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Capital Gains: Austin"s new second-tallest building — by a spire — plus new SXSW speakers

Here are some of the weekly news tib-bits we rounded up, including a scenic addition to the skyline, an artful Austin original, a former Microsoft CEO speaking at SXSW and the political divide over data breaches......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2017

Capital Gains: Weird homes keepsake; Small town may star on reality TV

In this week's roundup of news tid-bits, we look at a new book capturing a weird side of Austin, a parody that had us howling at the moon, Bastrop's ambitions to star on a reality TV show and much ado about light rail......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 16th, 2018

News digest: LTCG tax, monetary policy review, stock markets, and more

From long-term capital gains tax implementation to the government planning to start a massive airport building project, BS brings you top stories to keep up with the latest news.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 4th, 2018

Capital Gains: Rugby club brews up a slick jersey sponsorship; App rockets to top of iTunes

In this week's roundup of news tid-bits, we examine the time-tested bond between rugby players and beer brewers, a fitting name for the I-35 corridor, an Austin-made app in high demand and a new spot to get tasty fried churros......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 26th, 2018

Capital Gains: Sixth Street club sold via eBay; Dell collaborates with "Twilight" actress

In this week's roundup of news tid-bits we saw a ginormous mural inside a new building on the UT campus, a downtown music venue owner adding to his portfolio and a new jewelry line courtesy of Dell......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 18th, 2018

Capital Gains: Avenger born in Austin, Clooney is coming & our New Year goooooaaaal!

Each week on pa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 4th, 2018

Capital Gains: Who"s got the better music scene, Austin or Nashville?

In this week'.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2017

Austin grocery chain to anchor major renovation of downtown Dallas skyscraper

One of downtown Dallas' tallest towers — Trammell Crow Center — has landed an upscale grocery store and eatery to help anchor a multimillion-dollar renovation to the 50-story, 1.2 million-square-foot building in the city's central business district......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 29th, 2017

Capital Gains: The ultimate Austin coffee-table book, Vince Young as a pitchman and Waco"s wunderkinds

Each week on page 3 of the weekly edition we wrap up some of the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 23rd, 2017

Capital Gains: Whataburger"s Yeti Coolers connection; Rap stars sell carsharing service; Texas Exes" new exec

Austin carsharing service Car2Go inks rappers a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 16th, 2017

Oregon"s tallest building sells to global real estate giant

That didn't take long. Exactly five months after it announced its 40-story building in downtown Portland was officially on the market, Wells Fargo has sold it to a controlled affiliate of Starwood Capital Group. The building, at 1300 S.W. 5th Ave......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

Capital Gains: Michael Dell, former Austin Black Chamber leader, "Fixer Upper" stars in the headlines

Here are a few of the news tidbits we picked up on this week, from a self-made billionaire's luxurious new high-rise abode to a bit of Central Texas magic at a nationwide retailer......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2017

Capital Gains: CodeNext 2.0 scuttlebutt, our new Hall of Famer & a striking view of Austin"s booming downtown

Each week on page 3 of the weekly edition we round up some of the news, talk and speculation that is rocking Austin's business scene. We call it Capital Gains, and here's what was served up this week......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 22nd, 2017

Capital Gains: Alamo"s Tim League in social media firestorm; Attorney takes wing to offer hurricane aid

ABJ's weekly roundup of local news, talk and speculation on the Austin business scene: Alamo Drafthouse founder Ti.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 14th, 2017

Capital Gains: A fishy deal, a tiff in tech and the "Fortune" of Austin"s oil man

A roundup of local news, talk and speculation on the Austin business scene — sometimes with a quirky twist......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 24th, 2017

Austin"s skyline to reach new heights: High-rise planned to reach more than 60 stories

Renderings emerged Friday of a skyscraper proposed for 600 Guadalupe St. in downtown Austin. Planned to soar more than 60 stories high — perhaps up to 75 — it would be by far the tallest building in the city. The Lynd Co. of San Antonio and Linc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 4th, 2017

Capital Gains: Goodbye, Steampunk ... hello to Austin"s big cheese

You’d think the eternal quest to "Keep Austin Weird" would tran.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 3rd, 2017

Capital Gains: Bobby Jenkins embarks on 2-month memorial bike ride; Quacks for scholarships

The well-known owner of ABC Home & Commercial Services and former chairman of the Austin Chamber of Commerce embarked on a cross-country trip to remember his beloved grandson; nonprofit seeks donations for scholarships for deserving high schoolers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 27th, 2017

Capital Gains: Dell"s "Spidey" sense; Nate Paul"s latest props; Have you unwittingly agreed to do bathroom duty?

Dell makes movie magic with Sony; national publication goes in-depth on young Austin real estate investor; proof that no one readers the terms and conditions for free public Wi-Fi......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 20th, 2017

Capital Gains: UT"s beer break; Robert Smith in spotlight

In this week's roundup of news and speculation from around the Central Texas area: Longhorns look south of the border for a beer sponsor; Vista Equity's CEO will speak in Austin; the national media focuses on the Austin-Texas political tussle......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 6th, 2017

Capital Gains: Yeti Coolers" MoPac mirth; Drafthouse turns 20; Smartphones make you less smart

In this week's ABJ roundup of quirky news items: Yeti Coolers takes a playful jab at MoPac construction; Alamo Drafthouse moves past the teen years; Michelle Obama returns to Austin; and a UT study shows how smartphones can make you, well, less smart......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2017