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SWEETWATER TEXAS - First New Conventional Coal-fueled Power Plant - 01/29/09 01:51 PM
Nolan County approves Tenaska tax abatement By Kimberly Gray/Special to the Reporter-NewsOriginally published 04:22 p.m., January 26, 2009Updated 04:22 p.m., January 26, 2009 SWEETWATER - Nolan County commissioners today approved a tax abatement for Tenaska after a two-hour meeting that included comments from residents both supporting and objecting to the coal-powered energy plant. The 75 percent tax abatement for 10 years would be beneficial because the county would "start getting taxes as they install equipment on a year-to-year basis and the rest when they actually go on line," Nolan County Judge Tim Fambrough has said. The abatement is also an incentive (5 comments)
Abilene Industrial Foundation: 2008-2009 Business Plan - 01/29/09 01:25 PM
Charlie BlackChair MISSIONThe mission of the AIF is to retain and expand existing business and to attract new business all of which will create jobs and add tax base to the Abilene economy.FOCUS FOR 2008-09: Focus on Key Sectors - We will concentrate on sectors with the greatest potential growth. Energy Bio-Tech Fabrication Software Testing Manufacturing/Services Medical Focus on Labor - We will concentrate on developing a qualified labor force. Assist in Developing Training Programs Promote Cooperative Efforts among Schools, Colleges, and Businesses to Train and Attract Labor Support the Pro Tech Magnet School, Health Magnet School Seek (0 comments)
Courtesy photo Ryan Dunagan. Brokerage firm adds new associate Ryan Dunagan has been hired by Paul Johnson & Associates, a commercial brokerage firm in Abilene, as a leasing associate. Dunagan, a native of McAllen, graduated from Abilene Christian University with a double major in management and marketing, and worked as an intern for Paul Johnson & Associates last spring. Redcoat appreciation The Abilene Chamber of Commerce hosted an appreciation luncheon for the Chamber Redcoats on Oct. 16 at Royal Estates of Abilene. The (0 comments)
in the NEWS - Abilene Biz Story: Abilene companies lay off nearly 70 - 01/29/09 01:15 PM
Abilene companies lay off nearly 70 December unemployment figures remain stable By Sidney Levesque (Contact)Friday, January 23, 2009 Three Abilene companies that work with boilers have laid off nearly 70 people. Rentech Boiler Systems eliminated 12 jobs, Rentech Boiler Services cut 25, and Frontier Welded Products laid off about 30, according to Robert Puls, business development consultant for Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas and Mark Colman with Rentech Boiler Systems. Puls said Workforce Solutions learned of the layoffs Friday. The layoffs represent about 25 percent of the total work force among the three companies, said Colman, vice president and (0 comments)
Windstar Industrial Center - Now Leasing - 01/29/09 12:41 PM
http://www.windstarindustrialcenter.com/graphics/Windstar_Brochure.pdf Classic Features Create the Ideal Profile Windstar Industrial Center consists of two, interconnected, steel-and-concrete buildings. Combined, Windstar West and East offer 728,000 square feet of multi-tenant space, ideal for manufacturing, service and warehouse & distribution users. What makes Windstar the ideal facility for your business? Location, Location, Location Located in Abilene, Texas, at the heart of a 22-county region called the Big Country, Windstar Industrial Center is 180 miles west of Dallas and 230 miles northwest of Austin. Interstate 20 and the Union Pacific rail line provide easy access from Abilene to both east and west coasts, the (0 comments)
Steven Good - Real Estate Auction House Tycoon found dead - 01/29/09 10:58 AM
After reading his book Churches, Jails, and Gold Mines, I was able to meet Mr. Good at the TAR convention in Galveston. This has been a tremendous loss for his family and the industry. In Memoriam - Steven L. Good The Commercial Real Estate industry was deeply saddened by the recent death of Steven L. Good. Chairman and CEO of Sheldon Good & Company - a Chicago-based real estate auction, brokerage and consulting firm - Mr. Good was serving as the 2009 Committee Chair of the REALTORS® Commercial Alliance, the commercial division of the National Association of REALTORS®. A graduate of Syracuse University (0 comments)
NAR/RCA Webinar February 19th for Industrial Properties - 01/29/09 10:12 AM
February 19 Webinar: "Industrial Properties: 15 Things You Must Know to Lead the Field" Audience Level: Beginners in commercial real estate The February 19 event will focus on developing expertise in industrial properties and will feature a unique approach, pioneered by Top Dogs Commercial Real Estate Training, for accelerating your learning and increasing your ability to be perceived as an expert in your area. If you want to earn more from transactions involving industrial space and industrial properties, you need to be in attendance. When: Thursday, February 19, 2009 Time: 3:15 PM EST/ 2:15 PM CST/ 12:15 PM PST (approximately 2 (0 comments)
CCIM - Did you know? - 01/29/09 10:08 AM
A Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) is a recognized expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate. A CCIM is an invaluable resource to the commercial real estate owner, investor, and user, and is among an elite corps of more than 9,000 professionals who hold the CCIM designation across North America and more than 30 countries. Nearly 10,000 additional professionals are pursuing the CCIM designation. Only 6 percent of the estimated 150,000 commercial real estate practitioners nationwide hold the CCIM designation, which reflects not only the caliber of the program, but also why it is one of the most (0 comments)
Sweetwater - Tenaska Co. - 01/29/09 09:42 AM
Positive economic impact in Sweetwater - Tenaska Co., the $3 billion plant, would bring to the community between 1,500 and 2,000 construction jobs. When complete, the plant would provide 100 permanent jobs. (0 comments)
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