May 16, 2019

With one more week of session, many bills running up against deadlines

On May 27th, the Texas Legislature will adjourn sine die, which is Latin for “without assigning a day for a further meeting or hearing.”  As…

May 3, 2019

2019 All-Star Membership Drive Hits It Out Of the Park

The 2019 All Star Teams swung for the fences and brought it home, bringing in 84 new members during April’s membership challenge. “We are proud…

May 3, 2019

Austin Home Builder Ash Creek Homes Promotes 32-Year-Old Jenna Edge to President

Ash Creek Homes, an Austin-based developer and home builder, announced today that Jenna Edge has been promoted to President of the company. Edge, an award-winning Project Manager, replaces…

May 2, 2019

HBA Talks to Community Impact About Atlas 14

As the new watershed protection ordinance moves forward as a result of Atlas 14, HBA members and staff sat down with Community Impact to discuss…

May 2, 2019

HB 3167, the Development “Shot Clock” Bill Passes Out of the Texas House

HB 3167 is designed to help move projects along during the development phase.  It will require that cities or counties conduct a more thorough comments…

May 2, 2019

Bastrop Lifts Development Moratorium

Bastrop City Council unanimously voted on first reading to repeal the temporary moratorium on new development in Bastrop, originally enacted in August 2018 (Emergency Ordinance…

May 2, 2019

Member Spotlight: Stallion Funding

New HBA member, Stallion Funding, is a private real estate finance company that specializes in providing real estate loans from $250,000 to $5 million. Our…

April 29, 2019

2019 MAX Awards Wrap Up

On Saturday, April 27 the HBA held the annual MAX Awards, “A Night at the Derby” at the J.W. Marriott. This signature event hosted by…

April 26, 2019

City of Austin begins discussions on Land Development Code in earnest

Last Tuesday, the Austin city council held a work session where they brought forward general concerns and amendment packages ahead of last Thursday’s meeting, where…

April 23, 2019

Solluna Builders selected for 2019 Cool House Tour for Fifth Year

The Cool House Tour, sponsored by Texas Solar Energy Society and Austin Energy Green Building, is always popular. This year, there are eight very cool,…