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The Draw- Austin Job Market

August 22nd, 2011

Austin, Texas – For some it’s a vacation spot, for other’s it is home. Being the fourth largest city in Texas, and the 14th most populous city in the United States can definitely have its perks- especially when it comes to job opportunities. Whole Foods Market is a company committed to helping support the health, well-being […]

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A Sign of the Times

July 28th, 2011

Our most recent lease listing received 2 full price applications in only 1 day on the market.  Our client recently purchased a new condo in the Tarrytown area and had her other property listed for sale for over 200 days with another real estate firm.  After having little luck selling her home, she decided to […]

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Why a Texas boom?

May 27th, 2011

According to an article released this week by the Austin Business Journal, Texas added 732,800 jobs since 2001.  The next closest state was Arizona with 92,000 jobs added over the same period.  According to the article only 19 states even reported gaines and the biggest loser was California which lost 632,000+ jobs over the same […]

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Rental Rates Expected to Rise in 2011

May 1st, 2011

The average rent prices in Austin, Texas are expected to increase by 4 percent in 2011 according to Marcus and Millichap, a California-based real estate analysis firm.  In 2010, 2,900 rental units were constructed in the city.  This year, that number is expected to decline to 1,000 new rental units go up in the metro […]

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Projected Economic Impact of SXSW 2011 on Austin

March 28th, 2011

The SXSW interactive, music, and film festival became a whole new animal this year.  The interactive and music portions in particular had record attendance.  Estimates are that 200,000 people attended the festival this year, 40% more than last year!  While exact economic statistics have not been released for 2011, the financial impact on the Austin […]

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