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PRICE REDUCED: INDUSTRIAL - 1 Industrial Dr, Sweetwater, TX - 05/22/09 11:25 AM
INDUSTRIAL - 1 Industrial Dr, Sweetwater, TX PRICE REDUCED 05-20-2009 $2,050,000 GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR SERVICE COMPANIES, POWER COMPANIES, AND TRANSMISSION LINE INDUSTRY. WIND SERVICE / MANUFACTURING / DISTRIBUTION / WAREHOUSING / OFFICE This service/distribution/manufacturing warehouse has approximately 4,000 sf of office, conferenece and meeting rooms. The facility is all electric with HVAC in the rooms and water cooled systems throughout the warehouse portion of the building. - Located in Nolan County on Interstate 20 just west of the city.- 25' x 50' bays- Wet Fire Supression System- Three Covered Truck High Loading Docks/One Grade Level drive in OH door/One Exterior (0 comments)
Abilene, Texas – Incentives Abound - 05/20/09 12:19 PM
www.WindstarIndustrialCenter.com Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Abilene, Texas – Incentives Abound By TJ Sullivan / www.TJSullivanLA.com Most mid-sized American cities would likely leap at the chance to trade places with Abilene, Texas. At a time when many municipalities are struggling to attract jobs and capital investments, Abilene finds itself in the truly enviable position of possessing bona fide prospects, having earned distinction as a leader in the emerging wind-energy market just as a veritable money storm of public and private dollars begins to blow. Nonetheless, much as Abilene knows it can bank on breezes — some folks will tell you Texas winds (0 comments)
Permian Plaza LLC gets $2 million from The Midland Development Corporation - 05/20/09 11:30 AM
Midland's Growth Incentive MIDLAND (Midland Development Corporation) - The Midland Development Corporation's board of directors has approved an economic development agreement for $2 million to Permian Plaza LLC for a new, state-of-the-art parking garage with approximately 440 vehicle spaces. Permian Plaza is a wholly owned subsidiary of Basic Energy Services LP, which is consolidating and retaining its corporate headquarters in Midland. Basic has acquired the 300 N. Pecos, 600 W. Illinois and 511 W. Ohio buildings. The redevelopment of these properties as Permian Plaza will offer over 180,000 sf of office, restaurant and retail development for the central business district. The economic (0 comments)
San Angelo Development Corp. approved nearly $1 million incentive - 05/15/09 11:06 AM
City board approves incentive for Glazer distribution plant The San Angelo Development Corp. approved nearly $1 million to incentivize the creation of a regional beer distribution center. The incentive - $930,000 to Farmer's Branch-based Glazer's Distributors for the retention of 45 jobs already in San Angelo and the creation of 79 more - will pay the company $7,500 per job, said Kathy Keane, SADC executive director. The jobs average a salary of $34,000, with benefits adding $9,000 to the average contribution per employee. The incentive must be approved by the City Council before going into effect. Glazer operates a plant on (0 comments)
Texas' Restaurant Industry Taking the Lead - 05/15/09 11:03 AM
HOUSTON (Houston Business Journal) - With roughly $35 billion in sales expected this year, Texas restaurants could lead the industry in growth, according to the National Restaurant Association. That figure represents a 4 percent increase in sales year-over-year. That's down from 5.6 percent sales growth in 2008 but almost double the 2.5 percent nationally expected increase. "Even in these tough economic times, it is clear that the Texas restaurant industry is the best place to do business in the nation," said Richie Jackson, executive vice president and chief executive of the Texas Restaurant Association. In Abilene, we are seeing a lot (4 comments)
Texas Retail Market Stronger Than Most - 05/15/09 10:54 AM
Texas Retail Market Stronger Than Most, But Adjusts To Change by David Sorter* for REDNews"Thank goodness we're in Texas." Weitzman Group managing partner Bob Young may not have been sent to spread that message, but his sentiments are echoed throughout the state among those involved in retail development. Though retail development and leasing certainly have been affected by the ongoing recession, with many major projects having been put on hold because developers can't find financing, brokers, developers and owners all say the downturn in development and leasing is much less brutal than it is in California, Florida, Arizona and the Great (0 comments)
STDBonline Training Presentations - 05/15/09 10:06 AM
STDBonline Training Presentations Grand Rapids, MIMichigan CCIM ChapterGrubb & Ellis/ParamountMay 7, 200910:00 AM - 5:00 PM Abilene, TXHigh Plains CCIM ChapterFairway Oaks Country ClubJune 6, 20099:00 AM - 4:00 PM Phoenix, AZCentral Arizona CCIM ChapterArizona School of Real EstateJune 22, 20098:00 AM - 5:00 PM Traverse City, MIMichigan CCIM ChapterTraverse Area Association of RealtorsJune 30, 200910:00 AM - 5:00 PM Novi, MIMichigan CCIM ChapterWalsh College - Novi CampusSeptember 10, 200910:00 AM - 5:00 PM (0 comments)
$9M energy saving project for Abilene - 05/15/09 10:01 AM
The City of Abilene is implementing $9 million in facility enhancements designed to improve operations, security, comfort and efficiency at 34 city buildings containing approximately 860,000 sf. TAC, the building management and energy services business of Schneider Electric, will complete the work as a performance contract. TAC guarantees that the City of Abilene will reduce its utility costs enough to save more than $12 million during the next 15 years. Infrastructure & Transportation : Abilene 4/13/2009 (0 comments)
$20M project OK'd for Maryneal plant in Nolan County - 05/15/09 09:57 AM
(Maryneal, Nolan County) - Buzzi Unicem USA, known locally as Lonestar Industries, recently announced that its planned $300 million Maryneal cement plant modernization would be put on hold as a result of the recession. However, the company plans to spend $20 million to replace the plant's existing finish mills with a new state-of-the-art finish mill, according to a Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development news release. Buzzi Unicem plans to begin as early as 2010 with the $20 million project to replace the plant's existing finish mills. Nolan County and Highland ISD still stand to benefit from added property values with the (0 comments)
New Big Country jobs are 'winding' higher - 05/15/09 09:54 AM
Jobs in wind energy, construction and health care top the list of jobs to be created through stimulus funds headed to the Big Country. Stimulus funds are expected to create or save 3.5 million jobs nationally over the next two years, including 269,000 jobs in Texas and as many as 7,200 jobs in Abilene, Big Spring and Lubbock. The jobless rate in Abilene rose from 5 percent in February 2009 to 5.2 percent in March, according to figures from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). Despite the rise in unemployment, there are jobs to be filled in the Big Country and more (0 comments)
Texas is a national leader in wind energy production - 05/15/09 09:49 AM
Keeping Its Eye on the Prize Already one of the biggest economic players in the country, Texas now has its eyes on a higher prize: increasing its competitiveness on a global scale. In December 2007, Governor Perry launched the Governor's Competitiveness Council to help the state address the challenges and opportunities facing Texas in a fast-paced global marketplace and to help ensure a prosperous future for the state's economy. Made up of 29 government, industry, and education leaders, the council was charged with the task of identifying barriers to global competitiveness and figuring out how state resources can help Texas' (0 comments)
Roscoe wind farm - E.On will complete the final phase this summer - 05/15/09 09:44 AM
E.ON BUILDING TWO TEXAS WIND FARMS This summer, E.On will complete the final phase of the Roscoe wind farm, located in Roscoe, Texas. SAN PATRICIO COUNTY AND ROSCOE, TEXAS - Construction began recently for the Papalote Creek wind farm, a 15,000-acre project located in San Patricio County, approximately 30 miles north of Corpus Christi. Once the project is complete, its 109 turbines will generate approximately 180 megawatts of electricity - enough to power approximately 54,000 homes. Completion is expected in October, after which the project is expected to generate more than $200 million for the local economy."A 180-megawatt project is (0 comments)
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