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Transit-oriented development in Austin adds housing stock where it does the most good
Mar 23, 2017 6:38 pm
It?s happened again. Another publication has gone ahead and named Austin the country?s best, most desirable city in which to live.
Thanks, U.S. News & World Report.
We all know that people love ...
ABJ seeks info on large commercial construction projects
Mar 23, 2017 2:52 pm
Austin Business Journal will soon launch a new feature called ?Crane Watch? that will map out the construction that is reshaping the city, from the urban core to the suburbs.
We have already identifi...
Capital Factory wants to incubate the next Google in Austin, sets aside $100K for contest to find it
Mar 23, 2017 1:21 pm
The winning startup in a contest announced by Capital Factory this week will obtain $100,000 in seed funding to move to Austin and receive a year of free mentorship, server hosting and coworking-facil...
Sears expresses 'substantial doubt' about its future
Mar 23, 2017 12:51 pm
Can Sears survive?
Chicago-based Sears Holdings says it has ?substantial doubt? that it can continue to operate, according to its latest annual report filing.
The company has lost more than $10 bill...
In the Office: As diversity issues simmer nationwide, Austin group seeks to empower more entrepreneurs (Video)
Mar 23, 2017 12:43 pm
Of the thousands of companies nationwide backed by venture capital ? including hundreds in the Austin area ? only a sliver are led by women or racial minorities. Of the $60 billion in VC disbursed in ...
Austin Hispanic Chamber needs new boss after Madrid's departure
Mar 23, 2017 12:37 pm
Mark Madrid has stepped down as president and CEO of the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to take a job in California.
Leader of the chamber since 2014, Madrid resigned to become executive...
How many people moved to Austin in 2016? Even more than expected ? and we expected a lot
Mar 23, 2017 4:01 am
In 2016, the Austin area added 159 people per day on average. That's the net gain.
After taking into account 40,273 migrants, 27,375 births and 10,304 deaths, plus some statistical adjustments, the r...
Bebe plans to shutter stores, including in Austin area
Mar 22, 2017 4:31 pm
Bebe Stores Inc. is planning to shutter its locations and become an online-centric retailer, according to Bloomberg.
Citing unnamed sources, the report says the Brisbane, California-based women's ret...
Austin AI company raises $9 million to reach new markets
Mar 22, 2017 3:46 pm
An Austin artificial-intelligence company that uses a different type of AI technology to power internet-of-things devices and wearables is raising the veil on its operations, including the $9 million ...
Another high-rise hotel pegged for Austin; Trump name no longer in cards
Mar 22, 2017 12:45 pm
Let's get this out of the way first: The Trump name will not be attached to a high-rise hotel planned for just east of the Texas Capitol in Austin.
Negotiations about attaching the president's name t...
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Londoners Spread Message of Unity Through Tube Stations
Mar 23, 2017 7:45 pm
Londoners were greeted by messages of unity written on dry erase boards in Underground stations, one day after Wednesday?s deadly terrorist attack.Among the messages in the Tube, London?s underground....
Wind Advisory in Effect; Thunderstorms Expected Friday
Mar 23, 2017 7:12 pm
A Wind Advisory went in effect at 11 a.m. Thursday for south winds that could gust up to 40 mph. The gust winds are in advance of our next storm. This story uses functionality that may not work in our...
NFL to Develop Player Training Video for Celebrations
Mar 23, 2017 6:21 pm
The National Football League wants to show players how they should celebrate touchdowns during a game.Photo Credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our a...
Weatherford ISD Terminates Agreement With DCS
Mar 23, 2017 4:32 pm
The Weatherford Independent School District Board of Trustees votes to terminate the agreement with Dallas County Schools.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
Black Bear Plays Tug-of-War With Wildlife Researcher
Mar 23, 2017 3:35 pm
Wildlife researchers studying black bears in southern Vermont had a surprising encounter with an animal, and the run-in was caught on camera.Photo Credit: Vermont Fish & Wildlife Dept.
Johnny Manziel, Sean Payton Discuss Return to Football
Mar 23, 2017 3:31 pm
Former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel met with New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton met the week before the Super Bowl and discussed Manziel's return to football, according to a report.Photo Cred...
?Bizarre? Behavior by House Intel Committee Leaders: McCain
Mar 23, 2017 2:06 pm
After a high-stakes back and forth between the top Democrat and Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, Sen. John McCain said partisan bickering has cost Congress its credibility to investigat...
Fort Worth Street Closed Due to Water Main Break
Mar 23, 2017 1:58 pm
Authorities say West 7th Street was closed in Fort Worth due to a water main break Thursday morning. This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your we...
What Does 'Incidental' Surveillance Mean?
Mar 23, 2017 1:57 pm
Rep. Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee disclosed Wednesday that intelligence reports show American surveillance "incidentally collected" the conversations of some mem...
Change From ObamaCare Poses Problem for Colleyville Family
Mar 23, 2017 1:32 pm
Losing ObamaCare could cost a North Texas family with an 11-year-old son who needs full-time care for a number of issues, including epilepsy and cerebral palsy.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
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Founding family of Frank?s International reduces ownership stake
Mar 23, 2017 7:29 pm
The founding family of Frank's International NV (NYSE: FI) has reduced its ownership stake in the oil field services company that dates back to 1938.
The company announced March 23 that entities cont...
Houston named fastest-growing metro in America on new Census Bureau report
Mar 23, 2017 4:00 pm
Eleven major metropolitan areas, led by the Texas duo of Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth, are growing at a pace of more than 1,000 persons per week, based on population estimates issued this morning by ...
HBJ reveals 2017 Residential Real Estate Awards top agents, teams
Mar 23, 2017 2:15 pm
The Houston Business Journal unveiled the rankings of the city?s top Realtors and teams at the annual Residential Real Estate Awards, held at the Marriott Marquis downtown, on March 23.
The awards ho...
Houston ranks on top cities for women in tech list
Mar 23, 2017 1:38 pm
Houston ranked No. 15 on SmartAsset's top cities for women in tech list, moving from the No. 22 spot in 2016.
However, Houston has dropped considerably from its 2015 perch, when it ranked No. 4 on th...
Men's Wearhouse parent company names new president
Mar 23, 2017 1:36 pm
Tailored Brands Inc., one of the largest public companies based in Houston, named a new president.
The company (NYSE: TLRD) promoted Bruce Thorn to president and COO from executive vice president and...
Affordable apartment project breaks ground in Houston
Mar 23, 2017 1:34 pm
The Houston Housing Authority has broken ground on its first new affordable housing project in a decade.
The city?s affordable housing agency is under construction on Independence Heights Apartments,...
Graebel Van Lines shutting down, liquidating assets
Mar 23, 2017 12:54 pm
Graebel Van Lines, which bills itself as the nation?s largest privately owned moving company, is shutting down.
Dallas-based Graebel Van Lines, which lists a Houston office at 10901 Tanner Road, has ...
Chase puts Heights location up for sale
Mar 22, 2017 9:59 pm
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) has listed more than 3 acres in the Heights as it prepares to build a new, more updated location in the neighborhood.
Chase is listing four tracts of land cover a...
Arnold Schwarzenegger's getting a five-figure payout for UH commencement speech
Mar 22, 2017 9:15 pm
Arnold Schwarzenegger will be paid $40,000 for a 25-minute speech ? or $1,600 a minute ? by the University of Houston for a graduation speech this spring at TDECU Stadium, the Houston Chronicle report...