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Cult beauty brand Glossier plans popup boutique in Austin
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Cult beauty brand Glossier plans popup boutique in Austin

Glossier - the beauty brand that has inspired a legion of devoted Instagram followers - is popping up in Austin. On Wednesday, the New York-based...

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OFFICE UPSWING: Rents climb to all-time highs as Central Texas office market stays hot
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OFFICE UPSWING: Rents climb to all-time highs as Central Texas office market stays hot

Central Texas office rents hit record levels in the third quarter as the region's job growth continued to drive demand for space to an all-time...

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Business Briefs: Khoros gets new HQ, Austin apartment complex gets new owner
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Business Briefs: Khoros gets new HQ, Austin apartment complex gets new owner

Khoros, the company that was formed from the merger of Austin-based Spredfast and San Francisco-based Lithium Technologies, on Wednesday said it...

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Texas Securities Board revokes registration of Austin securities seller
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Texas Securities Board revokes registration of Austin securities seller

The Texas State Securities Board has revoked the registration of George "Gus" Marwieh, who is accused of selling more than $5 million in pension...

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H-E-B to build new store in Southwest Austin
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H-E-B to build new store in Southwest Austin

Continuing its expansion in Central Texas and statewide, H-E-B said it will build a new grocery store in Southwest Austin that will replace an...

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Moton Crockett Jr., business leader and former UT band director, dies at 96
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Moton Crockett Jr., business leader and former UT band director, dies at 96

Moton Crockett Jr.'s life spanned nearly a century, with a decades-long involvement in real estate and civic affairs and deep ties to the...

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U.S. retailers a top target for cyberattacks, report says
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U.S. retailers a top target for cyberattacks, report says

Cyberattacks that expose sensitive consumer information continue to be a major problem for big businesses such as retailers, according to a new...

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Judge halts foreclosure of former 3M campus in Austin, appoints receiver
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Judge halts foreclosure of former 3M campus in Austin, appoints receiver

A judge has temporarily halted a foreclosure auction of the former 3M campus in Northwest Austin, a move sought by Austin investor Nate Paul whose...

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Forever 21 files for bankruptcy, plans to close as many as 178 U.S. stores
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Forever 21 files for bankruptcy, plans to close as many as 178 U.S. stores

Forever 21 is the latest retailer to file for bankruptcy, unveiling plans to close as many as 178 U. S. stores. The filing, which was widely...

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Forever 21 fashion chain files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
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Forever 21 fashion chain files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

NEW YORK (AP) - Low-price fashion chain Forever 21, a once-hot destination for teen shoppers that fell victim to its own rapid expansion and...

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National Instruments sells Millennium building to real estate firm
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National Instruments sells Millennium building to real estate firm

In its first office acquisition in Austin, Washington-based real estate firm Madison Marquette has purchased the five-story Millennium building on...

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Music Lane project on South Congress adds tenants ahead of spring opening
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Music Lane project on South Congress adds tenants ahead of spring opening

Music Lane, a mixed-use project taking shape on South Congress Avenue, has signed more tenants, which include retailers, restaurants and businesses...

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Austin developer buys three properties on South First Street
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Austin developer buys three properties on South First Street

A company that has been buying Austin properties has added three more in the heart of rapidly changing South First Street, including the site of...

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Retired teachers group: Why does TRS need downtown office space?
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Retired teachers group: Why does TRS need downtown office space?

Retired teachers group: Many retired Texas teachers are perturbed by a decision by managers of their big public pension fund to lease office space...

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Amazon expanding Austin presence with 600 new tech jobs
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Amazon expanding Austin presence with 600 new tech jobs

Online retail giant Amazon is again expanding its Central Texas presence, with plans to add more than 600 tech-focused jobs at its hub in North...

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Hypergiant's new weapon against climate change: Algae-growing cubes
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Hypergiant's new weapon against climate change: Algae-growing cubes

Artificial intelligence company Hypergiant Industries is thinking inside the box when it comes to climate change. The Texas-based startup, which...

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LIFE AFTER SOCO: Merchants that helped define South Congress now reinventing themselves elsewhere
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LIFE AFTER SOCO: Merchants that helped define South Congress now reinventing themselves elsewhere

Some 33 years ago, with the help of a midwife, a baby was born in the back of Terra Toys on South Congress Avenue. The parents, Charles Edwards and...

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Taxpayer-funded TRS won't say how much it's spending on office space
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Taxpayer-funded TRS won't say how much it's spending on office space

When construction of what will be the tallest office tower in downtown Austin is finished in 2021, the taxpayer-funded state agency charged with...

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Work set to start on 66-story tower that will be Austin's tallest
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Work set to start on 66-story tower that will be Austin's tallest

Crews are preparing to start razing a four-story Extended Stay America hotel in downtown Austin to make way for a 66-story skyscraper that is...

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Facebook keeps growing Austin presence; now tops 1,200 Central Texas employees
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Facebook keeps growing Austin presence; now tops 1,200 Central Texas employees

Facebook's Austin presence continues to grow, as the social media giant on Wednesday debuted its second downtown Austin location and continues on a...

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GROWING RAINEY: Work soon to start on 44 East Ave., the Rainey Street district's newest high-rise
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GROWING RAINEY: Work soon to start on 44 East Ave., the Rainey Street district's newest high-rise

GROWING RAINEY: Austin's booming Rainey Street district is about to add yet another high-rise, as a Canadian-based developer plans to kick off...

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Nearly 100 additional Kmart, Sears stores set to close
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Nearly 100 additional Kmart, Sears stores set to close

Struggling retailers Kmart and Sears will close nearly 100 additional stores before year's end, according to published reports. The two chains have...

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Why Yeti's winter pop-up store at the Domain could pay off
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Why Yeti's winter pop-up store at the Domain could pay off

Yeti will be popping up at the Domain for the holidays. The Austin-based seller of high-end coolers, drinkware and outdoor gear said it plans to...

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Realtor.com expanding Austin presence, adding jobs
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Realtor.com expanding Austin presence, adding jobs

Realtor.com, which acquired homegrown real estate startup Opcity last year, is moving forward with Austin expansion plans including a second office...

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Industry experts give high marks to Statesman site plan
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Industry experts give high marks to Statesman site plan

The large waterfront development planned for the site that currently houses the American-Statesman newspaper offices drew favorable responses from...

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Bugs on the grocery list: Austin firm's cricket snacks jumping off shelves at H-E-B
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Bugs on the grocery list: Austin firm's cricket snacks jumping off shelves at H-E-B

Bugs on the grocery list: It turns out Texans have a big appetite for bugs. Beginning this fall, up to 100 H-E-B grocery stores will designate...

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MUELLER'S MATURATION: 20 years in, growth continues as former airport site fulfills city leaders' redevelopment vision
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MUELLER'S MATURATION: 20 years in, growth continues as former airport site fulfills city leaders' redevelopment vision

In the two decades since the last planes departed Robert Mueller Municipal Airport, the landmark control tower, the Browning Hanger and a former...

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Owners of Empire Control Room & Garage purchase their indoor venue
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Owners of Empire Control Room & Garage purchase their indoor venue

Empire Control Room & Garage has taken a big step to secure its future on East Seventh Street. Heard Entertainment, the company that runs the...

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279-unit apartment project planned for Austin's E. Seventh Street
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279-unit apartment project planned for Austin's E. Seventh Street

An Austin-based developer has broken ground on an apartment complex that will bring almost 300 apartments to East Seventh Street. Oden Hughes is...

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California firm buys downtown Austin's Chase Tower
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California firm buys downtown Austin's Chase Tower

The Los Angeles-based company that co-owns Austin's tallest building - the 58-story downtown high-rise named the Independent - is the new owner of...

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