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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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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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SK Energy: Why Midlothian?

September 27, 2016 by Midlothian Economic Development

 

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

We interviewed Brooke Sills, owner of SK Energy, to discuss why she chose to make something great in Midlothian.

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Midlothian, Texas: A Safe Place to Live

 

When it comes to raising a family, having the sense that your community is safe, is near and dear to most parents’ hearts.That’s because a safe environment provides the framework for all other daily life activities.

Thanks to ample job opportunities, quality homes, and an affordable cost of living, relocation trends across the nation show a steady stream of new residents making their way to Texas.

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E.T. Tobey Company: Why Midlothian?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHY MIDLOTHIAN?

Few things can tell a community’s story better than its business residents’ insights. This is why we created the “Why Midlothian?” series

In this series, Midlothian companies share their experiences, observations and impressions about why Midlothian has proven a great fit for their business needs. We hope their stories will inspire you to consider how you can make something great with us in Midlothian.

A Conversation With … Tami Tobey, Owners,...

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Lux With Us: Why Midlothian?

 

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

We interviewed Blake Vansteenburg, owner of Lux With Us, to discuss why they chose to make something great in Midlothian.

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Heroes Packing Company: Why Midlothian?

WHY MIDLOTHIAN?

Few things can tell a community’s story better than its business residents’ insights. This is why we created the “Why Midlothian?” series

In this series, Midlothian companies share their experiences, observations and impressions about why Midlothian has proven a great fit for their business needs. We hope their stories will inspire you to consider how you can make something great with us in Midlothian.

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MAY: Monthly Midlothian Business Breakfast

 

Every month, Midlothian Economic Development and the Chamber of Commerce invite business professionals and industry leaders to meet, greet, and eat at the Midlothian Conference Center. The purpose of our monthly Midlothian Business Breakfast is to provide methods, tools, and techniques that attendees may use immediately in their organizations.

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APRIL: Monthly Midlothian Business Breakfast

 

Every month, Midlothian Economic Development and the Chamber of Commerce invite business professionals and industry leaders to meet, greet, and eat at the Midlothian Conference Center. The purpose of our monthly Midlothian Business Breakfast is to provide methods, tools, and techniques that attendees may use immediately in their organizations.

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DFW’s Entrepreneurial Engine

 

“North Texas, for 1,000 reasons, is easily one of the best places for entrepreneurs to get started,” billionaire sports owner, TV celebrity and entrepreneur Mark Cuban told a crowd during his keynote speech at the North Texas Commission’s 44th Annual Members Luncheon September 24, 2015.

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