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Aug 20

Austin, Texas Third Coolest City in America 2014

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Forbes Magazine partnering with Sperling’s BestPlaces recently named Austin as its #3 Coolest City in America 2014.     Here’s how Austin scored Arts & Culture Index: 75 Recreation Index: 48 Diversity Index: 66.54 Local Eats: 73.9% Population age 20-34: 32.5% 2010 – 2013 Net Migration: 7.5% Click here for article.  

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Sep 26

Austin, TX the leader in National Economic Rankings … Again

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After a one month drop from the top spot in the Business Journals “On Numbers Economic Index” Austin has returned to first on the list.  Austin had been the national leader from February through June until Provo, Utah moved ahead in July. The Business Journal’s On Numbers Economic Index attempts to distinguish the best economy …

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Oct 10

New to Austin, Texas Business Expansions & Relocations

2011 Expansions & Relocations Courtesy of Austin, TX Chamber of Commerce Company Type of Operation Jobs Created Location Type of Action Active Power Backup power equipment mfg for data centers (Hdq.) 40 Austin Expanded Adlucent Online advertising & marketing (Hdq.) 30 Austin Expanded Audiotoniq Hearing Aid Developer (Hdq.) 15 Austin Expanded Al Frank Asset Management …

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Mar 21

Texas Leads the Nation in Job Creation in 2010

It is always great news for the Real Estate Industry when job creation is trending upward.  Job creation fuels home construction which then feeds the retail market, which then drives the office & industrial markets.  The State of Texas led the nation in job growth in 2010 and so things continue to look up in …

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Dec 01

Austin is Highest Rated U.S. City for Economic Recovery

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The Brookings Institute identifies Austin, Texas as #1 among U.S. Cities for its recovery from the nation’s economic woes.  Three main indicators were used in their analysis – Employment Growth, Per capita gross value added and Income per person. three main indicators between 1993 and 2010: employment growth, per-capita gross value added and income per …

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Aug 25

Austin Named Best City for the Next Decade

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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!

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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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Apr 22

Austin New Businesses and Expansions 2010

The Austin Chamber of Commerce maintains an up to date list of New Businesses that have announced their opening in Austin as well as a list of Expansions. For 2010 year to date these include: Company Type of Operation Jobs Created Location Type of Action Bazaarvoice E-commerce software (Hdq. 80 Austin Expansion Cinsay E-commerce solutions …

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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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