A thriving regional economy
Our award-winning team is a key factor in why our region has experienced incredible job growth and prosperity since 2004. We help bring job creators to the region and are pivotal partners in helping local companies expand their businesses.Why the Austin region?
How we help
We are your go-to team for confidential support for your site selection project. We offer a suite of services for all aspects of your process.
Site analysis & selection
Our professional staff will help you discover our communities and analyze and select the right site for your growing business.Get in touch
We are proud of our local businesses. We work with job creators across the region to help them grow and create new jobs.Learn more
Global Technology & Innovation
We are demonstrating our region's comparative advantage to investors, entrepreneurs, and corporations worldwide.Learn more
Mac Conway Award
Opportunity Austin has again won the Mac Conway Award for Excellence in Economic Development. This recognizes global, national, and regional leaders in economic development. This is the fourth time in a row Opportunity Austin has won the award.
BAE Systems celebrates opening of new 390,000-square-foot Austin, TX facility
BAE Systems opened its new $150 million engineering and production facility in Austin, Texas. The new site is part of BAE Systems’ Electronic Systems sector, a global leader in researching, developing, implementing, and maintaining cutting-edge commercial, defense, and space electronics.Learn more
Samsung announces Taylor as the site for their largest-ever investment in the U.S.
Today, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, announced that it would build a new semiconductor manufacturing facility in Taylor, Texas — part of the Austin region and a city of focus for Opportunity Austin.Learn more
Austin Chamber’s Opportunity Austin announces Australian global tech company Lakeba chooses Austin for North American headquarters
AUSTIN, Texas—Opportunity Austin, the Greater Austin Chamber’s five-county prosperity initiative, today announced Lakeba, a leading global tech company headquartered in Australia, has chosen Austin for its first expansion in North America following the company’s most successful year to date.Learn more
Austin Chamber’s Opportunity Austin announces AI company Moveworks has expanded to Austin
AUSTIN, Texas—Opportunity Austin, the Greater Austin Chamber’s five-county prosperity initiative, today announced the expansion of AI company Moveworks into the Austin region.Learn more
Austin Chamber’s Opportunity Austin and Green Dot Corporation Announce Headquarters Relocation for Fintech Pioneer & Digital Bank
PASADENA, Calif. – August 17, 2021 -- Green Dot Corporation (NYSE: GDOT) and Opportunity Austin, the Greater Austin Chamber’s five-county prosperity initiative, today announced plans for the digital bank and financial technology company to relocate its corporate headquarters to Austin, TX.Learn more
Opportunity Austin announces CesiumAstro expansion in Austin
AUSTIN, Texas—Opportunity Austin, the Greater Austin Chamber’s five-county prosperity initiative, today announced plans for space communications company CesiumAstro to expand its presence in the Austin region. CesiumAstro designs and manufactures high-throughput, plug-and-play active phased array (APA) communication payloads and satellites for space and airborne platforms.Learn more