CS City Council approves rezoning for commercial uses along Texas 6

The College Station City Council approved zoning changes Thursday to allow for commercial development on six different properties, half of which have frontage along Texas 6.

Podcast: Is this a thing? What’s coming to CS (episode 3)

This is the third edition of “Is This a Thing?” with Economic Development Director Natalie Ruiz, who talks about restaurants and retail that are more than just a rumor.

New Academy Sports + Outdoors location now open

College Station’s new, bigger Academy Sports + Outdoors opened its doors June 23, just about a mile south on Texas 6 from its previous location.

Texas A&M in College Station ranked no. 39 on Safest Colleges in America list

Alarms.org has released its 2017 rankings of Safest Colleges in America. Texas A&M University’s College Station campus is listed as the nation’s 39th-safest campus.

CS Council Approves Economic Development Money Towards Street Extension

WTAW – The city of College Station’s economic development fund is helping pay for a street extension to open up land for building apartments and commercial businesses.

Groundbreaking of $70 Million RELLIS Building

WTAW – The first of nine buildings as part of a $300 million dollar conversion of the former Texas A& M Riverside campus is officially underway. Groundbreaking took place Monday on the $70 million dollar Center for Infrastructure Renewal. System chancellor John Sharp says it’s only the second facility of its type in the country.

Lockheed Martin, Texas A&M Team Up On F-35 Production

Texas A&M Today – Preparing for the take off of faster production, Lockheed Martin and the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University are investigating the use of advanced industrial engineering tools and procedures to study F-35 rate production.

A&M Researchers Unveil Freight Delivery Without Trucks

The Texas Tribune – Back in 1998, the federal government asked the Texas A&M Transportation Institute to find a way of moving freight that didn’t use trucks on highways. Eighteen years later, the researchers debuted the first Freight Shuttle System prototype on Friday.

U.S. Government Selects Central Texas to Host Exclusive Innovation and Entrepreneurship Event

U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Jay Williams announced that the Central Texas cities of Austin, College Station, Fredericksburg, New Braunfels, San Antonio and San Marcos, were selected to host the seventh Americas Competitiveness Exchange on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ACE) April 2-7, 2017.

The ACE program — hosted by the U.S. Departments of State and Commerce, in coordination with the Government of Mexico and the Organization of American States (OAS) — brings together decision-makers from the Western Hemisphere and other nations to explore global and regional partnerships and economic development opportunities that will strengthen innovation and entrepreneurship…

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Construction underway on several developments across College Station

The Eagle – New development is springing up across several of College Station’s main corridors, meaning more restaurant, retail and hotel options will be coming soon. One of the biggest projects under construction is the Century Square development, which sits on a 60-acre plot owned by Texas A&M across University Drive from campus.