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An Inviting Infrastructure: Texas Wide Open for Business

February 07, 2017 by Midlothian Economic Development


What do Amazon, Apple and Toyota all have in common?

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Permitting In Midlothian, Texas: Interview with Applied LNG

January 04, 2017 by Midlothian Economic Development


When California-headquartered Applied LNG began scouting out potential sites in late 2013 for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) production plant, time was among the critical concerns. After a vigorous search, the company chose a 31-acre site in the 1,700-acre RailPort Business Park in Midlothian, Texas, just 30 minutes south of Dallas-Fort Worth.

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Resolving the Problems with Permitting

December 12, 2016 by Midlothian Economic Development


When a company is expanding or relocating, there is one thing that is always certain: time is of the essence.

And there are few things that can put the brakes on a site selection project like permitting and approvals. Whether it’s a personnel issue, paperwork problem or miscommunication, the seemingly simple act of permitting can turn into a business owner’s worst nightmare if things don’t go according to plan.

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The Texas Business Climate: Where Less Is Best

November 23, 2016 by Midlothian Economic Development


What constitutes a favorable business climate for expanding and relocating businesses?

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8 Reasons for Doing Business in Texas

November 16, 2016 by Midlothian Economic Development

We understand that site selectors and CEOs have to fight restricting state regulations that slow down a relocation process or hinders long-run business growth. However, there’s good news — not all states run that way. Not all state regulations have to be a nightmare.

Texas enables site selectors and CEOs to enjoy doing business in the Lone Star state. When looking to expand, move, or startup a business, we know there’s a lot of research involved to find a state that truly is business...

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A Great Place to do Business: Texas vs. Competing Markets

November 07, 2016 by Midlothian Economic Development

The CEOs of the nation have spoken. With a promising economy, highly rated quality of life, and positive business-friendly climate, Texas is time and time again denoted as a great place to do business.

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E.T. Tobey Company: Why Midlothian?


This post is part of our “Why Midlothian?” blog series.

We interviewed Tami Tobey, owner of E.T. Tobey Company, to discuss why she chose to make something great in Midlothian.

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MAY: Monthly Midlothian Business Breakfast


Every month, Midlothian Economic Development and the Chamber of Commerce invite business professionals and industry leaders to meet, greet, and eat at the Midlothian Conference Center. The purpose of our monthly Midlothian Business Breakfast is to provide methods, tools, and techniques that attendees may use immediately in their organizations.

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Midlothian at a Glance: The Current Business Landscape

December 22, 2015 by Midlothian Economic Development

A rapidly growing community situated just south of Dallas-Fort Worth, Midlothian is establishing itself as a progressive contender for expanding businesses.

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3 Motivations for Growing a Successful Business

September 04, 2013 by Midlothian Economic Development
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