Austin Accolades 2013

Austin Named A Top Energy-Efficient City

Recently Austin was named a top energy-efficient city in the U.S., according to a new study by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. The Capital City placed 6th overall on the ranking.  The ACEEE is a non-profit organization ...

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Austin Ranked Top Economy in Country

Once again, Austin ranked the top economy in the country, according to The Business Journals' On Numbers. Austin seized the No. 1 spot on the list for many factors, including its steady job-creating power.  Austin has held the top spot on the ...

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Why People are Moving To Texas

According to a recent article published in Time Magazine, Texas is the future of our great nation. It's not a coincidence that so many people are moving to Texas. There are more jobs in the Lone Star State, as well as cheaper housing, lower cost of ...

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Austin Named a Hot Spot for Hotel Development

Austin is one of the top hot spots for hotel development in the country, according to the New York Times. Austin has one of the most active markets in the country for new construction with 8 new hotels currently scheduled to open in the next 3 ...

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Austin Named A Top City for Entrepreneurs

Austin has been named one of the top cities in the world for entrepreneurs according to Forbes columnist Patrick Hull. This up-and-coming city has is not just a great place to live, according to Hull. Austin is a great incubator for business ...

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Austin Unemployment Rate Nears Perfection

Austin's unemployment rate dropped to 5.2 percent last month, according to the Texas Workforce Commission. This indicates a decline from 5.6 percent the previous month, and also down from the 5.9 percent rate this same time last year. Economists ...

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Austin to Host X-Games Starting in 2014

Austin has been chosen to host a stop on Global X-Games circuit for a four year contract starting in 2014. The first round of Austin X-Games are scheduled for May 15-18, 2014 at the new race track, Circuit of the Americas, located approximately 20 ...

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UT Named One of Top Universities

The University of Texas has been ranked high on multiple lists for top colleges in the country, as well as in the world. UT is also recognized as a best value for higher education.  The University of Texas ranked number 26th out of the top 100 ...

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Austin's Changing Skyline

The city of Austin has experienced much growth and change over the years, especially in more recent times. The Capital City seems to rank high on so many lists these days because of affordable housing, a strong real estate market, and employment ...

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