best management support possible.
MetCenter is home to more data centers and mission critical facilities than anywhere else in the greater Austin area, including:
Electric Reliability Council Of Texas (ERCOT)
General Motors Corporation
Digital Realty Trust
US Deptartment of Veterans Affairs
"In terms of power levels, fiber optic options and redundancy in both applications, MetCenter's one of the best, if not the best, sites for data centers in the United States." Peter Gross, President
EYP Mission Critical Facilities
APPROVED SITE PLANS
LOT SIZE AND TOPOGRAPHY
MetCenter is located in Southeast Austin at the intersection of two major arterial ways: U.S. Highway 183 and State Highway 71. Quick and easy access to all parts of Austin brings the entire metropolitan area to our doorstep. Close proximity to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport affords those outside the Austin area with the ultimate ease of access.
Austin's Central Business District and the nation's largest university, The University of Texas, are only ten minutes away. Almost half of the Austin MSA population lives within 10 miles, maximizing employers' access to the labor pool.
MetCenter has become a telecommunications hub unrivaled anywhere in the United States. It features two separate on-site electric substations with the potential of over 400 megawatts of capacity and linked to completely separate power sources feeding the Austin grid.
MetCenter offers more redundant connectivity and bandwidth options than any other development in the Austin area. The entire MetCenter development is encircled by both interior and exterior fiber optic loops for quick and cost-effective redundant access to and from these numerous providers: