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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's Industrial Business Park Offers a North Texas Property Solution

December 16, 2017 by Midlothian Economic Development

Stake your claim in Midlothian’s new industrial business park. A quick glance at local headlines confirms what many savvy businesses already know: the Dallas-Fort Worth market is HOT.

Toyota, Liberty Mutual, Jamba Juice, State Farm, Facebook, Farmer Brothers, Kubota – this is just a small sampling of industry icons that have expanded operations into North Texas.

The story is a familiar one: Corporate newcomers arriving from out-of-state – dodging higher costs and stringent regulations. From...

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Midlothian’s Larry Barnett Named One of Top 50 Economic Developers

February 22, 2017 by Midlothian Economic Development

Larry Barnett, President and Chief Executive of Midlothian Economic Development, has been named to Consultant Connect’s 2017 North America's Top 50 Economic Developers list. He was one of just seven economic developers from Texas to appear on the list.

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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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Colliers International Broker: Why Midlothian?

February 29, 2016 by Midlothian Economic Development


This post is part of our “Why Midlothian?” blog series.

We interviewed Tom Pearson, Executive Vice President at Colliers International, to learn why he advocates Midlothian to his clients.

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Midlothian at a Glance: The Current Business Landscape

December 22, 2015 by Midlothian Economic Development

A rapidly growing community situated just south of Dallas-Fort Worth, Midlothian is establishing itself as a progressive contender for expanding businesses.

With a population of 34,000, the Midlothian business landscape boasts a solid existing business base with companies ranging from 50 employees to upwards of 1,000. Corporate residents include notable industry players:

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Affordable Housing Allows for the American Dream

December 21, 2015 by Midlothian Economic Development

“We’re willing to move. We just want to live the American Dream.”

According to a recent article in the Dallas Business Journal, this was the sentiment shared by many California-based Toyota employees when the company was considering where to relocate its North American headquarters to.

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Courtyard by Marriott: Why Midlothian?

December 08, 2015 by Midlothian Economic Development


This post is part of our “Why Midlothian?” blog series.

We interviewed Marty Collins, owner of Gatehouse Capital, to discuss why he chose to develop the new Courtyard by Marriott in Midlothian.

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Destination Texas

November 20, 2015 by Midlothian Economic Development


In Chief Executive Magazine's annual CEO survey,  Best and Worst States for Business," Texas topped the list again for 2015 with no shortage of praise:
  • “Texas is pro-business in terms of taxes, licensing, incentives, as well as quality of workforce.”
  • “Moved from California to Texas to start business. Extremely glad I did.”
  • “The good states ask what they can do for you; the bad states ask what they can get from you.”
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