Encompassing three MSAs – Longview, Texarkana and Tyler – and the 12-county Texas Forest Country region, East Texas offers strong advantages for manufacturing, distribution and food processing operations.
Fueling the region’s growth is a highly skilled and educated workforce that continues to grow thanks to a wealth of educational opportunities and superb lifestyle assets. World-class real estate also abounds – from massive industrial sites to cutting-edge biomedical research parks.
The region’s robust interstate infrastructure provides easy links along the NAFTA corridor, linking Mexico and Canada and to the East and West Coast destinations. Union Pacific Railroad, one of the nation’s largest railroads, has major nodes in the region, offering businesses efficient access to key ports and distribution centers.