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2017

Proposal to Change Traffic Rule Draws Fire
October 20, 2017 | Austin Monitor

CodeNext Scuttlebutt
September 21, 2017 | Austin Business Journal

Reporter's Notebook: Zero Vision
September 18, 2017 | Austin Monitor

Leslie Pool's Tweet During the Storm
September 1, 2017 | Austin Chronicle

Fred Lewis Appointment Stirs Controversy
September 1, 2017 | Austin Monitor

Dueling Tree Ordinance Bills Advance
July 28, 2017 | Austin Monitor

Developers Ink Deal with Travis County for Prime Downtown Austin Block
July 11, 2017 | Austin Business Journal

Austin Builders Create Housing Diversity by Varying Home Sizes
June 30, 2017 | Spectrum

Texas Fires Back on California's New Travel Ban to Lone Star State
June 23, 2017 | KXAN News

Evolve Austin Wants to Make the Case for Density
June 20, 2017 | Austin Monitor

Austin's Affordability Crunch Makes It Harder to Recruit, Seton CEO Says
June 16, 2017 | Austin Business Journal

Seton Healthcare CEO: Austin's Affordability Crisis Negatively Impacts the Workforce
June 16, 2017 | Community Impact Newspaper

How Austin Can Fight Economic Segregation
May 10, 2017 | Austin Business Journal

Is Austin's Economic Segregation Here to Stay?
May 9, 2017 | Austin Monitor

Meet Melissa Neslund, an Austin Land Use Wrangler and City Hall Influencer
May 4, 2017 | Austin Business Journal

Real Estate Council Reaches into Longhorn Country to Snag New CEO
April 17, 2017 | Austin Business Journal

Austin Mayor Steve Adler Answers Questions from RECA
March 10, 2017 | Community Impact Newspaper

Adler Speech Calls for Optimism, Hard Work Ahead
March 10, 2017 | Austin Monitor

Real Estate Council Seeks Commissioner's Apology
March 9, 2017 | Austin Monitor

Council OKs Rules for Expedited Permitting
March 3, 2017 | Austin Monitor

Austin Chamber, Other Groups Make a New Push for Affordability Agenda
February 9, 2017 | Austin American-Statesman

Decoding CodeNEXT on Day 1: 'It's a Beast,' says RECA Exec
January 30, 2017 | Austin Business Journal

Austin Developers, Residents Want Less Barriers in New City Code
January 30, 2017 | CBS Austin

Lawmakers Debate When to Honor and When to Override Local Regulations
January 24, 2017 | Austin American-Statesman

Austin-area Legislators Talk Transportation, Local Control and Property Tax Reform
January 24, 2017 | Community Impact Newspaper

2016

Real Estate Group Volunteers Help Spruce Up Sammy's House
November 5, 2016 | Austin American-Statesman

To Tackle Austin's Housing Shortage, RECA Wants More Public Lands in Private Hands
November 2, 2016 | Austin Business Journal

Cassidy: Prop. 1 is a Chance to Finally Do Something About Mobility
October 27, 2016 | Austin American-Statesman

What the First Election for City Council Since 10-1's Introduction Means for Austin
October 25, 2016 | Community Impact Newspaper

Austin Engineers Wade Through Pile of Traffic Studies
October 17, 2016 | TWC News

Talking Transportation Bonds with Austin Mayor Steve Adler
October 14, 2016 | Austin American-Statesman

Transportation Bond's Supporters Pile Up Heavy Fundraising Advantage
October 11, 2016 | Austin American-Statesman

Panelists Talk Transportation at Real Estate Council of Austin Forum
October 11, 2016 | Community Impact Newspaper

Capacity, Regional Cooperation Take Center Stage at Transportation Forum
October 11, 2016 | Austin Monitor

Why Does it Take So Long to Build Anything in Austin?
September 28, 2016 | KUT

Powerful Business Alliance Calls Out Austin City Council for Development Review Budget Cuts
September 22, 2016 | Austin Business Journal

Travis County to Sell or Lease Downtown Parking Lot
September 21, 2016 | KVUE

Travis County Puts Prime Downtown Austin Block Back on the Market
September 19, 2016 | Austin Business Journal

Downtown Novelty: $6M Sky Bridge to Connect Hotel, Austin Convention Center
September 14, 2016 | Austin Business Journal

'Canopy' Walkway Connecting Fairmont Austin Hotel to Austin Convention Center to Be Unveiled Today
September 14, 2016 | Community Impact Newspaper

Austin's Fairmont Unveils $6 Million Pedestrian Bridge Plan
September 13, 2016 | Austin American-Statesman

Biz Groups Oppose More Rules for Permitting
August 31, 2016 | Austin Monitor

ABOR: Inadequate Austin Housing Supply Drives Up Prices
August 18, 2016 | Austin Business Journal

Austin Mayor Touts Broad Coalition as Former Rival Backs $720M Transport Bond
August 5, 2016 | Austin Business Journal

RECA Celebrates 25th Anniversary
July 13, 2016 | Community Impact Newspaper

Studies Find that Development Rules Impact Segregation
July 8, 2016 | Time Warner News

Business Leaders Rate Austin City Hall as Good, Bad and Ugly
July 8, 2016 | Austin Business Journal

Council Direction on Bonds Still Unclear
June 22, 2016 | Austin Monitor

Coalition Asks to Keep CodeNEXT on Track
June 16, 2016 | Austin Monitor

Housing Groups Call on Austin to Finish CodeNEXT
June 15, 2016 | Community Impact Newspaper

Tisdale: Time for City to Move Forward with CodeNEXT
June 15, 2016 | Austin American-Statesman

Frustrations Grow Over Lack of Affordable Housing
June 15, 2016 | KXAN News

Economic Development Groups Back Mayor's $720M Road Bond Proposal
June 13, 2016 | Austin Business Journal

Biz Leaders Ponder How to Maintain Austin's Soul
June 3, 2016 | Austin Monitor

How to Overcome Austin's Reputation as a 'NIMBY' Town
May 27, 2016 | Austin Business Journal

Austin's Land-use Code Rewrite in Trouble, Insider Says
May 27, 2016 | Austin Business Journal

Adler, Leffingwell Spar at Real Estate Power Lunch
May 9, 2016 | Austin Business Journal

Delays, Added Cost, Angst Hang Over Rewrite of Austin Development Code
May 2, 2016 | Austin American-Statesman

Why RECA Cares About Austin's Ride-hailing Debate
April 14, 2016 | Austin Business Journal

Three Questions with Ward Tisdale on Austin's Review Process
March 4, 2016 | Austin Business Journal

Austin Homeowners Say Zoning is Pushing Out Single-family Homes
February 22, 2016 | KXAN News

CAMPO Board Approves Sizeable Cost Increase for 183
February 9, 2016 | KUT News

Parkland Dedication Heads to Council, Again
January 27, 2016 | Austin Monitor

New Measure Calling for More Parkland Moves to Austin City Council
January 27, 2016 | Austin American-Statesman

PUD Changes Advance Despite Commission Stalemate
January 15, 2016 | Austin Monitor

Panel Predicts Housing, Development Biggest Austin City Council Issues in 2016
January 13, 2016 | Community Impact News

2015

Austin Tech Leaders, CEOs and Civic Groups Urge Compromise on Uber/Lyft Rules
December 15, 2015 | AustinInno

Higher Hurdles Considered for Land Bought from State
December 10, 2015 | Time Warner News

For Renters, Do Austin's Suburbs Still Offer Price Relief?
December 3, 2015 | Austin American-Statesman

Real Estate Council of Austin Names 2015 Award Winners
November 25, 2015 | Austin Business Journal

Austin Lobbyist Rule Overhaul Gets Approval From Ethics Commission
November 12, 2015 | Austin Business Journal

Council Member Leslie Pool Revises Lobbying Reform Proposal
November 10, 2015 | Austin American-Statesman

City Loses Appraisal District Suit
November 9, 2015 | Austin Monitor

Austin's Appraisal Lawsuit Dismissed
November 6, 2015 | Austin Business Journal

A Failure of Engagement in Travis County Courthouse Vote
November 4, 2015 | Austin American-Statesman Blog

Travis County Voters Reject Civil Courthouse Bonds
November 4, 2015 | Austin Monitor

Travis County Voters Reject $287M Civil, Family Courthouse Bond
November 4, 2015 | Time Warner Cable News

Voters, Though Relatively Few, Spoke on Courthouse Plan
November 4, 2015 | Austin American-Statesman

Voters Defeat $287.3M Travis County Courts Bond
November 3, 2015 | Community Impact Newspaper

Travis County Courthouse Bond Fails
November 3, 2015 | Austin American-Statesman

Millennials Talk Future of Austin Real Estate
October 30, 2015 | Austin Monitor

Viewpoint: Vote No - Downtown Not Best Site for Courthouse
October 30, 2015 | Austin Business Journal

Opposition to Lobbying Resolution Organizes
October 23, 2015 | Austin Monitor

RECA Opposes Courthouse Bond (skip to 8:30 mark)
October 23, 2015 | KUT

Austin Real Estate Group Opposes $287 Million Courthouse Bond
October 22, 2015 | Austin American-Statesman

RECA Launches New Commercial Real Estate Report; Market is Hot
October 22, 2015 | Austn Business Journal

Real Estate Group Opposes Travis County Courts Bond
October 22, 2015 | Community Impact Newspaper

Opposition to Lobbying Resolution Organizes
October 22, 2015 | Austin Monitor

Real Estate Council Opposes Courthouse Bond
October 22, 2015 | Austin Business Journal

Millennials Talk Future of Austin Real Estate
October 20, 2015 | Austin Monitor

Bonus Points for Affordability
October 2, 2015 | Austin Chronicle

More Lenient Rules on Way for Garage Apartments in Austin
September 22, 2015 | TWC News

Council Puts Off Vote on Parkland Fees
September 22, 2015 | Austin Monitor

'Hole in the Wall' Struggling to Stay Afloat
September 16, 2015 | Fox News

Tisdale: 'Fair Share' Argument on Commercial Appraisals Doesn't Add Up
September 9, 2015 | Austin American-Statesman

Austin’s Traffic Rank Improves, Even as its Congestion Worsens
August 26, 2015 | Austin American-Statesman

Real Estate Council Blasts Austin Housing Development Delays
August 18, 2015 | Austin Business Journal

Group Blames Neighborhood Opponents, Dysfunctional Process for Austin's Affordability Crisis
August 12, 2015 | Austin Business Journal

Austin's Affordability Hinges on Code, Says Real Estate Council
August 12, 2015 | TWC News

RECA Report on Affordability Blames City, Neighbors
August 12, 2015 | Austin Monitor

Real Estate Leaders Convene for Mid-Year Event
August 12, 2015 | Community Impact Newspaper

Transit Expert Preaches Bus Frequency in Speech to Austin Leaders
August 12, 2015 | Austin American-Statesman

Mayor Wants Developers to Add Thousands of Austin-area Homes
August 3, 2015 | Austin Business Journal

Adler’s Affordability Solution for Austin Will Start With This Number
July 31, 2015 | Austin American-Statesman

Granny Flats, Guesthouses Need to be Easier to Build
June 17, 2015 | Austin American-Statesman

Rental Homes Becoming Unaffordable
May 27, 2015 | Community Impact Newspaper

CAMPO Board Approves 2040 Plan
May 15, 2015 | Austin Chronicle

Traffic Planners Approve 25-Year Transit Plan
May 12, 2015 | Time Warner Cable News

Austin Takes Action After Critical Report About Development Process
May 11, 2015 | KXAN News

City Wants Further Study of South Austin MoPac Expansion Project
May 7, 2015 | KXAN News

Austin City Staff Outlines Short-term Plan to Alleviate Development Review Backlog
May 4, 2015 | Community Impact Newspaper

City Officials and Developers Announce New Downtown Projects
April 21, 2015 | KXAN News

Shoal Creek Conservancy Partners With the City
April 21, 2015 | Austin Monitor

Mayor Adler Attempts to Unclog Permit Backlog
March 25, 2015 | Community Impact Newspaper

RECA's Ward Tisdale Spends 30 Days Off the Road
March 9, 2015 | KUT News

Controversial Zucker Report Released on Austin’s Planning Department
March 6, 2015 | Austin American-Statesman

Council Discusses Future of Imagine Austin
February 6, 2015 | Austin Monitor

Panel Discusses Affordability at Sold-Out Leadership Austin Engage Breakfast
February 4, 2015 | Leadership Austin

Who Are the Powerful People in Your Neighborhood?
January 22, 2015 | KUT

Competing Hyde Parkers: Won't You Be In My Neighborhood Association?
January 21, 2015 | KUT

Real Estate Council of Austin Working to Help Affordability
January 19, 2015 | Time Warner Cable News

RECA Demands Development Changes, Sounds Battle Cry for Affordable Housing
January 15, 2015 | Austin Business Journal

Austin-area State House Reps Pitch Transportation Initiatives During RECA Luncheon
January 14, 2015 | Community Impact Newspaper

New Council Plans To Change Meetings, Committees
January 9, 2015 | Austin Monitor/KUT