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%....

San Jose’s loss is Austin’s Gain

From a recent article in the Austin American Statesman, another San Jose firm has decided to move their HQ from San Jose to Austin.  Although not a large firm, FileTrail with its 38 employees is moving from expensive San Jose to much more reasonable Austin.  And they...

Another Firm Moving to Austin

Amid all the sad news concerning the coronavirus it is refreshing to get some good news. From the Austin American Statesman I read that San Francisco based AirTable will be opening an Austin office and employ 100 over the next year and half. The firm has a platform...