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2012-07-12 10:25:18

AUSTIN, Texas, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Computer-and Internet-based 501(c)3 Austin Free-Net (AFN) will begin low-cost Technology Certification Prep Classes September 10, 2012. A first-of-its-kind for AFN, the class will cost 40 percent less than the current going rate. The professionally instructed Strata IT Fundamentals, A+ and Network+ education is $3,000 and includes all materials, including a full computer system, which students will configure and keep at the end of...

2012-06-26 23:03:58

Regent Property Group, Austin's leading luxury property group, reports four major projects planned for the Market District in Downtown Austin. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 Regent Property Group reports multiple plans for new development in the Downtown Austin Market District, located on the western edge of downtown, which includes a proposed 493,000 square feet of office space, 70,000 square feet of retail and 370 apartments. Schlosser Development Corp. is behind most of the new plans...

2012-06-25 06:28:05

AUSTIN, Texas, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIDS Services of Austin (ASA) and AGLIFF (Austin Gay & Lesbian International Film Festival) unite to present BIG LOVE: ASA + AGLIFF Joint 25th Anniversary Fundraiser on Saturday, August 18 to celebrate the organizations' significant contributions to the community and spark inspiration for their future efforts. Join us at the reopening of the Dobie Theater for this special event, where we'll take a retrospective look at our...

2012-06-06 23:03:28

Texas scores second in the nation in a survey of small business climates; healthy statewide business culture evident in robust Austin real estate and Austin home search market. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 06, 2012 Luxury home brokerage Regent Property Group reports Texas has been named the #2 friendliest state for small businesses, with its capital of Austin also receiving high marks, in a nationwide survey by Thumbtack.com. “As a business owner in the market of helping clients start...

2012-06-01 23:02:36

Regent Property Group and home builders reported increased sales in May, indicative of improved sales for both new and existing homes in the Austin Home Search market and beyond. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 Austin´s Regent Property Group reports home builders have a new confidence in the market for single-family homes following the gain of five points on The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index in May, bringing the total points up to 29. This...

2012-05-31 23:02:38

Downtown Austin condo sales totaled $30.5 million in the first quarter, with the averages sales price close to $1 million, as Austin luxury homes across sectors pick up speed. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 30, 2012 Austin isn´t just growing out as the population increases, it´s quickly growing up, reports Regent Property Group. Luxury high rises in Downtown Austin have seen a quick jump in volume as the area, a major hub of the city for both work and play, has become a desirable home to...

2012-05-27 23:00:31

Regent Property Group reports that with Austin adding over 13,200 private-sector jobs in 2011, numerous factors now indicate the Austin economy is on an upward swing, giving rise to the potential for increased viability in the Austin luxury home market, good news for those conducting an Austin Home Search. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 26, 2012 Regent Property Group Founder Brian Talley reports increased internal pressure on the Austin real estate market, as improving conditions across numerous...

2012-05-24 23:02:10

Austin boasts the healthiest small-business climate in the South for the third year in a row in On Numbers annual rankings of regional markets, which bodes well for continued strength in the Austin real estate market. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 23, 2012 For the third year in a row, Austin has held its title as the South's small-business champion. Rankings from On Numbers show the city with the healthiest small-business climate out of 37 Southern markets. This is good news for anyone planning to...

2012-05-22 10:21:44

AUSTIN, Texas, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Howdy Honda, an Austin Honda dealership, is pleased to announce their participation with Austin Gives: Businesses Giving Back. For those unfamiliar, Austin Gives is a new local program that is focused on encouraging and recognizing business philanthropy in Austin, Texas. Austin Gives will annually highlight local businesses that contribute at least one percent of pre-tax earnings to charitable organizations. (Photo:...

2012-05-09 23:03:03

Forbes has named Austin the fastest growing city in America, with the fourth strongest economy, a report that only can bolster the already thriving Austin real estate and Austin luxury homes market. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 09, 2012 Austin REALTORS at Regent Property Group know the importance of keeping tabs on economic, civic, government, and business news in Austin. Fluctuations in the job market have a direct impact on the demand for housing, and Austin´s in-flux state has it...