Presented by the The Business Journals of Texas and sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance Company, this series features in-depth conversations with Texas business leaders each week. We rotate through Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio to deliver insight from across the state.
Houston: United Airlines Continues Major Growth Initiative From IAH Home Base
The travel industry is showing no signs of slowing down, and United Airlines is betting big on its future, with aggressive growth plans. In this download, HBJ Reporter Sofia Gonzalez welcomes United's VP of Global Learning, People & Community Helon Hammond to share why the airline is investing so heavily in its Houston home base.
Dallas: Why Entrepreneur Cameron Johnson is Building the "Uber of Furniture" Across Texas
You can rent pretty much anything, but when it comes to furniture, it's expensive and most folks only rent a few pieces. Why not rent an entire house full of furniture, right down to the laundry hamper? That's what serial mover Cameron Johnson wondered, and why he start his company, Nickson, to address that need. In this episode DBJ Associate Editor Alexa Reed profiles this DFW-area entrepreneur.
San Antonio: Texas Hill Country Escape Attracts Entrepreneurs and Tech Talent
Boerne native Justin McKenzie traveled the world, returning home with a dream that's now a reality. As leader of the Boerne Kendall County Angel Network (BKCAN), he's attracting entrepreneurs to hill country. In this episode, SABJ Editor-in-Chief Ed Arnold connects with McKenzie to learn more about his vision, and Das GreenHous, a launching pad for innovation.
Austin: University of Texas System Chancellor James Milliken Charts the Future for Higher Ed
While colleges and universities across the country deal with declining enrollment and financial issues, Texas universities are grappling with growth. In this episode, Will Anderson welcomes University of Texas System Chancellor James Milliken to learn how our universities are handling demand, while transforming to serve the needs of students throughout their careers.
San Antonio: SAT Improvements Expand Options and Close the Gap with Austin
One of the things San Antonians enjoy most about our airport is convenience. But the Alamo City's growth and a desire for a transcontinental option are forcing leaders to expand and improve options without disrupting easy access. In this download, SABJ Editor-in-Chief Ed Arnold gets an update from Director of Airports Jesus Saenz.
Dallas: Why the DFW Commercial Real Estate Market is in Better Shape Than Experts Think
When Grant Pruitt was a kid, his dad made him suit up and tag along on real estate meetings. Turns out, he loved tagging along and has made a successful career for himself, founding Whitebox Commercial Real Estate. In this episode, DBJ Associate Editor Alexa Reed invites Grant to share his expertise on the DFW commercial real estate market- specifically, why vacancy rates aren't as bad as the headlines may indicate.
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Great Podcast About the Tobin
I enjoyed the podcast spotlighting our beautiful Tobin performance venue in San Antonio. I didn’t know that it has employed Covid 19 protocols. That’s really great! Now that I know, I’m ready to buy some tickets and start enjoying live performances again.