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Destination Texas: Why Texas Ranks No. 1 Best State for Business

November 20, 2015 by Midlothian Economic Development
In Chief Executive Magazine's annual CEO survey,  Best and Worst States for Business," Texas topped the list again for 2015 as the "Best State for Business" with no shortage of praise.
  • “Texas is pro-business in terms of taxes, licensing, incentives, as well as quality of workforce.”
  • “Moved from California to Texas to start business. Extremely glad I did.”
  • “The good states ask what they can do for you; the bad states ask what they can get from you.”
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Partnerships for Progress: Gatehouse Capital

November 16, 2015 by Midlothian Economic Development

When it comes to economic development and moving a community forward, relationships are critical. Like most relationships in life, the best business relationships are built on integrity and fueled by mutual respect, trust and time. Oftentimes, a solid professional relationship can be the catalyst for an exciting opportunity.

One great example of this is Midlothian Economic Development's relationship with Marty Collins, owner of Gatehouse Capital and developer of the Courtyard by Marriott...

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Applied LNG Unveils New Plant in Midlothian

November 12, 2015 by Midlothian Economic Development

It was with great excitement that Westlake Village, Calif.,-based Applied LNG  a leading marketer, producer and distributor of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for alternative fuel use in North America  held its ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new Dallas-Midlothian LNG plant in late October.

A beautiful fall day set the stage for Applied LNG, state and local officials, invited attendees from the 2015 High Horsepower Summit being held in Dallas and other event guests to celebrate the occasion....

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New Sculpture Will Demonstrate the Collaborative Midlothian Community

November 10, 2015 by Midlothian Economic Development

With the community’s support, “Combination” is planned to unveil in December on Community Circle

For decades, Midlothian has been proud to call itself a collaborative community, one in which its residents and business interests have worked together to achieve success. That unique spirit of collaboration will be represented in “Combination,” a site-specific sculpture that has been designed, is currently being developed, and will be installed by Brad Oldham Sculpture.

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Chicken Express: Why Midlothian?

November 02, 2015 by Midlothian Economic Development


Few things can tell a community’s story better than its business residents’ insights. This is why we created the “Why Midlothian?” series

In this series, Midlothian companies share their experiences, observations and impressions about why Midlothian has proven a great fit for their business needs. We hope their stories will inspire you to consider how you can make something great with us in Midlothian.

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