How Real Estate Adds to Retirement Income
May18

How Real Estate Adds to Retirement Income

Article provided by: USWorldNews.com When it comes to retirement, multiple streams of income may be the magic phrase. Perhaps you will have Social Security payments, retirement fund distributions, annuity payments or, if you are really lucky, a pension. For those looking to beef up their retirement income stream, real estate investing is another option to consider. But investing in real estate isn't like writing a check to a...

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How does Austin-Round Rock housing compare to all of Texas?
May18

How does Austin-Round Rock housing compare to all of Texas?

Article provided by: ABOR.com We can use the Texas Quarterly Housing Report to see how Austin-Round Rock real estate compares to the rest of the Texas. In the first quarter of 2016, the inventory of homes statewide hit an all-time low at 2.8 months. That means if no more houses were listed for sale in Texas, it would take less than three months to deplete the supply of homes on the market now. For Austin and the Round Rock...

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New Office Tower Will Punch Up Austin’s Skyline
May18

New Office Tower Will Punch Up Austin’s Skyline

Article provided by: Biznow.com Wikimedia Commons Brandywine Realty Trust's new 25-story office tower planned for the corner of West Fourth and Colorado streets in Downtown Austin promises to alter Austin’s skyline again. With 210k SF, the tower known as 405 Colorado will stand about 366 feet tall, according to the Austin American Statesman. 405 Colorado will include 3k SF of ground-floor retail, and have 12 parking levels...

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Developer lands upscale theater chain for Southwest Austin project
May18

Developer lands upscale theater chain for Southwest Austin project

Article provided by: The Austin Business Journal Although Austin-based Stratus Properties Inc. (Nasdaq: STRS) has a cantankerous fight on its hands with a renegade stockholder who aims to take control of the company through a proxy fight, company executives are moving ahead with a major development in Southwest Austin. Stratus Chairman, CEO and President Beau Armstrong said Tuesday the company has signed Moviehouse & Eatery as...

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Austin still ranks high nationwide as place to start career
May17

Austin still ranks high nationwide as place to start career

Article provided by: The Austin Business Journal When it comes to starting a career, Texas is the place to be. Austin's job market is the third healthiest in the country, losing out to only Salt Lake City, Utah, and Denver. Enlarge WalletHub ranked Houston No. 9 on its list of best cities to start a career. zimmytws/iStock/Thinkstock That’s according to WalletHub, which ranked the 150 most populated U.S. cities based on...

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Downtown Austin high-rise sold to local investor
May15

Downtown Austin high-rise sold to local investor

Article provided by: The Austin Business Journal A blockbuster apartment sale closed last week with a small Austin investor taking The Catherine, a new high-rise at 214 Barton Springs Road. Catherine Tower LLC, an affiliate of Christopher Commercial Inc., purchased the 19-story building on the south side of Lady Bird Lake for an undisclosed price. Enlarge The Catherine, a prominent landmark on the south south of Lady Bird Lake, sold...

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