The plan will encourage employers to hire locally while helping train individuals for higher-skilled jobs.
The strategic plan is expected to begin implementation in January 2023 and will continue over five years.
Austin's public park system will also receive nearly $7 million for improvements as a result of the 2021 festival.
The Howard Hughes Corp. announced Oct. 21 it will move its headquarters from Dallas to The Woodlands as part of its cost-saving Transformation Plan.
More than $5 million in business development investments will create 38 new jobs in New Braunfels.
Gov. Greg Abbott has named Adriana Cruz, currently president of the Greater San Marcos Partnership, as executive director of the Economic Development and Tourism Division within his office.
MSB Consulting, a consulting firm for school districts, is moving its headquarters from Austin to Cedar Park.
The Buda Economic Development Corporation has named Traci Anderson as its new executive director.
Seven area chambers of commerce pledged support Oct. 22 for the proposed $447 million Williamson County roads and parks bond in front of the Williamson County Courthouse.
As Cedar Park and Leander continue to experience population growth, local leaders are adjusting budgets to meet demands.
As Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto experience rapid population growth, city staff and local leaders are adjusting budgets to meet resident demands.
Tourists visiting Round Rock accounted for $318 million in direct travel spending in 2018, according to data from the Travel Texas Economic Impact Report and the Round Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau.
An economic incentive agreement between the city of Kyle and SmileDirectClub’s Access Dental Lab will bring 850 jobs to the city of Kyle via the Hays Logistics Center, an industrial development near I-35.