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Renovations Begin at Hotel Granduca Austin

June 30, 2022 | Brian Talley

Renovations are underway at Hotel Granduca Austin, a luxury hotel in the Austin hill country area along South Capital of Texas Highway. Renovations include a new spa, a complete overhaul of the signature restaurant and bar, and a renovated pool deck and lobby. Designed as a “palazzo villa,” the hotel offers guests “the best of […]

Luxury Home Community Coming to Marble Falls

March 16, 2022 | Brian Talley

A new luxury home community is coming to Marble Falls, a picturesque hill country town northwest of Austin. Kerby Ventures is developing the The Trails at Thousand Oaks, a 245-home community on over 450 acres south of SH 71 and east of US 281, according to the Texas Real Estate Research Center. Home prices will […]

Texas Million-Dollar Home Sales Increase Almost 90 Percent

February 28, 2022 | Brian Talley

The number of Texas homes that sold for $1 million or higher increased 89.6 percent from November 2020 to October 2021 compared to the previous reporting period, according to the Texas REALTORS® 2021 Texas Luxury Home Sales Report. This equaled 11,980 sales and a total sales dollar volume of $19.9 billion, a 93.3 percent increase […]

Texas Recovers Jobs after Shutdowns

December 28, 2021 | Brian Talley

Texas now has 28,200 more jobs than the February 2020 employment level, according to the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University. Texas has gained jobs in 18 of the last 19 months, adding 75,100 jobs in November 2021. This was a 0.6 percent increase over October 2021, indicating job creation may be picking up […]

High-end Neighborhood Planned for Leander

September 15, 2021 | Brian Talley

Homebuilder Toll Brothers received initial approval in September 2021 from the Leander City Council to rezone a 112-acre site in Leander for single-family home construction, according to a report in the Austin Business Journal. If it receives final approval later in the month, the community northwest of County Roads 175 and 177 ultimately would offer […]

California Homebuyers Migrate to Central Texas

June 28, 2021 | Brian Talley

The San Francisco Chronicle published an in-depth article on migration from California and why many are picking the central Texas region for relocation in Californians are fueling Austin’s housing frenzy. Reasons cited for the migration include home affordability, quality of life, and friendliness of the population, as well as the presence of companies such as […]

Austin and Texas Tops for Remote Workers

April 27, 2021 | Brian Talley

Texas is the trendiest state to live, and Austin is the trendiest city, according to a CraftJack study that asked participants where they would move if given the opportunity to work remotely. Overall, 61 percent of respondents said they would move if given a remote work opportunity, with even higher percentages in New York City, […]

Texas Luxury Home Sales Up Almost 24 Percent

March 24, 2021 | Brian Talley

Sales of Texas homes that closed for $1 million or more increased 23.5 percent in the latest Texas Luxury Home Sales Report, created through a partnership of Texas REALTORS® and local REALTOR® associations with data analyzed by the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University. The data is based on single-family home sales in the […]

Austin Named Top U.S. Tech Town

February 25, 2021 | Brian Talley

CompTIA named Austin the best tech city in the United States for the second year in a row. The Tech Town Index cited Austin’s relatively low cost of living, plus current and projected IT jobs, in its study that compared cities with populations greater than 250,000.   The report stated: “Home to 5,500 startups and […]

Westlake Chamber of Commerce Hosts Community Luncheon

January 20, 2021 | Brian Talley

The Westlake Chamber of Commerce will host two versions of a Community Luncheon on Friday, February 5, 2021: an in-person event and a remote event. The in-person event will be held at Austin Country Club, with registration and networking beginning at 11 a.m. Lunch and the program will begin at 11:30, at which point a […]