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Williamson County Economic Development Partnership Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award for WilCo Funding Portal

Posted on November 23rd, 2015

Williamson County Economic Development Partnership received a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award for its Williamson County Funding Portal in the category of Special Purpose Website for communities with populations of 200,000-500,000 from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The honor was presented at an awards ceremony during the 2015 IEDC Annual Conference in Anchorage, Read More >

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Monolith Semiconductor Relocates Headquarters to Round Rock

Posted on March 5th, 2015

Monolith Semi announced in June a strategic manufacturing partnership with X-FAB Texas in Lubbock to manufacture their SiC switches in X-FAB’s high-volume 150mm silicon production line. With this new partnership, Monolith Semi sought to relocate its headquarters from Ithaca, NY to a Texas community. According to Monolith Semi CEO Sujit Banerjee, PhD, “Round Rock was Read More >

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RRISD Freeport Tax Exemption Supported by Round Rock Chamber

Posted on February 26th, 2015

ROUND ROCK, Texas – The Round Rock Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development Partnership today announced that it is supportive of the Round Rock Independent School District (RRISD) Board of Trustees voting to exempt the freeport tax liability of area businesses. The freeport tax is a property tax on goods and materials used in the Read More >

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Posted on February 18th, 2015

Construction kicks off Thursday for a 224-room Sheraton hotel and conference center in Georgetown. Novak Brothers and Hines host a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Starwood-operated hotel at 2 p.m. on February 19. The event is at Rivery Boulevard and Wolf Ranch Parkway at the Summit at the Rivery Park development. Starwood Hotels and Resorts Read More >

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The Taylor EDC will construct 50,000 sq. ft. building

Posted on October 31st, 2014

The Taylor Economic Development Corporation (TEDC) announced today that it will begin construction on 50,000 square-feet of industrial/manufacturing space in its Mustang Creek Industrial Park that will be available for occupancy by year’s end. Mayor Jesse Ancira said “This aggressive move will provide an exciting opportunity for businesses looking to move to, or expand within, Read More >

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Posted on October 20th, 2014

The Texas Life-sciences Collaboration Center recently announced a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce to assist in the recruitment of foreign companies to Georgetown. The $300,000 grant from the Economic Development Administration, a bureau within the U.S. Department of Commerce, will assist TLCC in recruitment of companies from South Korea. The grant will support Read More >

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