September 2013

Found 5 blog entries for September 2013.

While the employment opportunities available within the energy industry in Texas have garnered a great deal of attention, a recent report has found that technology jobs are also growing at a surprisingly fast rate in Texas.

The news about the growth in technology jobs in Texas became apparent after, which is a technology job search website, created a list of those states with the fastest-growing percentage of jobs within the technology sector. The final list was compiled after looking at the percentage growth within the technology field over the first half of 2013.

Texas, which has seen its technology jobs increase by 3.2 percent over the first half of 2013, was ranked fourth on the list of states with the fastest-growing number of

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The Austin Board of Realtors (ABOR) has announced plans to construct a brand new headquarters. The building, which is tentatively planned to measure somewhere between 30,000 and 33,000 square feet, will be located in Northwest Austin in an area overlooking the Great Hills neighborhood.

Cathy Coneway, who is the Chairman of the Austin Board of Realtors, estimates the construction cost of the new building will be between $11 million and $13 million. Coneway has not disclosed the sales price of the 5.2 acres of land upon which the building will be built. Although ABOR has been purchasing several parcels of hillside land over the past several months in preparation for the new building, it did not notify its members about the pending move until after the

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An amazing home with 1.7 acres, pool, views, guest house and a professional 1034 sqft woodworking shop. Many upgrades since purchased in 2002 with over $888K in total cost! Gourmet kitchen, new hardwood & tile floors, new master bath, this house has it all! Shop could be used for many purposes: business, office, residential space, man’s toy storage. In renowned Lake Travis ISD, Hill Country Galleria, Golf, Tennis, Marina all close by and only 30 minutes to DT Austin.


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HITS Inc, which hosts running festivals and triathlons acrossed the nation, will soon be staging its first Austin event. The event, which will take at the Circuit of the Americas on December 14, will include a Friends and Family Mile, a 5k, a 10k, a half marathon, a marathon and a sprint duathlon. The event will also include a health, wellness and fitness expo.

Registration for the even tis currently open, with registration online forms and additional information available at Registration fees for events are as follows:

• Friends and Family Mile: $10
• 5k: $20
• 10k: $25
• Half Marathon: $65
• Marathon: $75
• Spring Duathlon: $60

These prices are good until September 13. If you register after September 13, the prices are as

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Starting in March 2014, British Airways will begin offering direct flights from Austin to London. Not only will this provide Austin residents with a convenient way to visit Europe, but the new route will also have a significant economic impact on the Capital City. This partially due to the fact that the new flight route will make it easier for Austin companies to expand to Europe.

The new Austin to London route will become the first transatlantic flight available from Austin. During the first year alone, the change is expected to add $70 million to the city's economy.

The new flight plan is tied into the proposed expansion to the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, which is expected to add six or seven additional gates to the airport. According

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