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Houston developer to build Italian-style hotel in hills of Westlake

A prominent Houston developer will build an Italian-inspired luxury hotel on a high bluff overlooking Austin and the Hill Country, alongside a new office building project. Giorgio Borlenghi, founder of Interfin Cos. LP and a native of Milan, Italy, will .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 10th, 2014

Bring In New Year, With A Direct Holidays Holiday

LONDON, December 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New Year is fast approaching and last minute holiday plans could help you to welcome 2013 in style. Pack your bags and put on your party hat as Direct Holidays brings you some of the best places to go on holiday .....»»

Category: topSource: thestreetMar 31st, 2014

Even In New York City, Solar Is Booming

Solar is booming across the country, even in the most unlikely of places — New York City.  According to ConEd data provided to Business Insider, solar capacity in the five boroughs, plus Westchester County, grew 93% in 2013 to 35.3 megawatts, t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 18th, 2014

Two Austin master-planned communities among nation"s top sellers

Two Austin-area master planned developments were ranked among the Top 50 best-selling communities in the country in 2013, according to the annual report by John Burns Real Estate Consulting. Crystal Falls in Leander was the 27th best-selling community in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2014

DBJ highlights more energy leaders from around the country: Week 6

The Denver Business Journal is partnering with seven other American City Business Journals newspapers to publish in November a joint Who’s Who in Energy 2013 supplement that will include the movers and shakers in the energy industry from Austin, Columbu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 6th, 2013

DBJ highlights more energy leaders from around the country: week 5 slideshow

The Denver Business Journal is partnering with seven other American City Business Journals newspapers to publish in November a joint Who’s Who in Energy 2013 supplement that will include the movers and shakers in the energy industry from Austin, Columbu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 29th, 2013

The Best Places For Veterans 2013

While the rest of the country continues to be saddled with an unemployment rate of 7.2%, Houston, TX’s jobless rate is just 6.1%. Over the last year, employment ticked up 2.6% there, putting it in the top 10% of U.S. metropolitan areas. Oilfield service.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 1st, 2013

A first look at energy leaders in 8 markets across the country: slideshow

Eight American City Business Journals newspapers are publishing in November a joint Who’s Who in Energy 2013 supplement that will include the movers and shakers in the energy industry from Austin, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Pittsburgh, San Anton.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 1st, 2013

37 Places You Need To Visit In Italy

While the food in Italy is reason enough to visit, the country is filled with famous works of art, exceptionally beautiful cities, and gorgeous lakes and mountains.  We compiled a list of 37 sites in Italy you should see at least once in your lifetim.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider20 hr. 55 min. ago

Seoul To Ban Uber For Violating Passenger Safety Laws

San Francisco-based Uber Technologies Inc., valued at $18.2 billion, is to be banned in South Korea’s capital Seoul. The services of Uber- which is a smartphone application that can be used to call a taxi- started in the country in August 2013. The comp.....»»

Category: topSource: bidnessetcJul 22nd, 2014

15 Bizarre Items The TSA Confiscated From Travelers And Posted On Instagram

With more than 122,000 followers, the Transportation Security Administration's Instagram account is documenting the bizarre items confiscated at airport security across the country.  The Instagram account, created in June 2013, show items ranging fro.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 21st, 2014

One Crucial Party Has Disappeared From Snowden"s Story

One year ago, Edward Snowden was trying to find a way from Hong Kong to asylum in a country willing to take him. At the time, WikiLeaks was paying for Snowden's plane tickets, lodging, and legal counsel while acting as a "go-between" to deliver Snowden's .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 20th, 2014

Here Are The States Where Unemployment Is Dropping The Fastest

Unemployment and changes in unemployment continue to vary across the country. The Bureau of Labor Statistics just released the June 2014 unemployment rates for each state. In every state except Alabama, unemployment rates have dropped since June 2013. Sou.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 18th, 2014

Portugal Telecom Signs New MOU with Oi over Impending Merger - Analyst Blog

The long awaited cross country merger between Portugal Telecom SGPS S.A. ( PT ) and a leading Brazilian telecom operator Oi S.A. ( OIBR ) is nearing completion. On Oct 2, 2013, the two companies had reached an agreement.....»»

Category: blogSource: nasdaqJul 17th, 2014

These States Have The Highest Representation In The US Military

The U.S. military does not fully reflect the demography of the United States, at least not in terms of the places American servicemembers hail from. According to data from the Census Bureau's 2013 population estimates and the Department of Defen.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 16th, 2014

Alternative assets continue their inexorable rise, says Towers Watson survey

Funds by country All Inhouse content:  off Total assets managed by the Top 100 alternative investment managers globally reached USD3.3 trillion in 2013, up from USD3.1 trillion in 2012,.....»»

Category: topSource: hedgeweekJul 14th, 2014

Slovenia"s Cerar says to meet EU economic goals, but path might change

Miro Cerar, whose party was on course to win a parliamentary election in Slovenia on Sunday, said he would strive to meet economic goals agreed with the European Union but that the country would seek its "own ways" of getting there. "Our party will aim fo.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJul 13th, 2014

CEO turnovers on the rise nationwide; 3 Austin CEOs depart in June

Led by a huge turnover in the C-suites in the health care sector, the number of CEO departures gained sharply nationwide in June. In Austin, three CEOs departed their jobs in June. Across the country, 103 CEOs announced their departures in June, up nearl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 10th, 2014

You’re Not the Only One Who’s Having Trouble Paying Rent

Average rents in big cities rose more than 5% in the 12-month period ending in June 2013, while wages rose a measly 1% Rent prices are going up in cities across the country even as wages stagnate, making it ever harder to afford to live in big cities.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJul 10th, 2014

La Cantera Resort to undergo multimillion-dollar makeover

La Cantera Hill Country Resort will get a major facelift. The multimillion-dollar transformation will affect the entire footprint of the 250-acre San Antonio property. Officials with Destination Hotels & Resorts, which manages the La Cantera Hill Countr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 9th, 2014