A new Austin Energy rule aims to keep construction workers safe. It could also make homes harder to build.

In response to the death by electrocution of a construction worker and a subsequent lawsuit, Austin Energy has increased the minimum distance between power lines and new buildings, a regulation the utility says will keep workers safer. A jury in 2019 found Austin Energy guilty of negligence in the death of Jaime Membreno, who was

Developer to build single-family homes in East Price Hill

A local developer has plans to boost redevelopment in East Price Hill’s Incline District, beginning with the construction of over two dozen single-family homes. The homes will be within eight blocks of each other and are estimated to be in the $400,000 price range, according to a recent release by Autumnwood Group. Kim Knoppe, home

Austin wildfire codes may require homeowners to build to new standards

Local wildfire experts say new building codes set to protect homes from brush fires will become increasingly more important as new construction on the outskirts of the city encroaches onto wildlands.  Austin’s Wildland-Urban Interface Code, or WUI, a set of rules requiring ignition-resistant materials and landscape requirements for areas most at risk for widespread wildfires, was implemented at

What It Takes to Build a 7-Figure Real Estate Business with Justin Colby

Have you heard of the Science of Flipping Podcast and Science of Flipping Coaching Program? If you haven’t, you are missing a lot on building a successful real estate career. Justin Colby is the founder of both programs, which he takes people through steps, methods, and tips of achieving milestones in a successful journey in

Islanders’ new home, UBS Arena, selects Daktronics to build, install state of the art scoreboard

A rendering of the new scoreboard at UBS Arena. Photo courtesy of UBS Arena Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC UBS Arena, the future home of the New York Islanders, has selected Daktronics