Enjoy the economic prosperity of Central Texas!

Austin defies stereotypes: It's progressive and fiercely entrepreneurial, pro-business and pro-environment. It's easy going and hard working. And the greater Austin region won't just welcome your business, it will make it better.

When it comes to business, it seems the whole world has a place in the heart of Central Texas. Greater Austin is a region defined by stunning growth, lower business and living costs, and a youthful, well-educated workforce. It's easy to see why the 2010 Kiplinger's ranked Austin as the number one city for business growth in the next decade.

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The direct impact is jobs, and these are very well-paying jobs. In addition, companies will invest in new equipment and lease additional office space. Their employees will jump into the apartment and housing markets, buy new cars, shop at Whole Foods and Central Market. It keeps on going. 
Bob Smith, Managing Director, BridgePoint Consulting, in the Austin American Statesman