Construction of industrial projects continues to skyrocket in Georgetown

In 2021, Georgetown became home to nine major commercial and industrial projects totaling $422 million in investments and 382 new jobs. So far in 2022, several economic agreements, ground breakings and property acquisitions have already occurred. Georgetown Director of Economic Development Michaela Dollar said the city has close to 6.5 million square feet of industrial […]

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The 164-acre community Wolf Lakes Village plans a summer ground breaking

Initially planned to break ground in 2019, Wolf Lakes LP President Iva Wolf McLachlan said Wolf Lakes Village anticipates its first groundbreaking to come this summer. Wolf Lakes Village is an 164-acre master community that will be located off I-35 and Hwy. 29 across from Wolf Ranch Town Center, an open-air shopping and dining complex. […]

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GAF Energy announces second U.S. solar roof manufacturing facility in Georgetown, Texas

New facility will create hundreds of jobs producing the world’s first nailable solar shingle GEORGETOWN, TEXAS – July 19, 2022 – GAF Energy, a Standard Industries company and a leading provider of solar roofing in North America, has signed a lease and begun construction on a 450,000 square-foot facility in Georgetown, Texas. The manufacturing facility will be located on […]

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Census: Georgetown is fastest-growing city in U.S.

Georgetown is the fastest-growing city in the U.S. for cities with a population above 50,000, according to data released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. Georgetown’s growth rate was 10.5 percent from July 1, 2020, through July 1, 2021, resulting in a population estimate of 75,420. “Georgetown continues to attract new residents for the same […]

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Williamson County, city of Georgetown approve incentives for CelLink, Gateway35 project

Both Williamson County and the city of Georgetown approved economic development agreements with CelLink and Titan Gateway35 during their Feb. 22 meetings. CelLink, an electronics technology company, announced it would build a 294,297-square-foot facility at Titan Gateway35’s master-planned industrial park located near the south intersection of I-35 and SH 130 in a press release Feb. 16. The […]

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Georgetown to give $91 million to help develop Wolf Lakes Village

The Georgetown City Council gave its initial approval Tuesday to give an estimated $91 million of the property taxes it will earn over a 30-year period on a 164-acre planned development with an Italian village theme to pay for infrastructure costs including five parking garages, utilities and streets. The vote on a final approval for […]

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2017 Williamson County Growth Summit: 7 game-changing projects north of Austin

More than 500 people attended the 2017 Williamson County Growth Summit on Thursday at the Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center to talk about the massive opportunities — and challenges — for developing this nascent market. Want to know what’s on the horizon in the rapidly growing county north of Austin? Check out the […]

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How a former NFL player lined up a $225 million development in fast-growing Georgetown

The Summit at Rivery Park has been more than six years in the making for Jeff Novak. But the $225 million mixed-use development, the first of its scale in Georgetown, is also a harbinger for the fast-growing city about 30 miles north of downtown Austin that was mostly rural farm and ranch land a couple […]

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Georgetown wins 2017 Workforce Excellence Award

The Georgetown Workforce Development Alliance, which includes the City of Georgetown, Georgetown Chamber of Commerce, and Georgetown Independent School District, was awarded the Texas Economic Development Council’s 2017 Workforce Excellence Award for population 40,001 to 100,000 today. The alliance is a collaborative community effort to align quality education with workforce development needs and was started […]

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These 10 stories garnered the most Georgetown readers in 2016

1. Construction on Mays Street will soon connect Georgetown and Round Rock (Aug. 11) Construction to build Mays Street from Teravista Parkway at Bass Pro Drive in Round Rock to the intersection of Westinghouse and Rabbit Hill roads in Georgetown was slated to begin by the end of August. Construction is expected to be completed […]

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