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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?

As frequently noted in multiple surveys of business executives and site consultants, certain measures of competitiveness serve as key indicators of business-friendliness – and it’s no secret that a state’s regulatory environment is an important piece of that picture.

In this ultra-competitive era, expanding companies – large and small – need to get new businesses up and running as efficiently as possible.


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Continued Growth Expected for District: Q3 2016

November 17, 2016 by Midlothian Economic Development


Based on a report by School District Strategies (SDS) on residential activity in the Midlothian Independent School District (MISD) during the third quarter of 2016, it’s clear that the district is still among the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex’s leading growth sectors. 

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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 hinder 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 company, we know there’s a lot of research involved to find a state that truly is business...

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Tapping Into Technical Training With Texas State Technical College

November 16, 2016 by Midlothian Economic Development


Conversations regarding the state of modern manufacturing are often punctuated by topics including the widening skills gap, factories of the future and the Internet of Things (IoT), not to mention robotics, automation and cybersecurity.

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The Best State for 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.

For the 12th consecutive year, Texas holds the title of best state for business by Chief Executive Magazine. This ranking alone stands out significantly compared to competitor markets like California, Illinois, and New York that all rank in the bottom three spots. There are many factors that...

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