Chamber Member News
Huston-Tillotson University, Adult Degree Program Open House
Are you a busy working adult interested in earning a degree? Come to our Adult Degree Program Open House to learn about our convenient way to earn your degree!
Classes Forming for May, June and July!
Bachelor of Arts in Education (EC-6)
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
Bachelor of Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts
Classes one night per week from 6-10pm
Graduate sooner than you can imagine
Financial Aid available for those who qualify
20% Military discount available to those who qualify*
Light snacks provided
Celebrate Easter With Us!
Easter Brunch served from 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
FREE Kitchen Party! Healthy Snacks Made Easy
Come join us Tuesday April 21 from 6-8p at the only Cutco retail store in Texas! Experience a FREE Chef demonstration while you and your friends enjoy complementary wine and snacks!
We are located in the Rollingwood / Westlake area
3201 Bee Caves rd. Suite 172A
Austin, TX 78746
You can find the store between Thundercloud Subs & Tiff's Treats.
Call 512-650-3159 for more info and to RSVP.
- Only 30 seats available
Strive Logistics grabs downtown space
The Chicago-based company that opened a 12-person office in Austin two years ago has since grown locally to 45 workers. Strive Logistics is now in a storefront space of the century-old Buttrey Building at 111 West Sixth St. after a couple of years in the McGarrah Jessee building next door.
Strive Logistics, which was founded in 1995 as Strive Group, started as a delivery and warehousing company for greater Chicago. It has since evolved into what Greene calls a “tech-enabled 3PL,” or third-party logistics company.
ECR: Equitable Commercial Realty Deal Announcements
TASBO purchased the 2nd floor of the Mesa Oaks Building 1 new development consisting of 12,400 SF. The project consisting of 6 buildings. The seller was represented by Matt Levin and Patrick Ley with ECR.
CENTRE CREEK PLAZA
Buckner Retirement Services leased 3,388 RSF at Centre Creek Plaza located at 1812 Centre Creek Dr. The Landlord was represented by Matt Levin and Jason Steinberg with ECR.
Betts Recruiting has leased 1,981 RSF at Hannig Row, located at 200 E 6th St. The landlord was represented by Jason Steinberg with ECR.
Lee Ellison and Matt Fain with Equitable Commercial Realty are pleased to have represented Clayton Lane, Ltd. in the sale of 15,138 square feet of flex space and 5.14 acres of land at 1600 & 1601 Headway Circle.
Bravarro leased 959 RSF of office space at 815 Brazos. The landlord was represented by Patrick Ley and Rebecca Zigterman with ECR.
Texas League of Conservation Voters leased 966 RSF of office space at 815 Brazos. The landlord was represented by Patrick Ley and Rebecca Zigterman with ECR.
For more information about ECR visit www.ecrtx.com.
Job opening! Please call Rachel Lemon for details at 512-342-0302
Customer Service Representative (north austin)
*Compensation: $10 long term
•Customer Service Representatives will be assisting federal employees calling for assistance over the phone. This is an inbound call center.
•Update client information
•Screen in orders to direct customers to correct departments.
40 hours per week
Hours 7am to 7pm Monday-Sunday
Requirements of the Customer Service Representative:
•Must have 6 months of customer service experience
•Good communication skills
•Must have computer knowledge
•Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.
Job Type: Customer Service
Education: High School
Experience: At least 1 year(s)
Austin Habitat for Humanity Recognized with “Affiliate of Distinction” Award
Austin Habitat for Humanity has been named one of 14 “Affiliates of Distinction” by Habitat for Humanity International for its achievements and innovation in serving the Austin community. This is the second year Austin Habitat has been selected as an award recipient; the organization is the largest nonprofit provider of affordable homeownership opportunities in Central Texas.
“This recognition is an honor and a reflection of the hard work of our staff and volunteers and the support of the Austin community as a whole,” said Kelly Weiss, President and CEO of Austin Habitat.
Local Realtor Creates Sign Ski - Hassle Free Way To Install Yard Signs
Anna Hardeman, co-owner and broker of The Boutique Real Estate in downtown Austin has created Sign Ski — metal skis that slide onto a conventional real estate sign and keep it upright without having to force the sign into the ground. Hardeman observed problems with conventional for sale signs.
Sometimes the ground is so hard no amount of pounding with a hammer will secure the sign. Agents have hurt themselves or ruined shoes trying to position a sign in rocky soil. Sign Ski was featured in the Austin Business Journal.
Available at www.signski.com for $35 per set.
New Telehealth Service Offers Austin Employees Anytime, Anywhere Access to Physicians
The two organizations have come together to offer eMD Access (http://www.emdaccess.com), a digital healthcare service that companies in central Texas can provide to their employees as an affordable premium benefit.