Williamson County News

Kalahari Resorts breaks ground in Round Rock

Posted on May 16th, 2018

True to its inspiration, Kalahari Resorts broke ground in Round Rock Tuesday morning with a tinge of African style. The groundbreaking on U.S. 79 just southwest of Dell Diamond had a “sundowner” theme, a term used for breaks groups have…Read More


Boutique hotel coming to downtown Round Rock

Posted on March 19th, 2018

An agreement between the city and a developer is paving the way for Round Rock’s first boutique hotel in downtown. The City Council on Thursday approved an economic development agreement with RRTX Lake Creek Hotel LP to build The Ruby…Read More




$200M mixed-use development slated for Round Rock

Posted on November 21st, 2017

A real estate firm that owns properties in the La Frontera district has plans to further expand its footprint in Round Rock with a $200 million, 1 million-square-foot mixed-use development. The Round Rock Chamber announced California-based Mark IV Capital is…Read More


Texas gold depository will be headquartered in Leander

Posted on November 17th, 2017

The nation’s first state-administered gold depository will be located in the city of Leander. Gov. Greg Abbott signed the existence of the Texas Bullion Depository into law after the 2015 legislative session. At the time, Abbott said having the depository…Read More





Georgetown wins 2017 Workforce Excellence Award

Posted on June 15th, 2017

The Georgetown Workforce Development Alliance, which includes the City of Georgetown, Georgetown Chamber of Commerce, and Georgetown Independent School District, was awarded the Texas Economic Development Council’s 2017 Workforce Excellence Award for population 40,001 to 100,000 today. The alliance is…Read More