Are you looking for a pet-friendly office building in Austin, Texas? Austin is widely known as one of the most dog-friendly cities in the United States. In 2019, WalletHub ranked Austin as the fourth most dog-friendly city in North America. 

Office buildings throughout Austin have started opening their doors to dogs and other pets as the idea of bringing your dog to work has gained traction in recent years. 

But, it can be challenging to find buildings that will allow pets, even in dog-friendly Austin. We’ve done the legwork for you and put together a list of six buildings in Austin that allow dogs.


6 Pet-Friendly Office Buildings in Austin, Texas

1. Domain 1

Address: 11801 Domain Drive, Austin, TX 78758
Submarket: Northwest
Total Building Size: 152,488 SF

Domain 1 | Dog-Friendly Office Buildings in Austin Texas

Photo courtesy of CoStar.

Domain 1, located within Northwest Austin’s Domain development, is primarily occupied by WeWork, Aristocrat Technologies, and Atkins. As a part of the Domain, this building is conveniently located within walking distance of some of Austin’s premier dining, shopping, multifamily, and entertainment options. 

The pet-friendly office, combined with the surrounding amenity base, may have been what drew these top tech tenants to the property.


2. Ladera Bend

Address: 7300 RR 2222, Austin, TX 78730
Submarket: Northwest
Total Building Size: 45,000 SF

Ladera Bend | Dog-Friendly Office Buildings in Austin Texas

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Ladera Bend is an office complex in the Northwest submarket. It consists of both retail storefronts and office space. Ladera Bend is located directly off of RR 2222 near Loop 360, which gives quick access to the rest of the Northwest submarket and the city of Austin as a whole. 

This office building includes amenities such as balconies for each suite and hill country views.  Tenants in the project include AWL, Khoros, and Anytime Fitness, to name a few. 

Dog owners can benefit from an on-site veterinarian, one of the existing building tenants.


3. Lakewood Center I & II

Address: 6801 N. Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78731
Submarket: Northwest
Total Building Size: 96,845 SF (combined)

Lakewood Center | Dog-Friendly Office Buildings in Austin, Texas

Lakewood Center is a Class A office project consisting of two buildings in the Northwest office submarket. This complex is conveniently located near the intersection of RR 2222 and Loop 360, allowing for quick access to everything the Northwest submarket has to offer and beyond. 

The property offers on-site showers and lockers, bike storage, a WiFi-enabled outdoor patio space with outdoor games, a dog-friendly policy, and more. Lakewood Center is also close to executive housing as well as many restaurants and shops in the Arboretum and surrounding retail hubs.


4. Preserve at 620

Address: 8201 N. FM 620, Austin, TX 78726
Submarket: Northwest
Total Building Size: 226,329 SF

Preserve at 620 Exterior Drone Shot at Night

Preserve at 620 is an office building in the far Northwest office submarket. Located near the intersection of FM 620 and RR 2222, Preserve at 620 has quick access to Northwest Austin’s major thoroughfares. This building is situated in the Balcones Canyonlands, which is just minutes from Lake Travis

Some of the building’s amenities include a fitness center, pocket parks, and indoor/outdoor courtyards. Current tenants at Preserve at 620 include Corning and Innovative Aftermarket Systems.

Preserve at 620 also features a dog run for those who choose to bring their dogs to work. 


5. Stonelake 6

Address: 11000 MoPac Expressway, Austin, TX 78759
Submarket: Northwest
Total Building Size: 108,000 SF

Stonelake 6 | Dog-Friendly Office Buildings

Photo courtesy of CoStar.

Stonelake 6 is part of a six-building value-office complex located along  MoPac Expressway just north of Braker Lane in the Northwest submarket. These major thoroughfares give quick access to everything the Northwest submarket has to offer as well as the CBD. 

The Stonelake office complex features amenities such as a landscaped outdoor courtyard, a shaded outdoor seating area and kitchen, food truck service, and bike storage. The offices at Stonelake are located conveniently near both the Domain and the Arboretum, two of Northwest Austin’s main office and retail centers. And most importantly, it’s pet-friendly. 


6. University Park

Address: 3300 N. IH-35, Austin, TX 78705
Submarket: Central
Total Building Size: 206,657 SF

Austin Office Building, University Park Exterior Image

University Park is a Class A office building in Central Austin, located just a short distance from The University of Texas at Austin, the Texas State Capitol, and Austin’s CBD. University Park is situated directly along IH-35, Austin’s major central thoroughfare. 

The building features large floor plates, scenic views of downtown and the Hill Country, IH-35 signage opportunities, and a pet-friendly office atmosphere. This property is conveniently surrounded by endless dining, housing, and entertainment options. Current tenants in the building include WeWork, the Longhorn Network, and TRA Education Foundation, and more.



We expect the number of pet-friendly office buildings in Austin to increase in the future as the concept of dogs in the office becomes more popular. We hope this article helped you find a potential office for your company – as well as your pets. 

Are you looking for office space in Austin? Read our Ultimate Guide to Finding Office Space before you start your search.

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Jack Walsh

Jack Walsh was a commercial real estate intern at AQUILA in 2020.

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