Low taxes, tort reform, a growing population and the availability of a skilled workforce are tough to beat when
the Lone Star State competes for new jobs. From the September/October 2013 issue.
To date, the TEF has invested over $508 million and closed the deal on projects generating 69,873 new jobs and more than $23.6 billion in capital investment in the state.
Gov. Rick Perry has been barnstorming the country, extolling the virtues of doing business in the Lone Star State. He’s packin’ a lot of ammo: Texas leads in job-creating projects and in attracting relocations. From the September/October 2013 issue.
San Antonio Economic Development Foundation, Texas has signed on to sponsor next year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange event, which will take place April 6-8, 2014 at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes, Myrtle Beach, SC. So far, 17 economic development agencies from the United States and Canada have signed up as sponsors. The current roster of 2014 sponsors now includes: Brick City Development Corporation, New Jersey Buffalo Niagara Enterprise (BNE), New York Centerpoint Energy GO Topeka Economic Partnership, Kansas Greater Houston Partnership, Texas Hernando County Florida Office of Business Development Louisiana Department of Economic Development Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation, South Carolina Northwest Georgia Joint Development Authority Overland Park Economic Development Council, Kansas Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development Quad Cities First, Iowa Region of Durham, Ontario, Canada San Antonio Economic Development Foundation, Texas Santee Cooper The Joplin Regional Partnership, Missouri West Virginia Development Office Be sure to check the LiveXchange website often for an updated list of sponsors! If you’re searching for new locations for your business, you need to attend LiveXchange. During the event, you will meet personally with economic developers to discuss your location needs; attend seminars, workshops, and think tanks led by experts in the field of relocation; and network with other delegates, leading site selection consultants and economic development representatives. All approved delegates are entitled to complimentary deluxe accommodations and meals at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Beach Resort and a $350 travel stipend. Click here to register today!
Beyond the core focus on the Permian Basin area, the new facility will expand Air Products’ existing nitrogen production and distribution network in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Kansas.
Our 9th annual report card of the state, metro and international pecking order features more than 50 rankings categories, including new energy rankings and a close look at which locations are maintaining/upgrading critical infrastructure. From the July/August 2013 issue.
This TEF investment will support the company’s new manufacturing facilities aligned to Dow’s performance plastics franchise, which will produce a range of polyolefins and elastomer products using ethylene produced at the company’s new ethylene unit in Texas.
Baton Rouge tops the field in economic growth potential; China surges into the lead in renewable energy investment. From the July/August 2013 issue.
Eric Borgerding, executive vice president of the Wisconsin Hospital Association, speaks up about the benefits of a strong health care system in his state. Plus, Texas gets a shout as BF‘s State of the Year for 2012.
The new offices will house several groups for the company and allow expansion to support a variety of projects managed by Linde Engineering North America Inc.