Austin, Charlotte, Denver Are Tops In BF’s Growth Chart

Business Facilities Blog

Austin, TX has been named the top metro for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report. Read: Austin, Charlotte, Denver Are Tops In BF’s Growth Chart.

Austin’s first indoor shopping mall becomes Austin Community College’s new digital media center

BD+C

The first indoor shopping mall in Austin, Texas is currently undergoing a major renovation to become Austin Community College’s new digital media center.

Integreon Opens Global Delivery Center In Austin, TX

Business Facilities Blog

Integreon, a global provider of outsourced legal and business services, expands into Austin for its highly skilled and creative workforce, creating more than 100 jobs. Integreon Opens Global Delivery Center In Austin, TX appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Unusual Construction Project Brings Waves to Austin

Construction Informer

But, that’s what’s getting under construction in Austin, Texas, with completion slated for 2016, or about eight months after kick off. Google+.

Prefab Eco-Friendly Tiny Studio in Austin

Jetson Green

Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: ClearSpace Keeps Prefab Simple in Austin. Prefab Austin ClearSpace modular residential shed

Micro apartment complex planned for artsy Austin district

BD+C

For younger adults that want a place to live in a bustling area of Austin, Texas, a new apartment complex could be an option if they don’t mind tighter spaces. This week, Transwestern Development announced plans to develop a micro-unit community, Indie Apartments, in the East Sixth district just east of downtown Austin. The 55,814-sf property will have 139 units, with 350-sf, one-bedroom units and 520-sf, two-bedroom options.

ClearSpace Keeps Prefab Simple in Austin

Jetson Green

Austin-based ClearSpace Homes has been around for several years, but recently I noticed the founder, Hayden Lindley, was working on some new designs. ClearSpace is focused on customers in the Austin area right now, though they’d entertain developments or mass orders in any state.

UT-Austin Nexushaus at the 2015 Solar Decathlon

Constructor Magazine

University of Texas at Austin mechanical engineer Charles Upshaw tells Contractor about the mechanical system he designed for his school's entry in the 2015 Solar Decathlon.

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BUSINESS REPORT: Texas – Innovation Moves Front And Center In Austin

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Technology shares the spotlight with music and film at the annual South by Southwest festival in Austin, TX. Technology innovation is happening across the country, but there is no better place to witness the revolution other than Austin, TX, home to a rapidly expanding technology industry.

First look: Austin to get first high-rise since 2003

BD+C

has commenced construction on Colorado Tower, a 371,000-sf Class A office development in Downtown Austin, Texas. The 29-story building, designed by Duda/Paine Architects, will be the first high-rise tower built in Austin since Cousins developed Frost Bank Tower in 2003.

CURT Winter Meeting in Austin

Collaborative Construction

The Construction Users Round Table (CURT) will hold it's winter meeting in Austin, Texas February 5, 2013. The next day CURT will host a safety seminar focused on Best Practices for Workplace Safety. CURT members should make plans to attend as should anyone looking for high quality construction industry information and an opportunity to meet owner representatives from major corporations. The link below takes you to CURT's events page.

Health Learning Building at The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School

ENR Construction

Dell Medical School’s Health Learning Building, a $36.42-million project, is the first new medical school constructed at a Tier 1 American research university in decades

A Bar Made of Shipping Containers Opens in Austin

Jetson Green

The Container Bar, so named because it is made entirely of recycled shipping containers has recently opened its doors in Austin, Texas.

First look: Austin breaks ground on 'light-filled' Central Library

BD+C

The city of Austin, Texas, last week broke ground on its new Central Library, establishing a major civic presence and community gathering space in the heart of the city’s redeveloped Seaholm district.

Austin, Texas wins ‘Top City’ in the Emerging Trends in Real Estate outlook

BD+C

Austin, Texas wins “Top City,” thanks to its authentic, niche neighborhoods and depth of economic diversity, from manufacturing to education, health care and technology Niche neighborhoods and economic diversity are driving forces behind the strong showing of this year’s top ten U.S. cities, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate® 2017 , recently released by PwC US and the Urban Land Institute (ULI).

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Smaller U.S. Cities Joining Technology Boom

Business Facilities Blog

Business Clusters/Corridors Featured Louisiana North Carolina Ohio Research & Development Surveys & Research Tennessee Texas USA - Great Lakes USA - Southeast Austin BBG Cleveland Expansion Nashville New Orleans Raleigh-Durham Site Selection Technology technology hubsIncreasingly, tech firms are bypassing celebrated traditional locations in favor of cities which are not typically associated with the technology sector. Read: Smaller U.S. Cities Joining Technology Boom.

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Moody’s Analytics Creates Amazon HQ2 Top 10 List

Business Facilities Blog

Austin, TX, followed by Atlanta, GA, and Philadelphia. Amazon would certainly be among good company in Austin: The city is home to Dell, the largest Samsung facility outside South Korea, Apple’s second biggest facility, a large IBM campus, and many smaller IT companies.

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Texas Is Tops In Talent Attraction

Business Facilities Blog

Featured Location Focus Magazine Highlights Texas Workforce Development Austin Cedar Hill Collin County Defense Innovation Unit Experimental Harris County Montgomery County TEDC Texas Economic Development Corporation Tomball Travis CountyCollin County and Montgomery County were the only large counties to increase skilled occupation jobs by more than 20 percent from 2011-2015.

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Austin, Texas | NLand Is North America’s First Surf Park

Business Facilities Blog

Read Austin, Texas | NLand Is North America’s First Surf Park on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Daily News Texas Videos Surf Parks video Wavegardens

Amazonia, USA

Business Facilities Blog

Moody’s analytics arm larded its top-10 HQ2 contenders list with established and emerging high-tech hubs, including Austin, Atlanta, Boston, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Rochester, NY.

Apple’s Austin Operations Center Claims Bronze 2012 Deal Of The Year From Business Facilities

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Apple’s selection of Austin, TX as the site for its new $304-million Operations Center is the Bronze Award winner in Business Facilities’ 2012 Economic Development Deal of the Year competition. The Austin Chamber of Commerce, Travis County and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Tourism were key players in bringing the project to fruition. Southwest Apple Austin Business Facilities Deal of the Year

New micro apartment complex planned for artsy Austin district

BD+C

For younger adults that want a place to live in a bustling area of Austin, Texas, a new apartment complex could be an option if they don’t mind tighter spaces. This week, Transwestern Development announced plans to develop a micro-unit community, Indie Apartments, in the East Sixth district just east of downtown Austin. The 55,814-sf property will have 139 units, with 350-sf one bedroom and 520-sf two bedroom options.

An Austin, Texas Bungalow Transformed Into a Sustainable Modern Dwelling

Jetson Green

Architect Joseph Bennett recently completed a remodeling project of a 1917 Austin, Texas bungalow measuring 2,500 square feet. The renovated bungalow has received a LEED Silver and the Austin Energy Green Building 5 Star certifications.

Video: Austin Worker Crushed By Preformed Concrete Slab

Construction Equipment

A construction worker was crushed Wednesday morning when a concrete slab weighing 30,000 to 40,000 pounds fell off a flatbed truck and onto him at a construction site for a parking garage, part of an apartment complex being built in southeast Austin.

Historic 1950s-Era Austin Duplex Gets Sustainable Renovation from Alterstudio Architects

Jetson Green

This sustainable remodeling project by Alterstudio Architects renovated a 1950s-era duplex in the Hyde Park historic district of Austin, Texas, into a contemporary single-family home that is both energy-efficient and water-conserving.

Cover Story: High-Tech Hubs

Business Facilities Blog

Southwest Advanced Manufacturing Austin BF-Sept/Oct-2014 Digital DC Lexington Newark Pittsburgh SoCal Southern California Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Seven Finalist Cities Chosen For Smart City Challenge

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

The finalists are: Austin, TX; Columbus, OH; Denver, CO; Kansas City, MO; Pittsburgh, PA; Portland, OR; and San Francisco, CA. Seven finalist cities have been chosen for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Smart City Challenge.

AT&T Eyes 100 U.S. Cities And Municipalities Fiber Upgrade

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

The services are available in Austin and some surrounding communities, and are expected to roll out in parts of Dallas this summer. . Southwest Utilities AT&T Austin Blog-July-2014 Dallas Economic Development Posted by Heidi Schwartz.

Stephen F. Austin State University’s new STEM building breaks ground

BD+C

Austin campus in Nacogdoches, Texas. A large, 52-foot dome planetarium acts as the focal point of a new 87,000-sf STEM building being built at the heart of the Stephen F. The STEM building, which was designed by Kirksey Architecture, is meant to be a landmark on the SFA campus with the goal of attracting “more STEM interest from potential students,” according to Steve Durham, Executive Vice President at Kirksey

Cover Story: 2014 Business Facilities – Metro And Global Rankings

Business Facilities Blog

Austin, TX: On Top, Still Rising. For the past couple of years, Austin, TX and Baton Rouge, LA have been duking it out for the top ranking in our flagship metro Economic Growth Potential category. The Austin Chamber of Commerce has played an active role in the city’s success.

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Kitchell Expands Regionally with Austin Office

Construction Superintendent Magazine

AUSTIN, Texas -- Kitchell is expanding its Southwest footprint with a dedicated office in Austin, Texas, to serve a growing clientele and a number of design build, construction management, facility planning and development pursuits. The company officially opened its doors June 1 at Stonelake 4, 4030 W. Braker Lane. The 5,100-square-foot office has 11 employees, with room to grow. frontpage

FEATURE STORY: Semiconductor HUBS – Macro Growth from Micro Chips

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

In Austin, TX, Samsung is already at work in a $4 billion plant expansion in Austin. AUSTIN, TX: CHIP CAPITAL. The mobile technology revolution has swept over the nation and is helping Austin’s semiconductor industry thrive.

COVER STORY: 2012 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Entered By: Austin (TX) Chamber of Commerce. Apple’s selection of Austin, TX as the site for its new $304-million Operations Center is the Bronze Award winner in Business Facilities’ 2012 Economic Development Deal of the Year competition.

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CH2M Settles Delayed Texas Road Project for Reduced Sum

ENR Construction

CH2M has reached a settlement with the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority in a dispute that has delayed completion of an Austin, Texas, toll-lane project

Residential/Hospitality: Community First! Village

ENR Construction

Sitting on 27 acres just outside of Austin, Texas, the Community First! Village is a master-planned community comprising a mix of RV pads, microhomes and canvas-sided-home sites

The Austin Company Receives Second Gold Safety Award from Liberty Mutual

Construction Superintendent Magazine

Cleveland, Ohio -- The Austin Company continues its tradition of outstanding safety practices in the design, engineering and construction industry, and was again recognized by Liberty Mutual with a 1.5-million man-hour safety award. This is the second Gold Award achieved by Austin and the recognition comes after Austin’s completion of more than 1,500,000 work hours without a lost time accident since becoming a Liberty Mutual client on July 1, 2010.

Adaptive reuse juices up an abandoned power plant

BD+C

The 118,000-sf Seaholm Power Plant, an Art Deco industrial facility originally designed by Burns & McDonnell, provided power to Austin, Texas, from 1951 to 1989. In 2005, Austin’s city council selected Seaholm Power LLC—a joint venture with four principal investors—to restore the site It served as a training center through 1996, when it was shuttered.