Austin in the News

                                                              What They’re Saying About Us or…
                                                    (The Future’s So Bright Ya Gotta Wear Shades)

  Austin is just simply not like the rest of Texas. From the quirky cast of characters that populate Congress  Avenue to burnt orange-clad University of Texas students, bats to Longhorns, four-star restaurants to downtown barbecue joints, corporate CEOs to thriving musicians, Texas' capital city stands apart from the rest.


2016 News Headlines

·       May 27           Austin ranks No. 6 nationally on 2016 list of “Best Cities for Jobs”



·       April 4            San Marcos is one of the 25 Best Places to Retire



·       March 28       Austin is No. 8 on Best Cities for Recent Grads list



·       March 17       Austin has the 4th largest share of creative economy jobs among

U.S. metros



·       March 8         Austin is America’s Fastest-Growing City



·       March 4         Austin is No. 6 on list of the 200 Most Educated Cities in America



·       March 2         Austin is No. 2 on U.S. News Best Places to Live ranking

U.S. News and World Report


·       March 1         Austin is ranked No. 2 in U.S. for retail real estate

Investment prospects

Marcus and Millichap


·       January 29     Austin is the Best City for Young Families in 2016



·       January 27     Austin ranks No. 11 for Venture Capital Investment in 2015

National Venture Capital Association


·       January 26     Austin is 13th on global ranking of metro areas based on Venture

Capital investment and on a per capita basis, Austin ranks 6th

Martin Prosperity Institute


·       January 26     Austin in the 2nd Best Metro for STEM Professionals in 2016



·       January 20     Austin is the 3rd Best Place to Live and Work as a Moviemaker

in 2016


·       January 20     Austin is the 20th Fittest City in the U.S. and the Fittest City in Texas

ACSM American Fitness Index


·       January 19     Austin ranks as the fifth Most Future-Ready City

Dell Future Ready Economics


·       January 14     Austin tops “America’s Cities of the Future” ranking of cities most

to prosper over the next decade



·       January 4       Austin ranks as the 3rd Best City to Find a Job in 2016



For comparable news information on Austin 2015-2009, please contact me.

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