The Chamber of Commerce’s annual Inside BCS all-day event Wednesday gave community members and local business leaders a chance to learn more about K-12 education, higher education, local and county government, economic development, health care, communication and criminal justice in the area. Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Matt Prochaska noted during the […]
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SmartAsset has ranked College Station No. 3 city in its fifth annual study of the best cities in the United States for career opportunities. College Station is the only Texas city in the top 15.
SmartAsset.com ranks College station as the No. 3 city in America for working parents. Here’s what it had to say: After missing out on last year’s top 10, College Station, Texas once again ranks as a great place for working parents. For one, unemployment in the city is relatively low at 2.70%. Getting to work […]
BusinessStudent.com, wanted to see which areas of the country, and which specific cities in those areas, give business professionals the biggest bang for the buck. They compared the highest quoted salaries from over 100 business-related jobs on Indeed.com to average rent for a two-bedroom apartment across America from Rentjungle.com and came up with the top 25 most affordable cities […]
Niche.com has ranked College Station’s public school as the 12th-best in the nation and the third-best in Texas. Cities with the Best Public Schools in America Niche also ranks College Station No. 23 on its list of best cities to raise a family and No. 29 among the best cities to live.
Brazos Valley entrepreneurs are spending one morning a week exchanging ideas as part of a national program designed to improve business ecosystems. On February 20, 2019, the College Station “community”of 1 Million Cups celebrated its first year of gatherings. Each Wednesday at 8:15AM, Startup Aggieland’s offices in Texas A&M University’s Research Park play host to a presentation, […]
College Station is among four college towns ranked among the nation’s 10 healthiest cities by The 500 Cities Project, a joint effort of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The other college towns in the top 10 are Boulder, Colorado; Provo, Utah; and Irvine, California. 500 Cities […]
RENTCafe‘s Apartment Market Report for January shows that the average rent in College Station declined by 1.7 percent since January 2018, the fifth largest drop in the country. The number was the second biggest decline among small cities. Nationally, the average rent rose by 3.3 percent in the last year. Read the story: The National […]
The Milken Institute, a non-profit think tank located in California, has rated the College Station-Bryan as the best performing small metro in Texas for 2018. The B-CS area ranked No. 22 nationally. The only other small Texas metros in the top 100 are Sherman-Denison (47), Tyler (65), Midland (67) and Amarillo (95). The Milken Institute’s Best-Performing […]
“Cautious optimism” was the overall forecast for the local economy given Wednesday during the Bryan-College Station Chamber of Commerce’s annual Economic Outlook Conference. Leaders in education, local government, economic development and tourism touted the new jobs, schools, businesses, housing and other markers of growth the area has seen in response to the climbing population, thanks […]