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SoftServe Joins Forces with Intel to Develop Cutting-Edge IoT Solutions

SoftServe has collaborated with Intel®, the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, to investigate the opportunities offered by one of the main tools for researches in the IoT field - Intel® Edison Platform. Recognizing the extensive experience of SoftServe`s Internet of Things experts, Intel offered the company use of the Edison Platform to lower the barriers to entry for quick prototyping and productizing the connected computing devices driving the next industrial revolution. SoftServe will use Intel Edison for developing cutting-edge image recognition and detection solutions as well as utilize it as an extension for SoftServe’s current IoT solutions.

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year Competition Opens for Entries

CBRE recently launched its global Urban Photographer of the Year competition with the theme, “Cities at Work.” Now in its ninth year, the competition continues to attract photographers from around the world. This year the contest challenges photographers to capture what urban means to them in an ever-changing global landscape. The competition is free to enter and open to both professional and amateur photographers. The overall global winner of the competition will be able to choose a luxury photo safari from a range of exotic locations sponsored by CBRE. Click here for the entry form.

TD Bank Service Quality Case Study

AUSTIN - On Thursday, May 7, Vice President for Process Improvement and Service Quality at TD Bank in Toronto presented a case study in conjunction with Smarter Solutions. The VP, Leslie Behnke, shared success and accolades the business has received as well as the business model the organization follows and its steps to successful process management.

Access a recording of "Enhancing Operational Excellence Through End to End Process Management- TD Bank Case Study" in the link below and see how a local company is making a global impact!

Abercorn get IB World School Status

Abercorn International School is proud to announce its latest success in a series of recent achievements: that of attaining IB World School status as a result of the rigorous authorization process of its Primary Years Programme. The combination of this globally acclaimed approach, with the high standards of the English National Curriculum, results in a unique offering which challenges students to succeed across all areas of the curriculum. As the only school of this type in the Austin area fully authorized by the International Baccalaureate.

ECR: Equitable Commercial Realty Deal Announcements



Andrae Michaels National Portrait Company, LLC leased 2,977 RSF of retail space at the Lamar Gateway Shopping Center, located at 911 W. Anderson lane.  The landlord was represented by Matt Fain and Haley Berry with ECR. The tenant was represented by Matt Fain with ECR.


Clubessential leased 6,151 RSF at The Overlook at Rob Roy III.  The landlord was represented by Matt Levin and Patrick Ley with ECR.


James Frinzi leased 448 SF at the Hills Office Park located at 4611 Bee Caves Road. Patrick Ley and Haley Berry with ECR represented the Landlord.


Indeed, Inc. leased 14,918 RSF at 804 Congress.  The landlord was represented by Matt Levin and Jason Steinberg with ECR.

2550 S IH-35

Zero/Six Consulting leased 1,258 RSF of office space at 2550 S IH-35. The landlord was represented by Jason Steinberg with ECR.


EEC Holdings purchased a portion of the 1st floor in Building 1 of the Mesa Oaks new development consisting of 4,100 SF. The project consists of 6 buildings.  The seller was represented by Patrick Ley and Matt Levin with ECR.


Titan Real Estate leased 2,646 RSF at Chase Northcross, located at 7600 Burnet Road. The landlord was represented by Jason Steinberg and Rebecca Zigterman with ECR.

John Steward leased 984 RSF at Chase Northcross, located at 7600 Burnet Road. The landlord was represented by Jason Steinberg and Rebecca Zigterman with ECR.


Quantum Fulfillment and Support leased 1,546 RSF at Centre Creek Plaza, located at 1812 Centre Creek Drive. The landlord was represented by Jason Steinberg and Matt Levin with ECR.

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Realty Austin Expands its Reach to East Austin

Realty Austin, Austin’s #1 Best Place to Work Sharpens Its Competitive Advantage by establishing the first residential real estate brokerage in the Mueller development.

Yvette Boatwright, owner/broker said, "We are excited to make the move where our rock star agents already dominate with 12% of the market share."

#1 in East Austin market share, Realty Austin has increased sales in the area by 49.8% over the last 12 months.

Jennifer Korba will oversee the newly established East Austin office while continuing her duties at the downtown office.

Realty Austin East is located at 3801 Berkman Drive #A, Austin, Texas 78723.

Jeremy David Completes MetLife's Small Business Owner Training

Jeremy David of JLD Wealth Management, LLC, a part of the MetLife Premier Client Group, completed training through MetLife's Advanced Strategies for Small Business Institute. The education forum is dedicated to providing financial services representatives with the knowledge and training necessary to help serve the specific needs of small business owners at the most advanced levels. Topics include: Income taxation in the business planning process; Executive benefit plans; Qualified retirement plans; and Advanced techniques used to transfer family businesses to the next generation.


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