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Remodeling Your Home in Austin

July 27th, 2011

The BuildFax Remodeling Index is stating that the remodeling and renovation activity is at its highest level in seven years. Despite the real estate downturn from a few years back, plenty of Austin homeowners are remodeling their Austin home and increasing the value of their home according to the Texas based organization. Because remodeling your […]

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Frost Bank Tower receivies LEED-Gold certification

January 5th, 2011

The Frost Bank Tower has recently become the first highrise building in downtown Austin to receive a LEED-Gold certification. The LEED certification, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, is a third-party verification that recognizes structures and communities that were designed and constructed to improve efficiency and decrease environmental impact. LEED provides a flexible framework […]

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Proposed mixed-use development project nearing approval

December 15th, 2010

A proposed 16-acre mixed-use development near Barton Creek Square Mall is nearing approval. The complex, named Tarlton 360 Townhomes, will include 89 townhomes, 140 condos, and 80,000 square feet of retail and office space. This will be the first project to take advantage of the 2007 revision to the Save Our Springs ordinance that allows […]

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Grand Opening for The Westin Austin at The Domain

March 18th, 2010

On Thursday March 11, Westin Hotels announced the grand opening of their newest hotel in Austin, Texas. The Westin Austin is located at The Domain, Austin’s upscale shopping and lifestyle center. A representative of Westin Hotels and Resorts highlighted Austin’s live music scene and successful high-tech industry as two important reasons for choosing Austin as […]

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Hill Country Homes Offer Great Views

June 17th, 2009

The Texas hill country is known for some amazing views and natural scenery.  Many of the current homes available out in this area are located next to a lake or near a hill. These types of homes are desired by many people for a variety of reasons. Typically, these homes can be located on a […]

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