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Steiner Ranch Home With Lake Views Galore

Exclusive gated community in Steiner featuring breathtaking estates! Hand troweled wallsSteiner Ranch home for sale with beautiful faux finish, wrought iron railings, 22ft beamed ceilings, Cantera stone fireplace, underground wine cellar & so much more! Kitchen features include custom Knotty Alder cabinets, built-in chopping block, vaulted ceilings & high end appliances to name a few. Amazing backyard Oasis with outdoor kitchen, fireplace, sparkling pool & private casita! Gorgeous hill country/lake views with award winning schools!


Diversity Celebrated at Austin Awards Banquet

GAACC reflects diversity in Austin real estateGuests gathered at the
Renaissance Hotel for the Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce's second annual awards banquet on May 21. GAACC timed the event to coincide with Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, recognized the contributions of AAPI citizens in Central Texas — and beyond.

During the evening, guests enjoyed a three-course dinner, live music and socializing with some of the state’s most notable leaders...

Austin One of the Most LGBT-Friendly Cities in the U.S.

In honor of Pride Month, NerdWallet crunched the numbers to find the most LGBT-friendly cities in the U.S. Metrics used to determine the list included the presence of a gay community (of course), LGBT-friendly laws and opportunities and LGBT safety and tolerance. Austin came in 7th overall, aided by the existence of The Austin Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce.

Having an organization that focuses on the economic growth and success of local LGBT businesses and organizations allows for the LGBT community to grow and thrive professionally as well as personally. Additionally, according the report about the list in...

Austin ranked among top 10 U.S. startup cities in RJMetrics report

If you are looking for a great place to possibly relocate your family and also launch a startup, Austin TX may be the best bet.  Austin has consistently ranked high for startups over the years, and 2014 is no different. 

The following was taken into consideration by Forbes in creating this list that placed Austin in the #3 spot.

- Small businesses as a percentage of total business
- Percentage of small businesses that accept cerdit cards
- Percentage of small businesses in high growth industries
- Percentage of small businesses with Facebook pages and websites
- Percentage of businesses with online reviews

Check out Forbes' latest "the Best Places to Launch a Startup in 2014" list...

Austin Ranks Amongst Friendliest Cities for Startups

Austin is one of the best places for small businessBeing the capital of “The Friendly State” sets a standard in people’s mind about the city’s atmosphere. Austin seems to be living up to the perception, according to a new assessment by personal financial site NerdWallet. NerdWallet created a list of Best Cities to Start a Business, in which Austin ranked in the top 10. Some of the factors that went into the assessment include access to funding, human capital, local economy, business-friendliness and affordability.

In a report about the results, Austin...

Texas Continues to Dominate the Best States for Business List - For the Tenth Year

Austin is one of the best places for business.Over 500 CEOs in the U.S. responded to an annual survey conducted by Chief Executive Magazine. Business leaders selected for the survey were asked to assess states with which they were familiar. Determining factors included business regulation, workforce quality and quality of living. For the 10th year in a row, Texas has come out on top of the Best States for Business.

According to the Chief Executive Magazine report by J.P. Donlon, “Texas continues its 10-year historical position as the best state overall; but Florida, which ranks No. 2, is...