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Jun 30, 2023

Japanese firms strike it big

In the last decade alone, the Texas Economic Development Corporation (TxEDC) reported a total of 119 investment projects, $6.9 billion in capital investment, and 19,620 new jobs from Japanese companies in the state.

Texas 2023 / Economic Development
Jun 30, 2023

Plano shines as global business center

Plano, the fourth-largest city in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, is proud of its global reputation as one of the best places to live and do business. This distinctive corporate environment has attracted more than 13,000 businesses and 67 Forbes Global 2000 compa...

Texas 2023 / Economic Development
Jun 30, 2023

Frisco: A culture of unrivaled performance

Given its location in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, Frisco has seen a steady stream of businesses and families relocating to the city, attracted by its enviable quality of life, world-class sports and leisure facilities, and an exceptionally business-friendly environme...

Texas 2023 / Economic Development
Jun 30, 2023

Welcome home to Irving-Las Colinas, 'The Headquarters of Headquarters'

In the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth area is Irving-Las Colinas, home to one of the largest master-planned business hubs in the United States. Irving-Las Colinas is known as the "Headquarters of Headquarters" because it has the largest number of Fortune 500 corporations ...

Texas 2023 / Economic Development
Jun 30, 2023

Bexar County and greater:SATX - Strong partners for success

The Greater San Antonio region alone is home to around 1,700 Japanese and Japanese-American citizens and more than 12 Japanese multinational corporations, among them Futaba Industrial Co., Toyoda Gosei Texas LLC, and Toyotetsu Texas Inc. It also hosts Toyota's largest fac...

Texas 2023 / Economic Development
Jun 30, 2023

Garland: Open for business

Located within the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, the city of Garland is attracting a lot of attention from businesses because of its diverse and highly skilled workforce, excellent quality of life, lower cost of living than neighboring areas, and strategic location.

Texas 2023 / Innovators
Jun 30, 2023

UT Austin Global Innovation Lab: Training entrepreneurs by the thousands

Already ranked as one of the 10 most influential public universities in the United States, the University of Texas at Austin has escalated its efforts to forge more and deeper connections around the world, a result of its determination to belong to a group of universities...

Texas 2023 / Innovators
Jun 30, 2023

Houston Spaceport: Collaboration crucial to the future of commercial space travel

Collaboration, not competition. That was how Houston Airport System Director of Aviation Mario Diaz described the future of space exploration as he invited Japanese companies to take part in Houston Spaceport's long-term vision to become the leader in commercial space tra...

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