Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Austin articles below.
Austin, TX has been named the top metro for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report.
DIUx will connect the Department of Defense with hundreds of private sector firms to enhance the technological capabilities of the U.S. military while growing innovative enterprises in Texas.
The U.S. DOT's Smart City Challenge has pledged up to $40M to help one city define what it means to be a “Smart City “and become the country’s first to fully integrate innovative technologies – self-driving cars, connected vehicles, and smart sensors – into its transportation network.
Integreon, a global provider of outsourced legal and business services, expands into Austin for its highly skilled and creative workforce, creating more than 100 jobs.
Austin, TX added to its impressive record of success in Business Facilities’ Metro Rankings Report with the best across-the-board showing in the magazine’s 2015 edition.
In this year’s Metro Rankings Report, we’ve taken note of the crucial role exports are playing in the Recovery for many locations by charting their success in two of our rankings categories, Exports Growth Leaders and Exports Recovery Leaders. We've also included our Global Rankings within this story.
Business Facilities’ 10th Annual Rankings Report: Austin, Baton Rouge, Mobile Leaders In Growth Potential
The burgeoning high-tech industry in Austin has made Texas the second-largest semiconductor job market after California, while public-private partnerships in Baton Rouge spur initiatives in new high-growth sectors.
Build plan to be influenced by communities offering the strongest investment cases and policies; entrepreneurs, small businesses and start-ups will benefit most from advanced broadband speeds.
The Lone Star State’s job-creating juggernaut shows no signs of abating as new projects proliferate across a broad range of industries.
Study from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists International reveals the top 10 metros for employment in commercial construction. Providence, RI-metro region tops the list.
To date, the TEF has invested over $519 million and closed the deal on projects generating 71,075 new jobs and more than $23.6 billion in capital investment in the state.
With this TEF investment, the company plans to establish a new facility in Austin to support its cloud-based health information technology services platform.
The annual South by Southwest (SXSW) hoedown shined its bright light this year on emerging technologies in the Lone Star State at a nine-day festival that drew tens of thousands. From the March/April 2013 issue.
The nanotech circuits on today’s microchips can’t be seen with the human eye, but they support a $150-billion industry that employs nearly 250,000 people across the U.S. From the January/February 2013 issue
Apple Operations Center in Austin, TX is BF's 2012 Economic Development Deal of the Year Bronze award winner.
Traditional technology centers like Silicon Valley and the 128 loop in Boston are well known, but new high-tech hubs are sprouting in locations far and wide. From the September/October 2012 issue