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Report Shows Continued Growth for Midlothian ISD

February 07, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

According to the most recent School District Strategies report, residential construction activity does not show any sign of letting up in the Midlothian Independent School District.

The report indicates builders closed 216 new homes in the district during the third quarter of 2018. This represents the two consecutive quarters of record closings.

The five top-producing new subdivisions in Midlothian ISD were Lawson Farms, Windermere Estates, McAlpin Manor, Kensington Park North, and Bob White...

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

January 03, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

As Texas continues to experience job growth and a record-low unemployment rate, it’s no wonder that businesses and prospective employees alike continue to flock to the region.

With an unemployment rate at 3.7% as of October, Texas — and specifically, the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex — has enjoyed great private-sector employment gains over a breadth of industries.

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Midlothian Ranks No. 8 in DFW's Top 10 Fastest Growing Cities

December 27, 2018 by Midlothian Economic Development

In a recent Dallas Business Journal article of Dallas-Fort Worth’s 25 fastest growing cities per U.S. Census Bureau 2013-2017 population estimates, rising suburban star Midlothian ranked No. 8.

With a population jump from 20,497 in 2013 to 25,254 in 2017, Midlothian boasted an overall growth rate of 23.2%.

But those numbers only tell part of this thriving community’s story.

In a nutshell, Midlothian is growing by leaps and bounds and steaming full force ahead. And the future just keeps...

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DFW Offers Hot Destination for Data Centers

November 08, 2018 by Midlothian Economic Development

Sometimes a remote location is just what an expanding company needs, especially when it comes to data centers.

That desire for ample land and open space may have played into Google's July 2018 decision to purchase 375 acres of land in Midlothian, located just 26 miles south of Dallas-Fort Worth.

"Google has purchased property in Midlothian ... and while we do not have a confirmed timeline for development for the site, we want to ensure that we have the option to grow further should our...

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Residential Construction Is Booming in Midlothian, Report Shows

According to the most recent School District Strategies report, residential construction activity does not show any sign of letting up in the Midlothian Independent School District.

The report indicates builders started 209 and closed 179 new homes in the district during the first quarter of 2018. This represents the third-most starts in any quarter since 1998 and the second-most closings on record since 2006.

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Kroger Anchors Development Rising on Midlothian’s Horizon

February 27, 2018 by Midlothian Economic Development

The new year is barreling forward in Midlothian where rapid growth has become the norm. Located just 26 miles south of Dallas, development in Midlothian is bustling with construction activity ranging from rooftops and retail to restaurants and recreation.

Perhaps most visible is Weber and Company’s Midlothian Towne Crossing retail development located just south of Highway 287 near the city’s conference center and recently opened Courtyard by Marriott.

Excitement was high in late November...

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Midlothian, TX: No Gridlock, No Hassle

August 15, 2017 by Midlothian Economic Development

While no one can deny the phenomenal development underway north of Dallas, industry experts report that traffic congestion and tightening labor pools in Frisco and Plano are translating into new appeal for outlying Dallas-Fort Worth communities.

“When Plano’s $3 billion Legacy West project recently opened its doors, city leaders proclaimed it was the center of the universe,” wrote real estate editor Steve Brown in a recent Dallas Morning News article. “Well, the universe is expanding.”

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Midlothian Business Parks Feed Appetite for Production Space in DFW

For manufacturing companies looking to plant roots in North Texas, the Midlothian Business Park offers a clear message: “Come on in.”

Situated just 30 minutes south of downtown Dallas and Fort Worth, a Midlothian address offers businesses not only critical access to the vibrant North Texas market, but also a convenient springboard to the lucrative Austin, San Antonio, and Houston markets.

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How Quality of Life and Location Impact Business Success

If downtown energy, fine dining, and professional sports events strike you as quintessential quality-of-life perks, then Texas will never disappoint thanks to metros like Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin, San Antonio, and Houston.

But what if your perspective on quality of life translates into wide open space, vibrant horizons, and a relaxed pace of life? Well, Texas delivers on that front too, consistently ranking as the best state for business.

And some cities, like the North Texas community of...

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Small City Vibe, Big City Resources

February 24, 2017 by Midlothian Economic Development

When choosing a job, many employees consider the quality of life in the region the job is located. For companies, this can be a major factor in site selection.

In both cases, the factors that make up quality of life (e.g., recreation, local schools, safety, climate) do not always correlate with the resources and interests a big city holds. For many site selectors, this means seeking the best of both worlds, a big thriving city with great nearby resources for employees to find comfort in...

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