On this edition of Is This A Thing?, College Station’s Economic Development Director Natalie Ruiz and Oldham Goodwin Group EVP Clint Oldham talk about how the At Home deal came about, how fragile this deal – and all eco-devo deals, to be honest – really was, and how retail attitudes are no longer cowering from The Amazon Effect.
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A new business is moving into the old Gander Mountain building on Highway 6 in College Station. At Home is a big box retail chain specializing in home decor products based in Plano. Formerly known as Garden Ridge, the specialty stores carry more than 50,000 unique items across broad product categories including furniture, garden, home […]
Small businesses thrive across America, but some towns are just perfect for a growing business. Topmanagementdegrees.com looked at all the cities in America with between 100,000 and 250,000 residents and ranked them on just how small business friendly they can be. College Station checked in at No. 15 on this list. The 50 best towns […]
May 18, 2018 AUSTIN ⎯ The Texas economy added 39,600 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in April, which marked 22 consecutive months of employment growth. Over the year, Texas added 332,300 jobs for an annual employment growth rate of 2.7 percent in April. Private sector employers added 37,900 positions over the month. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment […]
Each year, dozens of top executives from biopharmaceutical companies around the world come together for BioPhorum. The annual conference allows them to discuss their best practices in producing vaccines, gene therapies, allergenics and more.
NEW YORK, May 8, 2018 — Moody’s Investors Service upgrades to Aa1 from Aa2 the City of College Station’s issuer rating and the rating on $308.7 million in previously issued general obligation limited tax debt. At the same time, Moody’s assigns an Aa1 rating to the city’s $36.9 million Certificates of Obligation, Series 2018. RATING […]
In the program’s 13-year history, CSU has received five RP3 designations, tied for the most among Texas utilities.
Why has the City of College Station not reached out to Waffle House or made plans to build one in our community?
Executive chef Wade Barkman is finally building his own restaurants – an updated Republic Steakhouse, plus a brand-new concept that shares a common slab – from the ground up.
Economic Development Director Natalie Ruiz covers a lot of ground, including flip-flop scenarios about In-N-Out Burger.