Central Texas Area of Economic Development

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Central Texas Region for Business

Central Texas’ accessibility makes it perfect for companies with major business operations – thanks to numerous roadways, railways and airports.

Stretching from San Marcos to Waco along the I-35 NAFTA corridor, the Central Texas region is home to some of the fastest-growing communities in Texas, including the state capital of Austin. Known for its diverse business sectors, the region has fueled growth for major companies like 3M, Apple, Dell, Facebook, Samsung and many more. Seven top-tier colleges and universities in Central Texas offer a robust talent pipeline. Vibrant towns like Bastrop, Lockhart and Round Rock offer quality healthcare, affordable housing and low cost of living.

Regional Advantages