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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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Google Elevating Educational Assets In Its Data Center Communities

January 17, 2019 by Midlothian Economic Development

What do Douglas County, Ga., Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Mayes County, Okla., have in common? They all have school districts that have reaped the benefits of a Google data center in their respective communities.

Google has proven time and again that while it seems to prefer keeping a low profile when setting up shop in communities, it does not hold back when it comes to technologically enhancing the lives of students  especially in its data center communities.

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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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Methodist Health System to Build and Open Methodist Midlothian Medical Center

December 28, 2017 by Midlothian Economic Development

MIDLOTHIAN, Texas – Several months in the making, Methodist Health System is pleased to announce the plan for its 11th hospital, which will be located in Midlothian. The new facility will operate in conjunction with the existing Methodist Mansfield Medical Center in order to facilitate the opening with all reasonable diligence. While architectural details are still being finalized, the hospital in Midlothian will be a licensed hospital with an emergency department and wide range of...

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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, 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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Midlothian Spurs Manufacturing Momentum South of DFW

When it comes to traditional and advanced manufacturing, intellectual horsepower is a significant driver behind long-term success. This is one reason why Texas continues to shine as a hotspot for companies across a diverse set of industries – in particular, all types of manufacturing. Long heralded as one of the nation’s most robust business environments, the Lone Star state offers sweet Southern appeal for Texas manufacturing businesses.

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Permitting Process in Midlothian: 'Amazing and Unprecedented'

February 22, 2017 by Midlothian Economic Development

In early 2013, bulk solvent and chemical products distributor Buckley Oil Company began searching for a new home. One of America’s oldest petrochemical companies, Buckley Oil wanted to relocate its then-Dallas-based headquarters and distribution operations to accommodate the company’s path of growth and modernization plans.

After considering multiple sites in North Texas, Buckley Oil found what it needed just 26 miles south of Dallas-Fort Worth on a 12-acre site in Midlothian, Texas’ dual...

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