Prime retail center near Westlake sells to giant conglomerate
Feb02

Prime retail center near Westlake sells to giant conglomerate

Article provided by: The Austin Business Journal Global Retail Investors LLC has purchased West Woods Shopping Center, 3201 Bee Cave Road, for an undisclosed price. The property is in the Westlake neighborhood and includes tenants such as SteinMart, Petco, CVS Pharmacy and Michaels. It was 98 percent occupied at the time of closing. CRAIG WASHBURN Global Retail Investors is a partnership of First Washington Realty Inc. and CalPERS,...

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Canadian digital payments company shifts U.S. HQ to Austin
Jan05

Canadian digital payments company shifts U.S. HQ to Austin

Article Provided By: The Austin Business Journal A Canadian financial technology company that operates a payments platform for freelance workers has moved its U.S. headquarters to North Austin with plans to hire several hundred local employees. Vancouver-based Hyperwallet Systems Inc. opened its office in The Domain this week about 10 workers. Its previous U.S. headquarters was in San Francisco but CEO Brent Warrington told Austin...

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Oracle plans ‘cloud sales’ campus, employee housing in Austin
Jan05

Oracle plans ‘cloud sales’ campus, employee housing in Austin

Article Provided By: The Real Estate Center AUSTIN – Tech giant Oracle Corp. plans to build a campus in downtown Austin in the Lakeshore development area. The company also plans to buy adjacent housing and offer it to employees so they can live affordably near the new site. Oracle has offices in Northwest Austin at 9600 N. MoPac, 5300 Riata Park Court and 7700 W. Parmer Lane in Williamson County. Officials at Oracle said they do...

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Do You Know Who Created the Most Jobs in 2015?
Jan01

Do You Know Who Created the Most Jobs in 2015?

Article Provided By: Austin Chamber 2015 marked another banner year for Central Texas job creation – with major operations across technology, manufacturing, life sciences, consumer products and call centers – providing diverse opportunities for Central Texans across the five-county region, from Round Rock to San Marcos and everywhere in between. In honor of the inspiring performance to-date, which includes 66 company...

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Austin ranks among list of startup-friendly locales
Dec17

Austin ranks among list of startup-friendly locales

  Article Provided by: The Austin Business Journal Live music, breakfast tacos and startups — Austin has gained a reputation for all three. Austin ranked No. 13 on a list of the best cities to launch a startup outside New York or Silicon Valley compiled by business intelligence company DataFox. In ranking Austin the 13th-best city to launch a startup Nick Simonite / ABJ Reviewers noted that Austin's "music and...

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Natural Pawz Retailers Find Ample Space For New Locations In Austin
Dec16

Natural Pawz Retailers Find Ample Space For New Locations In Austin

Article & Images Provided by: The Austin Business Journal Many retailers and would-be retailers have struggled to find suitable space in Austin for new and expanding businesses with vacancy rates in the single digits and rents skyrocketing. But a Houston-based pet food purveyor has had great success finding affordable options in Central Texas. Natural Pawz opened a store in Round Rock in September and will debut its second...

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