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Austin companies look to fill demand for IT workers with ACC grads
26 Jul
3:09

Austin companies look to fill demand for IT workers with ACC grads

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Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. AUSTIN (KXAN) — As more tech jobs come to Austin, there is a growing demand for workers. Austin Community College is now partnering with employers to help their graduates find jobs quickly. They say many people misjudge the…

Austin mayor to address plan for downtown homelessness
16 Jul
1:11

Austin mayor to address plan for downtown homelessness

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AUSTIN, Texas — As the city of Austin continues to grow, so does its homeless population, with many of those in need concentrated downtown. At a press conference scheduled for 10 a.m. on Monday, Mayor Steve Adler and several community leaders will unveil the city’s plan to help house those…

Houston Lender Arranges $123.2M Refinancing For Austin’s Iconic Frost Bank Tower
06 Jul
3:12

Houston Lender Arranges $123.2M Refinancing For Austin’s Iconic Frost Bank Tower

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AUSTIN, TX — Houston-based Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. officials on Wednesday said they have arranged a $123.2 million refinancing for Frost Bank Tower, the iconic, Class AA office tower in downtown Austin. In a press release, officials said HFF worked on behalf of the borrower, Lionstone Investments, a data-analytics driven…

Austin businesses, citizens, organizations stand with city in opposing SB 4
26 Jun
4:58

Austin businesses, citizens, organizations stand with city in opposing SB 4

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Susana Vivanco owns and Austin restaurant and filed an affidavit opposing Texas’ Senate Bill 4. KXAN Photo/ Alyssa Goard. AUSTIN (KXAN) — As the City of Austin prepares to head to court Monday to challenge the constitutionality of Texas’ new Senate Bill 4, the city’s case is supported by filings…

Austin Bar Make Esquire Magazine’s List of Best Watering Holes In America
06 Jun
12:12

Austin Bar Make Esquire Magazine’s List of Best Watering Holes In America

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EAST AUSTIN, TX — Need a drink? You might want to head over to Half Step in the city’s trendy Rainey Street corridor that is among Esquire magazine’s list of best cocktail bars in the country. The venerable men’s magazine annually compiles what its editors deem to be the nation’s…

Highlights from in and around the world of Texas politics
27 May
12:11

Highlights from in and around the world of Texas politics

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — State lawmakers have given Texas Motor Speedway a big helping hand if the state’s premier stock-car track wants to lobby for NASCAR’s All-Star race and season-ending championship. The Texas Legislature approved a bill Thursday that makes those two races eligible for the state’s Major Events Reimbursement…

NAPA Ventures Expands Its Footprint Into Oklahoma With The Acquisition Of Prescott Woods Apartments
17 May
1:09

NAPA Ventures Expands Its Footprint Into Oklahoma With The Acquisition Of Prescott Woods Apartments

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NAPA Ventures Closes On Prescott Woods "We have a strong footprint in multiple Texas markets," said Shravan Parsi, Co-CEO of NAPA. "It was time for us (NAPA) to expand our portfolio into another state and another strong market." NAPA’s business plan is to renovate the exterior and interior of its…

Looking For Apartments Austin
14 May
5:04

Looking For Apartments Austin

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Austin can be an amazing city to live in. In fact, a number of publications have said that it’s one of the most appealing cities in the United States. If you’re looking for an apartment in this area, you’ll definitely want to follow some of these tips. Find An Apartment-Hunting…

Austin rent comparison: what $950/month gets you right now
13 May
5:56

Austin rent comparison: what $950/month gets you right now

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Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various Austin neighborhoods. Is one person’s studio another person’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Today’s price: $950. While there are many apartments available in this price range, a straightforward roundup of them results…

Lantower Residential Acquires Austin Apartments
13 May
12:11

Lantower Residential Acquires Austin Apartments

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The 375-unit NXNE was completed in 2016. Located in the Tech Ridge district, the community is near several employers, including Dell, Apple, IBM and Samsung. National multifamily owner and operator Lantower Residential has acquired NXNE (North by Northeast) Apartment Homes in the heart of the Tech Ridge district of Austin,…