Central Austin
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Samsung seeks 100% tax rebate from Austin for proposed $17B plant expansion, threatens to build elsewhere

Samsung's proposed investment would be the largest in Austin's history, and the tech giant is asking for an unprecedented incentive agreement from the city.

Northwest Austin

Monumental tech campus projects under construction on Parmer Lane corridor have potential to change the face of Northwest Austin forever

Two large-scale developments in the works off West Parmer Lane may soon open the floodgate for future projects in one of the last developable expanses of land in Northwest Austin, according to local real estate experts.

San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Hays CISD calls for $238 million bond election in May

This bond election is roughly $21 million larger than the one Hays CISD canceled in 2020.

Pflugerville | Hutto

Typhoon Texas looking to fill 600 seasonal, part-time jobs

The jobs range from water safety to food and beverage, retail, cash control and front gate, among others.


Georgetown sales tax revenue continues to climb despite COVID-19

Georgetown reported continued sales tax growth in November despite the coronavirus pandemic.

San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Officials in Hays County anticipating bar closures, other restrictions due to consistent high hospitalization rates

Based on the sustained hospitalization rate throughout a defined area that includes Hays County, officials anticipate some restrictions to be implemented on local businesses.


Williamson County sees fastest-growing GDP among large counties in the US

Williamson County reported the highest gross domestic product increase in 2019 for a large county, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis,


From the impact of COVID-19 to 'Live PD,' here are all 21 Georgetown lead stories from this year

Each month, Community Impact Newspaper works to bring you one to two in-depth stories about your community. From the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on businesses and education to the 2020 U.S. Census, the election and all things "Live PD," here are those 21 stories.

Lake Travis | Westlake

Census data: Lakeway household income measure up 21% since 2014

U.S. Census data shows income growth in city of Lakeway

Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Here's what small businesses should know about the second round of the Paycheck Protection Program

A second round of the Paycheck Protection Program has been approved by Congress and aims to continue distributing financial relief to small businesses. Here is everything you need to know about the second round of the loan program.

San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Hays County unemployment increases to 6%

Employment was down across Central Texas during the holiday season, with a moratorium on evictions nearing its end.

Cedar Park | Leander

Gov. Abbott talks legislative goals, economic development with Williamson County chambers

“You all are extremely aggressive and effective in economic development in the greater Williamson County area,” Abbott said.

Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott addresses COVID-19 vaccine, economic effects

The governor explained what Texas has learned from the pandemic and how that will affect legislative priorities.

New Braunfels

Economic report for New Braunfels highlights city’s massive growth

The president of the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce presented an illuminating economic report to City Council during its Dec. 14 meeting that shined a light on the city’s unrelenting expansion.


Georgetown continues to bring in sales tax revenue even as pandemic goes on

See how Georgetown sales tax revenue fared in October.

Williamson County commissioners await Congressional decisions for remaining CARES Act funds

In the meantime, commissioners prioritized programs for if an extension is granted.

San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Buda adopts curbside pickup program for historic downtown area

A temporary curbside program designed to help small businesses in Historic Downtown Buda has been approved by city officials.

San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Sales continue to trend strong in the San Marcos-Buda-Kyle residential real estate market

The Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Hays County, posted another strong month of sales growth, according to the October 2020 Central Texas Housing Market Report released by the Austin Board of Realtors.


Georgetown businesses rake in $3.3M in sales tax revenue in September

The city raked in about $3.33 million, bringing the year-over-year growth to 32.65%, data shows.

Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

PHOTOS: Kalahari Resorts & Conventions celebrates grand opening in Round Rock with a bang

Families gathered outside as a full fireworks display lit up the sky commemorating the grand opening of Kalahari Resorts & Conventions on Nov. 14.


NorthPark 35, a large industrial park, breaks ground in Georgetown

Georgetown’s first master-planned industrial business park, the 146-acre NorthPark35, at I-35 and SH 130 broke ground Nov. 11.

Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Kalahari to open Nov. 12 as Round Rock's second-largest employer

Kalahari has hired about 1,050 employees, and by spring 2021 the resort is expected to employ about 1,200 people.


Georgetown rakes in $2.7M in sales tax revenue defying ongoing pandemic

The data reflects sales in August.