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New Board Members Appointed, Officers Elected to Pflugerville Community Development Corp. Board Of Directors

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Jan. 22, 2018) — The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) Board of Directors convened its first meeting of the year Jan. 17, elected officers and welcomed two new PCDC board members and two reappointments to the seven-member board following action by the Pflugerville City Council at the Dec. 18 regular city council meeting. PCDC Board of Directors members serve two-year terms; officers serve one-year terms. “We are honored to have these great community leaders who are willing to volunteer their time and serve on the PCDC Board of Directors. This is an incredible group with diverse and rich experience. I...
The Pfab Pfour

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

The Pfab Pfour How a quartet of leaders is transforming Pflugerville into an economic juggernaut. by RON STARNER A booming suburb of 65,000 people on the northeast side of Austin, Pflugerville is ascending to new heights thanks to the visionary leadership of four women: City Manager Sereniah Breland, Police Chief Jessica Robledo, Chamber President & CEO Shontel Mays, and Pflugerville Community Development Corp. Executive Director Amy Madison. It's one thing for a community to pay lip service to diversity and inclusion; in this Central Texas community in Travis County, they're embracing it with open arms and showing what a town can do when everyone...
Development Corp. Proposes Amendment to Release $4.5 Million Obligation as Typhoon Texas Plans Additional Capital Investment in Pflugerville Waterpark

Friday, November 16, 2018

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Nov. 16, 2018) — The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) Board of Directors yesterday approved a proposed amended contract with Typhoon Texas, removing any financial obligation by the PCDC to repay the $4.5 million the company has invested for improvements to the corporation’s property during the past two years, according to PCDC Executive Director Amy Madison. Under the revised agreement, Typhoon Texas is required to make additional capital improvements prior to the 2019 summer season and develop a year-round restaurant concept planned to open in 2020. In turn, PCDC will fund improvements for traffic and pedestrian access to the...
Boomtown: A look inside the explosive growth in Pflugerville and Hutto

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

While people are still moving to Central Texas for the booming economy, they're choosing to look outside city limits. They're looking at areas like Pflugerville and Hutto. By Christy Millweard - KVUE News  |  Oct. 31, 2018 CENTRAL TEXAS — Austin continues to grow and expand and unfortunately continues to be an issue. While people are still moving to Central Texas for the booming economy, they’re choosing to look outside city limits. They’re looking at areas like Pflugerville and Hutto. "I call it an explosion and I call it growing at warp speed,” said Pflugerville Mayor Victor Gonzales. US Census data deemed Pflugerville the third fastest growing city in...
3D Manufacturing Company Relocates Headquarters, Brings 170 High-Paying Jobs to Pflugerville

Friday, September 28, 2018

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Sept. 28, 2018) – The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) Board of Directors approved a deal yesterday with 3D manufacturing company Essentium Inc. at a Sept. 27 special meeting. The company is relocating its headquarters and expanding in Pflugerville, creating at least 170 jobs with positions ranging from scientists, chemists and various engineering and specialist roles that will have a minimum $75,000 average annual salary. Essentium is moving both its corporate offices and manufacturing facility from College Station to Pflugerville early next year. The additive manufacturing company makes industrial solutions for the world’s top manufacturers. Aiming to bridge the...
Development Corporation Announces $3.4 Million Land Sale, Bringing 205,064 SF Industrial Flex Space to Pflugerville

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Aug. 29, 2018) –The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) today announced a $3.4 million land sale to developer IGX Consolidated following final approval by the Pflugerville City Council at an Aug. 28 meeting. The 24-acre tract is located on Impact Way behind the FedEx facility in the One Thirty Business Park, previously known as One Thirty Commerce Center, at the southwest corner of Pecan Street and SH 130. During the meeting, PCDC provided the IGX preliminary site plan that outlines 205,064 square feet of office-industrial flex space in seven buildings ranging in size from 8,600 square feet to 45,000 square...
Pflugerville Community Development Corporation Board of Directors Elects Ken D'Alfonso President

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

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 great foundation for the mission and goals of our economic development organization. We are fortunate he is willing to serve in this role,” Madison said. D’Alfonso was appointed to the PCDC board by the Pflugerville City Council in January 2016 and will serve as president through January when the annual elections...
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Due Diligence…How Do You Find Out Who It Is You Are Really Doing A Deal With?

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Economic development for development’s sake is not a wise strategy, especially when it comes to new business attraction. This would be like marrying for marrying shake, regardless of the person – something few people would ever do because marriages, like business deals, can last forever. In the economic development world, recruiting new business to a community is like courting a future spouse. If a business moves to the area, they will be a forever partner and leave an indelible mark on the community. So, before you close the deal, it is important to conduct due diligence and be sure that this...
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Manufacturer officially relocating to Pflugerville after council confirms contact details

Thursday, October 11, 2018

By Iain Oldman - Community Impact  |  Oct. 9, 2018 Contractual details to bring a College Station-based manufacturer to Pflugerville were confirmed Tuesday night, clearing the way for the company’s relocation. Essentium Inc., a 3D printing and materials manufacturer, is set to relocate or create at least 170 high-skill jobs in Pflugerville by 2024, per terms of the performance agreement approved by Pflugerville City Council. The Pflugerville Economic Development Corp., or PCDC, voted Sept. 27 to authorize the terms of the agreement and bring Essentium to Pflugerville. “It provides us with a great portfolio,” Amy Madison, executive director of PCDC, told council Tuesday night. “It helps to bring a stronger cluster...
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2019 PCDC budget approved

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

By Iain Oldman - Community Impact | 12:35 pm Aug. 29, 2018 The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation expects to see a 9 percent gain in sales tax revenue in the upcoming year, according to its approved fiscal year 2019 budget. Pflugerville City Council Tuesday night approved the drafted fiscal year 2019 PCDC budget which included first year revenue additions as well as new expenses. PCDC will collect lease payments from Typhoon Texas for its land for the first time in FY 2019. The first annual payment from Typhoon Texas totals $1.12 million after a $25,000 marketing grant was subtracted from the initial lease payment. Along with an expected nine percent...
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Pecan Park at Pflugerville to bring 200,000 square feet of mixed-use space off SH 130

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

By Iain Oldman - Community Impact  |  Aug. 29, 2018 Updated 12:25 p.m., Aug. 29: According to a news release distributed by PCDC this morning, the Pecan Park at Pflugerville plot is the last remaining parcel of land in One Thirty Business Park. No more plots remain available for sale in that space. “With this transaction, the PCDC completes the final land sale in our 167-acre development in the One Thirty Business Park. More importantly, it provides a new product that is in short supply for companies wanting to expand or relocate to Pflugerville,” PCDC Executive Director Amy Madison said in the news release today. Original post: Pflugerville...
Pflugerville Community Development Corporation Launches New Website

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Aug. 21, 2018) – The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) announced an innovative new website that will serve as a valuable resource for site selectors, businesses and residents. The user-friendly site features a comprehensive set of tools and resources for retaining and recruiting companies, community profile data and job searching capabilities, according to the PCDC Executive Director Amy Madison. “The website is the first place site selectors and real estate agents look to find properties and information about a community. It is vital that we have great tools, easy navigation, and fresh data to keep them coming back,” explained...
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The 3D City

Monday, July 23, 2018

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 Pflugerville had arrived as North America's 3D-printing city. "The opening of our Pflugerville facility helps us deliver even better and faster service and support to our regional customers," said Glynn Fletcher, president of EOS North America Inc. "EOS has a company-wide goal of continually improving systems, materials and process solutions wherever...
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PCDC evolves as Pflugerville population, economy grows

Friday, July 06, 2018

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 time was to try to grow the commercial sector,” said Amy Madison, executive director of the PCDC. “Sometimes we had to be a little more aggressive than other communities.” On May 23 the United States Census Bureau released data showing that the city was home to an estimated 63,359 people last...
Pflugerville Community Development Corporation Fully Staffed with the Addition of Matthew Lara

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

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 communications manager. Lara, a U.S. Air Force Veteran and native Texan, has a background in integrated communications, multimedia development and community engagement. In his new role, he will direct the PCDC’s communications and marketing strategies. Prior to the PCDC, Lara worked with the Round Rock Police Department where he oversaw logistical...
Pflugerville Community Development Corporations Expands, Hires Jerry Briones as Business Recruitment Director

Friday, May 18, 2018

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 him an excellent fit for the job. We are also very proud to be hiring a veteran and adding a former Marine Sergeant to our team,” PCDC Executive Director Amy Madison said. In his new role, Briones is responsible for enhancing and supporting the recruitment effort and will also assist local...
Pflugerville Community Development Corporation Expands, Relocates Within 130 Commerce Center

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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 PCDC also unveiled a new logo. More than 80 city- and state-elected officials, city leaders, chamber staff and members of the local business community were in attendance at the open house event. The new PCDC offices total 3,775 square feet, which is nearly 1,775 square feet larger than the space previously...
Class A Industrial Flex Park on SH 45 Frontage Planned for Pflugerville

Thursday, February 15, 2018

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 flex park at the southeast corner of Heatherwilde Boulevard and SH 45. Phase one is planned to include a minimum of 250,000-square-feet in three buildings. Phase two will bring the total expected square footage to more than 350,000 square feet. Construction on phase one will begin by Sept. 30 and the...
Speed Racers

Saturday, January 20, 2018

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 where the richest man on earth runs an e-commerce logistics company, it’s not surprising that locations that maximize speed to market tend to grow the fastest. Exhibit A is Pflugerville, a thriving boomtown just minutes from downtown Austin in the heart of the tech capital known as Central Texas. If South by...
Typhoon Texas deal ranks high for Pflugerville Corp. in 2017

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

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 anything tops that,” Madison said almost exactly a year after the agreement. “It was a challenge for any municipality to do that so quickly. It was just right-on-time delivery.” The deal was a culmination of weeks of negotiations between Typhoon Texas, the city and the city corporation in seeking a new...
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A good time to buy

Home Appreciation in Pflugerville, TX is up 9.4% in the last 12 months.

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Smart Cookies

With 28 universities and colleges in close proximity to Pflugerville, it's no surprise that nearly 40% of residents hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher.

Education
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High Income

Pflugerville has a median household income well above

$80,000

That's nearly double the national average.

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Extra Sunshine

Pflugerville has 26 more sunny days per year than the national average. That's almost a month of extra pool parties and BBQ's!

Climate
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The Fun Life

A close proximity to Austin and Round Rock provides a wealth of entertainment and recreation opportunities

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Excellent Healthcare

With 3 healthcare facilities in town and 7 hospitals within less than 20 miles, Pflugerville's healthcare rivals that of any major metropolitan area.

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