Amazon Expanding Austin Tech Hub, Creating 800 New Jobs

Business Facilities

Read: Amazon Expanding Austin Tech Hub, Creating 800 New Jobs at BusinessFacilities.com. Amazon has created more than 22,000 jobs in Texas and invested over $7 billion in the state since 2011, including infrastructure and compensation.

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in Austin

ENR Construction

Dodge offers data on projected 2019 construction starts in the Austin area

Defense Innovation Unit Experimental Comes To Austin

Business Facilities

Read Defense Innovation Unit Experimental Comes To Austin on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. DIUx will connect the Department of Defense with hundreds of private sector firms to enhance the technological capabilities of the U.S.

Austin Commercial to manage construction of $240M soccer stadium in Austin, Texas

Construction Dive

Gensler will be the lead architect and CAA Icon the project manager for Precourt Sports Ventures' privately financed mixed-used project for Austin FC

Apple To Build New Campus In Austin, Add Jobs Across U.S.

Business Facilities

Read: Apple To Build New Campus In Austin, Add Jobs Across U.S. Daily News Data Centers Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Featured Office, IT & Call Centers Research & Development Site Selection Texas Workforce Development Apple Austin Boulder Capital Investment corporate expansion Culver City New York (NY) Pittsburgh San Diego Seattle Technology

Best Cultural/Worship: Austin by Ellsworth Kelly

ENR Construction

Austin is a permanent piece of the Blanton Museum of Art’s collection and is the only building designed by artist Ellsworth Kelly, who gifted the design concept to the museum in January 2015. It was Kelly’s final project before his death in December 2015

Integreon Opens Global Delivery Center In Austin, TX

Business Facilities

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.

Apple selects Austin for $1 billion campus

BD+C

Hot on the heels of Amazon’s Lebron James-esque HQ2 location selection sideshow, Apple has quietly announced it, too, will be taking its talents to a new city (or in this case, expanding its talents in that city): Austin, Texas

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

Business Facilities

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.

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.

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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

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Apple plans $1B Austin, Texas, campus

Construction Dive

The tech giant will build 3 million square feet of office space on a 133-acre plot about one mile from its existing site, to support up to 15,000 employees

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Austin

ENR Construction

Dodge offers data on 2017 construction starts in the greater Austin area

Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report: Austin, Nashville, Raleigh Are Metro Frontrunners

Business Facilities

Austin, TX added to its impressive record of success in Business Facilities’ Metro Rankings Report with the best across-the-board showing in the magazine’s 2015 edition. Business Facilities’ 2015 Metro Rankings Report: Austin, Nashville, Raleigh Are Metro Frontrunners appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Southwest 2015 Austin blog-August-2015 metro rankings Nashville north carolina Raleigh rankings tennesseeBusiness Facilities (BF) Magazine.

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.

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.

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Austin apartment façade branded with metal mesh

BD+C

When architects at Austin-based PSW Homes initiated plans for Thornton Flats, a three-building, 104-unit urban-infill luxury apartment complex, the design team developed a leaf graphic for the community to give Millennial residents an icon that was representative of their values and those of the builder.

Austin apartment façade branded with metal mesh

BD+C

When architects at Austin-based PSW Homes initiated plans for Thornton Flats, a three-building, 104-unit urban-infill luxury apartment complex, the design team developed a leaf graphic for the community to give Millennial residents an icon that was representative of their values and those of the builder.

VIDEO: Austin Readies for 10-Year Transportation Fix

Construction Equipment

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will soon begin a 10-year plan to fix Austin’s current traffic situation. Some of these projects include adding lanes to I-35, and changes in the “Y,” an interchange in southwest Austin. TxDOT is planning to spend $440 million to add three lanes in

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.

Texas Chapter of COAA Winter Workshop in Austin

Collaborative Construction

The Construction Owners Association of America's (COAA) Texas chapter is hosting a Winter Workshop in Austin, Texas. It's interesting that two major owner organizations are meeting in Austin on the same day.

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BIG-designed 1.3 million-sf sports and entertainment district includes Austin’s first pro-sports stadium

BD+C

million sf in Austin, Texas the new East Austin District will provide the fast-growing city with its first pro-sports stadium and large-scale music arena. Spread across 1.3

Metal mesh lends 'natural, chill vibe' to South Austin rental complex

BD+C

The in-house design team at PSW Homes, Austin, Texas, had already used a leaf motif on murals in the first two buildings of the 104-unit Thornton Flats luxury apartments, in South Austin. But the architects wanted a graphic treatment with a lot more pop for the third building in the complex

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Surety Disputes AECOM Hunt's Claim on Austin Hotel Subcontractor Default

ENR Construction

An unusual countersuit by a surety is dismissed by a Texas judge

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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.

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Companies Willing To Train Job Applicants Who Don’t Meet Requirements

Business Facilities

Employees have been offered a position when they were underqualified most frequently in Charlotte, San Diego, Austin and Washington, DC, according to a new Robert Half survey. .

Siltation From Floods Trigger Boil-Water Edict in Austin

ENR Construction

Historic floods this month brought higher levels of debris and silt than normal into the city of Austin’s waterways, pushing water treatment capacity to its limits

Two TEF Investments Creating 615 New Jobs In Austin, TX

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

through the Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) that will create a total of 615 new jobs in Austin, TX. Websense is relocating its corporate headquarters from San Diego to Austin, creating 445 new jobs and a projected capital investment of more than $9.9 Posted by Heidi Schwartz.

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.

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

Business Facilities

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

Texas & Louisiana City Scoop: Construction Starts in Austin

ENR Construction

Dodge offers data on 2017 construction starts in the greater Austin area

UT-Austin Nexushaus at the 2015 Solar Decathlon

Contractor 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.

Vision Zero comes to Austin: An outside perspective

BD+C

Until moving to Austin, that kind of danger was almost totally unfamiliar to me. How often do you feel unsafe crossing the street? Growing up in England, I learned my Green Cross Code. Then I lived in hyper-regulated London for ten years

Major Austin transit plan could cost up to $10B

Construction Dive

Officials said the figure is based on building a light rail system component in each of the plan's 11 targeted transit corridors, which likely won't happen

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.

DPR Construction Selected to Build New Charles Schwab Austin Campus

Construction Superintendent Magazine

AUSTIN, Texas -- DPR Construction has been selected by Charles Schwab to build the company’s new corporate campus, located on a 50-acre site in Austin, Texas. The new Charles Schwab Austin Campus will be built in two phases. frontpage

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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.

Business Facilities’ 10th Annual Rankings Report: Austin, Baton Rouge, Mobile Leaders In Growth Potential

Business Facilities

Austin, TX is Business Facilities’ top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential. “Austin has firmly established itself as one of the leading high-tech hubs in the U.S.,” ” The burgeoning high-tech industry in Austin has made Texas the second-largest semiconductor job market after California. Austin has more than 120,000 people employed by more than 4,400 technology firms. AUSTIN, TX.

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. The post Unusual Construction Project Brings Waves to Austin appeared first on Construction Informer Blog - Construction Blog with Information, News, and Commentary. Google+.

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