5-Story Think Tank HQ Coming to 9th & Congress

5-Story Think Tank HQ Coming to 9th & Congress

        More construction barricades appeared recently around a downtown building, signaling more change in Austin’s ever-changing downtown and representing the first significant project on the northern end of Congress Avenue in decades. The Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) is moving across the street from 900 Congress to 901 Congress Ave. An existing 2-story historic [...]


Taking a more worldly approach

Taking a more worldly approach

With previous stints in Germany and Chicago, Nathan Wilcox brings a global perspective to his new design job at Austin’s Sixthriver Architects   Jan Buchholz, Staff Writer- Austin Business Journal Sixthriver Architects recently snatched away Nathan Wilcox, one of Austin’s rising design stars, from BOKA Powell. The 34-year-old Texas native who was raised in Iowa will [...]


The Women Behind Sixthriver Architects

The Women Behind Sixthriver Architects

How to break in to a male-dominated industry. Monia Katarina Villasenor, Jill Lung and Katie Farkash are three of six shareholders in Sixthriver Architects. The architecture industry is still traditionally male-dominated. However, these women have found success with hard work and great advice along the way and want to give Austin Woman readers a few tricks of the [...]


Historic Building puts on a New Face

Historic Building puts on a New Face

      Want to check it out? Get the secret password Jan Buchholz, Staff Writer- Austin Business Journal Call it the Scarbrough Affair. Brokers at CBRE Group Inc. are having a speakeasy party Sept. 12 at the historic Scarbrough Building downtown for a select group of commercial real estate professionals. The event will provide a [...]


Work begins on 5-story Congress Ave. project

Work begins on 5-story Congress Ave. project

      Sarah Drake, Contributing Editor-Austin Business Journal Construction is under way on a more than $30 million project at the northeast corner of Congress Avenue and Fifth Street between the Frost Bank and Bank of America towers for a planned five-story office building. Stream Realty Partners LP is developing the office space. The [...]