Hotel Zaza Project Highlights Hole In Austin Code

Law360, New York (March 4, 2013, 9:02 PM EST) -- A 24-story Hotel Zaza project proposed in Austin, Texas, has been hiccuping along its local approval process, demonstrating a hole in Austin's zoning code — and a tug-of-war over community benefit requirements — that developers will likely keep coming up against in the near future, experts say.

Final approvals for the project have been spread out through three readings, with the last one scheduled for Thursday. But the project could have been approved in one fell swoop two weeks ago if discussion hadn't veered into community...
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