Ever heard of Round Rock, Texas? If you don’t need to be located in urban Austin, you should definitely consider this area for its friendly neighborhoods that are perfect for families. Plenty of parks, good public schools, and a strong sense of community all help make the Round Rock/Pflugerville area one of “Ten Best Towns for Families.”
Locals enjoy their weekends by picnicking at Old Settlers Park, shopping for bargains at the Premium Outlet Mall, or cheering on their favorite minor league team at the Dell Diamond. Part of why the Round Rock/Pflugerville area has steadily grown to its current size is the establishment of the Dell, Inc. corporate headquarters just off I-35 and State Highway 45. Also, large retail operations like the Premium Outlets and the new Ikea store, as well as business centers like La Fontera keep the area economically thriving. There are plenty of options in this part of town to look for an office or an Austin sublease.
The Round Rock/Plugerville area offers a wide range of options for commercial real estate. Here you can find about 300 office buildings accounting for 4.6 million SF. The average leasing price in this region is close to $24 SF depending on class. Expect about $26 SF for class A, $22 SF for class B, and $18 SF for class C spaces. If you’re looking for retail space, here you can find 7.5 million SF in space within about 550 buildings with average leasing ratesof about $18 SF. There are also plenty of alternatives for industrial space among the 4.5 million SF of space within nearly 250 buildings and average leasing prices of around $8 SF.
Area and Community Info
Though Round Rock/Pflugerville is located about 30 minutes north of central Austin, many important amenities are still accessible. In the immediate area are several hospitals including St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center, Scott & White Memorial Hospital, and Seton Williamson Hospital. And getting to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is possible by traveling State Highways 130 and 45.
If you’re looking to make a permanent home here, Round Rock/Pflugerville offers a range of affordable housing options – median home prices are around $172,000. There are also master plan communities, like Avery Ranch, Forest Creek, and Mayfield Ranch that may be attractive living options for you and your employees.