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3 Motivations for Growing a Successful Business

September 04, 2013 by Midlothian Economic Development

As part of our monthly Midlothian Business Breakfast, Dr. Dave Arnott, Dallas Baptist University professor of strategic management and author, led a very practical and useful session on considering "motivation" as a way to improve your business opportunities.

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Things Continue to Look Up for Midlothian

August 07, 2013 by Midlothian Economic Development

A report during a recent city council meeting indicated the Midlothian city budget reflects a 4.33 percent increase in taxable tax base and no increase in tax rate yet another indication that things are looking up in Midlothian. 

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Retail Outlook Strong for Texas

After years of retrenching, it appears that retail is preparing for an economic recovery, and the news from the ReCON exhibition in Las Vegas was good for Texas.

As noted by Candace Carlisle of the Dallas Business Journal, Texas has four of the hottest markets in the United States.

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Strategic Planning for Economic Development in Midlothian

The Midlothian Economic Development and the Midlothian Community Development Corporation are seeking proposals for an Economic Development Strategic Planning Process for Midlothian, Texas. 

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LafargeHolcim Recognized for a Great Company of People

In Midlothian, we are proud of the industries that are such an intrinsic part of our community.

Beyond giving solid employment to residents throughout the area, the industrial citizens of Midlothian are active participants in the constant effort to improve the quality of life in Ellis County.

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RailPort Business Park Completes Power Way

RailPort Business Park opened a new entrance that provides greater access for existing industry and demonstrates a commitment to improving the infrastructure within the park.

Power Way extends access to the west between GDF Suez, Midlothian Power Station, and Target's Distribution Center.

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Tarleton Exceeds Enrollment at Midlothian Higher Education Center

December 14, 2012 by Midlothian Economic Development

When Navarro College and Tarleton State University cemented their bond as a Multi-Institutional Teaching Center (MITC) in Midlothian, Texas, in April 2012, the partner schools were excited about the prospects to come.

Today, just a little more than six months later, it's clear that students are excited too.

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Midlothian Manufacturing Recognized in North Texas

November 12, 2012 by Midlothian Economic Development

With the recent article in the Dallas Morning News regarding the Gerdau steel mill in Midlothian, it is becoming apparent that there is a growing recognition of the industrial development in this community.

While Gerdau is the single largest employer in Ellis County, Texas, we are fortunate to have a wide range of industrial and distribution companies that have discovered value in starting and growing their operations in Midlothian.

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Midlothian ISD Approved 2nd High School

Midlothian's population growth and commitment to quality education will positively affect economic development and our ability to attract primary industry.

The Midlothian Independent School District approved an under-budget site package for High School No. 2 at a special called meeting Monday, June 25, 2012.

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