Entries by Colin Killian

College Station best places in Texas to live on a fixed income

GoBankingRates.com has rated College Station as the best city in Texas to live in on a fixed income: College Station’s relatively low housing costs could be beneficial to someone on a fixed income. Home values crept up by about 2 percent year over year, while rents got cheaper. Best Places in Every State to Live […]

Podcast: How the At Home deal was sealed

On this edition of Is This A Thing?, College Station’s Economic Development Director Natalie Ruiz and Oldham Goodwin Group EVP Clint Oldham talk about how the At Home deal came about, how fragile this deal – and all eco-devo deals, to be honest – really was, and how retail attitudes are no longer cowering from The Amazon Effect. 

Local unemployment rate falls to 2.7 percent in April

May 18, 2018 AUSTIN ⎯ The Texas economy added 39,600 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in April, which marked 22 consecutive months of employment growth. Over the year, Texas added 332,300 jobs for an annual employment growth rate of 2.7 percent in April. Private sector employers added 37,900 positions over the month. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment […]

Moody’s upgrades to Aa1 City of College Station’s, TX GOLT

NEW YORK, May 8, 2018 — Moody’s Investors Service upgrades to Aa1 from Aa2 the City of College Station’s issuer rating and the rating on $308.7 million in previously issued general obligation limited tax debt. At the same time, Moody’s assigns an Aa1 rating to the city’s $36.9 million Certificates of Obligation, Series 2018. RATING […]