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Peninsula at Rough Hollow Hosts Record-breaking Parade of Homes Tour

The Peninsula at Rough Hollow, the most exclusive enclave in the master-planned community of Rough Hollow on Lake Travis, had a record Home Builders Association of Greater Austin Parade of Homes™ Tour this spring, with over 9,000 attendees. “We are thrilled with the success of this year’s Parade of Homes™ and are excited for the continued momentum to sell out these incredible custom homes and homesites,” said Legend Communities Founder and Principal Haythem Dawlett. “This …

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Record Home Sales at The Reserve at Lake Travis

The Reserve at Lake Travis experienced record-breaking sales in 2016, with $30 million in home closings at the luxury master planned community on Lake Travis. Representatives say the surge is the largest they’ve seen since the mid-2000s and can be credited in part to near-full lake levels. “Interest has increased dramatically since the lake levels have come up, and now all of our RLT properties have appreciated in value over …

Lake Travis ISD: State of the District

Mark your calendars now for this fall when the Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce hosts Lake Travis Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Brad Lancaster for a “State of the District” luncheon. The event will be held September 20, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sonesta Hotel at 12525 Bee Cave Parkway in Bee Cave. Tickets are $40 for members of the Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce and …

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Texas Job Creation Higher than National Rate

The annual growth rate of Texas jobs was 1.9 percent in February 2017, compared to a national employment growth rate of 1.6 percent, according to the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University’s Monthly Review of the Texas Economy, compiled by Ali Anari. This growth translated into an additional 222,400 nonagricultural jobs in Texas from February 2016 to February 2017. In nongovernment jobs, Texas added 189,200 jobs for an annual …

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Lakeway’s Sing Along Prepares for Spring Show: It’s a Musical

Lakeway’s Sing Along, a group of almost 100 Lakeway area residents who enjoy singing and performing, is preparing for its 2017 Spring performance. “It’s a Musical” will be held April 27-29, 2017 at the Lakeway Activity Center at 105 Cross Creek, with pre-show entertainment by the Lohman’s Crossing Band. Reservations for the dinner and show combination will be accepted starting March 30, 2017 and can be made by calling the …

HEB Center in Lakeway Sells

The HEB-anchored The Oaks at Lakeway shopping center in Lakeway has been sold, according to ReBusiness. Stratus Properties Inc., which owned 100 percent of the property, sold the 236,739-square-foot retail center to FHF I Oaks at Lakeway LLC for a cash price of $114 million. The center, which holds Twin Liquors, Torchy’s Tacos, MAD Greens, Hat Creek Burgers, and High Five, among other retailers and services, originally was acquired and …

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Large Housing Development Coming to Lake Travis Area

One of the largest housing developments in recent years is planned for the Lake Travis area. The master-planned community of Thomas Ranch will include approximately 3,300 homes and apartments, as well as a hotel and spa, a town center with boutiques and cafes, and ample outdoor and natural surroundings. Planned for a 1,676 acre area in Travis County and a 546 acre area in Burnet County, the property roughly spans north …

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Lake Travis TexARTS Presents The Marvelous Wonderettes

The non-profit organization TexARTS presents The Marvelous Wonderettes February 17 through February 26 at the Kam and James Morris Theatre. An off-Broadway hit set at the 1958 Springfield High School prom, this family friendly show includes over 30 classic ’50s and ’60s hits, such as “Lollipop,” “Dream Lover,” “Son of a Preacher Man,” “It’s My Party,” “Stupid Cupid,” and “Lipstick on Your Collar.” The show follows the lives of Betty …

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Lake Travis SpringFest 2017

Mark your calendars now for the Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce’s SpringFest 2017! The date has been set for “the BIGGEST time in the smallest town” as Saturday, April 29, 2017. The 10th annual SpringFest will be held at the Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave, Texas. An outdoor festival, the event will run from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. throughout the grounds of the outdoor shopping center. The SpringFest …

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Hill Country Bargain? Texas Land Prices Changing Slowly

Thinking about purchasing a weekend home in the Texas Hill Country? Or maybe moving away from the city to your own countryside homestead? You may have land value pricing on your side. Land values for large parcels of land have been growing at a slower pace than most city properties across the state, according to a Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University report. In the second quarter of 2016, …