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Naked City
Despite an expected cancellation of the scheduled public hearing on the city's settlement with Stratus Properties, two council members have put forth a motion to start negotiations on a land or development rights swap between Stratus and the city's land at the former Mueller airport.
"...public hearings about the city's proposed development deal with Stratus Properties, anyway? Those looking forward to a reprise of..."

Dec. 8, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Barton Blues Again
"...Barton Springs will find it recapped in Robert Bryce's "Stratus Flows Downhill" (p.28) In "Stratus Quo" (p.34), Amy Smith..."

Dec. 1, 2000 News Feature by Louis Dubose

Naked City
Robert Bryce responds to Richard Suttle's letter claiming that our statements about the ownership and control of Stratus Properties were incorrect.
"...Last week, Richard Suttle, a lawyer who represents Stratus Properties, wrote a letter admonishing the Chronicle to "check..."

Dec. 15, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

The Real Deal
"...Proposed settlement between Stratus Properties and the City of Austin The City of..."

Dec. 1, 2000 News Feature

An S-O-S for SOS
What will the Stratus deal mean for the Springs?
"...If not for Stratus Properties, the 10th anniversary of the Save Our Springs..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

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"...The Axis says it's for land swapping, but insists Stratus first surrender its land and then enter into a..."

Aug. 23, 2002 Column

Strange Bedfellows, Stranger Enemies
"...The Stratus Properties controversy has generated strong emotions on every side,..."

July 19, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

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"...of the creepiest corporate land baron in Austin – Stratus Properties (formerly Freeport-McMoRan)...."

Dec. 15, 2006 Column

Actually There Are Three Independent Business Groups
"...of the creepiest corporate land baron in Austin – Stratus Properties (formerly Freeport-McMoRan). As you know, Stratus Properties is..."

Dec. 12, 2006 Postmarks

Crestview at the Crossroads
Near north neighborhood faces redevelopment transformation
"...Highland neighborhood. But Crestview, sandwiched in between the two properties, will surely face the most dramatic consequences. And as..."

Oct. 6, 2006 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Suttle Scuttled?
Development lawyer Richard Suttle no longer finds himself on the Stratus payroll, coincidentally (?) at a time when the company tries to clean up its image.
"...Developer lawyer-lobbyist Richard Suttle is no longer shilling for Stratus Properties, the company he has represented since the firm's..."

Nov. 9, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Prepare for Departure
Mueller Airport Redevelopment Project Inches Toward Council Approval
"...public fracas over a potential Mueller development deal with Stratus Properties -- based on a Mueller-for-Barton-Creek land swap --..."

June 30, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

It's a Done Deal
The City Council approved the Stratus settlement 6-1. Now what?
"...In their adamant haste last Thursday to approve Stratus Properties' 1,253-acre development proposal for Southwest Austin, the City..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
This week at council: The city's proposed agreement with Stratus comes up for discussion; the Pedestrian Plan awaits approval; and Vignette's downtown deal is up for a vote.
"...public hearings today on the city's proposed settlement with Stratus Properties -- formerly Freeport-McMoRan Properties -- get ready for..."

Dec. 1, 2000 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
On the Blizzard / Stratus scandal, the Statesman misses the real story -- as usual.
"...the Edwards Aquifer were funded in large part by Stratus Properties. (Insert sound effect here.) We have now been..."

Nov. 21, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Back to the Trenches
AMD tightens its hold on Lantana – and the enviro opposition digs in
"...the land it had initially planned to lease from Stratus Properties, a big fight may be inevitable. The Save..."

Dec. 16, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Circular Logic
Stratus forgets to tell Circle C residents about their zoning requests.
"...Stratus Properties hit a snag on its way to City..."

May 17, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
After environmentalists object, the council postpones a hearing to decide whether to trade land at Mueller Airport with Stratus Properties.
"...Activists working against the city's proposed deal with Stratus Properties got a reprieve last week when the City..."

Nov. 3, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Naked City
After months of litigation over who owns what portion of the Sand Beach Reserve on Town Lake, Lumbermen's Development Corp. has offered the city a deal. Also: the council discusses a settlement with Stratus properties over development on their land over the aquifer, and the city amends the camping ordinance.
"...In the Stratus-phere..."

Oct. 6, 2000 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Playback: No Fun Fun Fun Fest in 2016
Fun Fun Fun Fest won't happen this year and here's the exclusive on why
"...Stratus Properties CEO Beau Armstrong, whose company gained ownership of..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

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"...Stratus Speaks..."

Aug. 30, 2002 Column

An UnStratusfactory Process
Stratus plan heads back to the City Council for round two
"...as planned, tonight's City Council hearing on a proposed Stratus Properties development could be a real doozy. The latest..."

July 12, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

AMD and the Edwards Aquifer
SOS says mitigation offers aren't enough
"...3,000 employees into environmentally sensitive territory, AMD and landowner Stratus Properties have gone to great means to doll up..."

April 22, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

It's a Conspiracy!
The landowner alleges vile collusion between City Hall and Stratus Properties -- but not actual citizens.
"...lawsuit by the site's owner against the city and Stratus Properties -- was subject to just two minutes and..."

Nov. 28, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Page Two
The Newspaper That Came to Breakfast: The Statesman's coverage of the Stratus deal is very hard to swallow.
"...BREAKFAST: One amusing aspect of the controversy over the Stratus Properties deal has been the repeated editorial fulmination of..."

Aug. 2, 2002 Column by Louis Black

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"...the environment is obscured, leaving us with the wispy-white Stratus Properties and AMD's greenwashing...."

May 5, 2006 Column

Making a List
Examining the prospects for Austin's lobby at the 77th Legislature
"...mayor still got his hat handed to him. The Stratus Properties-driven Senate Bill 1704 rose from the dead with..."

Dec. 29, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Playback: Guy Clark 1941-2016
End Transmission: Adios Guy Clark, and Transmission Events as we knew it
"...promotions concern – was sold to their minority investors, Stratus Properties. The deal, finalized late last week, gave the..."

May 20, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Enemies Mingle at Hill Country Conservancy Fiesta
Beer, brisket, and land preservation help unite political foes for a night
"...Council of Austin, and a whopping $2 million from Stratus Properties, and there was no shortage of things to..."

April 28, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Written in Stone
UT's Jim Bob Moffett and Freeport-McMoRan ride a new wave of allegations of business as usual: exploitation, cronyism, and environmental devastation
"...estate interests into the independent company now known as Stratus Properties, which owns large parcels of land along Southwest..."

Sept. 23, 2005 News Feature by Robert Bryce

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