Decade Of Dominance: Texas Wins Its 10th Consecutive Governor’s Cup
1 Mar 2022
Texas is going to need a bigger trophy case.
Sports teams win trophies for accomplishments big and small, but championship trophies are the singular physical representation of a team’s season’s worth of hard work and dedication. Players and coaches who work hard enough to win a championship proudly hoist their trophies high for all to see. In economic development, there are plenty of trophies to go around (and Texas has won many of them). But there is arguably only one championship trophy for economic development —Site Selection Magazine’s Governor’s Cup. Site Selection awards the Governor’s Cup annually to the state with the most qualified economic development projects*.
A ‘Sansdemic’ Is On the HorizonMar 1 2022
A prerequisite for a high-quality workforce is people. To upskill employees, attract remote workers, or fill a skill gap through a community college program, you first need people. That may be rather obvious, but talent attraction and retention efforts have been built on the assumption that when it comes to...
In 2019, McKesson Corporation joined the seemingly constant wave of companies relocating from California to Texas. In McKesson’s case, the move took the headquarters of the 76,000-employee company from San Francisco to the Las Colinas master-planned development in Irving. Three years later, Brian Tyler — who ascended to the...
Making talent attraction easier, and more effective is top of mind for many economic developers and the businesses they support. Talent attraction has been a challenge post-pandemic, whether that means getting people already in the community to work at their highest potential or attracting talent from outside of the area...