Census ranked Cedar Park number 4 for fasted growing Texas suburb cities in percentage growth between 2012 and 2013. The 5 percent growth led Cedar Park to become the third largest city in Austin with over 50,000 residents. Cedar Park is expected to continue growing due to its beautiful hill location near the lower Colorado River Lake system, Hill Country scenery and surrounding nature that allows residents to enjoy outdoor sports and recreations. Only 17 miles from downtown Austin, Forbes Magazine listed Cedar Park the fifth most desirable suburb in the country and Family Circle Magazine named Cedar Park one of the ten best towns to raise a family.
New development planning for Cedar Park is underway. Stakeholders and community leaders have come together to draft and present a comprehensive plan at the end of July that only promises to seek an even brighter future for Cedar Park.
Cedar Park Development Areas of Improvement & Goals
Several areas are being looked at closely by the advisory committee due to the gaps of vacant parcels of land currently in these areas of the city and are in need of new developments. Resident feedback has allowed new projects to be thought out to improve the city for both residents and new comers such as adding employment centers, colleges and entertainment.
The committee plans to review30 action items that will lead to the overall plan for development. Overall, main goal is to develop and improve the city’s focal points by filling in the missing gaps in development which will attract new companies to create jobs, and adding frontage roads , and bring tourism.
Areas Included in Cedar Park Development Plan
Northwest corner of New Hope Drive and 183 – This empty northwest corner is surrounded by small auto shops, the animal hosptial, a Goodwill and catty corner from New Hope First Baptist Church. This area is also west of the popular Cedar Park Center. Neighborhoods in the area include Block House Creek and Cedar Park Ranchettes.
Southwest corner of Anderson Mill Lane and 1431 – The undeveloped southwest corner is near the neighborhoods of Carriage Hills, Woods at Carriage Hills, Cedar Park Ranchette and Crossing at Carriage Hills.
West of Vista Ridge Blvd between Park St and Brushy Creek Drive – The unused area opposite of Vista Ridge High School and south of the John Gupton Stadium is one of the areas chosen for the Cedar Park development plan. Breakaway Park and Silverado are both nearby neighborhood communities.
Northeast corner of 1431 and Parmer LN – This undeveloped spot is lined with some fast food restaurants, another Goodwill, a bank and is diagonally from an HEB. Caballo Ranch and Cold Springs are two neighborhoods in the immediate vicinity.
East of Parmer Lane between 1431 and Brushy Creek Road – Two adjacent spots are included in the Cedar Park development plan between 1431 and Brushy Creek along the right side of Parmer Lane. The Ranch at Brushy Creek, Breakaway Park and of course Avery Ranch are all nearby.
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