HomeAway Picks GSD&M

Austin-based GSD&M has been picked to handle creative and media work for HomeAway (also Austin-based). The two companies are just a few blocks away from each so they were able to do some pretty cool things during the pitch process. GSD&M held a pep-rally outside of HomeAway’s office and HomeAway employees (see photo by Deborah… Continue reading HomeAway Picks GSD&M

Homeaway to Open New “Green” World Headquarters

HomeAway, the leading online marketplace for vacation rental homes, is one of Austin’s fastest-growing companies and also represents one of the world’s fastest-growing online travel segments. In just five years, HomeAway has grown from six to nearly 550 employees and raised more than $450 million. Their new headquarters located in downtown Austin contains environmentally-friendly features… Continue reading Homeaway to Open New “Green” World Headquarters

Austin-Based Homeaway Starts Spending

Today, HomeAway announced its acquisition of Paris-based Homlidays SAS, which operates Homelidays.com, the largest pan-European vacation rental site, featuring 40,000+ listings. This acquisition marks the first strategic-growth initiative since HomeAway completed its $250 million equity capital raise in November 2008. HomeAway now features more than 360,000 worldwide properties and operates the top two vacation rental… Continue reading Austin-Based Homeaway Starts Spending