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City Hall Hustle: Next Act, Major Drama
Mayor anticipates a year of living dangerously for City Hall
"...wide-ranging State of the City address celebrating recent, high-profile employers like Facebook and LegalZoom arriving in Austin, alongside the..."

Oct. 28, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Preparing for Takeoff
Plans under way for major redo of Airport Boulevard and Highland Mall
"...which will be developed by ACC and RedLeaf, the major change will be a new transit center district on..."

Oct. 21, 2011 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

Ambiguous Oracle: Company’s New Austin Campus Displaces Longtime Residents
Legal group calls Oracle plan "a slap in the face" to low-income renters
"...On Dec. 22, software megafirm Oracle announced a major expansion plan for Austin...."

Dec. 29, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Y Not?
The battle over AMD's move to Lantana is a one-tract skirmish in a larger war over the uncertain future of Central Texas
"...Oak Hill has another potentially major change in its future. In April, Advanced Micro Devices..."

June 24, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Back to the Trenches
AMD tightens its hold on Lantana – and the enviro opposition digs in
"...and a new venture in Argentina, while joining a major technology consortium in India – all of which play..."

Dec. 16, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

AMD Not Budging Under Pressure to Reconsider Move
Enviro groups, public officials still pitching an eastern option
"...is going to break with the long-standing tradition that major employers not locate in the Barton Creek watershed, it..."

June 3, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Down to Two
Runoff candidates offer views on city's future.
"...And if the city is going to continue luring major employers downtown and out of the water protection zone,..."

June 2, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Getting off the Road
Rail will help, roads will help – but so will your decision not to drive today
"...TDM happens through executive-level decisions, such as major employers allowing telecommuting, and individual choices, like an employee's..."

June 27, 2014 News Feature by Robyn Ross

AMD and the Edwards Aquifer
SOS says mitigation offers aren't enough
"...long-held policy of shooing, coaxing, begging, bribing, and guilt-tripping major employers to stay out of the Barton Springs watershed..."

April 22, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Entertainment Economy
As the Austin film, music, and gaming scenes become a "cluster," civic leaders are looking for industrial-strength creativity
"...to Austin's elaborate efforts to woo and win technology employers, our civic exertions on behalf of the entertainment industry..."

March 14, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

AMD Sets Its Site on Lantana
Company trumpets facility greenbuilding; opponents ask what's downstream
"...With all the fanfare usually accorded a major groundbreaking celebration, Advanced Micro Devices unveiled its specific plans..."

Dec. 23, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Point Austin: Refighting the Last Wars
Prop. 1, Prop. 2, Saving Barton Springs ... and Everything Else
"...reaction to the company's decision to build a new, major research and administration campus on Southwest Parkway – within..."

April 21, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Isn't It FABulous?
Austin considers a $95 million incentives package for AMD
"...AMD, one of Austin's largest employers, with a 4,000-strong workforce and a stellar record of..."

July 6, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Preaching to the Converted
"Troubling Era"
"...are, without doubt, most important to Smart Growth -- employers, particular major employers, and especially New-Economy major employers like..."

Dec. 25, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Imagining Austin
Austinites begin a new comprehensive plan for the city's future
"...implemented – that future zoning decisions, council policies, and major infrastructure projects will support the grand vision? Stoll and..."

Jan. 29, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Point Austin: Saying 'No' to AMD
As the company moves forward, the culprits are wiping away their fingerprints
"...likely to be triggered by the relocation of a major employer bringing 2,000 to 3,000 employees to the heart..."

Dec. 23, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Cast a Giant Shadow
Evaluating the mayoral legacy of Kirk Watson
"...the first mayor to take the keys of a major American city called Austin, Texas, and for most of..."

Nov. 23, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Council Watch
Peace at Last? City, Gary Bradley Strike the Deal to End All Deals
"...outlined in the agreement -- no large or regional employers in the commercial development, for example -- have been..."

Feb. 11, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Little Hotel on the Prairie
Proposed hotel and golf course would be constructed on city-owned parkland.
"...link the incipient golf-course community around Lake Long to major employers both north and south. Indeed, Gagne's prospectus describes..."

March 24, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Day Trips
The Cross south of Ballinger rises 100 feet above ground with a wingspan of 70 feet and welcomes all to come enjoy the serenity of the surroundings
"...Ballinger, where it quickly became one of the largest employers in the county. Their son, Ed, is now president..."

March 21, 2008 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
The Cross south of Ballinger rises 100 feet above ground with a wingspan of 70 feet and welcomes all to come enjoy the serenity of the surroundings
"...Ballinger, where it quickly became one of the largest employers in the county. Their son, Ed, is now president..."

March 21, 2008 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Austin @ Large: New (and Improved)
The new Liveable City survey confirms a community consensus on development and governing issues.
"...personally from economic growth in the region. Yet solid majorities also said that both economic growth and population growth..."

Aug. 8, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
This year's Greater AustinWork job summit features talk of layoffs, better and earlier training, and sagging profits at companies around the city.
"...Austin Chamber of Commerce convened its biannual powwow of major employers last Wednesday to talk not about the present..."

June 15, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Deconstructing Downtown
The Economy Sneezes -- and Austin's Central Business District Catches a Cold
"...incentives (worth $15.1 million in Intel's case) to lure major employers to the city center and away from sensitive..."

April 20, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Hot Corners: Land Use, Light Rail, and Smart Growth
"...area also has destinations like Huston-Tillotson College and several major parks (Pan Am, Zaragoza, Rosewood) within walking distance of..."

July 21, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Mr. Mom
More men are taking time off from work to enjoy fatherhood
"...of taking time off. The act mandates that all employers with 50 or more workers must allow employees up..."

June 30, 2000 News Feature by Jonathan David Carroll

A New Social Order
Whither Equinomics?
"...his June inauguration speech, in which he called for employers to provide a living wage, and for developers to..."

Aug. 13, 1999 News Feature by Jenny Staff Johnson

Point Austin: Race-off
Tovo's Place 3 council campaign gets off to a dubious start
"...the "subsidy" in the ads refers to the state's Major Events Trust Fund, administered by the state Comptroller's Office,..."

May 6, 2011 News Column by Michael King

Endorsements
"...and effective mayor, has been at the center of major public initiatives like Envision Central Texas, the Mueller redevelopment,..."

May 12, 2006 News Feature

Endorsements
"...and effective mayor, has been at the center of major public initiatives like Envision Central Texas, the Mueller redevelopment,..."

May 5, 2006 News Feature

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