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Austin, Texas Third Coolest City in America 2014


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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2014 Austin Real Estate Market Data Sources

Texas A&M Real Estate Center

Courtesy of the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M, this link is a great compilation of Market Reviews, Demographics / Population data, Education, Employment, Hotel, Housing, Industrial, Multifamily, Office and Retail Real Estate, and Infrastructure Reports.  Real Estate Center at Texas A&M Market Data Sources.

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Why everyone is moving to Austin

Austin, Texas

A great summary ~ with awesome graphics from AustinStartup.com’s Bryan Menell about why folks are moving to Austin.  Here’s a link “Why everyone is moving to Austin” . Bullet Points include: USA Today names Austin a top city for Tech Startups Forbes ranks Austin among America’s coolest cities to live Business Insider ranks Austin the …

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

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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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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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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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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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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