Legend Communities representatives came back to Lakeway City Council on Dec. 17 with a new development concept for the land between the Oaks at Lakeway and Lohmans Crossing.
Bill Hayes presented a concept for The Square on Lohmans that would have:
"This is a dramatically scaled-down version of what we previously proposed," Hayes said. "We're trying to bring a project to the city that has something for everyone."
The next step involving the city would be for the developer to present a concept plan to the Lakeway Zoning and Planning Commission.
Lakeway City Council hosted a work session with Legend Communities on Nov. 7 to discuss future development between the Oaks at Lakeway and Lohmans Crossing Road.
Legend Communities holds an option to purchase 60 acres in this area from Lakeway Municipal Utility District.
Earlier in 2018, the developer requested a zoning change which Lakeway Zoning and Planning Commission voted not to recommend to Lakeway City Council based on concerns about higher density and increased traffic.
Several months later and some trips to the drawing board and Legend has reimagined the project as smaller and less dense.
Legend representative Bill Hayes told City Council that the vision for the project features intimate traditional architecture.
At the meeting, Lakeway City Councilmembers communicated their desire for a project that is a better fit for Lakeway that would include:
Hayes said it would take about 30 days to put together a high-level proposal specific to the property and 60-90 days to determine zoning and other details.