Thursday, September 26th, 2013 at 11:07am. 3,745 Views, 0 Comments.
Change is the only constant… especially in Austin! With one glance at the cranes peppering the Austin skyline, one can see first-hand all of the changes happening in Austin. Recently ABJ Editor Colin Pope highlighted 97 ways downtown Austin is changing. At Realty Austin we agree with Pope that the best is yet to come!
Realty Austin's Top 10 Favorite Changes Happening in Austin
- Seaholm Power Plant and Intake Building turning into Austin's Central Public Library and open public space - see photos here
- Bike Share program to setup shop in downtown Austin
- Dell Medical School opens a location at The University of Texas at Austin
- X Games move to Austin
- Waller Creek redevelopment turns into
Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 at 6:18pm. 1,869 Views, 0 Comments.
On any given weekend in Austin it is likely to find people gathering to celebrate anything from Eeyore the donkey's birthday to local bats to cultural celebrations of many sorts.
Festivals of all kinds are a huge part of Austin's eclectic culture, which is why we know it is important to keep you updated with information about Austin’s top festivals that are coming up!
|Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg
|Austin City Limits Festival
October 4-6 & 11-13
|Austin Film Festival
|Texas Book Festival
October 26 & 27
|Fun Fun Fun Fest
|Formula One Austin Fan Fest
Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 at 4:13pm. 1,414 Views, 0 Comments.
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In 8 of the last 10 months of the study, Austin has held onto #1 spot as the best economy in the nation.
With the high score of 88.023, Austin, TX ranks 1st place out of 102 markets in the United States according to a new study by the Business Journal. On Numbers Economic Index ranks markets with more than 500,000 residents by unemployment, job growth (over 1 and 5 years), current job wages and 5-year income growth, and appreciation of the housing market. All in all, eighteen factors were used to create the rankings. Southern markets dominated the list with Austin, Dallas and Houston rounding out the top 5.
Business Journal's On the Numbers Index Top 5 Best Economies in Nation
- Austin, Texas
Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 at 12:23pm. 1,928 Views, 0 Comments.
Looking for awesome, Austin-y things to do this month? We have compiled a list of activities for you to transition into Fall! Watch Movies in the Park, get some peace and exercise at a Yoga in the Park, and check out the rest of our fun, family-friendly events in Austin this October. Austin offers plenty of kayaking, hike and bike trails, and disc golf for you to enjoy before the weather gets cooler. There are plenty of things to do, like attending either weekend of ACL Festival or celebrating German culture at Oktoberfest, to make this fall in Austin one to remember!
|National Night Out||October 1
|National Night Out is a great opportunity for citizens and law enforcement to partner up against crime. Neighbors are invited to attend|
Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 at 3:08pm. 7,967 Views, 0 Comments.
Enter Realty Austin's Sweepstakes & Facebook Photo Contest for a chance to win a pair of wristbands for this year's first two-weekend Austin City Limits Music Festival!
Do you love where you live? Enter our Sweepstakes or the Love Where You Live Facebook Photo Contest on our Facebook page for a chance to win a pair of Austin City Limits Music Festival wristbands! We are giving away two pairs of ACL wristbands to a winner with the best photo entry and a lucky Facebook fan. For our photo contest, all you have to do is take a photo of your favorite place in Austin, post it in our Facebook contest and tell us why you love it. Winners for the photo contest are chosen by popular vote and winners of both the sweepstakes and the photo…
Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 6:01pm. 1,088 Views, 0 Comments.
Austin and Texas have done it again! Topping lists is something we are good at these days, especially when it comes to business and the economy. You could say that those at Forbes think highly of the Lone Star State and our wonderful capital.
Which list did we top this time? Of the 10 Best Cities for Future Job Growth until 2015, Austin is No. 1 along with six other Texas cities closely in tow, four of them being in the top five! Give yourselves a quick pat on the back Texas, you deserve it.
Top 10 Cities for Future Job Growth
- Austin, TX
- McAllen, TX
- Houston, TX
- Fort Worth, TX
- Ocala, FL
- Santa Cruz, CA
- Salt Lake City, UT
- Dallas, TX
- Laredo, TX
- Brownsville, TX
Our ever so appealing culture and economy…
Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 5:35pm. 1,480 Views, 0 Comments.
Looking for cool, Austin-y things to do this month? We have compiled a list of activities for you to enjoy as we move into fall! Enjoy nature at the Zilker Botanical Garderns and check out the rest of our fun, family-friendly events in Austin this September. Austin offers plenty of kayaking, hike and bike trails, and disc golf to take advantage of before it gets cooler. There are plenty of things to do, like attend a film festival or a free concert, to make this September in Austin one-of-a-kind!
|Out of Bounds Comedy Festival
||August 27–September 2
|Showcasing the best of improv, sketch, and stand-up, this festival (and miniature golf tournament) brings to Austin hundreds of comedians from around the country.|
|Free Yoga Day|
Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 4:56pm. 846 Views, 0 Comments.
Growth Fuels Unprecedented Expansion of Award-Winning Real Estate BrokerageNorthwest Realty Austin Office
AUSTIN, TX--August 23, 2013--Media Coverage
Realty Austin, an award-winning Austin-based real estate brokerage, announced the opening of its fifth office in Northwest Austin. The new office located at the intersection of Avery Ranch and Parmer Lane represents the company's third Class A retail location, and an important step in the firm's ongoing growth and expansion into the Williamson County market.
Driven by its vision to grow their community presence, Realty Austin is continuing its mission to serve customers at the hyper-local level by providing hands-on access to its customer service-oriented team. Through…
Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 at 3:15pm. 13,779 Views, 0 Comments.
Image by CAMPO Transit Working Group
Whether you are a native Austinite or a newcomer to this great city, it's no secret that Austin is having a tough time keeping traffic under control. To remedy the surge in traffic congestion, the City of Austin is overhauling projects to be ready for voters in 2014, including Urban Rail and Metro Rail, that will dramatically change the direction of public transit in Austin.
This summer, Mayor Leffingwell confirmed to the members of the Transit Working Group (TWG) the city's plan to expand the urban and commuter rails in time for 2014 elections. Over the last two years, the TWG has been working on the plans, also known as the Project Connect regional transportation plan, which is currently
Friday, August 2nd, 2013 at 4:13pm. 1,733 Views, 0 Comments.
Plenty of us were more than upset about the East Austin food trailer lot on South Congress shutting down in order for new construction to begin in its place. For years we had a single place in Central Austin to go to where you could enjoy any type of cuisine, beverage, or tasty snack while being immersed in the Downtown hustle and bustle.It was like the end of an era. We had our favorites, we had places yet to discover and we had Austin culture.
Now, we are to search for those all over Austin and hope they are open at that time or even in the correct location. However, for those too busy to look around for different places or can't afford to show up to a non-existent location during a lunch break, there are usually a few events year…