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Austin-area residential builder Scott Felder Homes acquired by investment firm

Austin-area residential builder Scott Felder Homes acquired by investment firm

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A volume homebuilder based in Austin has been acquired by a private equity firm that has more than $1.1...


Alamo Drafthouse eyes Cedar Park location as officials ink infrastructure incentives

Alamo Drafthouse eyes Cedar Park location as officials ink infrastructure incentives

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It looks like Alamo Drafthouse has a seventh area location in the works. It would be part of the $36-million...


Chairman of Tex-Mex restaurant chain Chuy\'s resigns after arrest

Chairman of Tex-Mex restaurant chain Chuy's resigns after arrest

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John Zapp has been replaced as chairman of the board at Chuy’s Holdings Inc. after he was arrested...


Saying the state is violating a voter registration law, federal judge gives Texas until Thursday to propose a fix

Saying the state is violating a voter registration law, federal judge gives Texas until Thursday to propose a fix

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Texas has less than a week to tell a federal judge in San Antonio how it will begin complying with the...


Key exec leaves WP Engine to become first COO at Civitas Learning

Key exec leaves WP Engine to become first COO at Civitas Learning

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Her move comes a few months after WP Engine raised $250 million.


Austin may shift incentives focus from luring corporations to helping small businesses

Austin may shift incentives focus from luring corporations to helping small businesses

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Among a number of potential changes in Austin's incentive policy, the city's economic development department...


Analysis: A Texas governor’s debate can only be a game-changer if it has an audience

Analysis: A Texas governor’s debate can only be a game-changer if it has an audience

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Editor's note: If you'd like an email notice whenever we publish Ross Ramsey's column, click here. When...


Video: Meet Lupe Valdez and Andrew White, the Democrats vying to challenge Gov. Greg Abbott

Video: Meet Lupe Valdez and Andrew White, the Democrats vying to challenge Gov. Greg Abbott

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The Democrats hoping to clinch the party's first statewide victory since 1994 and unseat a well-funded...


After McRaven departs, an interim chancellor for the UT System seems likely

After McRaven departs, an interim chancellor for the UT System seems likely

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The outgoing chancellor of the University of Texas System, Bill McRaven, said last year he would step...


How to close the data scientist gap and why we need AI that builds AI systems

How to close the data scientist gap and why we need AI that builds AI systems

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The scale at which companies are generating data has gone beyond human comprehension, let alone human...


Why Austin VC firm Silverton Partners seems to have a midas touch

Why Austin VC firm Silverton Partners seems to have a midas touch

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Since January, WP Engine Inc., SpareFoot Inc., YouEarnedIt Inc. and Watermark all agreed to be acquired...


Journal Profile: Austin urban planner Rebecca Leonard tackles pain points of city life

Journal Profile: Austin urban planner Rebecca Leonard tackles pain points of city life

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The former president of Design Workshop assisted in the master plans and redevelopment of Lamar Beach...


Capital Gains: Tensions flare as East Austin gentrifies; whiskey maker goes for the gold

Capital Gains: Tensions flare as East Austin gentrifies; whiskey maker goes for the gold

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On page 3 of the Austin Business Journal's weekly print edition, we publish our Capital Gains column...


Dallas bank to open Austin-area office in Westlake; deposits grow quickly in past year

Dallas bank to open Austin-area office in Westlake; deposits grow quickly in past year

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Vista Bank, which dates back more than 100 years to its roots in West Texas, now has a total of $700...


Q&A: New Bazaarvoice top exec hints at more acquisitions, says applications for CEO job rolling in

Q&A: New Bazaarvoice top exec hints at more acquisitions, says applications for CEO job rolling in

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In the wake of Gene Austin's departure, the interim CEO of Bazaarvoice spoke to ABJ about the search...


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