AUSTIN, TEXAS (June 8, 2022) — United Properties announced today the groundbreaking of Bishop Momo, a new mixed-use development project with apartments and retail located just 3.5 miles south of downtown Austin in the St. Elmo district. The former industrial area is now a vibrant and growing creative district with dozens of restaurants, breweries, cafés and stores.

The multi-use project will combine 274 studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom residences across five stories with 5,840 square feet of retail space at street level. Ten percent of the residential units will be priced for low-income families and individuals.

“Bishop Momo’s residences will incorporate upscale finishes and luxury amenities in ways that don’t feel generic or corporate,” said Brenda Studt, senior development manager, United Properties. “This is a project with industrial-inspired architecture that was creatively designed to fit into the thriving St. Elmo district in a thoughtful and authentic way.”

Residents of the stylish and modern community will have access to an outdoor pool and two shared greenspaces, solar-powered common areas, a fitness center, parking, a co-working lounge and reservable private offices, universal high-speed wi-fi, state-of-the-art air filtration systems and a smart home system that allows residents to use their phones to easily control their thermostats, and unlock the gate for friends and family to come in.

Designed with sustainability in mind and sensitivity to the area’s history and natural surroundings, Bishop Momo will include rooftop solar panels to offset common electricity use/expenses, energy-efficient appliances and HVAC systems, rain gardens and native plant landscaping, and the preservation of large, shade-creating heritage trees along South Congress Avenue.

Construction on Bishop Momo is anticipated to be complete by mid-2024.

Located at 4341 S. Congress Ave., Bishop Momo has easy access to I-35 and MoPac Expressway for commuters heading north or south into Austin or Hays County.

Project Connect, Austin’s $10 billion transit package, includes plans for a light rail station in the St. Elmo neighborhood near Bishop Momo, which will provide residents with access into downtown and up to The Domain in North Austin.

Bishop Momo was designed by Belshaw Mulholland Architects and is being constructed by OHT Partners, with interior design by Keaton Interiors. The community will be managed by Lincoln Property Company.

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About United Properties

United Properties has been creating deep roots in the commercial real estate industry for more than 100 years. The company imagines new possibilities in real estate to help enrich communities and create lasting legacies. United Properties provides market expertise for ground-up development, redevelopment and acquisitions of value-add and stable investments. The company invests in and develops office, industrial, retail, mixed-use and senior housing properties. United Properties is owned by the Pohlad Companies and is headquartered in Minneapolis, with offices in Denver and Austin, Texas.



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