Highland Resources hosts Lamar Central groundbreaking

Aug 19

For Immediate Release: July 21, 2014

Media Contact:

Ashley Kegley-Whitehead

Buie & Co. Public Relations

(512) 660-2898


Lamar Central Groundbreaking - July 22, 2014

Lamar Central Groundbreaking – July 22, 2014

Highland Resources to Host Groundbreaking for Lamar Central

Board Members, Development and Management Teams Gather Tuesday to Turn Dirt for Signature Central Texas Project

Details: On Tuesday, July 22nd, from 9:00a.m. to 9:45a.m., Highland Resources’ board members, along with the development and management teams of Lamar Central, will gather for an intimate groundbreaking to commence construction of the new 166,000 square-foot mixed-use development at the corner of 38th Street and North Lamar Boulevard. This is a photo opportunity and a chance to interview board members, along with the development and management teams of Lamar Central.

The site was previously home to the Lamar Village Shopping Center; demolition of existing structures began in June. Construction is slated to last approximately 15 months with project completion anticipated for the third quarter of 2015.

Project team members include: Highland Resources, Inc.; STG Design; Rogers-O’Brien Construction; Consort, Inc.; Studio dwg.; Chioco Design; American Realty Project Management; CBRE, Inc.; Oxford Commercial; and BSA Lifestructures.

Who: Highland Resources’ board members, development and management teams

What: Groundbreaking/Photo opportunity to celebrate the Lamar Central development and to commence construction.

When: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 9:00a.m. to 9:45a.m.

Where: Lamar Central

3800 North Lamar Blvd.

Austin, TX 78756

(Site entrance is located on Medical Parkway, across from Doc’s Motorworks Bar & Grill)

Photo/Video Opportunity: Media is invited to photograph and video the construction site and the turning of the dirt.  Brief remarks will be made by Charles Wolcott, President and CEO of Highland Resources, and David Bodenman, Vice President of Highland Resources.

Notes: This event will take place outdoors. Please dress appropriately and wear close-toed shoes.Members of the news media planning to attend should RSVP in advance by calling (512) 660-2898 or emailing Ashley@buieco.com.

About Lamar Central

Lamar Central, located at 3800 North Lamar Blvd., is situated near downtown in a major employment center and in close proximity to a wide variety of housing options. The development provides an alternative to a downtown location, but with all of the same benefits; restaurants and retail, walkability and access to various modes of transit, parks and trails. Lamar Central offers its tenants proximity to premier residential neighborhoods with north/south access along MoPac and crosstown access along 38th and 45th streets.

For more information, renderings, maps and videos for Lamar Central, visit https://www.LamarCentral.com.

About Highland Resources, Inc.

Highland Resources, Inc. is a family-owned real estate investment and development company with a proud history and remarkable track record of success in developing residential and commercial projects. From the Driskill Hotel and Southwest Tower to the award-winning Highland Horizon mixed-use development in Round Rock, Highland Resources is rooted in this community with connections to some of the region’s most iconic structures. The company has accumulated and owns more than 25,000 acres of land, 5.6 million square-feet of industrial space and numerous office buildings and shopping centers in Texas and Arkansas. Highland is currently developing five different tracts of land in Texas and Oklahoma for commercial and residential use. Additionally, the company owns and operates Highland Deephaven, a 430-acre industrial development located near Inverness, Scotland, servicing the North Sea oil industry.

For more information about Highland Resources, please visit www.highlandresourcesinc.com

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