Lori Hawkins, Austin American-Statesman

Lori Hawkins

Austin American-Statesman

Austin, TX, United States

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Past articles by Lori:

Could Austin's manufacturing boom be exception to Texas factory slow down?

Texas factory activity declined in February for the first time since May 2020, according to business analysts. → Read More

Website builder Wix.com to lay off 100 workers in Austin

Israeli-based Website builder Wix.com is cutting 100 jobs in Austin, joining other tech players reducing their workforces here. → Read More

New industrial park planned not far from Austin airport, Tesla facility

The project, called ATX 130, calls for 602,400 square feet of office, warehouse and distribution space. → Read More

Texas economy a mixed bag: Service sector grows; factory activity slows

While Texas' factory activity slowed, retail outlook also worsened, according to new reports from the Dallas Fed. → Read More

Why Austin gas prices are rising, and why there's 'little good news' on horizon

The average price for gasoline in Austin has risen 15 cents per gallon in the past week. → Read More

Multimillion-dollar 58-acre site on Lake Travis set to be sold at auction

The Lago Vista site has approvals to build 200-plus multifamily rental units and a 40-boat slip marina, according to the property owner. → Read More

Gasoline prices are rising in Austin: What you need to know

The average price for a a gallon of unleaded gas in Austin is $2.72, up 14 cents from a month ago. → Read More

Is the Texas power grid ready? Five takeaways from Gov. Abbott's winter freeze briefing

Austin is forecast to see lows in the teens overnight Thursday and then Friday night into Saturday → Read More

'Heightened uncertainty': Texas economy facing more challenges as growth slows

The Texas manufacturing and services sectors are struggling and more headwinds loom, according to new reports from the Dallas Fed. → Read More

Texas comptroller: As potential recession looms, state sitting on billions in tax revenue

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar says Texas is well-positioned to handle an economic downturn, with at least $27 billion for legislators to allocate. → Read More

For now, Austin drivers getting a break on gasoline prices

Average prices in Austin have fallen 6 cents per gallon in the past week, and currently average $3.09 per gallon of regular unleaded gasoline → Read More

Austin's Southpark Meadows retail center getting new owner, and an upgrade

Big V Property Group of Charlotte, N.C., is the new owner of the South Austin development, which is nearly 1 million square feet in size. → Read More

Signs of trouble: New reports show Texas economy is facing headwinds

Texas manufacturing output grew in October, but new orders are declining and the outlook is worsening. Meanwhile, retail sales declined. → Read More

SXSW had $280 million economic impact on Austin in 2022, study finds

After going virtual amid the pandemic, SXSW came back with a vengeance in 2022, according to a report commissioned by the event's organizers. → Read More

American Airlines to begin direct flights between Austin and Memphis

The service between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and Memphis International Airport will begin in January. → Read More

Austin drivers get some relief at the gas pump, at least for now

Average gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 14 cents in the past week, mirroring a national trend. But experts say the lower prices might not last. → Read More

Austin startups to watch: Chamber unveils its A-List of promising young companies

The goal of the A-List initiative is to recognize Austin’s most innovative and promising high-growth startups. → Read More

Austin fitness franchise F45 Training to lay off nearly 80 workers

F45's job reductions come as the company is facing changes on several fronts. Founder and CEO Adam Gilchrist has stepped down. → Read More

Southern-inspired chain Chicken Salad Chick is coming to Austin

The fast-growing chain plans to open eight Austin-area locations in the next three years. → Read More

Austin's beloved Tesoros Trading Company is closing its South Congress store

The shop has sold artisan crafts from around the world for more than three decades. → Read More