Crystal Lagoon Coming to Leander

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Leander Springs LLC is bringing a mixed-use project located at the southwest corner of FM 2243 and 183A in Leander. The city approved up to $22 million in performance-based tax incentives for the project as part of an agreement with Leander Springs LLC. Included in the project is a 4-acre crystalline lagoon powered by Crystal Lagoons technology, surrounded by 10 acres …

Downtown Austin Street Parking Goes Stickerless

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Starting Tuesday September 1, 2020 drivers will no longer need to print a ticket to put on their windshield when parking. Stickers for parking are a thing of the past for Austin, Texas. For anyone who goes to Downtown Austin, parking is one of the biggest hassles. You will see signs that say 20 min parking or most commonly 2-hour …

BAE Systems Opening in North Austin

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Austin, Texas is adding aerospace and defense to its’ growing list of technology companies. BAE Systems which describes themselves as a global defense, aerospace and security company is expanding its brand to American soil right here in Austin, Texas. BAE Systems is a British company and is one of the world’s leading aerospace and defense technology companies. They work on …

Tesla is Coming to Austin

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The fight for Tesla’s Gigafactory is over as Austin, Texas has won with its incentives and culture. On May 9 Elon Musk tweeted he was moving its’ future HQ and programs to Texas and according to Electrek, Tesla bought land in Austin to build the Gigafactory back in June. Travis County also voted to give the electric car company a …

The Backyard Back in Development

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The Backyard project has been touted as a planned development in Bee Cave for a couple of years now. The Backyard is roughly a 35-acre planned district containing an outdoor music venue, a 125-room hotel with a restaurant/dance hall and meeting space, parking garages, and a hilltop garden. The idea resembles the Indigo Ridge project which is currently in construction …

New Domain in Cedar Park

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The largest Williamson County investment, rival to the Austin’s Domain and competition for Round Rock’s Sports Capital title is set to start construction soon. Off East Whitestone Boulevard (FM 1431) and Sam Bass Road, Cedar Park is constructing its biggest project yet. Along with the United States Tennis Association (USTA), this $1.5 billion project with 155 acres is dedicated to …

Amazon Leases in Round Rock

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Continuing its rapid expansion in Central Texas, e-commerce giant Amazon has signed a lease for the entire 442,000 square feet of space in a new industrial project called Chisholm Trail Trade Center in Round Rock. Otto Swingler, a vice president in Austin with Stream Realty Partners L.P., confirmed the lease Friday in an interview with the American-Statesman. The lease, signed …

Georgetown Ranks #1 for Best Cities in the South

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Georgetown was the only small city in Texas to make the list and was chosen for its beautiful Hill Country location, its proximity to Austin, and the fact that it is the first town in the southern United States (and only the second in the nation) to shift to 100 percent renewable energy as of 2018. The article also highlights …

New Tesla Factory Coming to Austin

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Austin’s growth outlook is still strong as another new plant has their sites on Austin, Texas. Recently, Musk has been talking about moving Tesla’s California operations to Nevada and/or Texas due to the automaker’s difficulties working with the local government to reopen the Fremont factory, where it currently produces most of its vehicles. Austin already has some ties with Tesla. …

New Hospital in North Austin

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The Dell Children’s Medical Center has announced plans to build a new children’s hospital and medical office building in North Austin and continued expansions on the Mueller campus. Dell Children’s President Christopher Born says the project is aimed to provide greater accessibility for pediatric care. “This is for people who have to travel long distances to attain the excellent pediatric …