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Amazon Drone Delivery
Get medications faster with drone delivery from Amazon Pharmacy
10/18/2023
Customers in College Station, Texas, can now get their medications delivered in 60 minutes or less via drone.
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Texas A&M Ranked No. 1
09/12/2023
Texas A&M University was listed as the top university in the state in the Wall Street Journal’s 2024 Best Colleges in the U.S. rankings.
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Texas Travel Industry Recovery Grant Program
08/30/2023
Starting September 1-15, 2023, a new application category will open for the Texas Travel Industry Recovery Grant (TTIR) Program.
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Century Square Rendering
Century Square Announces New Businesses for Second Phase Development
08/16/2023
Century Square announced the start of construction on the second phase of development that will include several new businesses.
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College Station Partner
College Station Partner on Small Business Game Changer Campaign
06/22/2023
An early season Aggie men's basketball game will be sponsored by a "Small Business Game Changer" in a collaboration between Texas A&M Athletics and the City of College Station.
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Economic Development
Economic development pros play an essential role in creating vibrant and livable communities
05/08/2023
As part of Economic Development Week, the City of College Station joins communities across North America to celebrate and recognize the contributions of professional economic developers in creating economically vibrant and livable communities.
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Popstroke Entertainment Group Expansion
05/02/2023
PopStroke Entertainment Group announces expansion plans for 2023 with thirteen new venue openings.
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Food Hall Coming to College Station
Food Hall Coming to College Station
04/11/2023
UnionBrands Eateries Texas LLC Announces New Location
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FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies Expansion
FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies Expansion
10/26/2022
On October 25, 2022, FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies held a groundbreaking for their expansion in College Station.
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Amazon’s drone delivery is coming to Texas
07/15/2022
Being one of the first drone delivery locations for Amazon puts College Station at the forefront of this exciting technology.
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Texas Travel Industry Recovery Grant Program
07/06/2022
TTIR will issue a one-time payment capped at $20,000 to eligible Texas businesses that experienced an economic loss due to COVID-19.
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Costco to open Aug. 4 in College Station
06/10/2022
Costco Wholesale is putting the finishing touches on its College Station location along Texas 6 in Midtown and is now hiring employees!
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LJA Engineering plans to open in Century Square
03/07/2022
LJA Engineering is expanding their services and opening a new 5,275 square-foot office space in Century Square.
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Invest Brazos Valley Reaches Funding Milestone
11/10/2021
Invest Brazos Valley (IBV), the private investment group supporting the work of the BVEDC, surpassed $350,000 in annual contributions on October 26 with the commitment of real estate investment company Caliber to join its membership.
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Costco Wholesale files site plan for College Station’s Midtown
04/07/2021
On Wednesday, Costco Wholesale filed a site plan with the City of College Station for a 160,534 square foot facility to be located along Earl Rudder Freeway (SH-6) in Midtown.
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College Station rated among nation’s top 25 places to live
03/25/2021
The ranking provides a comprehensive assessment of overall livability. It considers location, quality of schools, crime rates, housing trends, employment statistics, and access to amenities that highlight overall quality.
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New York Based Animal Health Company Is Moving To Aggieland
03/01/2021
FERA Diagnostics and Biologicals will occupy a new 5,000 square foot building in Aggieland Business Park.
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Matica Biotechnology, Inc. Announces Groundbreaking for New GMP Facility
02/23/2021
Matica Biotechnology, Inc. broke ground today on its new facility which will house its GMP virus production suites, development laboratories and company offices.
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Visit College Station, Santa’s Wonderland create Texas-sized partnership
09/24/2020
Visit College Station, the newly created city tourism division for the Heart of Texas A&M University, on Thursday announced a strategic partnership with Santa's Wonderland ꟷ the largest outdoor Christmas attraction in the southern United States.
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People are ditching Houston for 'green pastures' because of city's COVID surge
08/10/2020
The College Station area is known for Aggie pride and small- — but not that small — town feel. There are both ranches and retail, farmland and museums. You’ll also find, in increasing numbers, expat Houstonians. Since the pandemic, one out of three calls inquiring about homes in Mission Ranch, a master-planned community on the city’s southern edge, are from Houston, according to the subdivision’s developer, Caldwell Communities.
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Best Places for Career Opportunities in the COVID-19 Recession
08/06/2020
College Station-Bryan, Texas kicks off SmartAsset.com's top 10. It leads the study in three different categories: income growth over time (37.22%), number of career counselors per 1,000 workers (5.87) and number of post-secondary teachers per 1,000 workers (74.92). This metro area also places third overall for its relatively small drop in total employment between May 2019 and 2020, decreasing just 3.48%.
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Film Friendly Certified
Gov. Abbott announces Film Friendly Texas Designation for College Station
07/31/2020
Gov. Greg Abbott announced that the City of College Station, having completed the multi-step training and certification process, has been designated a Film Friendly Texas community by the Texas Film Commission, which helps to grow local jobs and local economies by promoting the Lone Star State as the premier destination for film, television, commercial, animation, visual effects and video game production.
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The 19 best cities in the South to live in after the coronavirus pandemic
07/26/2020
College Station ranks No. 4 on Business Insider’s list of the best US cities to live in after the pandemic. They used a variety of metrics from government and academic datasets, looked at the share of jobs that can potentially be done remotely, the pre-coronavirus unemployment rate, and housing costs.
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Small business bridge loan program
04/27/2020
The City of College Station and the Bryan Business Council partnered with the Brazos Valley Council of Governments to create a Bridge Loan Program to assist small businesses that have seen a substantial reduction in revenue due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Small businesses need short-term working capital to cover essential expenses such as payroll, rent, and utilities.
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All Up in Your Business Podcast: Walk-On's
02/12/2020
Who better to open a Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux in College Station than a former Texas A&M football team walk-on? In this episode of the All Up in Your Business podcast, Cory and Jenny Davis talk about how College Station was the only city they ever considered for their business.
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Economic Index: BCS economy sees 10th straight month of growth
02/03/2020
The Bryan-College Station economy has experienced 10 consecutive months of growth, with the local unemployment rate still near historic lows, according to a Texas A&M-produced economic index.
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B/CS area has second fastest-growing GDP in state
01/24/2020
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.
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