Centro Studio Homes

Gage Multifamily Services renovated a 307-unit property that was a change-of-use from economy motel to modern studio apartment homes in Austin, TX.

Before

This building existed as an motel property and had been sitting vacant for over 2 years before Gage stepped in and renovated the entire property.

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After

The property was a pre-existing budget motel Gage completely renovated into a modern studio apartment community.

The existing buildings provided the perfect bones for a value-add and change-of-use renovation. Each unit was transformed into a clean studio living space with brand-new interior finishes, including new flooring, fresh paint, new LED light fixtures, plumbing fixtures, subway tile, granite counters, and shaker cabinets.

The exterior received a complete makeover, with fresh paint, updated balcony rails, and Versico Roof.

Complexities included: navigating a change-of-use project in a fast-growing market. Our project had been underway in the Fall of 2019 and by March of 2020, COVID-19 almost stopped the project but Team Gage marched on and delivered the project, a completely transformed apartment community.

Centro Studio Homes is an excellent change-of-use of vacant hospitality space to repurpose into modern studio apartment homes. The project increased housing in the area by 307 units without the need for new construction.

Centro Studio Homes renovated an existing building shell with energy-efficient plumbing, lighting, and HVAC fixtures implemented throughout the community.

Centro Studio Homes preserved resources by utilizing an existing building shell - but made it more energy-efficient and modern for today's discerning renter.