Buda Midway industrial development Phase 2 to break ground soon

Staff Reports

HAYS COUNTY — The local office of United Properties, a Minneapolis-based real estate developer and investor, today announced Phase 1 at Buda Midway is 100% leased and will soon break ground on the second phase of its 70-acre Buda Midway industrial development, ultimately bringing over 850,000 sq. ft. of space to the market.

Phase 1 consists of three buildings totaling nearly 480,000 sq. ft. Building 1 is 115,090 sq. ft. and leased by CED Greentech and Sherri Hill. Building 2 is 115,090 sq. ft. and Building 3 is 244,240 sq. ft.; both are leased by Four Hands Furniture. Buildings 1 and 2 will be fully delivered this month and Building 3 will be completed in July.

“We have seen strong leasing demand for our first phase at Buda Midway from the modern tenant looking for premium amenities, energy-efficient spaces and a sophisticated aesthetic,” said Leigh Ellis, principal, AQUILA Commercial. “Beyond Buda Midway’s design attributes, its sought-after location being only one exit south of Austin has played a major role in pre-leasing efforts. We are grateful to the City of Buda who worked with us from the start to recruit top-notch tenants to the area.”

Phase 2 of Buda Midway will include four rear-load buildings totaling nearly 390,000 sq. ft. and Building 1 is set for completion in spring 2023. The development is located at 1795 Fire Cracker Dr., east of IH-35 in Buda, Texas.

Buda Midway is situated just five minutes south of the intersection of IH-35 with SH-45, providing tenants immediate proximity to Austin. The site allows for quick access to the northern suburbs of Round Rock and Temple, as well as south to San Marcos and San Antonio.

Companies who choose to locate in Buda may have access to Triple Freeport exemptions, as well as incentive opportunities and other resources through the City of Buda and the Buda Economic Development Corporation.

“Buda Midway has been a great project for United Properties and for the City of Buda and surrounding areas,” said Brenda Studt, senior development manager, United Properties. “We’re excited for the tenants who will call it home and proud to deliver one of Austin’s most desirable business parks to meet the ever-growing need for class A industrial space.”

This is the first Austin-area project from United Properties and the firm is working on several fronts in the region, from industrial development to mixed-use and residential. With a proven track record of creating value, United Properties is recognized in the industry for its operational excellence, innovative approach and steadfast commitment to the communities it serves.

Leigh Ellis, Omar Nasser and Blake Patterson with AQUILA Commercial handle the leasing for Buda Midway.

For more information about the property, visit the Buda Midway website: www.budamidway.com.

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2 Comments

  1. These industrial buildings are going in directly behind my house, which backs up to Firecracker. What this article isn’t talking much about is how all of these industrial buildings, an apartment complex, and a school are going to share a single two-lane street with no plans to expand in place.

    Living in Sunfield against Firecracker is about to become a much noisier, less hospitable experience as cargo trucks are undoubtedly going to be backed up on our small neighborhood streets.

  2. Welcome to our world. I live on a road now used by dump trucks carrying materials to two new subdivisions being built. Even the most peaceful country is no longer peaceful anymore. Trucks speeding and very very loud. It’s all in the name of progress.

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