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Higher Education Spurs Midlothian's Growing Workforce

As reported in an article by Area Development magazine, the availability of a skilled workforce ranks as the No. 1 factor in determining a location.

This doesn’t come as much of a surprise; regardless of all other factors. If you can’t find the staff necessary for success, little else matters.

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Triple-Digit Growth in Midlothian Spurs Lively Economy

February 04, 2015 by Midlothian Economic Development

North Texas has been heralded for its remarkable growth patterns in recent years, and Ellis County’s Midlothian is an exciting component of that picture.

Situated 30 miles south of the Dallas-Fort Worth metro, Midlothian has rapidly developed in recent years into an upscale community offering urban amenities and high-end housing paired with a semi-rural quality of life.

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Texas Continues to Be a National Leader in Job Creation

January 27, 2015 by Midlothian Economic Development

It's no secret that Texas has been a national leader in job creation.

Our state has benefited from a diverse business base, including manufacturing, transportation, and energy, as well as a host of construction and retail businesses.

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Home growth in the Midlothian area is booming

January 22, 2015 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 2014, it’s clear that the district is not only among the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area’s leading growth sectors, but that the growth of residential properties is maintaining high value.

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Groundbreaking of New Midlothian Hotel Planned

December 05, 2014 by Midlothian Economic Development

Following months of planning, a groundbreaking ceremony for the Courtyard by Marriott hotel is planned on the property adjacent to the Midlothian Conference Center.

The groundbreaking will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, with a reception to be held immediately following the ceremony. The event is open to the public.

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Applied LNG Breaks Ground in Midlothian

December 01, 2014 by Midlothian Economic Development

Applied LNG, a leading producer, marketer, and distributor of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the U.S., broke ground Nov. 20, 2014, on a $150 million facility in Midlothian, Texas.

Applied LNG is the first company since 2006 to build an LNG plant in the state of Texas, and is the first company to build an LNG production facility in North Texas.

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Applied LNG and Midlothian, Texas: A Perfect Fit

November 24, 2014 by Midlothian Economic Development

Midlothian Economic Development President Larry Barnett addressed a crowd gathered to commemorate the groundbreaking of the new Applied LNG facility.

Applied LNG, a leading producer, marketer, and distributor of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the U.S., broke ground this month on a new $150 million facility in Midlothian, on a portion of the 31 acres the company purchased in Midlothian’s RailPort Business Park.

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Midlothian Economic Development Adds Marketing Manager

November 24, 2014 by Midlothian Economic Development

Jennifer Baker was appointed to the position of Marketing Manager of Midlothian Economic Development, according to President and Chief Executive Larry Barnett.

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Applied LNG to Construct New Plant in Midlothian

November 23, 2014 by Midlothian Economic Development

Applied LNG, the United States’ second-largest producer of liquefied natural gas (LNG), broke ground on a $150 million facility in Midlothian, Texas, on Nov. 20, 2014.

The Westlake Village, Calif.-based company purchased 31 acres in Midlothian’s RailPort Business Park.

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