Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA) | A Business Facilities Location Spotlight
Experiencing labor pains? See how Lubbock’s workforce will help you build a better business in West Texas.
Lubbock has some of the lowest costs in Texas for electric and natural gas utilities, wage rates, affordable land, cost of living, property taxes and other business-related costs.
Take advantage of the Lubbock region’s labor force of more than 207,000, including approximately 53,000 college graduates each year.
Featured Real Estate
Business Park (click to enlarge)
With the addition of more roads into the complex and 10 shovel-ready lots now available for new construction the Lubbock Business Park is an even more vibrant option for any business looking to relocate or expand.
Rail Port (click to enlarge)
The Lubbock Rail Port is buzzing with activity thanks to the acquisition of an additional 200 acres and a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration to extend additional rail into the park.
The 40,000-square-foot facility is designed to become a resource for the faculty and students of both Texas Tech University and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center as well as community members interested in launching new ventures. (Space available for lease)
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Learn more about Lubbock and the surrounding areas currently served.
At 307,774 people, Lubbock is the 11th largest city in Texas, the 2nd largest west of Interstate 35 and is projected to grow 6.13 percent through 2017.
Lubbock’s size affords businesses access to dedicated community leaders and personalized service, while providing you with a pipeline of personnel to fill workforce needs.
More than 50,000 jobs in the Lubbock MSA involve either sales or office support services. These occupational groups tend to be large in most urban areas, but they are especially extensive in Lubbock.
Demographic Education Information
Lubbock’s age structure differs substantially from the national and state patterns, and Texas Tech University is the main reason why.
Nearly one-third of the City of Lubbock’s population (30 percent) falls between the ages of 20 and 34.
The Lubbock area is home to more than 52,000 college students and 11,000 plus college graduates annually, a number that continues to grow each year.
Business Is Better In Lubbock, TX