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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

Country Cash Kings 2013: Preview & Contest

Who's the highest-paid country musician in the world for 2014? We'll have the answer to that question for you on Monday, July 28th, with the launch of our second annual Country Cash Kings package. In addition to revealing the genre's No. 1 moneymaker, we'.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJul 25th, 2014

Country Cash Kings 2013: Preview & Contest

Who's the highest-paid country musician in the world for 2014? We'll have the answer to that question for you on Monday, July 28th, with the launch of our second annual Country Cash Kings package. In addition to revealing the genre's No. 1 moneymaker, we'.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesJul 25th, 2014

Volkswagen AG New Coverage: Trefis Price Estimate at $51

China is Volkswagen Group's single largest market, with deliveries climbing to 3.26 million in 2013, up 16.25% year-over-year. The group competes with other major players such as General Motors, Toyota, Ford and Honda in the country. China is Volksw.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJul 25th, 2014

How many startups are in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill?

How many startups are in the Triangle? It’s a tough question. “Hundreds” is one estimate. “Thousands” is another. Startup platform AngelList has 11,737 registered startups in Silicon Valley, 1,180 in Austin, Texas, 1,748 in Boston and 809 in A.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 24th, 2014

Bookies lose on UK gambling tax proposals

Shares in William Hill and Ladbrokes slide after Labour party proposes extending gambling tax currently only levied on racing to other sports betting.....»»

Category: marketSource: ftJul 24th, 2014

8 Countries Accounted for 57% of New HIV Infections in 2013 8 Countries Accounted for 57% of New HIV Infections in 2013

This chart shows a breakdown of new HIV infections in 2013, by country......»»

Category: economySource: statistaJul 24th, 2014

South Korea confirms hog foot-and-mouth outbreak

South Korea has confirmed a case of foot-and-mouth disease at a hog farm, the country's first outbreak in more than three years, the agriculture ministry said in a statement on Thursday. The case comes as Asia's fourth-largest economy strives to contain a.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJul 23rd, 2014

South Korea confirms foot-and-mouth outbreak at hog farm

South Korea has confirmed a case of foot-and-mouth disease at a hog farm, the country's first outbreak in more than three years, a provincial government said on Thursday. The case comes as Asia's fourth-largest economy strives to contain a six-month long .....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJul 23rd, 2014

S.Korea confirms foot-and-mouth outbreak at hog farm

South Korea has confirmed a case of foot-and-mouth disease at a hog farm, the country's first outbreak in more than three years, a provincial government statement said on Thursday. The case comes as Asia's fourth-largest economy strives to contain a six-m.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJul 23rd, 2014

Skyscraper, a Symbol of Venezuela Decay, Cleared Out

The government began moving thousands of squatters from the capital's infamous "Tower of David," a half-finished skyscraper that is emblematic of the country's decay during 15 years of socialist party rule......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 23rd, 2014

Austin-based Hill+Knowlton CEO to leave company amid global transition

Andy Weitz, the Austin-based U.S. president and CEO of Hill+Knowlton Strategies, has decided to leave the global firm to spend more time with his family and tackle some entrepreneurial pursuits. The move comes as the international communications consulti.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 23rd, 2014

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: businessinsiderJul 22nd, 2014