As Mayor Adler says: “We are a young, growing, creative, forward-charging, entrepreneurial, friendly & welcoming community.”
Amazon took more than a year to decide its new location and chose East Coast after all. On the other hand Apple has announced its new location overnight. This expansion in the NW Austin will create 5000 new jobs in the next 3 years, growing to have 15,000 new employees. Apple is expected to be the largest private company in the city. Austin currently employs 6200 people a couple of miles from its new campus.
—–Austin seems to be over building houses and apartments at a moment, however we may be needing more quickly.