Two high-end retailers coming to the Domain "As the The Domain undergoes a multimillion-dollar makeover, it has attracted two luxury brands: Versace and Burberry. Since opening in 2007, The Domain — often referred to as Austin's second downtown — has become the city's signature retail center, based on its size, scope and tenant mix." (Lori Hawkins, Austin American-Statesman)

Construction underway on 255-home boutique neighborhood in Georgetown "A 100-acre, 255-home community in west Georgetown called The Retreat at San Gabriel is set to be completed by 2025, according to developers. The community is being built out by Tri Pointe Homes, KB Home and Brightland Homes and will feature a total of 40 floor plans to choose from with prices ranging between $340,995-$679,990. (Brittany Anderson, Community Impact)

Demolition Pending for Downtown Austin’s Former Brick Oven Pizza Site "A demolition permit for the approximately 5,900-square-foot building dating back to the late 1940s currently occupying the corner at 1209 Red River Street is now in review at the City of Austin, with the permit indicating the demo is intended to clear the site for new development." (James Rambin, Towers)

Affordable housing development in line for $50M in tax-exempt bond funding "LDG Development LLC has secured tax-exempt bond funding to raise a new apartment complex dedicated entirely to affordable housing just south of Circuit of The Americas. During its Oct. 24 meeting, the Travis County Commissioners Court unanimously approved tax-exempt bonds not to exceed a total of $50 million to help bring the new housing opportunity known as the Kingswood Apartments to fruition in far Southeast Austin." (Mike Christen, Austin Business Journal)

Cruise's self-driving car operations continue in Austin, Texas but cease in California "Self-driving car company Cruise, which operates rideshare services in Austin, has stopped operations in California after the California Department of Motor Vehicles suspended the company’s testing and deployment permits." (Kara Carlson, Austin American-Statesman)

City of Austin considers buying Salvation Army shelter for $15M "The shelter on East Eighth Street went up for sale earlier this year. Officials with the Salvation Army blamed funding issues for the closure [this spring]." (Jeff Bell, KVUE-CBS)