Central Austin
5:30 PM Jun 14, 2022 CDT

Travis County increases homestead exemptions by $10K for senior, disabled residents

The commissioners approved increasing the homestead exemption to $110,000 for residents age 65 and up as well as those with disabilities.


Central Austin

Workforce Solutions Capital Area announces Hire Local plan, 1,000 job training scholarships

The plan will encourage employers to hire locally while helping train individuals for higher-skilled jobs.


New Braunfels

New economic development plan in New Braunfels set to prioritize job creation, land use strategies

The strategic plan is expected to begin implementation in January 2023 and will continue over five years.



Central Austin

Report shows ACL contributed record high $369.16 million to Austin economy, 2022 lineup announced

Austin's public park system will also receive nearly $7 million for improvements as a result of the 2021 festival.


Howard Hughes Corp. to move headquarters to The Woodlands

The Howard Hughes Corp. announced Oct. 21 it will move its headquarters from Dallas to The Woodlands as part of its cost-saving Transformation Plan.


New Braunfels

Local building supply company set to expand New Braunfels operation

More than $5 million in business development investments will create 38 new jobs in New Braunfels.


San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

GSMP President Adriana Cruz named state executive director of economic development and tourism

Gov. Greg Abbott has named Adriana Cruz, currently president of the Greater San Marcos Partnership, as executive director of the Economic Development and Tourism Division within his office.



Cedar Park | Leander

School district consulting firm moving from Austin to Cedar Park

MSB Consulting, a consulting firm for school districts, is moving its headquarters from Austin to Cedar Park.


San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Buda EDC names Traci Anderson as new executive director

The Buda Economic Development Corporation has named Traci Anderson as its new executive director.