office space
According to studies on business costs, Austin is the second most expensive city to do business in Texas. It was also ranked 51st in real estate costs and measure of wages. The availability of workers is still a challenge to employers in the Austin area. Read more...
office rents high in Austin
Thanks to a few companies who have downsized and taken less office space in Austin the vacancy rate has softened a bit, however rents are still high. SolarWinds relocated to the AMD campus at 7171 Southwest Parkway where they leased 225,000 sf. They were at Read more...
It's official! Case McCoy, Quarterback at Texas is forgoing the world of pro football and launching a career in Commercial real estate. He recently accepted a position with HPI real estate company in Austin, Tx and will be working on the corporate services team. McCoy Read more...
Austin Community College (ACC) has recently entered a public-private partnership with Rackspace in which the tech company will relocate 570 employees to the new campus.  the San Antonio based company plans to occupy the old Dillard's space in late 2015.  This new partnership will also Read more...
wholefood
Austin-based Whole Foods confirmed their office space expansion plans for 2015.  A 40,000 square feet office space will be leased by the organic food retailer. The space is near the company’s headquarters located at West 5th and Bowie streets.  THey plan on occupying the additional Read more...
Austin Fraser, a British based company that offers recruiting services for IT and engineering professionals plans to open an Austin office during the first quarter of 2015.  They are going to start with 6 employees however have plans to grow the office and staff quickly.  Read more...
The Addison Group, and executive search firm who is currently leasing executive suites in the Arboretum is opening an Austin office.  They plan on launching their financing, accounting, executive search, and IT recruiting services with up to 16 staff. The announcement comes after a British Read more...
safeguardworldinternational
A British company is planning to expand its headquarters in Austin and will be hiring local workers who will reach 400 in the next five years. SafeGuard World International Ltd. is an employment and payroll outsourcing firm. Its headquarters is located at the intersection of Read more...
box inc
Box Inc. plans to open their Austin-based office and will eventually be operated by 200 employees. Box Inc. is an internet file-sharing service provider much like the Dropbox Inc. They will be opening their office at One American Center to provide workers in customer service Read more...
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In terms of the percentage in population growth, San Marcos was named as the fastest-growing city for the second time since last year by the United States Census Bureau. On the other hand, Hays County was hailed as the fastest-growing county in the region. Based Read more...