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Austin’s uShip unveils sleek new HQ, gears up for more growth

After years of working in two downtown offices, uShip employees are finally under the same roof in a sleek new headquarters on East Riverside Drive. And the timing is right: the move comes as the 220-person company, which runs an online shipping marketplace...

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Austin equity firm launches $408 million fund to pursue ‘alternative’ real estate deals

Virtus Real Estate, an Austin-based private equity firm, has launched a $408.5 million fund to make what it calls “cycle-resilient” real estate investments. Of that total, $308.5 million is committed to Virtus Real Estate Capital II and $100 million...

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3M reaches deal to sell its 156-acre Austin campus

Materials company 3M told its employees on Wednesday that it has reached a deal to sell its Austin campus and that employees will be moved to a new building off Parmer Lane in Northeast Austin.  Austin-based World Class Capital, a private investment...

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Exclusive: HomeAway launches a major expansion that will add 2,000 workers in Austin

Austin-based HomeAway said it is planning a major expansion at The Domain in North Austin, where the nation’s largest vacation rental company will establish its global headquarters in a 16-story office tower that will house more than 2,000 additional...

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Austin tech entrepreneur is selling Austin lake house

Austin tech entrepreneur Philip Berber and his wife Donna Berber have put their 30-acre waterfront home on the market for $14.95 million.  Known as Commanders Point Estate, the 9,642-square-feet mansion overlooks Lake Travis and was designed to look...

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As it adds engineers, fast-growing BigCommerce moves to bigger downtown Austin space

Eighteen months ago, e-commerce software maker BigCommerce opened a separate engineering center at 800 Brazos St., across town from its headquarters in far Northwest Austin. Putting its engineering team downtown worked so well that the company is...

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Want to buy an Austin tech exec's mansion for $5.72 million?

A prominent Austin tech executive is selling his five-bedroom home, a luxury property that’s being billed as “one of the most gorgeous estates in West Lake Hills.” Tom Hogan, former CEO of Vignette, is now chairman and CEO at Kony Inc. in Austin....

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