ROUND ROCK/PFLUGERVILLE/HUTTO – Williamson County’s plan for managing its roadways has shifted from a strategy of staying ahead of traffic demands to one of simply trying not to fall behind. more »
The build-out of the 130 Commerce Center along SH 130 represents not only a step forward in development but also the opening of a gateway into Pflugerville. more »
Building permits, certificates of occupancy, Planning & Zoning agendas—the strength of Frisco’s economy can be measured with a variety of tools. more »
With a number of established retail destinations and several new developments coming in, the retail industry in Fort Bend County is on the rise. more »
As the rollout of the Affordable Care Act—often dubbed Obamacare—goes into effect, with it comes changes and uncertainty, not just for the local health care industry, but also for Tomball and Magnolia residents. more »
In Northwest Austin, where home sales and appreciation continue to rise, homebuyers have not been fazed by the sticker shock of increasing home prices. more »
From the array of award-winning restaurants and food manufacturers to the sustainable food producers striving to provide healthy options, officials in Austin are looking to boost the local food industry in a variety of ways. more »
Katy ISD is meeting or exceeding all state education standards, remains in good standing fiscally and is planning for increased enrollment projected at three to five percent annually in the next few years, Superintendent Alton Frailey said. more »
The area north of I-10 along the Grand Parkway is poised for widespread residential developments in coming years spearheaded by some prominent home builders, according to industry experts. more »
Around the State
The second annual Keep Austin Generous week kicks off Dec. 6 and encourages residents and businesses to help make Austin the most philanthropic city per capita in the U.S.
Recognized online real estate brokerage Movoto Real Estate has named Frisco the best mid-size city to move to in the U.S.
Mary Poché will end her nearly four-year tenure as business recruitment specialist for the Pflugerville Community Development Corp. on Dec. 27 to take a position in Decatur, Texas.
The Hutto Economic Development Corp. announced the hire of Emily Butler as its executive assistant Dec. 5.
The first psychiatric emergency department in Central Texas is expected to open at the University Medical Center Brackenridge in spring 2014, Central Health and Seton Healthcare Family announced Dec. 3.
Officials from Pflugerville and Hawaiian Falls held a ground breaking and luau to kick off construction on a new water and adventure park in the city.
Buda City Council all but pulled the plug on outdoor music when it adopted an ordinance on Dec. 3 reducing the decibel levels and times during which loud noise can be produced.
Georgetown’s Convention and Visitors Bureau Board is accepting applications for hotel occupancy tax grants to help events that bring overnight visitors to the city.
About 76 vendors, business owners and nonprofit volunteers will fill the Premier Athletic Complex for the first Living Leander Community Expo from 4–8 p.m. Dec. 5.
Weather permitting, traffic patterns will be changed on Eldorado Parkway and Coit Road as part of the Eldorado widening project beginning Dec. 5, according to city officials.