The development, named Bruno, will feature units ranging in size from 308 to 703 square feet. Some 3,000 square feet on the ground floor will house retail businesses.

A new “tiny house” style development will soon see the light of day on the south side of town. StoryBuilta residential and commercial urban developer, announced plans for the apartment complex to be built at 2001 South First Street.

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The company said the development, which will include 38 studios and four one-bedroom units, will likely be completed by this time next year.
Units will range in size from 308 to 703 square feet with an additional 3,000 square feet for commercial space on the ground floor.

“Bruno is one of the few micro-unit developments in Austin and the only one in South Austin to be this close to downtown,” said Ross Wilson, president of the Austin and San Antonio division of StoryBuilt.

In a notice on Wednesday, StoryBuilt executives said the units would be “affordably priced” and added that they were waiting to announce an “official price” until the project was closer to release. completion.

Wilson said StoryBuilt’s goal is to provide housing close to downtown, and small units play a part in that.

“In addition, Bruno will include 4 affordable units that will be rented to renters earning 50% or less of the average median family income,” he said.

This is the fourth project on South First Street announced by StoryBuilt with the recent completion of the project codenamed Willa at 1600 South First, Frank at 900 South First as well as single family homes currently selling at Frank West at 900 South Second with access through Frank on South First.

The business leaders also said they purchased additional property on South First Street in blocks 1000 and 1100.


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