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Aug 20

Austin, Texas Third Coolest City in America 2014

Forbes

Forbes Magazine partnering with Sperling’s BestPlaces recently named Austin as its #3 Coolest City in America 2014.     [important] Selection criteria included: A look at the 60 largest Metropolitan Statistical Areas and Metropolitan Divisions (cities and their surrounding suburbs), ranking them on six factors weighted equally Entertainment and recreational amenities. Each city’s “foodie” culture …

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Oct 11

Austin Census Data 2009 Estimate – Education, Population, Income and Real Estate

Bob Roberts, Senior VP of Gracy Title, Austin, TX shared the following information from the U.S. Census. “Last week brought the release of 2009 estimates (before the release of the actual Decennial Census) from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS). Here’s a sampling of findings from the 2009 ACS for the 5-county Austin …

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Aug 25

Austin Named Best City for the Next Decade

Kiplinger magazine in their July edition produced a list of the “10 Best Cities for the Next Decade”.  Using criteria that included superlatives such as: “Places that specialize in out-of-the-box thinking,  with growth and growth potential, places where innovation works, where smart people and great ideas exist, and where collaboration with governments, universities and business …

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May 17

How Austin, Texas Ranks!

Austin, Texas receives its share of honors on a regular basis.  Here’s a listing of many of their “Best of” designations. Austin, No. 3 Dog-Friendly City, DogFriendly.com, ABJ, 5/17/10 Austin, 6th Most Moved to City, U-Haul Report, ABJ, 4/6/10 This one is from Time Magazine in its 3/19/10 edition. The focus is on employment and …

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Mar 23

Monthly Austin Economic Indicators

The Austin Chamber of Commerce provides a monthly look at the Austin Economy and the Indicators that show information including: Employment, consumer price indexes, sales taxes, airport travel, patent activity, venture capital, building permits, home sales, listings, home pricing, office and industrial occupancy and lease rates. April 2010 Austin Economic Market Report March 2010 Austin …

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