Journal Profile: Round Rock Chamber CEO Jordan Robinson helps sell city by acting like a tourist

From her hometown in Eastland, Texas, to New York City to Austin — and many stops in between — one thing that Jordan Robinson has learned from moving around a lot is the importance of being a tourist in your own city. That’s what’s helped her get settled into her newest home in Round Rock, where she serves as […]

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Round Rock Chamber Announces Knowmadics, Inc. Expansion

Round Rock, Tx. – The Round Rock Chamber announced today that Virginia-based, Knowmadics Inc., has opened its first Texas office in Round Rock. Knowmadics will occupy space in Office Evolution, a co-working concept located along I-35 near downtown Round Rock.   Knowmadics is a high-growth technology company with a cybersecurity focus specializing in software, integrated solutions and […]

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ROUND ROCK APPROVES ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT FOR KOMICO EXPANSION

Round Rock City Council approved an economic incentive agreement on Thursday, Nov. 17, with KoMiCo Technology that will result in a minimum of $30 million in new investment and at least 70 new jobs created. The Round Rock Transportation and Economic Development Corporation and the City Council approved a Chapter 380 agreement with the company, […]

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Samsung supplier to invest $12M, create 75 jobs with expansion to Round Rock

Another supplier to semiconductor companies is heading to Austin’s suburbs. Round Rock City Council just approved incentives that will aid the company to move into a facility in the Crystal Park development, off East Old Settlers Boulevard. This story summarizes the deal struck and also includes ABJ’s latest list of the largest manufacturers in the […]

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Kalahari Resorts breaks ground in Round Rock

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 during safaris. Sundowners often involve bringing in nicer furniture and rugs, creating a contrast with […]

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Boutique hotel coming to downtown Round Rock

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 Hotel on three acres at 304 Fannin Ave. The hotel will have 39 guest rooms […]

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2017 Williamson County Growth Summit: 7 game-changing projects north of Austin

More than 500 people attended the 2017 Williamson County Growth Summit on Thursday at the Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center to talk about the massive opportunities — and challenges — for developing this nascent market. Want to know what’s on the horizon in the rapidly growing county north of Austin? Check out the […]

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$200M mixed-use development slated for Round Rock

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 developing The District on 65 acres east of the Round Rock Crossing shopping center at […]

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Round Rock expects Kalahari to spend $350 million, create 700 jobs

The following FAQ was provided by the city of Round Rock regarding the Kalahari Resorts & Convention project. Several agreements are up for vote at a city council meeting at 5 p.m. Dec. 15. 1. What are the terms of the incentive? The agreements provide for Kalahari to employ a minimum of 700 and invest […]

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Water park, hotel and conference center slated for Round Rock

The city of Round Rock announced June 15 it is working with a company to bring a destination hotel, conference center and water park to the city in a move that city leaders are saying could turn Round Rock into a tourist destination. Kalahari Resorts & Conventions is a family resort company. The Round Rock […]

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