May 11, 2023

The Perks of Living in an Austin Community with Natural Amenities

Many Austin master-planned communities tout great amenities like pools and fitness facilities, but how many also offer a multitude of natural amenities to help you lead an active lifestyle? Known as a “Naturehood,” Whisper Valley features organic gardens, copious greenspace, parks, trails, a...

April 26, 2023

Austin Ranks Among Top Solar Cities in the Nation

As one of the nation’s leading sustainable cities, it’s no surprise Austin now also ranks among the top “solar cities” in the U.S. Besting cities like Palm Springs, San Francisco and Las Vegas, Austin lands No. 3 on Thumbtack’s list of top solar cities. The list represents the cities...

January 10, 2023

What’s New at the Tesla Austin Gigafactory

2022 was a landmark year for Tesla as the EV giant moved its global headquarters to Austin and unveiled Gigafactory Texas during the Cyber Rodeo opening party in April. The facility began delivering Model Y vehicles and is also expected to produce the company’s highly-anticipated...

November 10, 2022

Things To Do East Austin: Our Ultimate Activities Guide

There are a lot of things to do in east Austin. You can go cafe hopping, see live music fun, eat at some of the best restaurants in town, or visit one of the museums. No matter what you're looking for, east Austin, TX, has something for you. Keep reading to learn more about all the great things...

August 10, 2022

Report: Austin Among Most Sustainable Cities in Nation

Austin is getting recognition in a new ranking of the USA’s most sustainable destinations. Austin ranks in the top 10 of sustainable cities in the new report by Park Sleep Fly. The travel blog determined its list of sustainable cities through a number of factors including carbon footprint per...

May 25, 2022

Austin Remains Among Top U.S. Cities for Movers

A new list of the nation’s most popular cities to move to shows Austin remains a hot spot for relocation. Moving data collected by Penske Truck Rental indicates Austin was the ninth hottest U.S. moving destination in 2021 – down from the Capital City’s No. 4 ranking in 2020. Penske...

May 11, 2022

Austin Area Farmers Markets to Check Out This Summer

Buying seasonal food is not only fresher, tastier and more nutritious, but it’s also better for the environment. It’s easy to find seasonal produce and support local farmers by shopping at Austin area farmers markets! Here in Austin, we’re fortunate to have access to a variety of farmers...

January 10, 2022

Austin Ranked Top City for Job Seekers

The draw of “Silicon Hills” remains stronger than ever as Austin was declared the top city for job seekers in the nation, according to a new report by Realtor.com. The report analyzed data from LinkedIn to determine the top location where job seekers are planting roots. According to the...

December 8, 2021

Big Tech Companies Near Whisper Valley

The Austin tech scene has grown tremendously in recent years with major companies relocating from California and calling “Silicon Hills” home. Oracle and Tesla announced plans to move to Austin in 2020, and Samsung recently revealed plans to build a new chip-making facility in nearby Taylor,...

March 29, 2021

Opinion: Got geothermal? Texas does and ought to tap the resource

It is easy to look back at the recent Texas cold snap and identify the fixes needed in the energy grid. The oil and gas industry will also play a role in addressing the financial impact from COVID-19. Thus, the question becomes: How can we diversify our Texas energy portfolio while providing...