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Utilizing Local Resources: The Simple Key to Selecting A Great Site

January 20, 2017 by Midlothian Economic Development

When it comes to choosing a site for a business, the important variables typically rate the same amongst site selectors in all industries. Site-selectors traditionally seek locations with good economic benefits for companies in the form of tax breaks, strong local schools and communities with high-rankings for families, and the cost and availability of land necessary for the project.

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Selecting a Prime Location: The Importance of a Strong Workforce

January 20, 2017 by Midlothian Economic Development

As a site selector, there’s a plethora of factors that play into choosing a location for your business. Each holds heavy importance to the decision-making process.

However, breaking down the key factors helps site selectors make informed decisions that benefit the business in the long run. For instance, access to a skilled workforce can make or break a location.

According to Area Development, six out of ten CIOs believe skills shortages will prevent their organizations from keeping up with...

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A Well-Positioned Workforce: Midlothian's Labor Market Climate

January 12, 2017 by Midlothian Economic Development

As Texas continues to experience job growth (seeing positive trends in 15 of the past 16 months), it’s no wonder that businesses and prospective employees alike continue to flock to the region.

With an unemployment rate at three-tenths below the national average, Texas  and specifically, the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex— has enjoyed great private-sector employment gains over a breadth of industries.

Only 30 minutes outside of Dallas proper, Midlothian too has reaped the benefits of a strong...

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Permitting Process 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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