Chamber helps Park at Estancia celebrate grand opening with ribbon cutting
Dec 6, 2019
Park at Estancia celebrated their grand opening of the area’s newest apartment community with a ribbon cutting and celebration. A member of the Austin Chamber since May 2019, attendees enjoyed cocktails, d’oeuvres, music and tours of the new community.
Austin leaders who make a difference at the office and in the community
Dec 4, 2019
On August 21st, the Austin Chamber hosted the 19th annual Greater Austin Business Awards. With more than 125 nominees across 12 categories, we wanted to share some of the great things each of our honorees are doing. Today, we are focusing on business executive leaders.
Get to Know: Crown Castle
Dec 3, 2019
Chamber member Crown Castle, the nation's largest provider of communications infrastructure--connecting people & businesses to essential data, technology & wireless service, took the time to answer a few questions about who they are and why they love Austin!
How Chamber member Decent is improving healthcare for the self-employed
Dec 2, 2019
Decent administers affordable health plans for self-employed professionals and their families, with premiums up to 40 percent lower than market rates.
Chamber discusses workforce readiness & how business has answered the call
Nov 25, 2019
The annual State of Education event explored how businesses help students prepare for the future through apprenticeship programs, student/career speaking, mentoring, internships, skilled-trade programs, and educator externships.
Employer-assisted housing can help keep Austin affordable
Nov 25, 2019
If you work a full-time job, you should be able to afford a decent place to live with your family. But in booming cities like Austin with rising housing costs, it can be tough to find an affordable place to call home. Austin isn’t the only one — more and more communities are looking for options that leverage economic development and public resources to increase the amount of affordable housing in key areas.
Job growth & unemployment
Nov 19, 2019
Austin added 39,607 net new jobs, growth of 3.7%, in the 12 months ending in September, making Austin the fastest growing Texas metro.
Austin Chamber honors businesses for environmental responsibility
Nov 18, 2019
On August 21st, the Austin Chamber hosted the 19th annual Greater Austin Business Awards. With more than 125 nominees across 12 categories, we wanted to share some of the great things each of our honorees are doing. Today, we are focusing on the environmental champion honorees.
Austin Chamber leaders selected for Elite Cohort track
Nov 15, 2019
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has named Austin Chamber staff Kwee Lan Teo, Vice President, Talent Development & Acquisition; and Gilbert Zavala, Vice President, Education & Talent Development, to an advanced track for its Business Leads Fellowship Program called the Elite Cohort.
Austin Job Postings Report July 2019
Nov 12, 2019
Austin added 24,400 net new jobs, or 2.3% in the 12 months ending in July, making Austin the 17th fastest growing major metro.
Austin Chamber and partners create ATX Helps to help people experiencing homelessness
Nov 7, 2019
The Austin Chamber is taking action to help people struggling with homelessness. Working with a range of partners, we have launched ATX Helps — a new non-profit focused on raising money to provide emergency shelter, outreach, and storage for people living on Austin’s streets that want help.
Q&A with Decent
Nov 6, 2019
Chamber Member, Decent is a health insurance provider for self-employed individuals and their families.