Austin Area Employment is Rebounding!

Although we are not out of the woods yet it appears that the Austin area economy has weathered the pandemic well.  According to a recent article in the Austin American Statesman the Austin area, which are the counties of Travis, Williamson, Bastrop, Caldwell, and...

Austin’s Apple Employment

With so much gloomy news we’re happy to repeat some good news for our local area as provided by our local paper the Austin American Statesman as posted in a recent article. Austin is Apple’s largest hub outside of its Cupertino, California headquarters, and the...

Leander Springs – What’s That?

As reported in the Austin American Statesman this week, a $1 billon, that’s right, $1 billon mixed use project is proposed to be built in Leander.  The project is called Leander Springs and will be built out over 12 to 15 years but will start with a 4 acre lagoon and...

RigUp Austin

Austin-based RigUp, which provides a platform for the oil and gas industry, says it is hiring 350 trades workers to support construction of a new solar project in eastern Travis County.  RigUp said it is looking to immediately fill positions for construction and...

Tesla Comes to Austin

Just this week we learned that Apple and Amazon will be creating about 10,000 new jobs in the Austin area and now we have more good news – actually great news.  Austin beat out Oklahoma City to become the new manufacturing site for Tesla’s pickup trucks.  They will...

The 3 A’s: Austin, Amazon, Apple

More good news about our local economy has been reported by the local paper the Austin American Statesman.  First, the unemployment rate which was at about 11.5% due to the pandemic is now around 7.5%.  Previous to the pandemic the unemployment rate was around 2.5%....