Governor Greg Abbott
A robust business climate and strategic growth during 2023 earns the Lone Star State this recognition.
The strength and diversity of its business climate lands the Lone Star State the top spot for this annual economic development recognition from Business Facilities magazine.
With more than 1,000 new projects underway in recent years—and home to more corporate headquarters than any other state—Texas has unsurpassed economic success.
The Lone Star State does things big. Leadership looks to keep business growth going with tax cuts, incentives support, and top talent.
The joint project with X-Energy Reactor Company will provide the Seadrift site with zero carbon emissions power and steam production.
CertainTeed will invest $140 million to build a roofing manufacturing and distribution facility in Bryan. At TexAmericas Center, Palmer International will invest $10 million in an expansion project.
Boingo will invest nearly $1.5 million and 250 jobs at its new regional office and future corporate headquarters at The Star in Frisco.
Development Corporation of Abilene President & CEO Misty Mayo discusses how the Texas community welcomes companies of all sizes by embracing economic development.
Wells Fargo will build new campus in Irving-Las Colinas, Volkswagen Group’s new Port Freeport hub will allow utilization of low-emission LNG vessels.
The Ziegenfelder Company will invest more than $29 million to build a new manufacturing facility in Lockhart; City Of Dumas earns Film Friendly Texas designation.
Producer Owned Beef plans facility in Amarillo; Kroger opens Customer Fulfillment Center in Dallas; Synthica Energy to build food waste-powered renewable natural gas facility in San Antonio.
Canada-based chocolate maker Chewters will invest more than $40 million and create 120 jobs with its new plant in Rockwall, TX.
To support the $5 billion project, GlobiTech has been offered a $15 million Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grant and other local incentives.
Governor Greg Abbott is proud that Texas exported about $375 billion in goods in 2021, more than California and New York combined.
The three winners were selected from a record-setting number of entries submitted for Business Facilities’ 2021 Deals of the Year awards.
FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies will create 150 jobs in College Station-Bryan; MP Materials will bring 100 skilled jobs to Fort Worth.
In the largest foreign direct investment in Texas on record, Samsung will create more than 2,000 high-tech jobs at its new semiconductor manufacturing facility in Taylor, TX.
Packaging manufacturer D6 Inc. will relocate from Portland, OR, creating 231 new jobs in its new home state of Texas.
Houston’s diverse workforce, along with the city’s commitment to its Climate Action Plan, were among the key factors driving NRG’s decision.
Cheese manufacturing and packaging company Great Lakes Cheese is expanding with a state-of-the-art packaging facility that will create more than 500 jobs in Abilene, TX.
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