Many people use the start of a new year as an opportunity to relocate to another city or job. If you are feeling a little bored with work or want to go for a new career in the tech industry, 2021 just might be your year. Lots of companies are relocating to or expanding in Greater Austin, Texas. This means that potentially thousands of new jobs will be opening up for those who are willing to move to Austin.

Big Companies & New Career Opportunities

If you are open to relocating to the Lone Star State, you could find a ton of great opportunities waiting for your arrival. There are several technology-based companies with big campuses or in the midst of building projects in Austin. Consider the following:


You may know this company for their duct tape and other building supplies, but this corporation has their hands in just about everything, including electronic materials and electronics, medical products, and healthcare software. They also have a multidivisional site and global headquarters in Austin, TX.


Those who like eco-friendly companies may want to check out AMD’s LEEDS certified campus in Austin. Called the ‘Lone Star’ campus, this development facility boasts over 870,000 sq. ft of space, with native plants, rainwater collection, and it was built with sustainable materials.


Apple is making big changes with plans to invest $1 billion into the expansion of their current campuses over the next 3 years. They plan to add up to 15,000 new employees in software research and development.


The major computer retailer and repair company, Dell, has headquarters in Round Rock, TX near Austin. This site employs up to 15,000 people who manufacture, repair, and research computers.


Those interested in the cutting-edge of hardware development should consider IBM Corporation. In addition to their large campus, they have the Austin Research Lab which develops high-speed microprocessors.


Also headquartered in Austin, TX, Oracle offers plenty of opportunities for young programmers and database experts. They provide cloud-based database management, software, and hardware for business clients.


Everyone is talking about Tesla these days and with good reason as the company plans to open up a production facility in Austin this year. The automotive manufacturing plant will employ up to 5,000 people.

Living in Austin, TX

With a motto like, “Keep Austin Weird,” it’s not hard to figure out that this Texan city is an eclectic, creative place ideal for left-leaning singles, couples, and young families. It also boasts a strong music scene with multiple bars and festivities that explore different genres.

There are several great neighborhoods to get settled into around Austin, especially for those who want to stay out of the city limits:

  • Cedar Park
  • Georgetown
  • Hudson Bend
  • Pflugerville
  • Round Rock
  • San Marcos
  • Volente
  • Wells Branch

Are you ready to make a big life change by moving to Austin for work? Let Arnoff Moving & Storage take care of the details. As an agent of North American Moving Services, we have the resources needed to smoothly relocate your belongings. Our moving company is part of a nationwide network of moving professionals who can finish your relocation onsite, ensuring every item is properly unloaded and unpacked. By the way, our long distance movers also provide a full range of moving services including:

  • Packing Supplies
  • Packing
  • Padding/Wrapping of Furniture
  • Custom Crating of Fragile Items
  • Short-Term Storage

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