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Barclays Bank Selects McKinney for Technology Center

London-based Barclays Bank has selected McKinney as the new site for one of the company’s innovative technology centers. Barclays, a Global Fortune 500 company, is an international financial service provider engaged in personal banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth management.

Barclays will occupy over 40,000 sf and is expected to generate 500 jobs.

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Source: McKinney EDC

Texas Ranks #12 As A Nation

Texas now ranks No. 12 as a nation.  Texas moved up from No. 13, based on the new 2013 GDP data pulled from two data sources (International Monetary Fund and U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis).

Source: Texas Wide Open for Business

Applied Natural Gas Fuels Locates at RailPort Business Park in Midlothian

RailPort Business Park in Midlothian will be the site of a natural gas liquefier plant, which will produce more than 600,000 gallons of natural gas each day to be shipped throughout the United States.

California-based Applied Natural Gas Fuels Inc. has bought a tract at RailPort Business Park from Dallas-based Texas IndustriesInc. (NYSE: TXI), which will become the site of a natural gas liquefier plant.

The 31 acres at RailPort Business Park in Midlothian can house five natural gas liquefiers, each of which could produce 86,000 gallons of liquified natural gas per day, or a total of more than 600,000 gallons of liquified natural gas per day, company officials said. Applied Natural Gas Fuels is the second largest liquified natural gas producer and marketer in the U.S.

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