South 1st Flats is a newly remodeled community in the heart of South Central Austin.  Our goal is to provide living spaces near downtown for today's active lifestyle. 
Meet the management team:
Albert Saenz, manager
Albert is a licensed real estate professional and practices real estate as a Broker and Agent with Cadenza Realty.  Albert has a passion for Austin's active lifestyle and has taken on the redevelopment of the old 2710 South 1st Apartment building into the new South 1st Flats as an alternative choice for urban living near downtown.  Albert is a big believer in shorter work commutes, bicycle, bus and walking as transportation options, the creation of live/work communities, and the diversity of Austin.  As a licensed Realtor, Albert has helped people all over Austin buy and sell real estate for home living and/or investments.  Albert specializes in offerings which celebrate Austin's active lifestyle.  Learn more about Albert at
Karen Saenz, assistant manager
Karen focuses on ensuring a fine living experience for all the South 1st Flats tenants.  Her caring personality and attention to detail are great assets when it comes to managing your new home.  She has developed special tools to make the tenants' life easier, including this website, maintenance requests, and social events.  In addition, she is the designer behind the common outdoor space and landscaping.  Karen has a background in studio art, and when she is not working on South 1st Flats is creating beautiful works of art for all the world to enjoy.  Karen, also a Realtor and certified in home staging, works with the team at Cadenza Realty and is a great resource in remodeling and redesign. Learn more about Karen and see her artwork at