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Low-cost land, a skilled workforce and “Restrained” government—with low taxes and minimal regulation—yield unrestrained growth in Texas.


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Low-cost land, a skilled workforce and “Restrained” government—with low taxes and minimal regulation—yield unrestrained growth in Texas.

Texas

Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Texas articles below.


The Sky’s The Limit In The Lone Star State

Low-cost land, a skilled workforce and “Restrained” government—with low taxes and minimal regulation—yield unrestrained growth in Texas.

Manufacturing Is Job One For Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan

Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan have been named the Top Manufacturing States in a new rankings category in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report; Louisiana is tops in Cybersecurity Growth Potential.

Texas Has Best Business Climate; Colorado Tops In Growth Potential

Texas is Business Facilities' top-ranked state for Best Business Climate and Colorado was named no. 1 in Economic Growth Potential in the magazine's 13th Annual Rankings Report.

Ryder Expanding, Creating 200 Jobs In Texas

The company will invest more than $5.2 million in Fort Worth, TX to expand its supply management, logistics, and transportation management operations.

Texas Expands Economic Ties with Taiwan, Belgium

Gov. Greg Abbott has held meetings with Taiwan’s president and a delegation from Belgium about growing trade relations and increasing commercial ties.

State of the Year: Texas

The Lone Star State reaffirms its dominance as the most dynamic state economy in the U.S., an energy and exports powerhouse with a seemingly boundless potential for growth.

Houston: From Super Bowl XXXVIII To Super Bowl LI

As Houston gets set to host the Super Bowl this weekend, take a look at the massive transformation America's fourth largest city has experienced in the 13 years since it last hosted the NFL event.

Texas Named Business Facilities’ State Of The Year

The Lone Star State wins BF's top annual honor for the third time.

It’s a Gusher!

A mile beneath the surface of West Texas, there are 75 billion barrels of oil in Permian Basin shale deposits.

Jacobs Engineering Group Relocates Global HQ To Texas

The move from California to Dallas will result in more than 100 jobs and $4M in capital investment, with help from a $1.3M Texas Enterprise Fund grant.

Texas Lands New OKI Data Americas Office

The printing company will create more than 100 jobs, invest over $3.5M in Irving, TX with the help of a Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) award.

Defense Innovation Unit Experimental Comes To Austin

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.

July / August 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 4)

The 12th Annual Rankings Report stars in Business Facilities' July / August 2016 issue. Plus, a look at New Mexico, Florida, Arizona, Kentucky, Kansas, New England, Advanced Manufacturing, and Food Processing.

Charles Schwab Creating New Regional Campus In Texas

The financial services company's new $100 million Westlake, TX campus will create at least 1,200 new jobs over the next 10 years.

2016 State Rankings Report: Utah Is Top Job Growth Leader

Utah is Business Facilities' top-ranked state among Job Growth Leaders in the magazine's 12th Annual Rankings Report.

2016 State Rankings: CA, TX Repeat As Solar, Wind Power Capacity Kings

California maintained its spot as top-ranked state for Installed Solar Power Capacity and Texas kept its crown as king of Installed Wind Power Capacity in Business Facilities' 12th Annual Rankings Report.

Grainger Expands In Texas

The maintenance, repair and operating product supplier will invest $3.9 million and create 200 jobs at its new San Antonio, TX facility.

SATA Group Building New Plant In Texas

The high-tech components manufacturer will build a new machine plant in Brownsville, TX, creating 300 jobs and a $114 million capital investment.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries HQ Moving To Texas

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) is relocating its U.S. headquarters from New York to Houston, TX , where it will oversee MHI operations throughout North America.

Thomson Reuters Expanding Texas Operations

The global news and information company will invest $6 million and create at least 250 new jobs in Texas.

Data Cowboys

The Dallas-Ft. Worth metro area has become a leading U.S. hub for data centers.

Allergan Breaks Ground On $200M Texas Expansion

Expansion will add more than 100 full time jobs and 322,000 square feet of pharmaceutical manufacturing space in Waco, TX.

Texas: Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative Aims To Meet 21st Century Job Needs

Regional workforce and educational conclaves will make recommendations to ensure the Lone Star State is ready for new and expanding businesses.

March / April 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 2)

The Global Biotech Industry is the focus of Business Facilities' March/April 2016 issue, along with our annual Economic Development Awards. Plus, a look at the Aerospace Industry.

House Bill 1223 Helps Bring Skybox Data Center To Plano, Texas

Legacy One will be one of the only data centers in Texas that qualifies for House Bill 1223, which can provide industry-leading data center sales and use tax abatements for large data center users across their servers, power, infrastructure and operations.

January/February 2016 Issue (Volume 49, Number 1)

The State of the Year and Deal of the Year awards are the focus of Business Facilities January/February 2016 issue, plus an Automotive Industry Focus.

USDA Awards Loans To Boost Rural Economic Development In Five States

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) has awarded six low-interest loans to local governments and community organizations that will spur rural economic development in Missouri, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Texas.

Wayfair Selects Texas For New Customer Service Center

Wayfair, Inc. has selected Bryan-College Station in the Research Valley region of Texas for its new customer service center, which will employ approximately 450 employees.

September/October 2015 Issue (Volume 48, Number 5)

Innovation hubs and logistics are the focus of Business Facilities September/October issue, plus reports on Indiana, New Jersey, Texas, North Carolina, California.

Panasonic Opens Engineering & Fabrication Center in Metro Dallas

The new custom manufacturing facility in Coppell, Texas will be the operations base for Panasonic's videoboard and digital signage business.

Monsanto Picks Lubbock, TX For Cotton Seed Processing Facility

The new Lubbock site represents a $140 million capital investment and is expected to employ 40 full-time personnel.

CGT To Create 275 Jobs In New Braunfels, TX

CGT U.S. Limited will construct a new manufacturing facility in New Braunfels, TX, creating at least 275 jobs and $80 million in capital investment.

Mary Kay Chooses Lewisville, TX For New Global Manufacturing, R&D Operations

Beauty company Mary Kay Inc. has selected the city of Lewisville, TX as the site of the company's new $100 million global manufacturing and R&D operations.

State Focus: Texas Diversity

Texas is a magnet for business and individuals for a reason—rather, for many reasons, one of which is the tax climate.

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