The Bryan-College Station Metropolitan Statistical Area has the second fastest-growing Gross Domestic Product in the state. New economic indicators from the Texas A&M Private Enterprise Research Center show our area’s Gross Domestic Product was $13.3 billion in 2018. It’s the second leader in the state for GDP growth behind the Austin- Round Rock-Georgetown metro. KBTX-TV […]
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College Station is the 16th top boomtown in America in 2019, according to Smart Asset, which looked at data for the 500 largest cities, including population change, unemployment rate, GDP growth rate, business growth, housing growth and change in household income. Top Boomtowns in America – 2019 Edition
As a part of a capital investment of approximately $120 million in the gene therapy field by FUJIFILM Corporation, an investment of approximately $55 million will be made to establish a new Gene Therapy Innovation Center adjacent to FDB’s existing state-of-the-art cGMP gene therapy manufacturing facility in College Station. Read the Full Story: FUJIFILM Diosynth to expand in College Station […]
College Station ranks No. 2 nationally and No. 1 in Texas on Forbes’ 2019 list of the Best Small Places for Business and Careers. Forbes also has College Station as the 13th best in the nation for the cost of doing business and No. 22 for job growth. College Station was No. 1 in Texas for […]
We hear it all the time: “Hey, College Station, how come you don’t bring a [fill in the blank] to town?” The other side of that is, “Hey, bozos, why do you keep bringing more [fill in the blank] to our city?” In this podcast, Economic Development Director Natalie Ruiz and Public Communications Director Jay […]
The Bryan-College Station economy continues to grow despite national fears of an economic slowdown, according to a local index that measures a number of indicators and factors. At 2.7%, the local unemployment rate reached an all-time low for the second consecutive month, according to the College Station-Bryan Business-Cycle Index, which is released monthly by the […]
The unemployment rate in the Bryan-College Station metro area has reached an all-time low at 2.8%, according to a locally produced index that measures a number of economic factors and indicators. The College Station-Bryan Business-Cycle Index, which is released monthly by the Private Enterprise Research Center at Texas A&M, grew by 0.47% between April and […]
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 […]
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 […]