Home sales rise slightly in September across metro but Austin’s shine wanes
Oct20

Home sales rise slightly in September across metro but Austin’s shine wanes

by:  Will Anderson Digital Editor Austin Business Journal Single-family home sales across the metro increased slightly last month but fell in Austin proper, reflecting a shift in demand away from the urban core. That's according to the latest figures from the Austin Board of Realtors, released Tuesday. ABOR called on voters to approve the $720 million transportation bond on the November ballot to provide traffic...

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Population wave rolling over Austin already seen in suburbs
Oct13

Population wave rolling over Austin already seen in suburbs

by:  Michael Theis Staff writer Austin Business Journal   Austin can expect a lot of growth over the next few decades. The area is projected to grow faster than any other large U.S. city by 2040, nearly doubling in size to almost 4 million residents. Where will all of those new residents end up? Current trends show a lot of Austin's growth concentrated in the suburbs. The map above shows the increase...

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Surprising Austin neighbor named the fastest-growing city in America
May24

Surprising Austin neighbor named the fastest-growing city in America

Article provided by: Austin Culture Map It's been hinted at before, but the numbers keep confirming that Texas is growing by leaps and bounds. In the latest study from the U.S. Census Bureau, five of the nation's 11 fastest-growing cities are in the Lone Star State. And who tops them all? Georgetown. The charming city less than an hour outside of Austin saw its population rise 7.8 percent between mid-2014 and mid-2015, making...

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Round Rock nets more new development at Austin’s expense
May24

Round Rock nets more new development at Austin’s expense

Article provided by: The Austin Business Journal La Frontera, a mixed-use project in Round Rock north of State Highway 45 and west of I-35, is gaining some serious commercial development traction. Emerson Process Management was one of the first corporations to take a big leap of faith on the suburban submarket area in 2012 when it moved its Austin campus away from the Arboretum area to La Frontera. The company also built an Innovation...

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Unincorporated areas of Central Texas booming
May23

Unincorporated areas of Central Texas booming

Article provided by: The Austin Business Journal Some of the fastest-growing places in Austin aren’t exactly places. New data from the U.S. Census Bureau, released Thursday, shows how non-incorporated areas of Central Texas – places without a city government – have grown over the past five years. Unincorporated areas in Travis County have grown faster than any other county in the region in a five-year span, expanding...

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Home sales abound in Austin suburbs with lower prices, greater options
May23

Home sales abound in Austin suburbs with lower prices, greater options

Article provided by: The Austin Business Journal By far the most active ZIP code for Austiin-area housing sales — single-family residences, condos and townhomes combined — is 78660, according to data released by the Austin Board of Realtors. That ZIP traces to Pflugerville north of Austin, which recorded 530 re-sales and new home sales since the beginning of the year. A majority of the most active housing areas are outside...

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