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First Austin-area 365 by Whole Foods Market opens in Cedar Park

First Austin-area 365 by Whole Foods Market opens in Cedar Park

The first Austin-area location of Whole Foods Market’s low-cost stores, 365 by Whole Foods Market, opened in The Parke shopping center in Cedar Park Wednesday morning.The store houses two other Austin-area companies, Easy Tiger, which will serve its full menu, including beer, wine, coffee and baked goods, and JuiceLand,...
BREAKING NEWS: Hutto announces business and industrial park deal

BREAKING NEWS: Hutto announces business and industrial park deal

Hutto Innovation Business Park will be built in Hutto, with more than 800,000 square feet of industrial and business space in six buildings. It’s the first time Hutto has had a “spec” building to offer companies that are considering the move to Central Texas.The 72 acres of land, referred to...
Georgetown staff to present GoGeo. routes, stops, fares and logo to City Council today

Georgetown staff to present GoGeo. routes, stops, fares and logo to City Council today

Ongoing ProjectsThe city of Georgetown broke ground in October on a project to extend Mays Street from Teravista Parkway and Bass Pro Drive in Round Rock to the intersection of Westinghouse and Rabbit Hill roads in Georgetown. Williamson County has plans to extend Mays north from Oakmont and Paloma drives...
City of Round Rock considering ordinance changes to building height restrictions

City of Round Rock considering ordinance changes to building height restrictions

After three years of a downtown development ordinance to keep buildings to three stories or less, the city of Round Rock is considering changes to its building code.Planning and Development Director Brad Wiseman said the city is considering updating the code to allow buildings to be built to heights...
Cedar Park council approves stricter noise regulations

Cedar Park council approves stricter noise regulations

Cedar Park City Council adopted changes March 9 to its noise-regulation ordinance that would further limit the allowable level of sound in the city.City staff conducted a noise assessment study in spring 2016 that centered around Lone Star Grille & Amphitheater and examined ordinances in other cities. Based on those results,...
Round Rock City Council gives go ahead to more affordable housing units

Round Rock City Council gives go ahead to more affordable housing units

At the Round Rock City Council meeting Thursday night, the council unanimously approved letting a proposed affordable housing complex, Shadow Ridge Apartments, increase its number of anticipated units from 265 to 325.In November, Pedcor Investments, LLC, the developer, received initial approval for the 265 units, but needs to increase that number now....
Hutto ISD attendance rise may mean new high school

Hutto ISD attendance rise may mean new high school

The enrollment for Hutto ISD has more than doubled in the past 10 years, and the majority of the district’s 10 schools will exceed their capacity in the next five years, officials said. New schools, including a second high school, are on the horizon, according to officials.Current enrollment for all...
City, chamber officials team for Round Rock’s economic development

City, chamber officials team for Round Rock’s economic development

Leaders in Round Rock point to a successful partnership that feeds the city’s economic growth, bringing regular announcements of new businesses and industries coming to town.The system has changed over the years, but what works for economic development is the current pact between the city of Round Rock...
Hutto undergoing process of updating future land-use as well as zoning maps

Hutto undergoing process of updating future land-use as well as zoning maps

Hutto’s 2040 Comprehensive Plan, adopted in May 2015, includes a future land-use map from 2009. According to city officials, the map is outdated and needs to keep up with the growth of the city of approximately 24,000.The projected population of the city is 37,744 by 2030 and up to 48,064 by 2040. It will not stop...
5 features of Austin Community College Round Rock Campus expansion project

5 features of Austin Community College Round Rock Campus expansion project

Austin Community College will break ground Tuesday on a Round Rock Campus expansion that will feature new and advanced education and training facilities. The 10 a.m. groundbreaking event is free and open to the public.The second phase project will add a 45,000-square-foot general education building and renovation of existing...

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