"Demand Continues to Outpace Supply in Apartment Market" - you might think you are reading an article from today's newspaper. However this is a headline from a Growth Watch Report from 1993. For a peek into what Austin used to be in the late 1980's - early 1990's take a look at these Growth Watch Reports from 1988 through 1994. The reports give an overall view of Austin two decades ago by including information on population and demographics, residential and non residential development activity, and environmental indicators. There is also information on economic indicators, annexation and utilities in some of the reports.