will sublease Austin office to Dun & Bradstreet "Florida-based Dun & Bradstreet Corp., a provider of business intelligence and analytics services, will sublease a full floor in the Domain Gateway office building at 2900 Esperanza Crossing." (Cody Baird, Austin Business Journal)

San Marcos is on track for a 70,000-square-foot Buc-ee's after incentives are approved "The San Marcos City Council voted this week to approve economic incentives for the popular gas station chain and road trip stop, which would be located along Interstate 35 between San Marcos and Kyle. Under the package, the development will get a refund of 50% of the sales tax for 15 years." (Shonda Novak, Austin American-Statesman)

Texans are paying the 7th highest property taxes in the U.S., per report "The median value of a house in the Lone Star State is $238,000, which is a $35,400 increase from the state's median home value in 2023. Once a homeowner factors in Texas' effective real estate tax rate of 1.63 percent (compared to 1.74 percent last year), that means the average Texan is paying $3,872 in property taxes." (Amber Heckler, CultureMap Austin)

There are two big trolls in neighboring Austin parks — and they might be in love "Pease Park will soon get an 18-foot-tall wooden troll sculpture. But ahead of its opening, Austinites can find a similar (if slightly more disheveled) troll at a miniature park just a few blocks away." (Chelsey Zhu, KUT)

Austin playing key role in 'insatiable' nationwide demand for data centers "As the data center market around the country continues to be white hot, Austin is poised to play a major role in filling what some experts are calling an 'insatiable' demand for new projects." (Justin Sayers, Austin Business Journal)