The Austonian

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Just a few minutes away from the State Capitol, The Austonian is within walking distance of more than 100 restaurants and nightclubs, dozens of cultural attractions and parks, as well as a tantalizing abundance of clothing and furniture boutiques. Daily needs, conveniences and indulgences are just an elevator ride away. Man-made convenience is complemented by the natural advantages of Lady Bird Lake—a block away—for a challenging run or casual stroll, or for admiring the beauty of Austin from ground level.

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Management Company
Resident Service and Satisfaction Association Management, Inc.

"Whatever the residents want!"
The Austonian Homeowners Association will be directed by David Regenbaum, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Association Management, Inc.

In 1979, David Regenbaum, a recognized expert in real estate and community association law in South Africa, retired from the law firm he founded and moved to Houston to found AMI. His objective was to set a new, exemplary standard for professional management services to associations.

Now, AMI has become the leading association management company in Texas, continuing to innovate, develop, and set new standards for the industry.

AMI provides a dedicated, professional team of people to attend to the needs of each community. Each team includes an administrator, a full-charge bookkeeper and a service counselor/administrative assistant. These teams provide high-quality, personalized service to individual communities as a small company would, while bringing to bear the resources of a large company.

The Austonian will join the ranks of AMI-managed luxury properties such as Bentwater, Carlton Woods, Gotham Lofts, Royalton at River Oaks, and Sapphire Condominiums.


A gracious welcome for your guests; unprecedented services for you.
24-hour concierge can take care of your every need
24-hour valet service exclusively for residents and their guests
Luxuriously appointed and furnished lobby
Secured access on high-speed elevators
Housekeeping, dry cleaning and laundry services
Lobby-level retail


First Floor
Is full of Retail / Restaurants

A higher level of technology.

Putting technology at your fingertips is something that happens quite literally at The Austonian. One touchscreen controls your home’s climate, lighting, telephone and security systems, even music and movies that you can enjoy in any room of your home. You can schedule when lights and climate control turn on to maximize safety, security and energy savings. The system will even alert you via email or phone if there seem to be any problems with your heating or cooling.

Your touchscreen is also a helpful interface to the world outside. You or your guests can notify the valet to get your car ready and receive an alert when it is at the curb; you can make reservations at many restaurants or check movie show times and purchase tickets. Be alerted when visitors have arrived, schedule housekeeping services and report maintenance concerns. Stay informed of Home Owners Association news. Reserve the spa, massage room, Austonian Club, conference room – all of The Austonian’s amenities.

You can also observe the inside and outside of your home anytime you want, from anywhere. In fact, all the systems of your home can be remotely monitored and controlled from any telephone, PDA or via the Internet. You can even use it to monitor a second home.

Your home is also pre-wired for stereo speakers in the master bed and bath, kitchen and balcony, with surround sound in the living room and high-definition video in the master bedroom and living room. Wiring for standard security systems is installed, and your entire home features both wired and wireless Internet access.

The Austonian. It’s high technology at its highest.



10th Floor Exterior Amenities - The Lawn
Enjoy 12,000 square feet of backyard with zero hours of upkeep.
75-foot pool with fountains and in-water sitting area
Hot tub
Spacious dog park
Reflecting pool
Private luxury cabanas complete with flat screen televisions
Promenade sundeck
Outdoor kitchens
Outdoor fireplaces
Sunset viewing terraces
Herb garden
Exquisite landscaping
Capitol and SOCO Views
Wireless internet

10th Floor: Interior
An extension of your home, available whenever you choose.
Catering kitchen
Theater screening room with seating for 12
Executive meeting room with seating for 12 and conference technology
Four guest suites available for your overnight visitors
Private spa treatment rooms
Billiard and game room
Pet Spa


Media Room
Where it's always showtime.
Reserved from your in-home touch screen
RBH high-performance speakers
Parasound Surround Sound system, the choice of Lucasfilm and Pixar
Grand Cinema ceiling-mounted HD projector
Draper 133-inch HDTV viewing screen, ceiling-mounted and motorized
Leather stadium-style seating for 12
Wireless tablet provides theater and climate controls from your seat



55th Floor Austonian Club
Where you can host parties that rise above all others.
6,000 square feet of entertaining space available exclusively for residents and their guests
360 degree views
Full catering kitchen
Buffet and bar equipment
2,100 square feet of sheltered outdoor terrace
Flexible room configuration for large or intimate occasions
Luxury seating, tables and furnishings
Wireless internet



56th Floor Fitness Center
6,000 square feet of high-level fitness facilities on our highest floor.
Resort-quality fitness equipment:
Precor AMTs, ellipticals and treadmills
Body Masters Basix workout equipment
Fluid S-250 rowing machines
Keiser M3 exercise bikes
Stott Pilates equipment
Personal TVs on each cardio machine
360 degree views
Spa treatment rooms
Private studio for group fitness classes
Yoga room
Pilates and free weights areas
Men’s and women’s restrooms
Lounge area with beverage station
Personal trainers welcome



Additional Building Features
Subtle touches that make everyday life easier.
Gated parking services
Bicycle storage
Climate-controlled wine vault
Private storage spaces
Innovative acoustical engineering to enhance quiet
Automated refuse and recycling on each floor

Home Features
Hardwood floors
Marble baths
Limestone and marble countertops
Recessed lighting
Solar shades
Panoramic views
Inset balcony areas for wind protection and privacy

Finishes, Fixtures & Appliances
Scavolini™ Italian cabinetry in kitchen and baths
Waterworks™ bath fixtures
Dornbracht kitchen fixtures
Sub-Zero® refrigerators
Wolf® ranges
Miele dishwashers
Miele coffee systems

Green Features

Environmental Features
Green from the inside out. And the ground up.
From the way it's constructed to the particular brand of luxurious living it affords, The Austonian is one of the most sustainable addresses in Austin. A long list of features has resulted in The Austonian seeking a four-star rating from the City of Austin in its Green Building Rating System, equivalent to the LEED Gold Rating from the USGBC.
Water savings.
It is estimated that The Austonian will save up to 37.6 million gallons of water each year in landscape watering alone, compared to a typical hill country community of 188 families living on one acre suburban lots. This is due not only to The Austonian community requiring little land, but also to its unique rainwater capture system, requiring no public water for landscape irrigation of the Lawn. Low-flow toilets, lavatories and shower heads are installed which will reduce the use of potable water by at least 30% over typical fixtures.


Less auto use.
The Austonian's location puts dining, shopping, entertainment, employment and recreation within a five-minute walk, lowering the carbon footprint for every resident. Secured bicycle storage makes zero-fuel transportation an excellent option. Families in typical single family homes generate 10 vehicle trips per day. Urban living reduces the vehicle trips per day and shortens those daily vehicle trips that are needed.
Construction materials.
The Austonian residences have been designed to maximize outdoor views. Specially coated and insulated glass provides year-round energy savings and comfort by helping manage the sun's energy and maximizing HVAC efficiency. All adhesives, sealants, paints and coatings used throughout public and private spaces adhere to the strict VOC requirements designed by the LEED's Green Building Rating System. These low-emitting materials achieve energy savings through reduced ventilation requirements and improve indoor air quality and all come from sustainable sources. The Austonian's roofing system combines reflective materials and other green features to minimize the building's contribution to Austin's urban heat island effect.


Electrical power.
Utilities are one area where saving the environment also means saving money. The Austonian has partnered with local “green power” provider, Austin Energy, to supply such efficiencies to residents. Sensors and dimming ballasts in select common areas reduce the amount of lighting used when they are unoccupied. The Austonian’s heating and air conditioning (HVAC) system operates using the Austin chilled water system, rather than using electricity and 188 or more individual HVAC units, each powering condensers and separate cooling systems. By using the chilled water system flowing under downtown Austin roadways, little energy is consumed to heat and cool The Austonian residences.


Daily Life
Austonian Personal Assistants are at work for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Informed and professional staff can keep your home ready for you and your guests, simplify your daily life, and create experiences that reflect your individual style.
The team strives to deliver the services you need. Examples of commonly used services follow, but remember the team specializes in the uncommon. Need to put a dinner party together for unexpected guests or find that special anniversary gift? Tell the team of Austonian Personal Assistants what you need, and they will deliver.
The Austonian is the most technologically advanced residence in Austin. It’s been designed to make your life easier, but we understand it can get confusing and complicated. The AIT-360 is a comprehensive support service comprised of an elite staff of IT specialists addressing all facets of technology at The Austonian.
Spa and Fitness
The Austonian offers an array of spa and fitness services exclusive to residents and their invited guests.
Grocery Delivery, Nutrition,
and Meal Preparation
Realize your nutritional goals by making informed decisions about what you eat. Grocery delivery is available and includes offerings from local organic growers, artisanal cheese makers and grass-fed ranchers. Informed nutritionists are available for consulting and customized meal delivery can be arranged to meet your dietary needs. The Austonian features private catering kitchens available for professional use, making party preparation easy.

Vehicle Care
Owning a vehicle is made easy at The Austonian, with 24-hour parking specialists available to retrieve and park your vehicle. The Austonian offers additional vehicle-related services including car washes, maintenance delivery and more
Pets at The Austonian
Pets have a special place at The Austonian – their own secured park where they can get some exercise while you enjoy the 10th-story view of the capitol and downtown Austin. The lap of luxury doesn’t stop there for our four-legged friends. See our list of available services to pamper your pet and help make your life just a little bit easier.
Whether you are relaxing with a newspaper and enjoying the view of the Hill Country, planning a gala event or entertaining in a pinch, The Austonian team can help you create a signature experience that reflects your personal style.


More info

200 Congress Ave
Completion in 2010

- 56 Floors / 683 Feet
- 188 Units
- Units from 1,221 - 8,379 SF
- Unit Types: -

- Least Expensive Unit: $559,000 ($457/SF)
- Most Expensive Unit: $8,000,000+

- Concierge: Y
- Pool: Y
- Gym: Y
- Parking: Y
- 24-hour concierge and security services, 24-hour valet service, housekeeping, dry cleaning and laundry services, Lobby-level retail, Secure climate controlled wine storage, Billiard room, 4 Guest suites, Private spa treatment rooms, Screening room with seating for 12, Conference room, Swimming pool, fitness center.

Construction Information
- Completion in 2010
- Current Phase: Construction
- Zoning Status: Approved
- Budget: $200 Million
- Total SF: 850,000 (600,000 Residential)
- Cost / SF: $400
- Developer: Second Congress Ltd., an affiliate of Austin-based Benchmark Development
- Architects: -

Sales Information
- Sales Office: 300 West Sixth St.
- Broker: Moreland
- Phone: 512-623-3633
- Website:

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