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Apartment Highrise Coming to Edge of Downtown Austin

Apartment Highrise Coming to Edge of Downtown Austin

Land currently occupied by a small condo building on the edge of downtown Austin will soon become a 40 story apartment tower, the Austin American Statesman reports. Located along Lady Bird Lake and adjacent to Rainey Street, the spot is currently home to a condo...
Post Rent Wages Shrink

Post Rent Wages Shrink

The Austin Business Journal reports on a new study that finds that when rent is factored in, wages are down in Austin. From 2005 to 2015, post-rent wages were down .5 percent in Austin. Just over half of Austinites rent and median rent is $1,045.  Median income for...
Austin Groups Tell Council: Don’t Delay CodeNEXT

Austin Groups Tell Council: Don’t Delay CodeNEXT

Local groups are urging the Austin City Council not to delay the CodeNEXT process, the Austin Business Journal reports. A group of Austin City Council members, Kathie Tovo of District 9, Alison Alter of District 10, Leslie Pool of District 7 and Ora Houston of...
Most Expensive Places to Rent in Austin

Most Expensive Places to Rent in Austin

Wondering what parts of Austin are the most expensive to rent an apartment and which are the most affordable?  Curbed Austin has the lowdown. Downtown Austin has the top rent at a median of $1,990 for a one-bedroom per month, East Cesar Chavez is $1,650 and Holly is...
Austin Named #2 Best Place for Entrepreneurs

Austin Named #2 Best Place for Entrepreneurs

After being number one for the past two years on the Kauffman Foundation’s ranking of the best cities to start a new business, Austin has fallen to the number two spot, the Austin Business Journal reports. There were 51 new small business owners for every 100,000...