HEB has opened its first multi-level store in Austin, with a 97,000-square foot store at 2652 Lake Austin Boulevard that has a two-story porch with views of the lake. HEB Lake Austin includes a True Texas BBQ restaurant, SouthFlo Pizza restaurant, a full bar with indoor and outdoor seating, and a coffee shop with specialty...

Texas Tops U-Haul Destination List Again

Texas was the top state for one-way U-Haul® truck customers during 2022, the second consecutive year it claimed the top spot and the fifth time since 2016. Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia rounded out the top five for destination states, while New York, Massachusetts, Michigan, Illinois, and California were the bottom five states,...

Rainbow Trout Stocking Returns Statewide

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will begin stocking thousands of rainbow trout in waterbodies across the state on the day before Thanksgiving. The annual tradition could result in 337,469 rainbow trout being stocked in Texas from November 23, 2022 through March 3, 2023. The Neighborhood Fishin’ program includes 18 Neighborhood Fishin’ lakes statewide in...

Texas’ Economic Outlook

According to the Texas Real Estate Research Center, Texas’ economic outlook is “optimistic,” although inflation is a concern. All major metros rose in the Dallas Fed’s Texas Business-Cycle Index, with Dallas and Austin leading the state. “Strong real oil prices, expectations about continued growth, and a robust Texas economy that allowed for stock-price increases of...

The Reserve at Lake Austin senior living community will open in early 2022 on 30 acres adjacent to the Lake Austin area of the Colorado River and overlooking Cat Mountain. Advertised as modern and luxurious and with “a sophisticated Hill Country flair,” the community will offer Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care options. There...