Austin

Resource pages for "Austin"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


Holiday Spirit Austin

Is Holiday Spirit On Your Site Selection Checklist?

Holiday spirit may not be one of the top 10 items on your site selection checklist, but if it falls somewhere on your list of location amenities, check out these cities.
real estate industry

Remote Work, Climate Change Impact Real Estate Industry

Pandemic-related structural changes continue to be among the most significant factors impacting today's real estate industry.
North Carolina Best Business Climate

New York, San Francisco Top Fintech, Crypto Leaders Rankings

New York City leads the pack in Fintech, San Francisco is the Crypto Market Leader, and Morgantown, WV tops new Metros For Movers list in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.
Texas

Emerson Expands In Round Rock, CyberLandr Moves To Austin

Emerson will invest $9 million, create at least 50 new jobs; CyberLandr’s new R&D facility will support prototype development of RV/camper designed for Tesla's Cybertruck.
Austin, Texas

Green Dot Corporation Relocating HQ To Texas

Green Dot will establish an Austin-based headquarters as it grows its tech workforce and embraces a “Work from Anywhere” model.
2020 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

2020 Economic Development Deal Of The Year

Dozens of transformative high-tech projects vied for our 2020 Deal of The Year Award. The Tesla Gigafactory lands the biggest prize for Greater Austin, TX.
Oracle headquarters Austin, TX

Oracle Latest Company To Announce Headquarters Move To Texas

Software giant Oracle will move its corporate headquarters from the Silicon Valley to Austin, TX, joining a growing list of companies choosing to shift their bases to the Lone Star State.
Tesla Austin, TX

$1B Tesla Gigafactory Headed For Austin

Tesla's newest Gigafactory will generate $1 billion in capital investment and bring at least 5,000 new jobs to Travis County, TX. 
Kyle, TX

SmileDirectClub Investing $36M In Texas Dental Manufacturing Lab

The new high-tech dental manufacturing lab in Kyle, TX will create 850 new jobs, with help from the Texas Enterprise Fund.
startup ecosystems

Austin, Denver, New York Are Top Startup Ecosystems

Austin, Denver and New York are the cities with the top Startup Ecosystems in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report.
Google Midlothian

Google Continues Growth In Texas

The tech giant is increasing its presence in the Lone Star State with a new data center in Midlothian and two new office buildings in Austin.
high tech hubs

Editor’s Picks: Sweet Spots For High Tech

The leading high tech hubs have developed a startup ecosystem that nurtures entrepreneurs and plants the seeds for sustainable growth from innovators who bring scaleable products to life.
Tomball Business & Technology Park

Texas: Business & Technology Park Expands In Tomball

Hoelscher Weatherstrip Manufacturing Co. is constructing a 193,000-square-foot facility at the 99.5-acre Tomball Business & Technology Park, creating 119 new jobs.
Amazon Austin Tech Hub

Amazon Expanding Austin Tech Hub, Creating 800 New Jobs

Amazon has created more than 22,000 jobs in Texas and invested over $7 billion in the state since 2011, including infrastructure and compensation.
job requirements

Companies Willing To Train Job Applicants Who Don’t Meet Requirements

Employees have been offered a position when they were underqualified most frequently in Charlotte, San Diego, Austin and Washington, DC, according to a new Robert Half survey. 
Provo Utah

Provo, San Jose Top Annual Ranking Of Best-Performing Cities

The Milken Institute's top 10 list of cities that are creating and sustaining jobs also includes San Francisco, Austin, Orlando, Raleigh, and Seattle.
Apple Austin, TX

Apple To Build New Campus In Austin, Add Jobs Across U.S.

The company will also establish new sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, CA and expand in Pittsburgh, New York and Boulder.
2018 Metro Rankings Houston

Houston, TX Top-Ranked Metro For Growth Potential

Houston, TX is the top-ranked metro for Economic Growth Potential—followed by Atlanta, GA and Austin, TX—in Business Facilities' 14th Annual Rankings Report.
Amazon

Amazonia, USA

The RFPs are in and we all can't wait for the climax of the runaway hit economic development reality show: HQ2, The Survivor.
Amazon Missouri

Moody’s Analytics Creates Amazon HQ2 Top 10 List

Everybody’s trying to guess which city will land Amazon's coveted second headquarters. Moody’s Analytics applies a more data-driven approach.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Consumers Energy

If you’re expanding or relocating, consider Michigan and Consumers Energy – let’s work together to accelerate your business.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.