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2014 Best Places to Work Event Photos

On Thursday, June 5, work teams came together at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa to celebrate the San Antonio Business Journal's Best Places to Work Awards luncheon in San Antonio. With the research conducted by Quantum Workplace, the Busine.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2014

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

New Zealand"s National Party marches back to power

By Gyles Beckford WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's ruling National party stormed to a third term in government in the country's general election on Saturday with the center-right party securing an outright election night majority on a platfo.....»»

Category: topSource: yahoo12 hr. 39 min. ago

Playboy Magazine Names UPenn Top Party School In The Country

The University of Pennsylvania is the top party school in the country, according to a new ranking released by Playboy Magazine. The Ivy League school tops Playboy's ninth annual list of party schools, its first appearance in the ranking. Last year's numbe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 15th, 2014

Now Is The Time To Maintain A Tactical Approach To Buying Blue Chip REITs

By Brad Thomas:In August 2013 I decided that it was time for me to "put my money where my mouth is" and so I started buying REIT shares. Having "one foot in" and "one foot out" was becomingly an increasingly difficult task and so I got out my checkbook an.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaSep 15th, 2014

Sweden"s Feminist Party Stirs Election

Discontent over the remaining gender gap in Sweden—one of the world's most gender-equal countries—has pushed a feminist party to the center of the country's election debate ahead of Sunday's vote......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 12th, 2014

Alibaba: Risk, Reward And The Best ETF

By Matthew Sauer, Esq.:Alibaba (Pending:BABA) is the behemoth of the Chinese retail Internet market. It operates online retailer Taobao, third-party retail site Tmall and group buy site Juhuasuan. In 2013, these three sites generated gross market value sa.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaSep 9th, 2014

Duke ranks ahead of UNC and NC State by US News

With a fall 2013 acceptance rate of only 12.4 percent and a six-year graduation rate of 94 percent, Duke University ranks tied for eighth in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report list of top universities. UNC-Chapel Hill comes in at the 30th spot nationally,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 9th, 2014

My Money Is Moving To Canada

By Scott Arterburn:In 2013 Warren Buffett told Bloomberg TV that "The bank will not get this country in trouble, I guarantee it… our banking system is in the best shape in recent memory." I would stress his words "recent memory." He seems to glaze over .....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaSep 8th, 2014

Fighting ISIS: If You Wonder Why Obama Is So Cautious, Look At What Happened To His Predecessors

President Obama's restrained response to outrageous acts of aggression committed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has brought charges of weakness and indecision.  Even members of his own party on Capitol Hill say he is too cautious, and that.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesSep 5th, 2014

Are Investors Positioned For A Brutal Winter?

By Bret Jensen:The winter of 2013-2014 was a brutal one. The Midwest suffered through some of the worse winter conditions in over three decades with places like North Dakota feeling more like Siberia for most of the first quarter of 2014. The Eastern seab.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaSep 5th, 2014

New Map Of The Most Obese States Shows A Troubling Trend

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a new map on Thursday detailing adult obesity rates across the country. In 1995, when the CDC first collected this data in all states, not a single one had an obesity rate higher than 19%. In 2013, t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 4th, 2014

Renewable sources of heat will qualify for incentives under new Mass. law

Massachusetts’ generous incentives spurred a wave of solar panel construction that has made this state one of the hottest places for solar electricity in the country. We might soon see the same type of success with renewable heating devices and technol.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 3rd, 2014