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Celebrate ACC Highland Groundbreaking March 27

Celebrate ACC Highland Groundbreaking March 27
Austin Community College will host a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday, March 27, to mark the beginning of ACC’s renovation of Highland Mall. The event takes place 10-11:30 a.m. at Highland Mall (6001 Airport Blvd.), outside the former J.C. Penney store. There will be refreshments from Highland-area...

Highland’s New Future Begins With March Groundbreaking

Highland’s New Future Begins With March Groundbreaking
You will see changes soon at Highland Mall. After months of planning, the college will break ground on the first renovations on March 27. Phase I will bring new life to the former J.C. Penney store, located on the northwest corner of the property. Sketches from the project architect, BGK Architects, reveal...

ACC Takes Ownership of Highland Mall

ACC Takes Ownership of Highland Mall
The Austin Community College District has acquired the final element of Highland Mall – the ground lease for the core building that houses retail tenants, the former Dillard’s men’s store, and common spaces such as the food court, as well as the former cinema building. Through acquisition of the ground...

ACC Selects Architect for First Highland Mall Renovation

ACC Selects Architect for First Highland Mall Renovation
The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees has selected Barnes Gromatzky Kosarek Architects (BGKA) as the architect/engineering team for the renovation of the former J.C. Penney property at Highland Mall. The J.C. Penney building will be used for instruction, with space dedicated to innovative...

ACC Finalizes Purchase of J.C. Penney Property at Highland Mall

ACC Finalizes Purchase of J.C. Penney Property at Highland Mall
College owns 100 percent of mall land and three former anchor store buildings The Austin Community College District closed on the purchase of the final tract of land at Highland Mall August 4, 2011. The college purchased the former J.C. Penney building and surrounding parking lot for $15.7 million, including...

ACC Under Contract for Final Piece of Highland Mall Land

ACC Under Contract for Final Piece of Highland Mall Land
For answers to frequently asked questions, see FAQs – ACC’s Highland Mall Real Estate Transactions (PDF). The Austin Community College District is under contract to purchase the remaining tract of land at Highland Mall – the former J.C. Penney building and surrounding parking lot – for $15.9...

ACC Under Contract for Additional Land at Highland Mall

ACC Under Contract for Additional Land at Highland Mall
The Austin Community College District is under contract with RedLeaf Properties, LLC, for the purchase of property at Highland Mall – the land on which the core of the mall is situated, for $14.6 million. The deal is expected to close in mid-May. The 32.2-acre property is subject to a ground lease with the...

ACC Purchases Macy’s Highland Mall Property

ACC Purchases Macy’s Highland Mall Property
The Austin Community College District announces the purchase of the 13-acre Macy’s property at Highland Mall for future expansion. “ACC is growing at a rapid pace, and acquiring this property will allow us to accommodate more students and provide the flexibility we need to expand existing facilities in...

ACC Purchases Dillard’s Highland Mall Property

ACC Purchases Dillard’s Highland Mall Property
The Austin Community College District (ACC) announces the purchase of approximately 18 acres of Dillard’s, Inc. property at Highland Mall for future expansion of college programs and facilities. “The purchase is part of a long-range strategy to increase classroom space and consolidate administrative...

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