What thrived during the Texas coast recession is a story how two developers came out smelling like a rose. This study is about the lessons learned from two “high-end real estate project developers” that thrived during the worse recession and storms to hit the Texas coast in history. A silver lining from the unfortunate times the region experienced from 2008 to 2012, and a … [Read more...] about What thrived and dived during the Texas coast recession?
T-minus 10 seconds and counting, 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1, South Padre Island we have liftoff! That may be coming from a SpaceX command center in South Texas soon, as the company reportedly prepares to dump Florida for the Lone Star State for its launches. SpaceX is close to announcing a new commercial launch complex in Brownsville. Last week the company cleared a Federal … [Read more...] about SpaceX Will Launch Their Rockets From the Texas Coast
By Gina Keating Texas Rep. Todd Hunter on Thursday said he will introduce legislation to sharply curb the powers of the Texas Department of Insurance to hike rates on coastal Texans and to force the agency to disclose potential collusion between its commissioners and the insurance industry. Hunter disclosed details of the bill at a lunchtime meeting with business leaders on … [Read more...] about Hunter bill to curb state insurance agency powers
The HomeAway Vacation Owners Report for 2014 More rentals, more owners and increasing rates with younger buyers and renters is the story on the Texas coast. Shows the average age at which owners purchased their vacation home was 47 years young and vs 54 years old only two years ago. South Padre in among the report's most improved locations. And younger buyers and renters are … [Read more...] about South Padre in Most Improved Rental Bookings Report
An international winner for water-parks is our very own Schlitterbahn of New Braunfels Texas and the Texas coast. Schlitterbahn sets itself apart with uphill water slides (a novel concept invented by Schlitterbahn) as well as lazy rivers, among the world's longest water park rides, where you stay on your floating tube to get to the next ride. Many families make this water … [Read more...] about Schlitterbahn – Best American Water Park