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Brokerage closes first bitcoin home purchase in Texas

Posted by   /  September 22, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Builder For the first time, a home in Texas has been purchased entirely with the cryptocurrency, bitcoin, reports HousingWire staffer Brena Swanson. Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty finalized the purchase of a newly built custom home in Austin. The home includes grand entertaining areas, a kitchen fit for a chef, lavish master suite, and a finely landscaped backyard, according to Kuper […]

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Hurricane Harvey impact for building materials suppliers hits $1.8 billion across six major products

Posted by   /  September 13, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Principia In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Houston and Beaumont, Texas, the cleanup and repair efforts are just beginning. Principia previously reported on the need for suppliers, distributors and dealers to be prepared to move substantial stocks into the area for the rebuilding effort. Additional analysis of our estimates regarding the value of building materials required for […]

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How driverless cars could be a big problem for cities

Posted by   /  August 7, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Transportation  /  No Comments

See Phoenix revenue from parking By Mike Maciag | Governing Like a growing number of cities, Austin, Texas, is getting ready for the arrival of autonomous vehicles. On any given afternoon, self-driving test models can be seen darting along a Formula One race track. More than 500 electric vehicle charging stations are already spread throughout […]

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Freescale-NXP merger will create semiconductor powerhouse

Posted by   /  March 4, 2015  /  Business Notes, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Sue Doerfler | The Republic | azcentral.com NXP Semiconductors’ acquisition of Freescale Semiconductor, which has two metro Phoenix locations, is expected to create a powerhouse supplier in the automotive semiconductor industry. The $11.8 billion deal, which is projected to close during the second half of 2015, also could make the combined company a market […]

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Texas housing case tests civil-rights doctrine

Posted by   /  January 21, 2015  /  Courts/Law, Dealmaker, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Robbie Whelan and Jess Bravin | The Wall Street Journal Demetria Johnson, a 32-year-old beautician, used to sleep on a couch at her cousin’s apartment in Pleasant Grove, a low-income neighborhood in south Dallas. When she came home from work, she said, she was often greeted by drunks in the parking lot and the […]

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