Publisher’s Note: It’s that time again – time to deal with our top stories. Here are five articles that caught our collective attention over the past seven days.
1. 6 Affordable Areas in Austin for First Time Buyers in 2021. This year our story is a little different with the best neighborhoods for first time buyers. The top six neighborhoods for first time buyers represent areas where it’s still possible to hit that $ 400,000- $ 500,000 threshold, which is currently a reality in Austin.
2. Kendra Scott is stepping down as CEO of multi-billion dollar jewelry company Austin. After nearly 20 years, Kendra Scott is stepping down as CEO of her Austin-based company. It’s not really going anywhere, though.
3. The groundbreaking South Austin restaurant is closing following the sale of the original location. Another darling of the Austin dining scene has disappeared. Sway, the award-winning contemporary Thai restaurant, has permanently closed its original location in Bouldin Creek after the building was sold.
4th Inclusive technology company that trades Northern California for Austin at the latest. Another tech company that provides technology and services for the deaf and hard of hearing is trading Cali for the capital.
5. Austin population growth is slowing as the suburbs continue to boom, the report said. According to a new report, population growth within the city limits is declining. However, the suburbs are only at the beginning of what is expected to be a large population boom.