ABJ editor: Austin loses Wall Street lustre as another sexy public company bites the dust

One weak area has always been our big-company status on Wall Street. Having companies such as Dell Technologies Inc., HomeAway Inc. and Whole Foods Market Inc. on the stock markets have been good for Austin’s reputation. And reputation matters. The problem: Those companies are no longer on Wall Street — Whole Foods left Aug. 28. That means this city only has two consumer-facing brands left on major stock markets.

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Rodeo Austin CEO: $1.3M was embezzeled but show goes on

About 10 percent of the nonprofit’s budget was allegedly siphoned by a former employee, CEO Rob Golding said. It hasn’t had to cut programming as a result, but significant operational changes have been made.

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Bunker Labs and Irreverent Warriors in Austin and Other Veterans Mobilize to Rescue People Following Hurricane Harvey

On Monday morning following the landfall of Hurricane Harvey, Johnathan Wojtewicz headed to Houston in his truck towing a Jet Ski equipped with a boat deck capable of rescuing nine to ten people and animals. But on the way to Houston, he ended up rescuing about 40 people stranded in their vehicles along the highway […]

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Home of the Day: Luxurious Cottage with Panoramic Lake Views!

By Teal Van Eman, Agent
Home of the Day is presented by the Austin Business Journal with Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty. This is your invitation to view some of Austin’s most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today’s featured property.
2113 Long Acres Cove, Spicewood, TX 78669 | $949,000
Luxurious cottage in prime location with protected panoramic Lake Travis views! This immaculate oasis is ideal for an investment with high rental…

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Home of the Day: Beautiful Southern Country Estate

By Melissa Meeks Killian, Agent
Home of the Day is presented by the Austin Business Journal with Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty. This is your invitation to view some of Austin’s most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today’s featured property.
566 Canyon Rim Drive, Austin, TX 78746 | $895,000
Southern Country Charm, but in the city. This beautiful estate sits on an expansive tree filled lot and is only 15 minutes to Downtown Austin.…

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How executive pay stacks up across the University of Texas System

Gregory Fenves, president of the University of Texas at Austin, is the top-paid administrator of the traditional schools within the 14-campus University of Texas System — but he lags behind several colleagues running health care-focused institutions.
Fenves’ fiscal 2017 salary is $750,000, according to a database compiled by the San Antonio Business Journal. That trails the pay for the head executives at six medical schools in the UT System, as well as Chancellor William McRaven. Fenves was named…

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4 real estate pros to watch: CBRE recruits key employees after raft of defections

Although brokerage giant CBRE Group Inc. has been hit hard in Austin by the departure of several veteran commercial real estate brokers, the company is not resting on its laurels. CBRE has been recruiting a number of impressive young professionals, including four new hires.

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Home of the Day: Panoramic Sunset Views!

By Jeanne White & Susan R. Brown, Agents
Home of the Day is presented by the Austin Business Journal with Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty. This is your invitation to view some of Austin’s most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look around. Click on the gallery image to view today’s featured property.
17209 Majestic Ridge Road, Austin, TX 78738 | $1,100,000
A little slice of heaven at the end of Majestic Ridge with forever views! Just outside of Lakeway on beautiful acreage offering…

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Austin co-working companies offer free space to homeless Houston entrepreneurs

Dozens of co-working companies based in or with offices in Austin have offered free space to Texans displaced by Hurricane Harvey.
The 45 independent, locally owned Austin co-working companies that compose the newly formed Austin Coworking Alliance are among them, said Shelley Delayne, founder and owner of Orange Coworking.
Delayne founded the alliance last week.
Orange Coworking posted the offer to Houston startup employees and others who regularly use co-working spaces before Harvey made landfall…

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3 notable mixed-use, residential projects to pop up in Austin suburbs

About two out of three newcomers to the Austin area end up settling in the suburbs, and that is producing an impressive building boom in the region.
Here’s a rundown of three more new projects:
• In Pflugerville, about 20 minutes north of downtown Austin, City Council is pondering whether the city should partner in a 45-acre project called Pecan District. Developers plan to start building apartments at Pecan Street and Heatherwilde Boulevard in December, and they told city officials their involvement…

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