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June 2018

Found 4 blog entries for June 2018.

With summer now in full swing and the kiddos out of school, now is the perfect time to get out and enjoy all that Austin has to offer over the summer.  Below we have put together a list of some of our favorite events happening across Central Texas for both the kids and everyone else!  If we missed anything please comment below for others to see.  

 

JULY 2018

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Bullock Museum's "Music under The Star" Series
Bullock Texas State History Museum
The Bullock Museum hosts an annual, free concert series every Friday in July. This event features performances by local musicians and guests are treated to complimentary tacos and teas.
www.thestoryoftexas.com

7/4/18
H-E-B Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks
Vic Mathias Shores
The Austin Symphony hosts

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The Business Insider analysis shows San Jose (Silicon Valley) ranks as the top economy among the country’s 40 largest metro areas, followed in second place by the San Francisco metro area, its next-door neighbor. Coming in at No. 3 is the Austin metro area!  Below is a recap of the analysis which includes Austin being home to the University of Texas, creativity and a robust job market.

Business Insider says Austin had the second highest rate of job growth among the 40 largest metro areas, with employment rising 3.7 percent between February 2017 and February 2018.  

William Mellor, vice president of Austin-based economic development consulting firm AngelouEconomics, says he views the Austin area as being No. 2 in the rankings, since the San

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What I Love About Austin ~ The Economy

Austin’s economy has been booming for years.  It’s not hard to find a job in Austin, regardless of your education, training and background.  Austin was ranked 7th in the nation, in unemployment statistics, by the Bureau of Labor Statistics with an unemployment rate of 2.7%.  This was only ½ percentage point from the number one city in the US!

Austin’s economy is very diverse and resilient, according to a recent article in the Austin American Statesman.  “Central Texas has become one of the most digitalized job markets in the country.” Stated Dan Zehr, in the article. And, “Austin is nowhere near its ceiling and job creation should continue to grow faster than most large U.S. metros.

Patch.com  stated in a recent article that, “Austin Has

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In the city of Austin, the availability of housing compared with demand — as measured through inventory — continues to be historically low while median home prices have reached historic heights.

The median price for single-family homes in the city of Austin increased 3.7 percent year-over-year to $389,000 in May, an all-time high for the city. While home sales rose 5.9 percent to 1,037 sales, housing inventory decreased from 2.1 months last year to 2.0 months during the same time frame. There were fewer active listings as well, as the amount of homes available on the market decreased 6.8 percent to 1,533 listings.

Over the last five years, the pace of home price growth in the Austin-Round Rock MSA has exponentially outpaced the median family income

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