Allied Orion Group, a multifamily real estate investment firm, has begun construction on a 360-unit exclusive, garden-style apartment community, known as The Southbrook, in Texas, US.

The housing development, earlier called The Retreat at Oak Creek, is situated at 260 South Brook Drive and nestled on two different tracks of land in Leander, Texas.

Planned to be opened by fall 2020, the project is being developed by Allied Orion Group.

Designed by Humphreys and Partners Architects, the project will offer floor plans ranging from one- to three bedrooms.

It will feature several amenities, including a resort-style swimming pool with cabanas and grilling stations; a fitness centre, rock wall, and a spin/yoga/Pilates room with ballet bar; cyber lounge with Wi-Fi access.

The development will include a lounge with kitchen and billiards tables; attached garages, a park-like courtyard with multiple gathering areas; dog spa and gated dual dog park, and charging stations for electric vehicles.

The Southbrook will feature granite countertops with undermount sinks, enhanced kitchen and bathroom fixtures, improved stainless steel appliance packages, tile backsplashes, garden tub and upgraded showers, wood-engineered flooring, nine and ten-foot ceilings, and built-in USB charging stations.

Allied Orion Group CEO Ricardo Rivas said: “We are pleased to be developing and managing a superior rental option catering to the Leander/Northwest Austin community.

“The Southbrook is the newest in our portfolio of high-end apartment homes under development in the Austin market and surrounding areas – one of the fastest-growing markets in the country.”

The Southbrook, which is located off of West Broade Street and South Brook Drive along Highway 183, provides easy freeway access. It is located is within walking distance to the new Austin Community College campus, St. David’s Hospital, and Capital Metro Rail.


The Southbrook interior. (Credit: Allied Orion Group)