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$200M mixed-use development planned for New Braunfels
Jun 23, 2017 7:56 pm
The development will feature restaurants, a boutique hotel, retail, luxury residences, Class A offices, walking and biking trails, and at least three parks.
Austin's Best Places to Work in 2017
Jun 23, 2017 6:19 pm
Austin's Best Places to Work for 2017 have been unveiled ? 75 companies that perk workers up with benefits such as free Segways at their downtown office, trips abroad and all the catered food you can ...
D.R. Horton ups bid for Forestar, emerges with inside track on buyout
Jun 23, 2017 4:22 pm
Amid a flurry of back and forth bids, Arlington-based homebuilder D.R. Horton Inc. appears to have the upper hand to acquire most of the shares of Austin-based real estate developer Forestar Group Inc...
HomeAway's big Austin ambitions: Global HQ inside a gleaming new high-rise with room for 2,000 employees
Jun 23, 2017 12:57 pm
HomeAway.com Inc., the Austin-based vacation rental company, is adding hundreds of employees in its hometown and plans to move its global headquarters to a 16-story tower in The Domain within the next...
Prime downtown Austin site to be transformed into 5-story office building
Jun 23, 2017 12:52 pm
An office building dating back the the 1950s will be demolished to make way for a more modern vibe that aims to appeal to professional services firms, nonprofits and trade organizations.
Bezos and Mackey: The tale of the two CEOs behind the Amazon-Whole Foods deal
Jun 23, 2017 12:07 pm
As part of the $13.7 billion deal for Amazon to acquire Whole Foods, two CEOs ? billionaire Jeff Bezos and conscious capitalist John Mackey ? are set to join forces. The two leaders have some surprisi...
Why Amazon wants to harness Austin's 'hippie power': Inside the proposed Whole Foods buyout
Jun 22, 2017 11:00 pm
If Amazon.com's buyout of Whole Foods goes through, the world's most influential and modern retailer will come face-to-face with Austin weird. Dive into the monumental deal with details about how it w...
Capital Gains: CodeNEXT goes door-to-door; Gene Simmons' trademark gesture
Jun 22, 2017 10:00 pm
Austin group plans to start "grassroots" conversations on land use; UT-Austin President Greg Fenves goes to bat for "Hook 'Em;" Vince Young will have to stick with real estate, ste...
Global executive search firm opens Austin office, hires additional local partner
Jun 22, 2017 8:05 pm
Executives hope the Austin office will end local tech companies' historic practice of hiring executive-search firms in California or Dallas and turn to them instead.
Amazon started prepping for major expansion of checkout-free grocery stores ahead of Whole Foods bid
Jun 22, 2017 7:50 pm
Amazon.com Inc. has posted a slew of job openings in recent months to develop and expand its checkout-free technology.
If it completes the proposed $13.7 billion acquisition of Austin-based Whole Foo...
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Charity Donates New Bikes to Tornado Victims
Jun 25, 2017 3:35 am
Spokes 4 Hope donated new bikes to the children who live near Canton, after many of the childrens? homes were damaged in the tornado outbreak.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
Trump Acknowledges Russian Election ?Meddling? in Tweet
Jun 25, 2017 3:11 am
President Donald Trump appeared to acknowledge Russian meddling in the presidential election on Twitter Friday, attacking former President Barack Obama."Just out," Trump tweeted, "The O...
San Francisco to Honor WWII Victims by Blowing Kisses From Pink Triangle
Jun 25, 2017 1:19 am
The Pink Triangle may be a byproduct of the Holocaust, but San Francisco on Saturday will light up its iconic installation with 150 rainbow-colored kisses, effectively turning its symbolism on its hea...
Southbound I-35E Back Open After HAZMAT Spill
Jun 25, 2017 12:12 am
All southbound lanes of Interstate 35E south of Denton are closed due to a spill involving hazardous materials.Photo Credit: TxDOT
Cowboys Host Charity Yard Sale on Saturday, June 24
Jun 24, 2017 2:49 pm
Cowboys coaches, players and front office staff are donating their personal items to be sold at a yard sale - profits will go to The Salvation Army, The Family Place and The Gatehouse.
More Storms Moving Through North Texas
Jun 24, 2017 2:20 pm
A cold front pushed into North Texas late Friday and early Saturday morning bringing thunderstorms.
Klyde Warren Park Expansion Could Come to a Vote
Jun 24, 2017 1:58 pm
Dallas voters could get a chance to decide this November whether to expand Klyde Warren Park.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
Trump WH Has Taken Little Action to Stop Next Election Hack
Jun 24, 2017 10:31 am
The Trump administration has taken little meaningful action to prevent Russian hacking, leaking and disruption in the next national election in 2018, despite warnings from intelligence officials that ...
Fort Worth Races Get Drivers In Their Cars, Off the Streets
Jun 24, 2017 3:56 am
It's the kickoff of Friday Night Drags at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
Dallas Stars Select Defensemen Miro Heiskanen in 2017 Draft
Jun 24, 2017 2:36 am
The Dallas Stars selected defensemen Miro Heiskanen with the third overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft.Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Houston energy execs sound off on hiring challenges
Jun 23, 2017 7:50 pm
"We have an aging workforce in the chemical business."
International law firm starts move into 609 Main
Jun 23, 2017 6:25 pm
?We?ve been undergoing steady growth in the last three years, and we expect that to continue.?
Photos: Noteworthy Houston home of late Tootsies founder for sale
Jun 23, 2017 6:21 pm
The home of Mickey Rosmarin, founder of Tootsies, is for sale.
The Houston Chronicle reports that Katherine Warren of Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty is listing the house for $4.75 milli...
M.D. Anderson UTHealth grad school gets $10.5M donation
Jun 23, 2017 5:39 pm
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston has received a $10.5 million gift, which the school describes as transformative.
Sears reportedly adds 2 Houston-area stores to closure list
Jun 23, 2017 4:29 pm
Sears Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: SHLD) plans to close another 20 stores nationwide, which reportedly include two Houston locations.
According to Business Insider and USA Today, Sears? Baybrook Mall loca...
6 questions with Rice University's first female dean who's retiring after 31 years
Jun 23, 2017 1:54 pm
"When I became dean, there were few women in the upper administration. My male colleagues were very supportive. I never felt ostracized."
Boomers are pumping up prices ? and rents ? for vacation homes. Here's where Galveston ranks nationwide
Jun 23, 2017 1:44 pm
There are opportunities to be had for people looking to invest in a vacation home ? especially for those looking to rent the place out when they?re not using it.
But investors should move sooner rath...
Second phase of senior living facility in Kingwood underway
Jun 23, 2017 1:21 pm
Most of the assisted living units will have private patios.
HISD board approves $2B budget that includes salary increases
Jun 23, 2017 1:16 pm
The Houston Independent School District Board of Education approved a $2.1 billion budget for the 2017-2018 school year that includes nearly $49 million in salary increases.
HISD announced the approv...
Subsea CEO sees signs of 2018 Gulf of Mexico improvement
Jun 23, 2017 12:38 pm
"Is it coming back at record levels? No. I?m not telling anybody anything they don?t already know. Activity is down."