FRISCO – New office space is coming to Frisco, which has less than 5 percent of its current tenant space still available, according to city officials. more »
Regarded as one of the fastest growing counties in the U.S., Fort Bend County has seen its population almost double from 350,000 in 2000 to nearly 650,000 today. more »
Retail growth in the city of Magnolia is rising, as the city has a 92 percent retail occupancy rate within the city limits and plenty of undeveloped land allowing for future developments and growth more »
Clients of Ashley House, a Frisco real estate broker, don’t believe her when she tells them a homeowner might not accept an offer made above list price and only days after the house has gone on the market. more »
Almost 65 years ago, the state formally designated FM 1463 to run from US 90 to Flewellen, a community of about 50 people and one business, at FM 1093. more »
Twisted X Brewing Co. could have moved anywhere when it outgrew its Cedar Park home. more »
The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority is about 16 percent complete as of Feb. 26 with its MoPac Improvement Project that will add one toll lane in each direction between Cesar Chavez Street and Parmer Lane. more »
Austin City Council approved economic incentive deals Feb. 20 with two companies that will bring 640 jobs to the city. This includes 470 jobs from Websense, which could relocate its headquarters to North Austin, and 170 jobs coming from Dropbox. more »
Short-term vacation rentals have become Austin’s most popular hotel alternative among not only travelers but also would-be bed-and-breakfast innkeepers. more »
Retail growth is following new mobility options as Cypress pushes farther west with the opening of the new Grand Parkway Segment E. New retail developments are in the works or planned for the Fry Road corridor south of Hwy. 290. more »
Around the State
The North Austin Community Garden, located at 1000 W. Rundberg Lane, has 30 small plots and seven larger plots and residents may begin gardening this spring. The YMCA also offers ADA-accessible plots.
The Concordia University System has named the Rev. Dr. Dean O. Wenthe as its next president. Wenthe will lead 10 colleges and universities belonging to the higher education system including the Austin location.
National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden appeared via teleconference at SXSW on March 10 to discuss national cybersecurity.
Williamson County Judge Dan Gattis lifted the countywide burn ban March 10.
After serving as the managing entity behind the development of the Fairfield master-planned community since 1995, Friendswood Development Company has officially purchased the community from ExxonMobil.
University of Houston System Regents approved a report from a UH-Sugar Land task force recommending the University of Houston become the only institution offering programs at the Sugar Land campus.
Todd Renshaw, the city of Frisco director of public safety, will retire after 20 years of service with the city and 31 years of experience in law enforcement and public safety.
For the past several months, members of the George Foundation's Youth in Philanthropy program have been gathering and organizing bricks that were once part of the Imperial refinery in an effort to preserve some of the area's history.
The Woodlands Development Company has announced its latest restaurant to open in the Hughes Landing development. Local Pour will open later this year on what is being billed by the Development Company as “Restaurant Row.”
Anne Wojcicki, co-founder and CEO of 23andMe, a biotech firm that promises to give customers access to their individual genome, dreams of a different kind of health care system.