Central Austin
6:11 PM May 31, 2022 CDT

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.



Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Seven area chambers of commerce announce support for Williamson County roads and parks bond

Seven area chambers of commerce pledged support Oct. 22 for the proposed $447 million Williamson County roads and parks bond in front of the Williamson County Courthouse.


Cedar Park | Leander

Cities of Leander, Cedar Park update budgets, adjust tax rates to manage growth

As Cedar Park and Leander continue to experience population growth, local leaders are adjusting budgets to meet demands.



Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Cities of Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto increase budgets, adjust tax rates to manage growth

As Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto experience rapid population growth, city staff and local leaders are adjusting budgets to meet resident demands.


Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Tourists spent $318M in Round Rock in 2018. What does that mean for locals?

Tourists visiting Round Rock accounted for $318 million in direct travel spending in 2018, according to data from the Travel Texas Economic Impact Report and the Round Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau.


San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

City of Kyle announces 850-job economic incentive agreement with SmileDirectClub

An economic incentive agreement between the city of Kyle and SmileDirectClub’s Access Dental Lab will bring 850 jobs to the city of Kyle via the Hays Logistics Center, an industrial development near I-35.