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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,...
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...
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....
Stakeholders hopeful Round Rock townhomes will boost area

Stakeholders hopeful Round Rock townhomes will boost area

The vacant, rusted Gypsum Supply building located near the Union Pacific Corp. rail line on Bagdad Avenue in downtown Round Rock will soon be a memory.The 3.7-acre lot on which the building stands is the future site for an urban living community set to break ground later this year,...
11 facts about the new Hutto Whataburger and other businesses opening on Monday

11 facts about the new Hutto Whataburger and other businesses opening on Monday

Three new businesses will open in Hutto on Jan. 23. Here is what you need to know:At 9 a.m., Optical by H-E-B will open inside the new Hutto H-E-B Plus store, 5000 Gattis School Road.Hutto City Council and H-E-B leadership will attend a ribbon cutting and H-E-B will announce a...
3 things to know about the new Central Texas bike, pedestrian plan

3 things to know about the new Central Texas bike, pedestrian plan

Formation of the Central Texas region’s active transportation plan is underway, and residents are invited to provide their feedback at 10 upcoming open house events.1. This is the first Regional Active Transportation Plan for Central Texas.Active transportation involves using one’s body to get around, including walking and biking...
The top 3 issues Williamson County faced in 2016 and a forecast for 2017

The top 3 issues Williamson County faced in 2016 and a forecast for 2017

This year kept the Williamson County Commissioners Court busy. Take a look back at some of the big decisions made in 2016 and what is coming in 2017.A question for Dan Gattis, Williamson County judge:Q: With all of the growth Williamson County is experiencing, what are you excited about and...
Downtown Hutto corner may see new life and new businesses by February

Downtown Hutto corner may see new life and new businesses by February

The corner building at 117 East St. is one of several of Hutto’s pre-1900 downtown structures. The goal of owner and developer Josh Claman is to make the building last another 100-plus years.A complete renovation, inside and out, is the goal for Claman, who said he would like to...
Leander considers new development zone

Leander considers new development zone

As apartment complexes, Austin Community College and St. David’s HealthCare fill the space in the north Leander transit-oriented development district, or TOD, city leaders are considering another area for development.The city of Leander is in the initial phases of exploring a second tax increment reinvestment zone, or TIRZ,...
Growth in Williamson County

Growth in Williamson County

The Williamson County Association of REALTORS held an economic update in July on the growth and development of Williamson County. Dr. Jim Gaines from the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M was one of the keynote speakers at this event. Dr. Gaines’ presentation was focused on the unparalleled...

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