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A repost from the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.


The surge in Eagle Ford Shale drilling has produced sharp gains in economic activity across South Texas. From a low during first quarter 2010 to third quarter 2011, jobs grew at an annual rate of 5.9%, reaching 2.9% above the previous peak value. […]

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Here’s an interesting article:


SAN ANTONIO (Corpus Christi Caller-Times) – Activity in the Eagle Ford Shale had a $25 billion impact on South Texas in 2011.

A study from the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) found that drilling and related activity paid $3.1 billion […]

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Austin Market Rocks On

On September 1, 2011 By

We rock on and so does our local real estate market.  While I wouldn’t call it great guns, it is steady in many neighborhoods.  Average prices seem to have come down a tad, although there are a number of special locations that out perform all others at every turn.  As an example those areas […]

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MARBLE FALLS (Austin Business Journal) – Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) board members voted Wednesday to replace the Thomas C. Ferguson Power Plant with a more efficient one.

Construction will create more than 500 jobs in the area.

The new 540 megawatt combined cycle power plant will use between 35 to […]

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