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Three of the Top Ten Economic Development Groups in Texas

 Site Selection Magazine has announced its ranking of the top economic development groups in the United States.  The Dallas Regional Chmaber,  Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, and the Greater Houston Partnership were honored with thier selection in the top ten economic development organization designation.  Congratulations to our freinds at each of the organizations as we all work to make Texas a great state!

Texas Named Top Business Climate

Texas is Site Selection Magazine’s 2011 Top State for Business Climate. The Lone Star State also tops Site Selection’s 2011 Corporate Real Estate Executive Survey Business Climate Rankings.

Texas is “Best in Class” in 2011 Winning Strategies in Economic Development Marketing Survey

Congratulations are in order for the Texas Governor’s office of Economic Development and Tourism!   Texas was identified as “Best in Class” in the 2011 edition of DCI’s “Winning Strategies in Economic Development Marketing” study, which DCI released this week at the IEDC Annual Conference in Charlotte. 

This is the sixth installment of the study, which is based on a survey of 322 corporate executives with site selection responsibilities. For the first time in 2011, 50+ location advisors included in the survey audience were asked to select the best regional and state economic development groups and the Texas Governor’s office was among those that rose to the top!

In his letter to the State of Texas, Andy Levine President/Chief Creative Officer stated “Texas also took the “best state for business” honors for the fifth time in a row!!! Texas rocks…”

 To download a full copy of the 2011 Winning Strategies survey results, click here