Report: Samsung’s economic impact more than doubled to $13.6B in 2022

A network of factories is popping up to serve a megafactory With construction humming along at a new campus in Taylor, and work remaining steady at its longtime home in North Austin, Samsung Austin Semiconductor says its economic impact on Central Texas more than doubled last year. It was already huge. The chipmaker – part […]

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Round Rock, Cedar Park and now Taylor: Longtime economic chief to guide yet another city for his next chapter

For more than a decade, Ben White has been involved in Williamson County economic development efforts, first in Round Rock and for the last five years in Cedar Park. He’ll make his way to a third city north of Austin, as the city of Taylor announced on Oct. 18 that White will take over as the head […]

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Samsung proposal for expansions in Taylor total more than $167 billion and 8,200 new jobs

Samsung Austin Semiconductor, a company that has already committed to building a $17 billion semiconductor facility in Taylor, could increase its investment there by tens of billions of dollars and add several thousand new jobs. According to several new Chapter 313 applications released July 20 through the Texas comptroller’s website, Taylor ISD has approved nine separate […]

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Samsung Makes Its Pick: The inside story of the huge deal in a tiny town

The first inkling for Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell that a multibillion-dollar economic development project was interested in his patch of Central Texas came as he was celebrating his 37th wedding anniversary. Gravell and his wife were eating dinner on Jan. 4 at Paw-Paw’s Catfish House in Bastrop, he recalled, when his phone rang. On […]

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Holiday Inn coming to north Taylor

After two start-and-stop years of planning, Taylor will get a new hotel. “It’s been a long process but we’re very excited we can make this announcement,” said Nimesh Patel with SAYDA, Inc. late Tuesday afternoon. His announcement was that his company will build a Holiday Inn Express and Suites, with at least 65 rooms, on […]

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

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, […]

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

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, […]

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