Economic Gateway http://www.pfdevelopment.com Pflugerville EDC News RSS Feed Wed, 15 Aug 2018 23:23:29 -0500 en-US Pflugerville Community Development Corporation Board of Directors Elects Ken D'Alfonso President http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/3932/pflugerville-community-development-corporation-board-of-directors-elects-ken-dalfonso-president http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0500 PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Aug. 8, 2018) — The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) Board of Directors elected Ken D’Alfonso as president during an Aug. 4 special meeting, according to PCDC Executive Director Amy Madison. “Ken’s previous experience in senior base leadership and business, coupled with his active role in community organizations provide a... The 3D City http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/2542/the-3d-city http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Mon, 23 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0500 How an upstart Austin suburb became a magnet for additive manufacturing. by RON STARNER When EOS opened its North American headquarters on May 4, 2016, in Pflugerville, Texas, the global additive manufacturing leader did more than stamp its endorsement on the Capital Region of the Lone Star State. It signaled to everyone that... PCDC evolves as Pflugerville population, economy grows http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/3252/pcdc-evolves-as-pflugerville-population-economy-grows http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Pflugerville Community Development Corp. is approaching its 17th anniversary in August. Since its genesis, the PCDC has evolved with the goal of bringing businesses to Pflugerville and helping them thrive in the city. At the time of the PCDC’s inception, Pflugerville’s population was 31,761 residents. “The vision [of the PCDC]at the... Pflugerville Community Development Corporation Fully Staffed with the Addition of Matthew Lara http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/2523/pflugerville-community-development-corporation-fully-staffed-with-the-addition-of-matthew-lara http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Wed, 27 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0500 PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (June 27, 2018) — At the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) June Board of Directors meeting, PCDC Executive Director Amy Madison proudly announced that the organization is now fully staffed at a total of five employees with the recent addition of Matthew Lara as the organization’s new marketing... Pflugerville Community Development Corporations Expands, Hires Jerry Briones as Business Recruitment Director http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/2522/pflugerville-community-development-corporations-expands-hires-jerry-briones-as-business-recruitment-director http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 -0500 PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (May 18, 2018) — The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) announced the appointment of Jerry Briones as Business Recruitment Director during a May 17 PCDC Board of Directors regular meeting. “Jerry Briones comes to us with a great combination of professionalism, integrity, interpersonal skills and economic development experience that makes... Pflugerville Community Development Corporation Expands, Relocates Within 130 Commerce Center http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/1917/pflugerville-community-development-corporation-expands-relocates-within-130-commerce-center http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600 PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Feb. 20, 2018)—The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) celebrated its recent expansion and relocation to the 130,000-square-foot Cortec building located at 3801 Helios Way, Suite 130 within 130 Commerce Center. The Pflugerville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony Feb. 15 at the new offices, where the... Class A Industrial Flex Park on SH 45 Frontage Planned for Pflugerville http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/1918/class-a-industrial-flex-park-on-sh-45-frontage-planned-for-pflugerville http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600 Austin-based developer Live Oak expected to break ground on phase one of the $14 million, 350,000-square-foot project by September. PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Feb. 15, 2018)—The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) today announced that Austin-based commercial real estate developer Live Oak will break ground this year on a $14 million Class A industrial... Speed Racers http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/1940/speed-racers http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0600 Business execs in Austin area say that if you want to grow fast, exit at Pflugerville. Pflugerville is a rapidly growing city in Travis County, Texas. The population of this Austin suburb was 46,936 at the 2010 census and is about 62,000 now. Photos courtesy of Pflugerville Community Development Corp.   In a world... Typhoon Texas deal ranks high for Pflugerville Corp. in 2017 http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/1941/typhoon-texas-deal-ranks-high-for-pflugerville-corp-in-2017 http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Tue, 09 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0600 If you ask Amy Madison, 2017 started with a big splash. Just days into the new year, the executive director of the Pflugerville Community Development Corp. watched as the City Council approved a city agreement for Typhoon Texas to take over operations at Hawaiian Falls Water and Adventure Park. “I don’t think... Pflugerville ALDI is ‘Pfirst’ of its kind in Austin-area http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/1942/pflugerville-aldi-is-pfirst-of-its-kind-in-austinarea http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The line stretched into the parking lot — really into the next parking lot for the opening of the new ALDI grocery store in Pflugerville. “We are German-based but we’re independently managed and operated here in the U.S.  We’ve had our stores in the U.S. since 1976,” said Matthew Lundborg, Director of Store Operations for the area. For those... Sixteen Years of Pflugerville Community Development Corporation Board of Directors Past Presidents Gather for Pflugerville History Book http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/1920/sixteen-years-of-pflugerville-community-development-corporation-board-of-directors-past-presidents-gather-for-pflugerville-history-book http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Thu, 26 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500 VILLE, Texas (Oct. 26, 2017)—On the “sweet 16” anniversary of the incorporation of the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC,) Executive Director Amy Madison and the past presidents of the PCDC Board of Directors gathered recently for a photo to be published in the fourth book by the Pflugerville History Diggers. This... Austin Regional Clinic opening 2nd Pflugerville location http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/1943/austin-regional-clinic-opening-2nd-pflugerville-location http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Austin Regional Clinic is opening its second Pflugerville location to provide medical services to the rapidly growing community. The 10,000-square-foot clinic, which will offer family medicine, pediatrics and a laboratory, is expected to open next fall in Cornerstone at Kelly Lane. The 17,500-square-foot commercial property is at 2100 Autumn Slate Drive,... Pflugerville Highland Park North park opens to public http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/1944/pflugerville-highland-park-north-park-opens-to-public http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Highland Park North Homeowners Association and the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation held a ribbon cutting Oct. 9 to celebrate the completion of a new, shaded community park and walking trail. The homeowners association and city corporation co-funded the project, which began in 2015 and was completed in phases as funds... Austin Regional Clinic Plans Second Pflugerville Location at New Commercial Development, Cornerstone at Kelly Lane http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/1921/austin-regional-clinic-plans-second-pflugerville-location-at-new-commercial-development-cornerstone-at-kelly-lane http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Mon, 09 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500 • Anchor tenant ARC Kelly Lane expected to open fall 2018 • Ground breaking planned within the next 30 days on 17,500-square-foot commercial property near SH 45 and 130, completion late summer 2018 • 7,500 square feet of space still available for lease PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Oct. 9, 2017)—The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC)... Pflugerville Rotarians heed call for planting trees http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/1945/pflugerville-rotarians-heed-call-for-planting-trees http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Pflugerville Rotary Club is receiving financial assistance from the city’s development corporation to plant 55 trees at a city park and the city animal shelter early next year. Through $4,088 grants from both the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation and Rotary International, local Rotarians will purchase and plant 40 trees at... Accent Food Services Acquires Arizona’s Ace Vending http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/1946/accent-food-services-acquires-arizonas-ace-vending http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500 PFLUGERVILLE, TX — Accent Food Services, headquartered here, said has acquired Ace Vending Inc. The transaction, Accent’s 13th and largest to date, establishes the company’s West Division, which will be based in Gilbert AZ, where ACE Vending is headquartered. Previous Ace Vending owners Kevin Van Hazel, Wade Stooks, Chuck Walton and JD Stooks will... Accent Food Services Expands West With Ace Vending Merger http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/1947/accent-food-services-expands-west-with-ace-vending-merger http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Ace Vending Inc. and Accent Food Services have completed an asset purchase agreement to bring Ace Vending Inc.’s strong customer relationships and sophisticated technology into the Accent family. This transaction represents the largest for Accent and will expand our Western U.S. presence under Accent’s West Division. The ownership group of... Business Pfirst offers support and resources to Pflugerville businesses http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/1948/business-pfirst-offers-support-and-resources-to-pflugerville-businesses http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Dozens of Pflugerville business and community leaders attended the first Business Pfirst meeting hosted by the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation on Sept. 7. The inaugural quarterly meeting gathered more than 70 business owners, chamber of commerce, city, county and school officials to Pflugerville’s newest hotel, the Courtyard Marriott, a success story... We Are In This Together http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/1949/we-are-in-this-together http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500 We may say whatever we like, but it’s our actions that tell others who we are. This is especially evident during a crisis. In the past few weeks, we’ve been reporting on the industry’s response to the floods in Houston and other Gulf Coast areas. Having lived through Superstorm Sandy here... Inaugural Business Pfirst Quarterly Meeting Hosted Sept. 7 by Pflugerville Community Development Corporation http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/1922/inaugural-business-pfirst-quarterly-meeting-hosted-sept-7-by-pflugerville-community-development-corporation http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Highlights: • More than 70 business owners, local leaders and ISD, city and county officials were in attendance at the PCDC’s inaugural Business PFirst meeting Sept. 7. • #ConnectPf encouraged as a tool to connect locals on successes, resources, new products and programs, workforce needs, Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, etc. • Business PFirst... Pflugerville leaders discuss Harvey’s impact, how to help http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/1950/pflugerville-leaders-discuss-harveys-impact-how-to-help http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Local business leaders and city officials Thursday morning discussed the impact of Hurricane Harvey during the inaugural Business Pfirst meeting. The meeting, aimed at connecting business owners with one another and to local resources, was utilized to brief the community on what local industries were affected by flood waters and how... Pflugerville earns bond rating upgrade from Moody’s http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/1951/pflugerville-earns-bond-rating-upgrade-from-moodys http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Tue, 08 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The latest bump in the bond rating from Moody’s Investors Services is the highest rating ever awarded to the city of Pflugerville. The rating is now Aa1, which, according to Moody’s report, “reflects elimination of the credit risk of a guaranteed loan and reflects the city’s large, growing tax base, trend... Inside the resurgence of speculative builds in the area http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/1952/inside-the-resurgence-of-speculative-builds-in-the-area http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Mon, 07 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0500 In the late 2000s the national housing bubble burst, and there was a crisis with subprime mortgages, putting the country in a financial tailspin. The Great Recession took hold throughout the nation, and development throughout Central Texas slowed. Now, nearly a decade later, the area has recovered, and the resurgence of... Pflugerville celebrates ground breaking of new Living Spaces store http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/1953/pflugerville-celebrates-ground-breaking-of-new-living-spaces-store http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Officials gathered in the middle of an active construction site for a ground breaking ceremony for Living Spaces in Pflugerville on Thursday. The Pflugerville Chamber of Commerce hosted the event with the city of Pflugerville; the Pflugerville Community Development Corp.; Living Spaces; and the construction company, Ryan. The California-based furniture retailer... PCDC Finalizes Settlement Agreement with Cortec http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news/p/item/1923/pcdc-finalizes-settlement-agreement-with-cortec http://www.pfdevelopment.com/news Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0500 PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (June 29, 2017)—The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) received final approval by the Pflugerville City Council June 27 on a settlement agreement with Cortec Precision Manufacturing to refund proceeds from a discounted land sale after failing to meet all the terms in the March 2014 performance agreement. The new...