U.K. Looks at Glaxo’s Use of Third Parties in Bribery Probe

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A GlaxoSmithKline building in London is shown in 2013. “In the course of its ongoing inquiry, the SFO has requested additional information from the group regarding third-party advisers engaged by the company,” Glaxo said Wednesday in a securities filing. The company said it informed the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Department of Justice of …

Orion Real Estate Partners Acquires 199-Unit Value-Add Apartment Complex in Austin MSA

LOS ANGELES and AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — L.A. based Orion Real Estate Partners (“Orion”) announced today that it has closed on the acquisition of Triple Crown 2 Apartments, a garden-style apartment community in Austin, Texas. Built in 1973, the 199-unit property is located approximately 4.5 miles from The University of …

Moving To Austin, TX

If you’re looking for an affordable and appealing city to live in, you don’t have to look much further than Austin, TX. Austin is a city that has a lot to offer. From its warm climate to its great shops to its beautiful parks, this city is a wonderful place to call home. Of course, …

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

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 real estate investment firm, to …

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

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 properties to increase profitability and …

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

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 best watering holes, and Austin …

Austin Rent Comparison: What $950/Month Gets You Right Now

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 in many lookalike spaces with …