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RECA Supported Prop. 15
"...Council of Austin did indeed support Proposition 15. While RECA’s Business M/PAC did not contribute to the specific HousingWorks..."

Nov. 26, 2012 Postmarks

RECA Gets a Splash of Cold Water
LCRA proposes aggressive conservation measures for these drought-ridden times
"...Mason reassured RECA members twice that LCRA's water supply is "adequate not..."

Nov. 13, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Leffingwell Has RECA To Thank for His Approval Rating

May 1, 2012 Postmarks

Naked City
Business leaders freak out over the city's proposed retail size cap over the aquifer.
"...The chamber and RECA particularly take issue with the argument that big-box retailers..."

Dec. 5, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
RECA Recap
"...appear to be making an annual gig out of RECA's holiday awards luncheon. For the second year in a..."

Dec. 24, 1999 News Feature by Dan Oko

Bolton Gets a Challenger
Ex-RECA board member Paul Workman running in HD-47 as Republican
"...Getting called the "RECA candidate" can be tough in Austin elections, but Paul..."

Nov. 2, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The Fight of His Life
Are Ronney Reynolds' Mayoral Hopes on the Ropes?
"...elite -- ranging from Real Estate Council of Austin (RECA) members and Chamber of Commerce leaders to hard-core Save..."

Dec. 6, 1996 News Feature by Alex de Marban

Full Campaign Disclosure: Here Comes Late Money
Charges, countercharges, and lawsuits in City Council campaigns
"...reach back to the 2003 election cycle – when RECA's PAC directly contributed late money to the APA PAC,..."

May 6, 2005 News Feature by Michael King

News Roundup: Delusions and Deluges
"Downtown doesn't exist just to entertain people of means."
"...• RECA Don't Like It: Last week the Real Estate Council..."

Oct. 26, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Man. That being the Real Estate Council of Austin (RECA). The almighty lobbying group is raising its dues and..."

Jan. 3, 1997 News Feature

Off the Desk:
Naked City
"...being waged by the Real Estate Council of Austin (RECA). So that puts us somewhere between the holidays and..."

Dec. 6, 1996 News Feature

Then There's This: Fight or Flight
Council tries to find balance between developers, enviros, and the Lege
"...245 local development code again in 2005. Ever since, RECA has been trying unsuccessfully to nudge the city into..."

March 29, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

Developing Stories: What's Wrong With the Super PUD
The proposed PUD amendments won't fix the problems without a plan
"...wants to preserve the freewheeling latitude enjoyed to date. "RECA has consistently maintained that the PUD zoning district rules..."

June 6, 2008 News Column by Katherine Gregor

The Cost of Government?
Local public spending outpaces local incomes – but not local needs
"...then calculates an average cost per local household, which RECA then compares to the median Austin household income for..."

Aug. 13, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

City Hall's Bumpy Road
Can Austin planners and the City Council ever bring an end to the local transportation wars?
"...to name one, Librach paused and said he couldn't, recalls Skaggs. Librach has often dealt with criticism by ignoring..."

May 23, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...predictability and certainty" with respect to development rules, said RECA president David Armbrust, who still bears the scars from..."

April 2, 1999 News Feature

PAC by Popular Demand
Critics Say ALLC's Reforms Won't Stem the Tide of Big Money
"...executive committee for the Real Estate Council of Austin's (RECA) Business M/PAC, had to send out for a copy..."

Oct. 31, 1997 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

City Campaign Season Opens
A dozen Council candidates queue up for questions at the "Power Lunch"
"...would be allowed only 45 seconds for most answers. RECA's is the first big campaign event of the cycle,..."

March 27, 2012 News Post by Michael King

Doesn't Like Shade
"...road interests. Included are: Paul Bury, former president of RECA and development engineer; Brian Cassidy, who represents toll road..."

April 8, 2008 Postmarks

Working on the Railroad
The regional Transit Working Group is poised to make progress on passenger rail
"...14 presented a proposal for a rubber-tire Downtown circulator. RECA's study cited an estimated cost of $101 million to..."

Feb. 22, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Flashback
What Did They Know?
"...repeatedly discussed in meetings where development interests -- including RECA -- were present. But many landowners still claimed they..."

Aug. 13, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Mayor, Mayor
Kirk Watson's Aspirations Are Showing
"...plaintiff's attorney with a lot of energy." Then, Giblin recalled, something short of a miracle happened. After rankling the..."

Aug. 2, 1996 News Feature by Amy Smith

Off the Desk
"...address any time before the hearing starts... -- R.A. RECA Gets Accused According to the political newsletter In Fact,..."

June 14, 1996 News Feature

Friends Like These
Austin Neighborhoods Council prez says FAN and ANC values are in conflict
"...members), and insisted the group is "closely aligned with RECA if not funded by RECA."..."

Sept. 11, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

The Making of an Endorsement
"...Recap..."

Oct. 24, 2008 News Feature

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...their favored candidates: Leffingwell, Knaupe, and Dunkerley. Why would RECA hide behind the badge? Because word is getting out..."

May 6, 2005 Column

Biased Coverage (?)
"...their favored candidates: Leffingwell, Knaupe, and Dunkerley. Why would RECA hide behind the badge? Because word is getting out..."

May 4, 2005 Postmarks

Austin @ Large: Welcome Back, Kirk
Kirk Watson's new job at the chamber stands at odds with his "message" as mayor.
"...Let's recap, shall we? From 1997 to 2001, Kirk Watson was..."

Dec. 5, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

The Devil in the Details
After 10 years, the Great Streets master plan runs into controversy over two-way streets.
"..."comprehensive microscopic traffic simulation"). The model could in theory forecast the effect of new projects -- be they Great..."

Oct. 4, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Out Into the DAMP
The Downtown Mobility Plan has critics from both the right and left, and that could be its undoing.
"...But that's mild compared to the firebreathing of RECA, which says the D.A.M.P. will decimate downtown and drive..."

June 14, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

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