Lori Hawkins, Austin 360

Lori Hawkins

Austin 360

Austin, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Lori:

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

1 Hotels is set to join 74-story tower development in Downtown's Rainey district

The tower in Austin's Rainey Street district will include a property by 1 Hotels, the company said Monday. → Read More

After pandemic closures, Austin downtown is coming back, report says

After COVID, Austin downtown is coming back, report says. → Read More

ACL Fest had $369 million economic impact in Austin in 2021, new report says

The October 2021 ACL Fest drew 75,000 music fans per day for six days, according to a new report on the event's economic impact in Austin. → Read More

H-E-B starts work on new store in Georgetown as Austin-area expansion revs up

The grocery chain H-E-B has begun construction on a 121,000-square-foot store in Georgetown as it continues Central Texas expansion. → Read More

Beverage company moving HQ from California to Austin area

Sovereign Flavors, which develops beverage flavor formulations, is moving to a new facility in Kyle. → Read More

Austin cybersecurity firm SailPoint being sold to Thoma Bravo in $6.9 billion deal

Sailpoint was founded in 2005 and went public in 2017. → Read More

H-E-B building store on former site of Nutty Brown Amphitheatre in Southwest Austin

The 103,000-square-foot store is expected to employ about 300 people, according to H-E-B, which has been expanding its Austin presence. → Read More

Austin drivers get a little relief at the gas pump as oil prices drop

The price of regular unleaded gasoline in Austin has fallen 7 cents in the past week and is now averaging $3.78 per gallon → Read More

Austin TV station KVUE getting new ownership

KVUE, an ABC affiliate, is being acquired by Cox Media Group as part of a wider private equity deal. → Read More

'Scaling rapidly:' Three Austin companies combine to raise $67 million for expansion

Enboarder brings in $32 million, Wander lands $20 million and Expressable secures $15 million. → Read More

Two Austin shopping centers with major anchors sell for $189.3 million

Two Austin shopping centers with Costco, Whole Foods and H-E-B anchors have been sold for $189.3 million to InvenTrust Properties Corp. of Illinois. → Read More

American Canning expands with new plant and headquarters in Southeast Austin

Austin-based American Canning, a fast-growing craft beverage packaging manufacturer, is expanding with a new plant and a new headquarters → Read More

Texas economy sees mixed recovery as service sector slows while manufacturing expands

Texas economy sees mixed recovery as service sector growth slows while manufacturing expands → Read More

Austin gets another nonstop flight to Europe, this time to Amsterdam

Royal Dutch Airlines says it will begin the direct service between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and Amsterdam on March 28. → Read More

Austin's SparkCognition raises $123 million, tops $1 billion in value

The Austin-based tech company says the funding will boost its AI platform and allow it to hire dozens of workers. → Read More

Austin's Hopdoddy buying Texas burger chain Grub Burger Bar, forming new company

The two restaurant groups will create a new company called HiBar Hospitality Group that has plans for rapid expansion. → Read More

Downtown Austin office tower on Congress Avenue sells for $174 million

The new owner, Regent Properties, says it plans a number of renovations to 816 Congress, a 20-story high-rise. → Read More

Texas journalism veteran Evan Smith to step down as Texas Tribune CEO

Evan Smith co-founded the nonprofit news organization Texas Tribune and has led it for 13 years. He will step down as CEO at the end of 2022. → Read More