Owners John and Jennifer Garrett launched the rst edition of Community Impact Newspaper in 2005 with three full-time employees covering Round Rock and Pugerville, Texas. We have expanded our operations to include hundreds of employees, our own printing operation and over 30 hyperlocal editions across three states. Our circulation is over 2 million residential mailboxes, and it grows each month with new residents and developments.
FROMLEANNE: Businesses are re-opening at a rapid pace, and as demand for services increases, new job opportunities are plentiful in Plano. As part of our mission to help local businesses thrive, we’ve developed a new job listings section on Page 26 that highlights local opportunities available in Plano. If your business has an opening to list, reach out to us at email@example.com for more information. Leanne Libby, GENERALMANAGER
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FROMOLIVIA: According to the latest statistics from the National Association of Realtors, housing sales nationwide were down by just under 1% in May, but prices for all existing home types saw a record year-over-year increase of almost 24%. Plano is a micro study of what is happening at the macro level. In a story that begins on our front cover, we delve into the reasons behind a historic inventory shortage, possible solutions and what the next two to three years could bring. Olivia Lueckemeyer, EDITOR
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