Hey Texas Football,
Read this and enjoy living in Austin:
The 5 counties that make up the Austin metropolitan area (Travis, Williamson, Hayes, Bastrop and Caldwell counties):
â—lead the nation in job growth during the last year - both in percentage increase and actual number of new jobs - wow!!
â—Forbes magazine ranked Austin #1 in the nation on its list of best large cities/regions for job growth.
â—Monster.com also named Austin as the #1 city in America for job growth.
â—Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine ranked Austin #1 in America on its list of Ten Best Cities for the Next Decade
â—The Milken Institute ranked Austin #1 in America on its list of Best Performing Cities In 2009 where jobs are created and sustained.
â—Porfolio.com ranks Austin #1 in America in its Small Business Vitality rankings for 2010.
â—RelocateAmerica.com ranked Austin the 3rd best city in the United States to move to.
â—America's Top 100 Places to Live For 2010 ranked Austin the 2nd best City in America.
â—Airports Council International's survey of passengers at 118 airports worldwide ranked Austin's airport as #1 in North America - and #2 worldwide.
â—The Brookings Institution named Austin as one of only 10 American Cities as a "Next Frontier" Metro Area based on exceeding national averages on population growth, diversity and educational attainment.
â—The Brookings Institution also reports that Austin and Raleigh, North Carolina lead the nation in growth among "pre-seniors" (55 to 64 year old) - translation, Austin area is a great place to retire.
â—Add on top of all of that Samsung's recently announced $3.6 Billion direct investment for Phase 2 of its semi-conductor fabrication plant in northeast Austin - the largest private capital investment so far this year in the U.S. - and in the top ten largest private capital investments in America in the last decade - creating 500 new, high paying permanent jobs and more than 1,000 construction jobs - and total payroll of $105 million per year - double wow!!
â—Plus Hanger Orthopedic, Pioneer Surgical, Face Book, Legal Zoom, Formula One Racing.........all coming to Austin.
Even two of our local bars took best of show in Playboy's best places to drink list , then there is the news that Dell sales up 19%, reclaims No. 2 ranking on the worldâ€™s computer maker ladder.
I am hot on Austin,