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How the ‘Trump Bump’ Affects Real Estate

February 8, 2017

The Dow Jones has reached 20,000 and reached the milestone in the fastest 1,000-point jump in history. This event is indicative of a few real estate developments moving forward into the new year. President Trump’s promise to bring back manufacturing jobs and plants back to the country, as well as his corporate tax and regulation […]

Anticipate Higher Holiday Sales Ringing by Higher Wages

October 24, 2016

According to the Washington-based National Retail Federation, holiday sales this 2016 fiscal year are projected to be higher than the 7-year average ever since the recession ended in 2009. U.S unemployment rate is at an 8 year low, sales have been climbing with this year projected to rise to 3.6%. In comparison, the 7-year average […]

Customers Asked for More Delivery Options and H-E-B Answered

October 19, 2016

With customers preferring to shop online, rather than in-store, has led H-E-B expansion to 14 additional zip codes in San Antonio. H-E-B has partnered with the app-based company Shipt to deliver groceries within the hour of the customer submitting their grocery order online. Shipt will be servicing Cibolo, Converse, Helotes, Kirby, Live Oak, Universal City, Schertz […]

San Antonio Suburbs are Welcoming New Tenants

October 3, 2016

San Antonio’s Northwest retail submarkets have some of the fastest-growing demographics and new retail construction. Local Coffee, one of many business, is expanding to the northwestern submarkets due to the steady increase in household incomes, strong employment presence, and population growth. According to Local Coffee owner Robby Grubbs, the company will be opening two locations […]

USAA is Expanding to NW San Antonio

September 28, 2016

USAA has signed leases for Vista Corporate Center and Westridge Two at La Cantera office complex, located in the northwestern submarket. The two office buildings combined are 286,400 square feet. USAA is planning to relocate 1,500 employees from the information technology and the banking departments to the new spaces in fall 2017. Burke, Katie. “USAA […]

Brooks City Base is Making Way for a Japanese Industrial Manufacturing Plant

September 21, 2016

Nissei Plastic Industrial Co. Ltd., a Japanese company, purchased 9 acres along Lyster Road and Brooks City Base from Brooks City Development Authority to build a plant.  In 1947, Nissei Plastic was founded and refers to itself as an injection molding machines developer and manufacturer of composite material, molds, measuring instruments and auto-molding systems. This […]

Business is Steady in Texas

July 22, 2016

CNBC’s conducted an annual survey of top states in the U.S. for business. Texas came in second place for the second year in a row. The study rates the states based on how they market themselves on an economic standpoint. When it comes to consistent competitiveness Texas has no peer, but is facing big challenges […]

Ramen for Texas

July 19, 2016

Remember trying to survive in college off ramen, and how just the thought of ramen now takes you back to those days where cheap flavorless noodles were…, “What’s for dinner?” Well now you can experience what ramen noodles are supposed to be like, and they will most likely be a whole lot better than the […]

Employment in Texas is Trucking Along

July 15, 2016

Over the last year Texas gained 169,400 nonagricultural jobs, the exact time frame was from May 2015 to May 2016.  Texas showed a growth rate of 1.4 percent which was lower compared to the nation’s growth rate of 1.7 percent. The non-government sector added 134,000 jobs, an annual growth rate of 1.3 percent still lower […]

Are You Scaring Away Potential Employers

January 14, 2016

Another year just ended and the work force welcomes new college graduates eagerly looking to start their careers. While the country’s job market has improved, it still can be a time consuming process.  Forbes.com published an article by contributor, Liz Ryan, “Five Ways Job-Seekers Scare Employers Away.” Ryan shares mistakes that can be easily made […]

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