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Google says it plans 'significant' expansion in Austin
News 3 months ago
Google says it plans 'significant' expansion in Austin

Tech giant doesn't reveal specific hiring plans, but exec calls Austin 'big hub of talent.' Emblazoned atop a 29-story gleaming glass tower in...

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East Austin residents pay more for auto insurance
News 3 months ago
East Austin residents pay more for auto insurance

The higher rates are "a form of discrimination" local NAACP leader says. Plenty of variables go into determining individual rates for car insurance...

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Ex-Whole Foods exec: 1,000 stores 'achievable' for company
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Ex-Whole Foods exec: 1,000 stores 'achievable' for company

One of Whole Foods Market's former top executives says the Austin-based company could still someday reach one of its most-talked-about goals:...

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E-cigarette giant Juul leases more than 62K square feet of space in Central Austin
News 3 months ago
E-cigarette giant Juul leases more than 62K square feet of space in Central Austin

The e-cigarette giant Juul Labs Inc. have began their expansion into Austin after having leased 62,749 square feet of office space. The San...

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Endeavor buys prime South Austin tract, currently home to Zax
News 3 months ago
Endeavor buys prime South Austin tract, currently home to Zax

An Austin developer has acquired a high-profile site just south of downtown Austin, signaling more change to come for the rapidly transforming...

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New mixed-use project rising in heart of South Congress
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New mixed-use project rising in heart of South Congress

A mixed-use project that will include a luxury one-suite hotel is going up on one of South Congress Avenue's last undeveloped parcels. The three...

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Vrbo shows off its new Domain office tower
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Vrbo shows off its new Domain office tower

Austin-based Vrbo, formerly known as HomeAway, has a new home of its own. The company, which operates the world's leading network of online...

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JCPenney closing 20 U.S. stores: Is yours on the list?
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JCPenney closing 20 U.S. stores: Is yours on the list?

JCPenney closing 20 U. S. stores: Is yours on the list? Add JCPenney to the list of retailers closing stores. The Texas-based department store...

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Law firm Baker Botts signs on as first tenant of 15-story office tower south of downtown
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Law firm Baker Botts signs on as first tenant of 15-story office tower south of downtown

Law firm Baker Botts is leaving its long-time downtown Austin home for prime offices at RiverSouth, a 15-story luxury office tower being built...

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Target planning small-format store at Austin's Saltillo development
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Target planning small-format store at Austin's Saltillo development

Target Corp. has plans for a $2 million, small-format store in the Saltillo mixed-use development under construction in East Austin, according to...

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Target plans small-format store just east of downtown Austin
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Target plans small-format store just east of downtown Austin

Target Corp. has plans for a $2 million, small-format store in the Saltillo mixed-use development under construction in East Austin, according to...

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Austin's Westminster senior community plans $115 million expansion
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Austin's Westminster senior community plans $115 million expansion

The Westminster senior living community in Central Austin plans to add 133 residential units and more health and wellness services as part of a ...

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Retailer Topshop closing all U.S. stores
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Retailer Topshop closing all U.S. stores

British clothing retailer Topshop will close all its U. S. locations, the company announced this week. The 11 American stores are part of a larger...

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Real estate giant Cushman & Wakefield acquires Peloton's Austin operations
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Real estate giant Cushman & Wakefield acquires Peloton's Austin operations

Real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield has acquired the Austin operations of Peloton Commercial Real Estate, the companies announced...

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DLA Piper to occupy top floors of 25-story downtown Austin office tower
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DLA Piper to occupy top floors of 25-story downtown Austin office tower

Brandywine Realty Trust has announced the first tenant for its 25-story office tower under construction in downtown Austin. The global law firm DLA...

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Apple expands ahead of new $1 billion Austin campus
News 4 months ago
Apple expands ahead of new $1 billion Austin campus

Apple is leasing more space in Austin, even before breaking ground on its future $1 billion campus. The company confirmed Friday that it has a...

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Rapidly changing South Austin gets more luxury apartments
News 4 months ago
Rapidly changing South Austin gets more luxury apartments

More luxury apartments are coming to a rapidly transforming part of far South Austin. South Florida real estate investment firm PointOne Holdings...

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At San Marcos warehouse, Amazon delivery ambitions on display
News 4 months ago
At San Marcos warehouse, Amazon delivery ambitions on display

SAN MARCOS - Inside Amazon's 855,000-square-foot warehouse on East McCarty Lane, man and machine work together daily to fulfill the millions of...

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Teacher Retirement System of Texas signs lease at downtown Austin tower
News 4 months ago
Teacher Retirement System of Texas signs lease at downtown Austin tower

The Teacher Retirement System of Texas will join Internet job search company Indeed at a new 36-story office tower in downtown Austin when the...

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TECH'S NEW DOMAIN: Retail came first, but now the Domain has grown into a hub for tech companies
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TECH'S NEW DOMAIN: Retail came first, but now the Domain has grown into a hub for tech companies

Jennifer Simmons loves her work - and everything around it. She's surrounded by no shortage of shopping, dining, bars and entertainment venues, all...

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CVS closing dozens of U.S. stores: Is your pharmacy on the list?
News 4 months ago
CVS closing dozens of U.S. stores: Is your pharmacy on the list?

CVS closing dozens of U. S. stores: Is your pharmacy on the list? CVS has been posting eye-popping profits in recent years, but that isn't stopping...

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Austin business briefs: Cbanc acquisition, new Penn Field project
News 4 months ago
Austin business briefs: Cbanc acquisition, new Penn Field project

Cbanc, an Austin tech company that operates an online network for bank and credit union professionals, has acquired Austin-based software maker...

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BEDC: Zoho Corp's move shows Texas 71 corridor a 'proven place' to do business
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BEDC: Zoho Corp's move shows Texas 71 corridor a 'proven place' to do business

When Zoho Corp. announced earlier this month that it was moving its headquarters to a campus along Texas 71 in eastern Travis County, fortune...

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Bed Bath & Beyond, Pier 1 latest retailers to announce store closures
News 5 months ago
Bed Bath & Beyond, Pier 1 latest retailers to announce store closures

Two more retailers have announced plans to close stores this year. CNN reports Bed Bath & Beyond will shutter 40 locations, while as many as 145...

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St. Edward's University plans restaurant at former El Gallo site
News 5 months ago
St. Edward's University plans restaurant at former El Gallo site

St. Edward's University is getting into the restaurant business. The Austin Catholic liberal arts school purchased the former site of El Gallo...

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OFFICE BOOM: Rents hit record high as Austin-area office market surges
News 5 months ago
OFFICE BOOM: Rents hit record high as Austin-area office market surges

Office rents in Central Texas reached an all-time high in the first quarter as the market continued on its upswing, new industry figures show. And...

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Fred's discount stores shuttering more than 150 locations in 13 states
News 5 months ago
Fred's discount stores shuttering more than 150 locations in 13 states

Fred's, a discount chain with locations across the southeastern U. S., said Thursday it will close 159 stores in 13 states. That's nearly a third...

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Business groups: Sales tax plan 'promising,' but more info needed
News 5 months ago
Business groups: Sales tax plan 'promising,' but more info needed

The phrase "tax increase" has traditionally propelled many business groups into battle at the state Capitol, making their subdued reaction...

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Austin's Forestar Group plans to raise $350 million
News 5 months ago
Austin's Forestar Group plans to raise $350 million

Austin-based Austin real estate development company Forestar Group Inc. plans to raise $350 million with a new debt offering, according to a filing...

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Shop Talk: Shoe giant DSW to test new, shopper-friendly tactics in Austin
News 5 months ago
Shop Talk: Shoe giant DSW to test new, shopper-friendly tactics in Austin

Shop Talk: Like most retail chains, shoe giant DSW is trying new tricks to pull customers into its stores -- and Austin will be one of its test...

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