Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Central Texas area.

Central Texas

Owner of multiple Austin-area shopping centers files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Washington Prime Group Inc. announced June 15 that it and its subsidiaries will be filing voluntary petitions for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Leander-Cedar Park

Pickleball, entertainment complex coming to Cedar Park

Cedar Park will be home to the first of three Central Texas pickleball and entertainment complexes.

Round Rock, Pflugerville-Hutto

RRISD parents ask for public forum with superintendent finalist, postponing hiring

A total of 16 Round Rock ISD parents spoke out June 10 against the possible hiring of superintendent finalist Dr. Hafedh Azaiez without offering a town hall or meeting.

In Round Rock-Pflugerville-Hutto area, home prices soar over previous year

The latest data from the Austin Board of Realtors shows median home prices reaching an all-time high in Central Texas, including in the Round Rock-Pflugerville-Hutto area.


TxDOT seeks public input on proposed changes to I-35 in Georgetown

The Texas Department of Transportation is accepting public comments online until June 26 for a proposed project in Georgetown aimed at improving safety and mobility on I-35 between SE Inner Loop and RM 1431.

Brooke Sjoberg, Taylor Girtman, Brian Rash and Trent Thompson contributed to this report.