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BREAKING: 87,500 sq. ft. mixed-use development in the works for downtown Pflugerville

Construction on the 4-story mixed-use development is slated to begin in summer 2020.


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Rezoning clears the way for new duplexes in Round Rock

On Jan. 9, Round Rock City Council approved a rezoning request that could help clear the way for additional affordable housing options in the city.

Kalahari Resorts & Conventions to provide jobs, entertainment, dining options in Round Rock

New entertainment and dining options, at least 700 jobs and millions of dollars in tax money are expected to flood into Round Rock this year with the opening of Kalahari Resorts & Conventions.



3.8M square foot distribution center proposed for Pecan Street in Pflugerville

The city of Pflugerville is considering a potential logistics and distribution center off Pecan Street,


Travis County commissioners approve formation of expo center steering committee

The committee was created after Travis County voters approved a proposed expansion of the Travis County Exposition Center.


GALLERY: Take a look inside Round Rock's Kalahari construction site

Here is a look at the work going on behind the scenes to open the project on time.


Pflugerville ISD starts construction on first 2 campuses among 2018 bond projects

In a measure to address a rapidly growing population east of SH 130, Pflugerville ISD on Dec. 16 broke ground on the future site of two combined campuses off Weiss Lane.



Pflugerville Community Development Corp. executive director appointed to Texas Economic Development Council

Amy Madison, executive director of the Pflugerville Community Development Corp., will serve a two-year term on the Texas Economic Development Council's board of directors.


ASK THE EDITOR: What major milestones took place locally in 2019?

From downtown improvements to completed transportation projects and more, here are a few of the major milestones that took place in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto in 2019.



Nutty Brown Amphitheatre gets 2-year extension to build $10M venue in Round Rock

A highly-anticipated outdoor music venue has delayed its Round Rock opening once again.



468 new jobs, $30.4M investment in 2019: Round Rock Chamber is 'strong,' CEO says in annual address

Round Rock Chamber President and CEO Jason Ball delivered the 2019 State of the Chamber address Dec. 3.


City of Pflugerville to consider 400-acre mixed-use development south of Lake Pflugerville

The 419.52-acre mixed-use development, referred to as Lakeside Meadows, will go before Pflugerville City Council at its Jan. 14 meeting.


UPDATED: Pflugerville City Council approves rezoning ordinance for proposed SH 130 mixed-use development

Pflugerville City Council unanimously approved the second ordinance reading on the rezoning of the proposed SH 130 mixed-use development.


Pflugerville City Council approves appointment of capital improvement bond committee

The Pflugerville Capital Improvement Bond Committee would serve until Feb. 11, 2020.



Proposal for 115 single-family condos faces resistance, ultimately clears rezoning in Round Rock

Round Rock City Council approved the rezoning of 19.35 acres near S. I-35 and Chisholm Trail Road on Nov. 26.


Apple breaks ground on $1 billion, 3 million-square-foot campus in Northwest Austin; expects to open facility in 2022

Apple announces construction begins on $1 billion, 3 million-square-foot campus in Northwest Austin


New senior living, multifamily homes proposed for University Boulevard in Round Rock

Additional senior living and multifamily homes could be on the horizon in Round Rock.


Palaterra, two-story office building and event space, under construction in Round Rock

Palaterra will bring additional retail, office and event space to downtown Round Rock.



Estimated $100M expansion to increase wastewater treatment capacity at plant in Round Rock

Beginning in spring 2020, the Brushy Creek Regional Wastewater System Treatment Plant will undergo a three-year expansion to increase capacity by 40%.


University Square under construction in Round Rock

The professional and medical office development is anticipated to open in summer 2020.


150 condos in the works near Old Settlers Boulevard in Round Rock

Plans for a Round Rock development with 150 single-family condos advanced Oct. 24.


Pflugerville City Council greenlights Lisso tract rezoning request

After months of public hearings, resident meetings and revisits to Pflugerville City Council, council voted 5-2 in favor of rezoning the Lisso tract, a nearly 200-acre property adjacent to Immanuel Road, for a mixed-use development project overseen by William Lyon Homes. Mayor Victor Gonzales and Mayor Pro Tem Omar Peña voted against the motion.



Seven area chambers of commerce announce support for Williamson County roads and parks bond

Seven area chambers of commerce pledged support Oct. 22 for the proposed $447 million Williamson County roads and parks bond in front of the Williamson County Courthouse.


Round Rock ISD aims to speed up construction on McNeil High School

Communication with contractors on the last phase of long-anticipated updates to McNeil High School is getting a “reset” just months before the work is expected to be complete, according to Terry Worcester, chief operating officer for Round Rock ISD.