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North Austin poised for biggest commercial, residential growth spurt yet

The Domain and its surroundings are already red-hot with development. But hold onto your hat (and your checkbook) as millions more square feet of commercial space and thousands of homes are still on …
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Two more office towers on tap in Austin's 'second downtown'

A tight office market in Austin's second downtown has HPI Real Estate and Stonelake Partners eyeing new office developments in the south end of the Domain. Here's what we know about the potential tim…
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Austin real estate startup wins more than $25K at pitch contest for veteran-run businesses

Eighteen startups founded by former military members competed April 13-14 in the 2018 Veterans Business Battle at Rice University in Houston — and one from Austin left with quite a few cash and nonca…
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Dell-owned Pivotal Software raises $555 million in IPO

Pivotal Software Inc., owned by Round Rock-based Dell Technologies Inc., raised $555 million Friday in its initial public offering. Shares of the the San Francisco-based cloud-computing company clim…
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Precourt, Major League Soccer try to dismiss lawsuit that would bar team's move to Austin

Major League Soccer and Precourt Sports Ventures filed a motion Thursday to dismiss the lawsuit the city of Columbus and state of Ohio are trying to use to keep Columbus Crew SC from moving to Austin…
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Round Rock man charged with selling knockoff sports gear online

Steve Kim, a Round Rock resident, was arrested April 19 after he was indicted on a pair of charges related to the sale of sports apparel online. According to a statement from federal authorities, Ki…
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Snap Kitchen turns page on 'real tough' 2017, entrusts future to tech-centric vision

Snap Kitchen is a company built around eating right, and eating well. But it's having to wrestle with some serious disruption in the retail space. After layoffs and store closures in 2017, the compan…
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Sister Cities International

Dear Friends,  This past week, the Fort Worth chapter of Sister Cities International visited me on Capitol Hill. While in Washington this week, the Board of Directors and Mary Palko, the organizatio…
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Congressman Al Green’s Statement on the Introduction of H.R. 5510, The Reentry and Reunification Act of 2018

Washington, D.C. – On Friday, (April 20, 2018) - Congressman Al Green released the following statement regarding his introduction of H.R. 5510: “I am proud to have had the support of Rep. Gutiérrez,…
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Domain's tallest tower — for now — rises high above North Austin; HomeAway has big hiring plans for new HQ

Construction has topped out on HomeAway's new global HQ: A 16-story office tower rising high above Domain Northside. We've got photos of the progress. More high-rises are on the way in Austin's secon…
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Lance Armstrong settles lawsuit with feds for $5 million

Cyclist Lance Armstrong has agreed to pay the federal government $5 million to settle a lawsuit tied to his years competing professionally while sponsored by the U.S. Postal Service. In 2012 he was s…
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Austin a finalist for Army Futures Command, a chance to inject ideas from business into military

Austin is in the running for a U.S. Army base intended to help the military branch contend with the threats of the 21st century and beyond. Ryan McCarthy, under secretary of the Army, told the House…
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Rooftops Newsletter: Getting the Right Seniors in the Room

The title above has become something of a mantra for us at NFESH in recent months because we realize how essential accomplishing that is– if this nation is serious about significantly reducing, and u…
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In Austin, it's the Wild West for parking

Downtown parking requirements were eliminated about five years ago. How's that working out? ABJ examines how Austinites park: how often they drive, where they'll go and how much they'll pay. It's a t…
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Capital Gains: Whiskey distillery steps up to bat at ballpark; Financial planning firms lauded

In this week's Capital Gains roundup: Bumble takes on Facebook over privacy concerns; big props for some Austin financial planners; and local distillery Nine Banded Whiskey scores a deal with the Rou…
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