Texas Rising


Companies are picking Texas towns for their headquarters and expanding their facilities throughout the state. Here is a sampling of recently announced expansions throughout the state, tracked by the Office of the Governor, Economic Development and Tourism Division.

City Business Name Type of Business Type of Project New
Amarillo Bell HelicopterProvides vertical-lift aircraft176,000-square-foot expansion to Bell’s Amarillo Military Aircraft Assembly Center; jobs needed for production of the new V-22 400-500
San Antonio Boeing Aerospace Company; manufactures commercial jetliners and military aircraft New jobs working/refurbishing 11 of Boeing's new 787 Dreamliners at Boeing's San Antonio operation 400
Austin PayPal Inc. Online payment service owned by eBay. 37,500-square-foot data services center; jobs will include software engineers and product development, risk management workers. 300 in 2 years
Houston -
The Woodlands
Sadler Clinic Multi-specialty clinic providing diverse services 60,000-square-foot facility will includean urgent-care center 30 plus physicians
The University of Texas
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Cancer research, prevention and treatment $14 million, 25,000-square-foot expension of Science Park labs in Smithville; $52 million, 74,000-square-foot expansion underway in Bastrop. 18 new researchers in first phase of Bastrop lab
Tyler Luminant Former TXU Corp.'s power generation and related businesses 24,000-square-foot Luminant Academy will train 200-300 students per year for Luminant power generation, mining and construction teams five to 15 instructors

Sources: Office of the Governor, Economic Development and Tourism, Texas A&M University's Real Estate center

For more information, visit the Office of the Governor, Economic Development and Tourism Division or Texas A&M University's Real Estate center.

photo of downtown San Antonio