Pflugerville Named in Top Five Cities For Warehouse / Distribution Businesses

 
Expansion Solutions Magazine issues Awards of Excellence list of cities ripe for economic Development

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas – The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC), which promotes economic development and employment in the city, today announced it was named in Expansion Solutions Magazine’s list of top five cities for the Warehouse/Distribution category in the publication’s third annual Awards of Excellence for economic development. The awards recognize organizations, such as economic development corporations, that have shown exceptional progress and potential in economic development by successfully recruiting, retaining and assisting growing businesses.

“We are excited about giving national recognition to these organizations as it further demonstrates their leadership role in major commercial activities,” said Kimberly Merkel, editor of Expansion Solutions Magazine. “Not only does it showcase each area for their success in recruiting and retaining businesses, it also is a source of pride for each city, county, state and their economic development department.”

The Awards of Excellence name the top five organizations in alphabetical order for each of the following categories: Automotive, Biotechnology, High Technology, Logistics, Ports, Warehouse/Distribution and Website Design. Organizations from Grand Island, Neb., Hagerstown, Md., High Point, N.C., and Sioux Falls, S.D. were included along with PCDC in the list of top five cities for the Warehouse/Distribution category.

“We have been focused on warehouse/distribution as a primary target for economic development, and our efforts have been noticed by developers and businesses looking for the best place to locate.” said Charles Simon, Pflugerville economic development director. “Being named by a respected industry publication as one of the top cities in the nation for these types of businesses further proves that Pflugerville is ripe for business.”

According to Expansion Solutions, the selected cities were awarded because of the support system offered to businesses, and the growth and the potential growth that can be created in each area. Their strategic locations, pro-business climates, investments made to improve infrastructure and the availability of buildings and sites were among the top deciding factors in choosing these locations.

For more information on Expansion Solutions’ Awards of Excellence, please visit www.expansionsolutionsmagazine.com.

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About the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation

The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation supports the city’s goals of smart growth while diversifying the city’s tax base and providing support to both commerce and the community. PCDC promotes Pflugerville as a desirable place for new businesses to operate, and supports  existing businesses by helping to address their needs. PCDC can provide funding for use as an incentive to businesses to begin doing business in Pflugerville. PCDC funds, which is 4B money generated from a half-cent of the city’s sales tax revenue, can also be used to construct needed infrastructure such as roads, utilities and drainage projects.

Located 16 miles northeast of Austin and just south of Round Rock, Pflugerville is well-situated in a growing region. Recent transportation improvements, such as state highways 45 and 130, offer further linkage and direct access to other nearby cities and the regions main airport. For more information, visit www.pfdevelopment.com.