As Austin develops, the downtown area constantly gets a makeover and several changes have rocked the area in 2016. The home prices in the downtown area have spiked substantially and it has grown faster than ever before. Aside from news about home prices surging in the downtown area, 2016 was also filled with news regarding the necessity of new stores in the metro. News about luxury mansions and real estate were still crowd-favorites in 2016.
Read more about this here: Year in review: Austin's new look, from gleaming downtown towers to mega mansions