Opens Summer 2014!
Austin’s No.1 Top Workplace Sets Aim on Being the Luxury Market Leader by Opening New Office in West Austin
AUSTIN, TX–January 27, 2014–Press Release
Award-winning Austin-based real estate brokerage Realty Austin officially announced it will open its fifth class A retail location to serve residents in the Westlake area. Realty Austin will begin renovating the 4,100 square foot space in the first quarter of 2014 and open its doors just in time for summer.
Located at the intersection of Westlake Drive and 360 Loop/Capital of Texas Highway, Realty Austin Westlake will open in Davenport Village, an upscale open-air shopping area full of amenities. The modern, street-level office will serve 25 Westlake-based agents in addition to the company’s headquarters and leadership team in the space formerly occupied by Dragon Gate restaurant.
Jonathan Boatwright, co-owner of Realty Austin said, “Austin continues to be an influential leader in the nation’s economic output, and the Westlake area attracts an incredible amount of attention. Moving our offices to the vibrant Davenport retail center positions us perfectly to serve the needs of the luxury residential real estate market. Our unique brand has a distinct identity, and is backed by the strength of comprehensive, innovative marketing systems that are second to none in the Austin real estate market.”
Driven by its vision to became the market leader in Austin Luxury homes, Realty Austin continues its vision to serve customers at the hyper-local level by providing hands-on access to its customer service-oriented team. Through well-positioned locations in Central Austin, Northwest Austin, Southwest Austin, Lake Travis, and now Westlake, the company has grown to a team of 260 agents and 32 support staff since its inception in 2004.
Realty Austin’s Westlake market center will be led by Cara Keenan, a top producing REALTOR® who brings a solid reputation and 14 years of experience to the market manager role.
Keenan said, “As West Austin continues to attract residents, our customers will have direct access to superior service from some of the most forward-thinking, philanthropic, professional, and productive real estate professionals in the area. The opportunity to lead the new Westlake Market Center is a perfect next move for me.”
Boatwright continued, “Our clients now have multiple options throughout the city to find a Realty Austin agent. We are thrilled to welcome Cara to our strong management team. Her contributions will advance the Westlake market center and enable the next generation of Realty Austin to be the luxury market leader.”
Realty Austin sourced local companies to continue its contemporary office design; Kelle Contine Interior Design, Rodney Palmer of Cornerstone Architects and Michael Schembri whose artwork is featured throughout. Brokers for the transaction were Michele Gary of Weitzman Group and Realty Austin.
Realty Austin Westlake’s address will be 3801 N Capital of Texas Highway, Suite J-180, Austin, Texas 78746. To mark the grand opening of Realty Austin Westlake, the company will celebrate with a June open house and ribbon cutting for industry partners and local agents.