Governor Greg Abbott

Texas 2023 State of the Year

2023 State Of The Year: Opportunity Awaits In Texas

A robust business climate and strategic growth during 2023 earns the Lone Star State this recognition.
Texas State of the Year

Texas Named Business Facilities’ 2023 State Of The Year

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.
Texas Business Climate

The Lone Star State: An Economic Engine

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. 
Texas Governor Greg Abbott

Governor’s Report: Texas Takes On The Future

The Lone Star State does things big. Leadership looks to keep business growth going with tax cuts, incentives support, and top talent.
Advanced SMR Nuclear Project Texas

Dow Selects Texas Site For Advanced SMR Nuclear Project

The joint project with X-Energy Reactor Company will provide the Seadrift site with zero carbon emissions power and steam production.
CertainTeed Texas

Two Manufacturing Projects Will Invest $150M In Texas

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.
Frisco Texas

Boingo Picks Texas For Wireless Office, Future HQ

Boingo will invest nearly $1.5 million and 250 jobs at its new regional office and future corporate headquarters at The Star in Frisco.
Abilene, TX

Big Business In Abilene, Texas

Development Corporation of Abilene President & CEO Misty Mayo discusses how the Texas community welcomes companies of all sizes by embracing economic development.
Wells Fargo Texas

Wells Fargo, Volkswagen Pick Texas Locations

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.
Ziegenfelder Company

Frozen Dessert Maker To Create 100 Jobs In Texas

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 Texas

North To South, Food-Related Companies Grow In Texas

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.
Chewters Chocolates Rockwall Texas

Chewters Chooses Texas For Chocolate Factory

Canada-based chocolate maker Chewters will invest more than $40 million and create 120 jobs with its new plant in Rockwall, TX.
GlobiTech Sherman, Texas

GlobiTech Semiconductor Expansion To Create 1,500 Jobs In North Texas

To support the $5 billion project, GlobiTech has been offered a $15 million Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grant and other local incentives.
Executive Order

Good For You; Good For Me

Governor Greg Abbott is proud that Texas exported about $375 billion in goods in 2021, more than California and New York combined.
2021 Deals of the Year

Ford, Samsung Electronics, KORE Power Named 2021 Deals Of The Year

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, College Station-Bryan

Texas Projects To Create 250 Biotech, Manufacturing Jobs

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies will create 150 jobs in College Station-Bryan; MP Materials will bring 100 skilled jobs to Fort Worth.
Samsung Texas

Texas Lands $17B Samsung Chip Manufacturing Factory

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.
D6

D6 Relocates Headquarters To Texas

Packaging manufacturer D6 Inc. will relocate from Portland, OR, creating 231 new jobs in its new home state of Texas.
NRG Energy

NRG Energy Relocating Headquarters To Houston

Houston’s diverse workforce, along with the city’s commitment to its Climate Action Plan, were among the key factors driving NRG’s decision.
Abilene, TX

Great Lakes Cheese Investing $185M In Texas Expansion

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.
tax credits

Listen Now: Talking Texas With Aaron Demerson, TxEDC President & CEO

Aaron Demerson, President & CEO of Texas Economic Development Corporation (TxEDC), shares his vision to continue to grow the state's success.
Economic Development Awards

Call For Entries! Business Facilities 2024 Economic Development Awards

For the second year, Business Facilities recognizes economic development organizations for effective, innovative initiatives. Enter by March 14.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

Location Spotlight: City of Fontana – Open for Business

From agriculture to steel, from healthcare to transportation, Fontana is an economic powerhouse. Due to its geographic location, Fontana has become a vital hub for the supply chain linking suppliers to businesses to consumers throughout the world.