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Where Millennials and Seniors Have Moved Since the Recession - Route Fifty
As for where young adults are migrating, Houston; Denver; Dallas; Seattle; Austin, Texas; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Portland, Oregon all saw net migration gains exceeding 7,000 people.
demographics  workforce-migration  diaspora  charlotte  Austin  seattle  portland-oregon  Around-the-web  leading-locations  Metros  this-week-449 
10 weeks ago by areadevelopment
How to Build a Multigenerational City in Austin, Texas - CityLab
The lives of the young and the old rarely cross in many American cities. After I moved to Austin, I used a volunteer opportunity as a way to change that.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  Austin  texas  southwest  cities  demographics  quality-of-life  urban-planning  urban-revitalization 
11 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Why Is Apple Opening a Campus in the Austin Suburbs? - CityLab
By adding thousands more jobs outside the Texas capital, Apple has followed a tech expansion playbook that may just exacerbate economic inequality.
this-week-445  Around-the-web  Matt  apple  tech  high-tech  technology  Austin  texas  southwest  site-selection  economic-development  jobs  suburbs  cities 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
Apple vows to bring up to 15K new jobs to Austin with 133-acre campus - Fast Company
Apple has just announced plans to build a new $1 billion campus in Austin. It is also going to open two smaller sites in Seattle, San Diego, and Culver City, California–as well as has plans to expand in other cities too, including Pittsburgh; New York; Boston; Boulder, Colorado; and Portland, Oregon.
this-week-444  Around-the-web  Matt  apple  economic-development  site-selection  jobs  tech  high-tech  technology  Austin  texas  southwest 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
Amazon Second Headquarters: Atlanta and Austin Now Lead - Fortune
Amazon will make a big splash in 2018 by announcing the location of its second corporate headquarters—a prize expected to bring prestige and as many as 50,000 high paying jobs to the winning city.
this-week-309  Around-the-web  Matt  amazon  headquarters  retail  ecommerce  high-tech  tech  technology  site-selection  economic-development  Austin  Atlanta  Georgia  texas  southwest  south-atlantic  jobs 
january 2018 by areadevelopment
Fifty years in, IBM is still shaping Austin's tech sector - 512tech
IBM’s 50th anniversary in Austin comes as the company is struggling to reinvent itself, as growth in IBM’s legacy businesses selling hardware, software and services is slowing amid the shift to cloud computing.
Around-the-web  Matt  texas  Austin  southwest  IBM  electronics-industry  high-tech  tech  technology  this-week-395 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
Here's how your city can become the next Austin, Texas - TheHill
A symptom of success, cities like Austin are straining under rapid population growth. Improving physical infrastructure improves economic growth.
Metros  economic-development-news  urban-revitalization  Austin  texas  government-policy  infrastructure  urban-planning  Around-the-web  opinion 
june 2017 by areadevelopment
How Apple Empowers, and Employs, the American Working Class - The New York Times
The region’s economy has deep roots in technology and is home to a number of big tech employers, most notably Dell. Apple’s influence in the area extends beyond the people on its direct payroll. It has 350 suppliers in Texas alone.
apple  regional-reports  Austin  texas  high-tech  industry-reports  call-centers  supply-chain  electronics-industry  backshoring  china  business-globalization  global-supply-chain  Around-the-web  this-week-371 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
The Importance of Manufacturing in Tech Metros - Emsi
Austin, Texas, is a tech-driven metro. There’s no getting around that fact. Of the major tech markets in the US, only San Jose has a higher share of tech jobs than Austin. But as our friend Brian Kelsey showed in new research, manufacturing is also a huge player in the central Texas economy.

Really, though, it’s tech-driven manufacturing that’s leading the way in Austin … and in other prominent tech economies.
demographics  economic-analysis  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  advanced-technology  Austin  silicon-valley  industry-clusters  Around-the-web  this-week-358 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
AffloVest’s International Biophysics Corporation of Austin, Texas, Inshores Manufacturing to United States - Area Development
AffloVest's producer, International Biophysics Corporation in Austin, Texas, is bringing manufacturing of one of its main products back to the United States.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Austin  texas  southwest  manufacturing 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Austin plans to build the [re]Manufacturing Hub at former landfill - Austin American-Statesman
Austin Resource Recovery, the city’s trash and recycling department, is working to make that happen by developing the [re]Manufacturing Hub at the site of the city landfill off FM 812, which no longer accepts materials. The city’s plan for those 95 acres is to house about a dozen businesses, all involved in the work or research of making recyclables into goods. Those companies would lease land from the city at or below market rate and build their own facilities.
Austin  texas  urban-revitalization  industry-clusters  public-private-partnerships  green-economy  Around-the-web  this-week-343 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Beyond Silicon Valley: Promising New Tech Boomtowns - Area Development
In its quest for lower costs, modern facilities, and access to talent, the booming tech sector is finding it can strike gold outside California.
area-development-features  Matt  high-tech  tech  technology  silicon-valley  Austin  nashville  phoenix  las-vegas  san-francisco  california  pacific-states  southwest  south  tennesee  arizona  Nevada  texas  mountain-states 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
4 U.S. regions rivaling Silicon Valley - Mashable
As many startups promote themselves as "the Uber of" or "the Airbnb of" their respective industries, many cities around the U.S. aim to align with the hotbed of tech and startup activity that defines Silicon Valley.
this-week-325  Around-the-web  Matt  high-tech  technology  silicon-valley  colorado  mountain-states  north-carolina  south-atlantic  research-triangle  Florida  Austin  texas  southwest 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Gerson Lehrman Group Expands Footprint In Austin, Texas - Area Development
Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. signed a new 10-year lease for 41,803 square feet of office space at 301 Congress Avenue in downtown Austin, Texas. The company will nearly double its footprint.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Austin  texas  southwest 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Joint Venture Partners Plan 28-Story Office Tower In Downtown Austin, Texas - Area Development
Austin-based Cielo Property Group and TIER REIT, Inc. a Dallas-based real estate investment trust, have partnered to build a 28-story, 349,000-square-foot, office tower at 208 Nueces St. in southwest downtown Austin, Texas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  texas  southwest  Austin  office 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Volex moving its HQ from California to Austin - Austin Business Journal
Volex PLC — an electrical, fiber optic and power cord supplier — is moving its U.S. data division headquarters to Austin from Santa Clara, California.
volex  corporate-headquarters  site-selection  Austin  texas  california  electronics-industry  high-tech  Around-the-web 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
How 8 Cities Score on Making the Tech Hub Concept Work for Them – Next City
The cities with the strongest markets for civic innovation are also the cities where entrepreneurs believe strong connections exist between the tech community — those forming tech startups — and civic actors — those interested in solving entrenched municipal problems.
innovation-hubs  Metros  new-orleans  new-york-city  san-francisco  Boston  Washington-DC  Austin  chicago  high-tech  silicon-valley  entrepreneurship  this-week-308  Around-the-web 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Is Texas still a threat to land Tesla’s gigafactory? -
At this point, groundbreaking has not taken place in any of the other strong candidate sites like Tucson, San Antonio or Dallas. The wild card in this sweepstakes are the incentive packages being crafted behind closed doors.
austin  texas  california  reno  nevada  tesla  gigafactory  taxes-incentives  around-the-web 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Charles Schwab Plans $230 Million Investment To Open El Paso Operations Center-Upgrades Austin, Texas, Campus - Area Development
Charles Schwab Corporation is opening a new operations center in El Paso and strengthening its presence in Austin, Texas. Combined, the projects will create more than 1,200 jobs and more than $230 million in capital investment in the state.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  financial-industry  texas  southwest  el-paso  austin  jobs  operations-center  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
july 2014 by areadevelopment
Alafair Biosciences Receives Texas Emerging Technology Funds To Develop-Manufacture Internal Wound Healing Products - Area Development
Texas Emerging Technology Fund awarded $2 million to Alafair Biosciences Inc. for the commercialization of its internal wound healing devices. Alafair licensed and developed the patented technology with the University of Texas at Austin.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  texas  southwest  manufacturing  biotech  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  life-sciences  austin 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Lessons from the Austin Technology Incubator’s first 25 years - Xconomy
The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI) turned 25 this week. So it may be worth examining ATI for lessons on incubator sustainability.
business-incubators  austin  high-tech  startup  this-week-248  around-the-web 
february 2014 by areadevelopment
Emerson Process Management Opens Nearly $70 Million Innovation Center Near Austin, Texas - Area Development
Emerson Process Management opened its 282,000 square foot, nearly $70 million, Innovation Center - Process Systems and Solutions campus in Round Rock, Texas, near Austin.
economic-development  site-selection  matt  austin  texas  area-development-news  southwest  innovation-centers 
january 2014 by areadevelopment
HID Global Opens $35 Million World Headquarters-North American Operations Center In Austin, Texas - Area Development
HID Global, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, opened its new $35 million World Headquarters and North American Operations Center in Austin, Texas. The campus features 250,000 square feet of manufacturing, office and warehouse space on 22 acres in North Austin’s Tech Ridge area.
economic-development  site-selection  matt  headquarters  austin  texas  southwest  manufacturing  area-development-news 
january 2014 by areadevelopment
athenahealth Inc. Invests $13 Million To Expand Its Austin, Texas, Operations Center - Area Development
A leading provider of cloud-based services for electronic health records, practice management and care coordination, athenahealth Inc. will invest more than $13 million to expand its Austin, Texas, operations center in support of its health information technology services platform, creating 607 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  matt  austin  texas  southwest  operations-center  jobs  medical-industry  incentives-mention  area-development-news 
january 2014 by areadevelopment
A tale of tech and energy--and brains - Milken Institute
The Milken Institute’s annual Best-Performing Cities index ranks American cities based on economic outcomes, not the business climate and quality of life factors that might help create them, so there is no checklist of determinants for success. But if there were, Austin, Texas, would probably tick all the boxes.
ranking  austin  metros  economic-indicator-reports  this-week-241  around-the-web 
december 2013 by areadevelopment
Oracle America Invests $5.4 Million In Austin, Texas, Expansion - Area Development Online
Oracle America is investing $5.4 million to expand its operations in Austin, Texas, establishing an additional office and creating 200 jobs.
austin  jobs  texas  taxes-incentives  economic-development  site-selection  matt 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
ClimbTech To Relocate Manufacturing Of Newest Product From Asia To Austin, Texas - Area Development Online
ClimbTech, an industry-leading manufacturer of climbing, fall protection and rope-access equipment, plans to move its manufacturing from Asia to Austin, Texas.
austin  manufacturing  texas  economic-development  site-selection  matt 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
SoftServe Opens Center of Excellence In Austin, Texas - Area Development Online
SoftServe, a global outsourced product and application development company, opened its Center of Excellence at One Congress Plaza, Austin, Texas. This new facility will house a state-of-the-art UI/UX learning center for both customers and business partners staffed with domain and technology experts. The office will also house UI/UX engineers, product and service management and the consulting practice.
austin  texas  economic-development  site-selection  engineering  center-of-excellence  matt 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
America's Top 25 High-Tech Hotspots - The Atlantic Cities
In todays knowledge economy, high-tech firms and high-paying, high-tech jobs are key factors in economic growth and prosperity. Some economists have estimated that every high-tech job creates an additional five or so spinoff jobs, a significant ripple effect through the economy.
austin  salt-lake-city  silicon-valley  boston  demographics  high-tech  new-york-city  new-orleans  madison  industry-clusters 
october 2013 by areadevelopment
A Top Tech City, But Austin Needs More STEM Workers - Xconomy
Perhaps due to the Texas tenets of self-reliance and entrepreneurship—and certainly due to a community predilection toward creativity and innovation—Austin’s technology sector is a varied and diverse industry.
austin  innovation-hubs  this-week-221  STEM-workforce  workforce-development  industry-reports  around-the-web  metros  skills-gap  high-tech  skilled-labor 
july 2013 by areadevelopment
Google or Not, Cities Pin Hopes on Gigabit Networks - Digital Communities
Smaller cities like Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Tullahoma, Tenn., are popping up in headlines with announcements of their own gigabit fiber networks. Vermont Telephone Company made the news with an announcement of gigabit service availability for $35 a month. As more cities look to Chattanooga, Tenn. and the Google Fiber cities of Kansas City; Provo, Utah; and Austin, Texas, they see a future. These cities, full of hope to boost their local economies and reinvent themselves, want to be a part of the gigabit movement and all that goes with it.
metros  ICT  infrastructure  broadband  this-week-220  around-the-web  kansas-city  austin  provo  google-fiber 
june 2013 by areadevelopment
Mtech Plans $3.5 Million Investment To Relocate To Pflugerville Community Development Near Austin, Texas - Area Development Online
Mtech, a commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning, plumbing and electrical services company and subsidiary of Comfort Systems USA, will construct a $3.5 million, 33,000-square-foot regional headquarters building for its 200 employees at the Pflugerville Community Development, located 16 miles northeast of Austin and just south of Round Rock in the central part of the Lone Star State.
austin  jobs  texas  economic-development  site-selection  matt 
june 2013 by areadevelopment
Austin’s High-Tech Ecosystem: An In-Depth Look at Tech Jobs and Supply Chains - EMSI
Working with EMSI and a group of business and economic development experts, the Statesman analyzed data on dozens of detailed tech industries from 2001-2012 and grouped them into five major clusters — semiconductors, computers and electronics, software, web and mobile, and life sciences.
around-the-web  Austin  metros  texas  demographics  this-week-216  high-tech  industry-clusters  economic-indicator-reports-analysis 
may 2013 by areadevelopment
Gov. Perry: Texas Remains at Forefront of New Technology - Office of the Governor Rick Perry
Gov. Rick Perry applauded Texas' progress and hard work in taking another step forward towards becoming the nation's hub for innovation, collaboration and competition in technology development and manufacturing.
austin  google  this-week-210  around-the-web  google-fiber  texas  broadband  matt 
april 2013 by areadevelopment
The Fastest-Growing Cities for Tech Jobs Now - CNNMoney
Local efforts to support startups have helped turn some unexpected places into hotbeds of IT activity. Job hunting? Think St. Louis, or Charlotte.
austin  jobs  technology  metros  texas  matt  north-carolina  michigan  missouri  around-the-web  arizona  high-tech  charlotte  detroit  st.louis  ranking  phoenix  this-week-207 
march 2013 by areadevelopment
Take a peek inside Facebook's growing Austin office -
With 125 employees, Facebook's year-old Austin office in the 300 block of West Sixth Street is the company's biggest U.S. operation outside of its headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif. Comparable company offices are in Dublin, Ireland, and Hyderabad, India.
workforce-development  around-the-web  this-week-127  facility-planning  corporate-real-estate  high-tech  labor  austin 
may 2011 by areadevelopment
Austin leads nation in small-business vitality rankings - The Business Journals
Austin is the U.S. market that is most conducive to the creation and development of small businesses, according to the latest On Numbers rankings.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  this-week-125  austin  texas  ranking  site-selection 
april 2011 by areadevelopment

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