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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Typhoon Texas Earns Award for Safety, Leadership and Innovation by World Waterpark Association

Monday, November 06, 2017

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Nov. 6, 2017)—Typhoon Texas, which operates waterparks in Pflugerville and Katy, Texas, was recently recognized with three of the waterpark industry’s most prestigious national awards for excellence in safety, leadership and innovation by the World Waterpark Association. “Typhoon Texas just completed it’s first summer season here in Pflugerville, and after a successful year with great attendance, we couldn’t be more proud that Typhoon Texas was awarded by the World Waterpark Association. We have already seen how Typhoon Texas demonstrates safety, leadership and innovation in Pflugerville, so it is great to hear that the World Waterpark Association recognizes it as...
Pflugerville ALDI is ‘Pfirst’ of its kind in Austin-area

Friday, November 03, 2017

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 unfamiliar with ALDI, Lundborg explains how it’s just a little different. “Our products are under their own exclusive label and what that means is we partner with the top national suppliers to produce products for us but they don’t put their names on it.  And that helps us keep our prices low but maintain the highest quality of...
Sixteen Years of Pflugerville Community Development Corporation Board of Directors Past Presidents Gather for Pflugerville History Book

Thursday, October 26, 2017

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 Pflugerville history book, “Images of Modern America: Pflugerville,” is set to be released by Arcadia Publishing next spring and focuses on the last 50 years since Pflugerville was incorporated in 1965. The Pflugerville History Diggers include Audrey Dearing, Vernagene Mott, Lois Shrout and Pamela Stephenson. During the discussion about the history...
Austin Regional Clinic opening 2nd Pflugerville location

Thursday, October 19, 2017

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, near the future Costco at the southwest corner of Texas 45 and Texas 130. “One of the things companies look for in relocating or expanding their company is quality of life and available services,” said Amy Madison, executive director of the Pflugerville Community Development Corp., which attracts, retains and expands businesses...
Pflugerville Highland Park North park opens to public

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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 became available. “This was a labor of love and took a lot of work to make it happen,” homeowners association board treasurer Melody Ryan said. “From an idea we had in late 2009, the HOA saved funds without raising homeowner dues to add the new park and trail and address the...
Austin Regional Clinic Plans Second Pflugerville Location at New Commercial Development, Cornerstone at Kelly Lane

Monday, October 09, 2017

• 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) today announced construction crews plan to break ground in the next 30 days on a 17,500-square-foot commercial development called Cornerstone at Kelly Lane, located at 2100 Autumn Slate Drive in Pflugerville, near the future Costco at the southeast corner of State Highways 130 and 45. Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) is...
Pflugerville Rotarians heed call for planting trees

Friday, September 22, 2017

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 the 323-acre 1849 Park and 15 trees around the Pflugerville Animal Shelter facility. Former mayor and Pflugerville Rotary President Jeff Coleman said the project stems from a challenge by Rotary International President Ian Riseley for every Rotary Club throughout the world to plant one tree per member. “Instead of planting a little...
Accent Food Services Acquires Arizona’s Ace Vending

Monday, September 18, 2017

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 have management roles in the new division. In addition, Accent said it expects to retain Ace Vending’s service team. “In support of our vision to build the best convenience solution company in the away from home retail environment, it is critical we recruit the best talent, partners, and geographic footprint,” said...
Accent Food Services Expands West With Ace Vending Merger

Monday, September 18, 2017

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 Kevin Van Hazel, Wade Stooks, Chuck Walton, & JD Stooks will all play key roles in the continued success of Accent’s West Division. In addition, we expect that the entire Ace Vending service team will join Accent and continue to provide the highest-level service to customers as part of the...
Business Pfirst offers support and resources to Pflugerville businesses

Thursday, September 14, 2017

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 for Pflugerville Community Development Corporation. The goal of the meeting, and the Business Pfirst program, is to support the goals of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy developed earlier this year by the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation. Corporation Executive Director Amy Madison said the partnerships in the community have helped bring new business...
We Are In This Together

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

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 at Vending Times, I can sympathize. I had been living (alone) in my beachfront apartment for two years before the Atlantic Ocean and Reynolds Channel met in Long Beach, NY, in 2012, with me in between. I will always remember the kindness of my neighbors (who were then strangers), and...
Inaugural Business Pfirst Quarterly Meeting Hosted Sept. 7 by Pflugerville Community Development Corporation

Friday, September 08, 2017

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 supports two of five goals listed in Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy developed earlier this year. PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Sept. 8, 2017)—The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) held its inaugural Business PFirst quarterly meeting yesterday at the Courtyard by Marriott Austin-Pflugerville with more than 70 business owners, ISD, city and county officials and...
Pflugerville leaders discuss Harvey’s impact, how to help

Friday, September 08, 2017

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 businesses are taking part in relief efforts. The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation, a semi-autonomous organization that works to boost the city economy, oversaw the meeting. Pflugerville Mayor Victor Gonzales and city corporation Executive Director Amy Madison opened the conversation by reminding the community that everyone in Texas was impacted by Hurricane Harvey...
Pflugerville earns bond rating upgrade from Moody’s

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

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 of stable financial performance and manageable pension burden.” “The city of Pflugerville’s rating has gone up from upper medium to high-quality grade, a significant accomplishment and compliment to the city as a reflection of good financial practices and growth,” Pflugerville Finance Director Amy Good said. “A high rating like this one...
Inside the resurgence of speculative builds in the area

Monday, August 07, 2017

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 building of commercial and industrial space is a sign of economic strength Round Rock Planning and Development director Brad Wiseman said. Spec buildings, built without any secured tenants, show faith the market will continue doing well and that the buildings will continue to be leased for years to come. The process starts...
Pflugerville celebrates ground breaking of new Living Spaces store

Thursday, July 20, 2017

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 is coming to Texas for the first time. The site will include the 150,000-square-foot store, another 380,000 square feet of warehouse space, a restaurant and pads for three additional businesses at the southwest corner of Heatherwilde Boulevard and SH 45 N. More facts from Thursday’s ceremony: The store will be the size of...
PCDC Finalizes Settlement Agreement with Cortec

Thursday, June 29, 2017

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 settlement agreement provides the PCDC with a five-year lease agreement plus the option to renew for another five years in the new building Cortec has constructed at Helios Way and Sun Light Near in the 130 Commerce Center. With the agreement, PCDC will be reimbursed $217,101 by Cortec during their...
Pflugerville Council, PCDC approve settlement agreement with Cortec

Thursday, June 29, 2017

The Pflugerville City Council and the city’s economic development corporation approved a settlement agreement with Cortec Precision Manufacturing after the company failed to meet some terms in a March 2014 performance agreement. The California-based sheet metal manufacturer has agreed to refund proceeds from a discounted land sale after failing to meet terms of the agreement by employing undocumented workers at its Round Rock facility, said Amy Madison, executive director of the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation. A new settlement agreement includes the corporation signing a five-year lease at Cortec’s new facility in the 130 Commerce Center, according to a media release. The agreement...
Study: Pflugerville has high number of patents

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Pflugerville is home to more veterans than other similar cities, its residents are more prone to register original patents and most work outside city limits. Those are only some of the numerous data revealed in a recently finished city economic strategic plan. The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation, a semi-autonomous entity that acts as the city’s economic arm, funded the in-depth plan that will set its agenda over the next three years. The city corporation in July 2016 contracted with Austin-based Avalanche Consulting to create the document, which took several months of work and meetings with stakeholders. The consulting group compiled data from multiple sources...
Pflugerville Community Development Corporation outlines new development projects in city since 2016

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

PCDC presents to City Council last night In a joint work session with the city of Pflugerville, the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation outlined where it has been and where it is going in the next year. Pflugerville Community Development Corporation Executive Director Amy Madison said she welcomed input from City Council members on their strategic plan moving forward. “It’s a living, breathing document,” Madison said at Tuesday night’s meeting. “We welcome changes or updates the council would like to make to the plan.” Along with restructuring the water park debt for what is now operated as Typhoon Texas—formerly Hawaiian Falls, the Pflugerville Community Development...
Area builder finds new regional home in Pflugerville

Friday, June 09, 2017

After working on about 400,000 square feet of projects in the city, MW Builders contracting company broke ground Thursday on its own Pflugerville facility. The nationally recognized general contractor founded in Missouri broke ground Thursday on its new and expanded regional headquarters and will make the move from Temple to Pflugerville’s 130 Commerce Center. Amy Madison, Pflugerville Community Development Corporation executive director, has said the Temple-based contractor has about 400,000 square feet of projects built or under construction in Pflugerville. The company built the $33 million FedEx Ground facility and the 120,000-square-foot Cortec Precision Sheetmetal Inc. facility across the street from MW Builders’ planned location. “So the only...
Community Impact Newspaper celebrates printing press grand opening today

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Approximately 400 people were in attendance at Community Impact Newspaper today to celebrate the official grand opening of the Community Impact Printing facility in Pflugerville. Open since September 2016, the press prints all 22 newspapers for the Austin, Dallas and Houston metros. Community Impact Newspaper Founder and CEO John Garrett expressed thanks to his staff, the city of Pflugerville, the Pflugerville Community Development Corp. and many other partners for their participation in making the printing press a reality. “I’m so thankful to all of y’all for coming out,” Garrett said. “We have an amazing process, but the people really make this thing...
Infrastructure development is on its way to Pflugerville

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

A unique financial partnership has been proposed to help move the Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Pflugerville and Costco projects forward, city officials said. The new hospital is under construction and slated to open mid-2018. The Costco store is in the planning stage and will also open in 2018. Both will go along SH 130, across the highway from Stone Hill Town Center: the hospital at the northeast corner of Pflugerville Parkway, the Costco at the southeast corner of Kelly Lane. City officials said the infrastructure needs are costly for that area. The proposed agreement includes the city of Pflugerville, the...
Flooring Services Southwest Breaks Ground on $20 Million Campus For Relocation, Expansion to Pflugerville

Monday, June 05, 2017

Flooring Services Southwest expected to bring 200 jobs to 130 Commerce Center. PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (June 5, 2017)—The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) announced today that Flooring Services Southwest, a subsidiary of FS Builder Resources, is breaking ground today on a new, $20 million campus at 130 Commerce Center in Pflugerville. The company will bring 140 jobs with expansion to 200 jobs in the next five years, according to PCDC Executive Director Amy Madison. The state-of-the-art facility, which will be located at the corner of Helios Way and Impact Way, will include several FS Builder Resources companies, including: Flooring Services Southwest, Interior Builders...
Flooring Services Southwest to invest $20M into Pflugerville’s 130 Commerce Center

Monday, June 05, 2017

Company is expected to bring 140 jobs Flooring Services Southwest broke ground on a $20 million campus at 130 Commerce Center in Pflugerville on Monday. The subsidiary of Dallas-based FS Builder Resources will open with 140 jobs with an expansion to 200 jobs in the next five years, according to Amy Madison, Pflugerville Community Development Corp. executive director. The facility will be built on Impact Way near East Pecan Street and SH 130. It will include several FS Builder Resources companies, including Flooring Services Southwest, Interior Builders Supply Lighting, Design Gallery, Stone Resources, Premier Stair and FS Blinds. The company is relocating from...
Pflugerville celebrates Accent headquarters groundbreaking

Friday, June 02, 2017

Pflugerville officials welcomed another company’s headquarters to the city with the Thursday groundbreaking of Accent Food Services new corporate headquarters facility. The company is one among more than five in the past two years that have moved their headquarters — some regional and some corporate — to the city. “We were talking about a regional headquarters in the beginning and that’s the way our performance agreement was written. But guess what? This is going to be their corporate headquarters,” said Amy Madison, Pflugerville Community Development Corporation executive director. The city’s agreement with Accent Food Services to build its new headquarters at 2919 A.W....
It’s Opening Day at Typhoon Texas Waterpark

Saturday, May 27, 2017

More than $4.5 Million invested in Pflugerville waterpark. The waterpark, located at 18500 SH 130 N. Service Road, Plugerville, is open 10:30 a.m. Saturday until 10 p.m. The park is open Sunday and Memorial Day, and then will close Tuesday through Thursday, before opening again Friday, June 1 through Labor Day. Typhoon Texas made more than $4.5 million in upgrades to the infrastructure and attractions at the park. Improvements include: ·      New waterslides and updates to existing slides. ·      New 4-story Gully Washer children’s attraction with an 800-gallon bucket that drops water on the children below. ·      New splashpad for children ages 2-4. ·      Decking replaced...
Pflugerville plan has goal of bringing new business to the city

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation relied on a 40-member steering committee to develop a three-year strategy, the first long-term development plan directed at bringing businesses to the city. PCDC Executive Director Amy Madison presented the plan, which has been accepted by the board of the development group, at a gathering of Pflugerville officials and business leaders March 30. The announcement of the plan to the community came two days after two more companies committed to move their regional headquarters to Pflugerville. Accent Food Services will build a new 55,000-square-foot office and bring 85 full-time jobs at an average of $55,000 per year in salary....
Typhoon Texas renovations on schedule for May opening

Monday, April 03, 2017

Pflugerville residents will be able to enjoy a renovated water park with new attractions and more shade when Typhoon Texas opens in less than two months. Pflugerville City Council members heard an update on the water park’s renovation process at their March 28 meeting from Ray DeLaughter, Typhoon Texas’s chief financial officer. The Katy-based company took over operations at the water park after council members late last year voted out Source Horizons LLC, the initial management company for the Hawaiian Falls water and adventure park. In January, the City Council and Pflugerville Community Development Corporation unanimously approved terms for a two-year ground and operating lease agreement with...
Accent Food Services Expands, Relocates Regional Headquarters to Pflugerville

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Twenty-year-old national food distribution company to bring approximately 100 jobs to the community within five years. PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (March 29, 2017)—The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) today announced that Accent Food Services, a rapidly expanding national break room snack-service provider with more than 300 employees company-wide, is expanding and relocating its Central Texas regional headquarters to Pflugerville. The company will invest approximately $4 million to build a new, 55,000-square-foot office, warehouse and distribution center located at 2919 AW Grimes Blvd. “Accent Food Services is a well-established, rapidly growing, national break room food services distributor that needed more space, and we are glad we...
Lured by $225K in incentives, two companies select Austin suburb for regional HQ’s

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

More than 100 jobs and $8.8 million in capital investment are headed to Pflugerville after officials approved incentive agreements to lure two regional headquarters to the suburban city just north of Austin. Per the agreements, Kansas-based general contractor MW Builders Inc. will construct a regional headquarters at Pflugerville’s 130 Commerce Center mixed-use business park while Accent Food Services is moving its regional HQ from its current site at 16209 Central Commerce Drive just outside Pflugerville city limits to 2919 A.W. Grimes Blvd., in a mixed residential and industrial area just south of the State Highway 45 toll road. According to the MW Builders agreement, the company...
New development deals bring two regional headquarters to Pflugerville

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Two new regional headquarters are coming to Pflugerville after the Pflugerville City Council approved two economic development deals at Tuesday night’s meeting. An agreement with Accent Food Services Inc. to build the company’s new regional headquarters at 2919 A.W. Grimes Blvd. was approved, said Amy Madison, executive director of the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation. Accent Food Services Inc. is expected to invest at least $4 million during the term of a five-year agreement on the acquisition of land, construction and machinery and equipment for the headquarters. Per the agreement, the company will hire 85 full-time employees by December 2018 and add five employees...
6 updates Typhoon Texas presented to Pflugerville City Council

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Improvements on schedule for May 26 opening. Work at Typhoon Texas is on schedule with an opening date slated for May 26. The Pflugerville water park will open the summer season with a new look, according to company Chief Financial Officer Ray DeLaughter. Among the updates to the former Hawaiian Falls property are: 70 piers are in place to support the aqua play structure. “There will be a tots pad and a play structure,” DeLaughter said. “Progress is going well.” The pools have been emptied and cleaned. DeLaughter said cleaning the pool areas has been a challenge, as the water was “not maintained...
MW Builders to Expand, Relocate Regional Headquarters to Pflugerville

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

National general contractor/construction company to bring 30 jobs, build new 20,000-square-foot facility. PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (March 28, 2017)—Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) today announced MW Builders, a nationally recognized general contractor, will relocate and expand its Central Texas regional headquarters at Pflugerville’s 130 Commerce Center. This marks the city’s fourth regional headquarters recruited by the PCDC in the past two years, according to PCDC Executive Director Amy Madison. “After constructing more than 400,000 square feet in our business park and other areas in the community, MW Builders decided to make Pflugerville the company’s home,” Madison said. “With our significant growth and nimble response...
Update: Accent Food Services will build 55,000 square-foot office in Pflugerville

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Agreements with Pflugerville Community Development Corp. approved by City Council Updated: 6:55 a.m. Wednesday Accent Food Services will build a new, 55,000-square-foot office, warehouse and distribution center at 2919 A.W. Grimes Blvd. “Accent Food Services is a well-established, rapidly growing, national break room food services distributor that needed more space, and we are glad we could provide that opportunity and keep them here in Central Texas,” Pflugerville Community Development Corp. Executive Director Amy Madison said. “This is the fifth regional headquarters in the past two years that has chosen Pflugerville as the place where they want to expand and grow.” The PCDC Board of...
Building To Suit Population Growth

Monday, March 27, 2017

Commercial real estate construction follows increases in population, and Texas has hit a growth spurt. In May 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that five of 11 of the nation’s fastest-growing cities — Georgetown, New Braunfels, Frisco, Pearland and Pflugerville — are in Texas. The state’s metro areas, and the surrounding suburbs fueling this growth, are seeing construction in several sectors. High-end multifamily is popular throughout Texas. In Houston, hotels were being constructed in anticipation of the Super Bowl. In North Dallas, multifamily and retail are expanding to serve corporate growth, while industrial and manufacturing buildings are being constructed to serve transportation...
Central Texas area hits 2 million mark

Monday, March 27, 2017

Perhaps the balloons and confetti fell a little too early last year when the Austin metro area celebrated surpassing 2 million residents. Turns out, after some routine revisions to the U.S. Census Bureau data, the area — which includes a fast-growing Pflugerville — actually hit that milestone later than originally thought, according to new numbers released Thursday. Specifically, the five-county metro area cleared that population hurdle by July 1, 2016 — with 2,056,405 people — not July 1, 2015, when the latest estimates put the Austin area’s population at 1,998,104 people. (Population estimates are typically released almost a year after the fact.) Peter Borsella,...
Pflugerville pens incentives deal with playground supplier

Saturday, March 25, 2017

An incentives deal between the city and a Denmark-based corporation may be the most-watched deal yet when it comes to the younger crowd. Kompan Playground Solutions will be outfitting city parks with its unique, modernistic playgrounds as part of an estimated $1.33 million incentives agreement approved Tuesday night by the Pflugerville City Council. Amy Madison, executive director of the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation, said she and her staff competed against two other Central Texas cities and one in North Carolina to relocate Kompan’s North American headquarters from Tacoma, Wash., to Pflugerville. “They knew we were an easy community to work with,” she said....
Pflugerville Developers Refinance $24M Texas Waterpark

Thursday, March 09, 2017

The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) in Texas has refinanced its outstanding $24m loan through Hancock Whitney Bank following a restructure headed by the organisation’s financial advisor, First Southwest of Dallas. The loan was originally secured by PCDC in 2014 for the purchase of a 25-acre tract of land and development of the waterpark in the city of Pflugerville, now known as Typhoon Texas. PCDC said it had refinanced the remaining balance to take advantage of current low market interest rates. “The PCDC has grasped favourable market conditions to refinance their $24m waterpark loan,” said Pflugerville Mayor Victor Gonzales. “The Pflugerville City Council has...
City corp. secures new $24M loan for water park

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

The city’s economic development corporation refinanced its $24 million loan for the water park once managed by Hawaiian Falls and now overseen by Katy-based Typhoon Texas. The Pflugerville Community Development Corp. refinanced the loan due to a favorable market on interest rates, and in effect removes any city obligation on the loan, according to a news release. “The PCDC has grasped favorable market conditions to refinance their $24 million waterpark loan,” Pflugerville Mayor Victor Gonzales said in the release. “The Pflugerville City Council has authorized the PCDC to refinance to a 15-year loan, which removes any City of Pflugerville loan obligations and...
MW Builders to Expand, Relocate Regional Headquarters to PflugervillePflugerville Community Development Corporation Refinances $24 Million Loan for Waterpark

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

New loan removes City of Pflugerville from financial obligations and locks in low interest rate. PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (March 1, 2017)—The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) plans to refinance its outstanding $24 million loan this month through Hancock Whitney Bank following a restructure headed by the organization’s financial advisor, First Southwest out of Dallas. The loan was originally secured by PCDC in 2014 for the purchase of a 25-acre tract of land and development of the waterpark now known as Typhoon Texas. PCDC is refinancing the remaining balance to take advantage of current low market interest rates. “The PCDC has grasped favorable market...
Pflugerville Community Development Corporation will refinance water park loan

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Typhoon Texas set to open in May $4.5 million upgrade In a joint meeting of the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation and the city of Pflugerville Tuesday night, council members gave their unanimous approval to a refinancing plan for the property and equipment at what is now called Typhoon Texas Austin. The PCDC will now work to refinance its outstanding $24 million loan this month through Hancock Whitney Bank following a restructure by the organization’s financial advisor, First Southwest of Dallas. The PCDC owns 25 acres and the equipment on the site at 18500 N. SH 130 Service Drive SB, Pflugerville. Details of the...
Pflugerville Community Development Corporation will refinance water park loan

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Typhoon Texas set to open in May after a $4.5 million upgrade. In a joint meeting of the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation and the city of Pflugerville Tuesday night, council members gave their unanimous approval to a refinancing plan for the property and equipment at what is now called Typhoon Texas Austin. The PCDC will now work to refinance its outstanding $24 million loan this month through Hancock Whitney Bank following a restructure by the organization’s financial advisor, First Southwest of Dallas. The PCDC owns 25 acres and the equipment on the site at 18500 N. SH 130 Service Drive SB, Pflugerville. Details...
Pflugerville secures new $24M loan for Typhoon Texas water park

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

The city’s economic development corporation refinanced its $24 million loan for the water park once managed by Hawaiian Falls and now overseen by Katy-based Typhoon Texas. The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation refinanced the loan due to a favorable market on interest rates, and in effect removes any city obligation on the loan, according to a media release sent Wednesday. “The PCDC has grasped favorable market conditions to refinance their $24 million waterpark loan,” Pflugerville Mayor Victor Gonzales said in the release. “The Pflugerville City Council has authorized the PCDC to refinance to a 15-year loan, which removes any City of Pflugerville loan...
Typhoon Texas in Pflugerville hiring 600 for seasonal jobs

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Typhoon Texas water park in Pflugerville is now hiring approximately 600 part-time seasonal jobs in anticipation of its opening in late May. Applications for administrative, cash control, food and beverage, front gate, in-park entertainment, maintenance, park services and water safety positions should be submitted at TyphoonTexas.com. The water park is located at 18500 North Texas 130 on the southbound service road. “We are eager to establish our Typhoon Texas team here in the Austin market,” said Typhoon Texas General Manager Ty Weitzel. “We have a fun work culture that promotes teamwork, dependability, excellent customer service and a positive attitude. We are going to...
Officials break ground for Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Pflugerville

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Construction starts soon with opening slated mid-2018 Baylor Scott & White Health broke ground Wednesday morning on its newest hospital in Pflugerville, the first hospital in the city of 57,000 people. Dozens of hospital and city officials, along with business leaders and representatives of state and federal elected officials celebrated the start of construction for Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Pflugerville. The mid-2018 opening will reward more than a decade of work to bring a hospital to the community. “We are a gem and this hospital, over time, will be a diamond in your organization,” said former Pflugerville Mayor Jeff Coleman, who...
Pflugerville preps for its first horizontal mixed-use development on Pecan Street

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Dirt is turning along Pecan Street near SH 130 in Pflugerville as construction crews prepare land for a proposed horizontal mixed-use development, the first in the city. Crews will extend Helios Way westward and construct a new road, Biltmore Avenue, on approximately 72 acres west of Impact Way. The land, referred to as the Timmerman Subdivision in city documents, will feature a hotel, a restaurant, six pads designated for office use, two pads for retail, four large sites planned for office/warehouse use and multifamily housing. Although information on occupants for areas marked for commercial use is not available, the multifamily housing project is...
Typhoon Texas Pflugerville preps for upcoming season

Monday, January 30, 2017

Waterpark taking applications for seasonal help, renovations underway Typhoon Texas began preparing for the upcoming season shortly after finalizing an agreement with the city of Pflugerville and the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation earlier this month to take over operation of the water park formerly known as Hawaiian Falls at 18500 SH 130, Pflugerville. Construction crews are on-site and the company has seasonal job openings listed on its website. Renovations to the park will include repairs to some existing park features and the addition of a children’s play area called the Gully Washer, a splash pad playground featuring seven slides, spray areas and an 800 gallon suspended...
Typhoon Texas Construction Begins Ahead Of Planned May Season Opening

Friday, January 27, 2017

Waterpark crews are busy readying the park that replaces Hawaiian Falls’ exit after missing payments owed to the city. PFLUGERVILLE, TX — Construction is now under way at Typhoon Texas Waterpark in Pflugerville, city officials said Thursday. “When the management team at Typhoon Texas promised swift changes to the Pflugerville waterpark, they weren’t kidding,” city officials began in a statement. “Just after signing an agreement with the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation and the City of Pflugerville, renovation of the waterpark already is under way—and ahead of schedule—as work crews begin preparing an area within the park for Typhoon Texas’ signature four-story Gully...
City Council Elects Pflugerville Community Development Corp. Board Of Directors

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Those picked will be tasked with helping to lure and grow business locally amid a backdrop of brisk municipal growth. PFLUGERVILLE, TX — A slate of officers and board members were recently appointed to the Pflugerville Community Development Corp., officials said on Wednesday. The new members were tapped during the body’s Jan. 12 meeting. Each member of the board of directors will serve two-year terms. Officers, on the other hand, serve one-year terms. “We are thankful to have such incredibly intelligent and experienced residents who have been appointed by the Pflugerville City Council to serve on the PCDC board of directors,” the body’s...
Officers, New Board Members Named to Pflugerville Community Development Corporation Board of Directors

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Jan. 17, 2017)—The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) convened its second board meeting of the year Jan. 12 with a newly appointed PCDC Board of Directors, which serve two-year terms, and elected the board’s officers for 2017. Officers serve one-year terms. “We are thankful to have such incredibly intelligent and experienced residents who have been appointed by the Pflugerville City Council to serve on the PCDC Board of Directors. These citizens volunteer their time and devote great energy and effort to helping shape the future of our great community, and I am truly honored to get the opportunity to...
End of 2016 brought a deal with Typhoon Texas in Pflugerville

Thursday, January 12, 2017

What we reported In January, we reported Hawaiian Falls had resolved a default that had occurred in November 2015 when the water park company failed to pay the Pflugerville Community Development Corp. its scheduled payments. PCDC Executive Director Amy Madison confirmed that Hawaiian Falls had repaid the November and December 2015 payments in addition to the January 2016 payment and penalties, putting the company back in good standing. In December we reported that Hawaiian Falls had again defaulted on its lease with the PCDC, owing the organization about $400,000 in lease payments. The PCDC, along with Pflugerville City Council, held a...
New development continues at 130 Commerce Center in Pflugerville

Thursday, January 12, 2017

What we reported In 2008, the PCDC bought a 167-acre tract of land to develop 130 Commerce Center, which now includes Pecan 130 Business Park. Three hotels, a 20,000-square-foot conference center, five national headquarters, one North American headquarters and more than 822 jobs are located at 130 Commerce Center. Companies located at Pecan 130 Business Park include D-Bat Austin; WhiteWave Foods; EOS North America; Finspeed; Gruene Environmental Companies; LifeLast Inc.; Platinum Gymnastics Academy; Community Impact Newspaper; Community Impact Printing; RedLine Athletics and TrackingPoint Inc. The latest In November, the Pflugerville Community Development Corp. announced the two buildings at Pecan 130 Business Park totaling 240,000...
Pflugerville’s big year to include hospital and retail announcements

Thursday, January 12, 2017

What we reported In September, Costco, one of the country’s largest wholesale shopping chains, confirmed plans to come to Pflugerville. Living Spaces, a California-based furniture retailer, will build a massive distribution and retail center in Pflugerville. The Living Spaces deal is one of the largest economic development projects in Pflugerville’s history.   Pflugerville may also be getting its first hospital, as the city and a medical provider have been in discussions regarding a Pflugerville location. Pflugerville City Council approved a 148.55-acre planned unit development in October that cleared the way for negotiations and design for a hospital to begin. The property is located at the...
Typhoon Texas Seeks To Fill Jobs After Finalizing Lease Terms With Pflugerville

Friday, January 06, 2017

Several full-time management positions need to be filled prior to the May opening of the water park, according to officials. PFLUGERVILLE, TX — Days after finalizing a deal with city officials to operate their water park, officials at Typhoon Texas are hanging out a “help wanted” sign in the search for managers. Earlier this week, city officials announced they had finalized financial terms with water park operators of Typhoon Texas. The city had been negotiating terms since last month with Typhoon Waterpark of Pflugerville LLC to take over the park after its previous operator, Hawaiian Falls, defaulted on payments it owed the city. The new agreement...
14 facts about Typhoon Texas taking over Hawaiian Falls Pflugerville

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation, the city of Pflugerville and Typhoon Texas inked a deal Tuesday, Jan. 3 to name the Katy-based water company as the new operator of the Hawaiian Falls Pflugerville water park. The parties agreed to terms for a two-year ground and operating lease agreement. The lease and operating agreement includes options to renew in 10-year increments up to 2038. Here is what you need to know: 1. The name will change. Hawaiian Falls Pflugerville will now be known as Typhoon Texas. 2. Season passes will be honored. Typhoon Texas will honor Hawaiian Falls 2017 season passes that have already been purchased and is currently matching Hawaiian...
Typhoon Texas takes over Pflugerville Water Park

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Water slides and wave pools will soon return to Pflugerville. On Tuesday night, the Pflugerville City Council voted to approve a lease with Typhoon Texas. The company will take over the former Hawaiian Falls water park at the intersection of SH 130 and FM 685. Typhoon Texas has a two-year lease with options to renew until 2038. During the first lease term, it will spend at least $4.5 million on improvements, repairs and technology. The park will also honor already purchased Hawaiian Falls 2017 season passes. Typhoon Texas Pflugerville will be underwritten by sales tax, and will not impact the city’s tax rate. Amy Madison, Executive...
Updated: Pflugerville, Typhoon Texas to discuss water park agreement tonight

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Special meeting called to consider agreements for former Hawaiian Falls Update 12:35 p.m. Jan. 3: A spokesperson for the city of Pflugerville confirmed the agenda has been available on the city website since Friday, Dec. 30. It lists the executive session for discussions between the city of Pflugerville, PCDC and Typhoon Waterpark of Pflugerville LLC. Next on the agenda will be the open session to discuss and consider approval of the agreements. 8:51 a.m. A special meeting of the Pflugerville City Council and the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation will be held 6 p.m. today at the City Council chambers, 100 E. Main St., Ste....
Pflugerville Approves New Operator of Waterpark

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Venue to operate as Typhoon Texas Waterpark upon opening in May 2017 with multi-million dollar transformation, new attractions added. Story Highlights: Pflugerville City Council approves Pflugerville Community Development Corporation to release Hawaiian Falls from lease obligations and negotiate terms of a lease and operating agreement with Typhoon Texas Waterpark. Typhoon Texas owners were selected for Pflugerville waterpark because of “shared vision” with city officials, economic development leadership Typhoon Texas to renovate the waterpark and transform it into a destination that appeals to families with children of all ages. PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Dec. 15, 2016)—At a joint meeting this evening with the Pflugerville City Council and Pflugerville...
Read More » Pflugerville City Council to Discuss Future of Hawaiian Falls Thursday

Thursday, December 15, 2016

PFLUGERVILLE, Dec. 13, 2016—After more than a year of deliberation, the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation is presenting options to the City of Pflugerville City Council regarding the future of Hawaiian Falls Pflugerville this week. The Pflugerville City Council will consider action at a Special Meeting with the PCDC Board of Directors at 7 p.m. Dec. 15 at Pflugerville Council Chambers, 100 E. Main Street. Source Horizon LLC, which owns Hawaiian Falls Waterparks, failed to make payments to PCDC as outlined in a negotiated agreement, providing an opportunity for the City of Pflugerville and PCDC to explore alternative park operators.  “Our goal with the...
Longtime Telecommunications Company Tescom Expands, Relocates National Headquarters to Pflugerville

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Nov. 30, 2016)—The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) today announced telecommunications company TesCom will relocate its national headquarters to Pflugerville and expand its business, bringing 33 full-time jobs within a year and 42 jobs within five years. In a regular meeting Nov. 17, the PCDC Board of Directors approved one-time $25,000 grant for TesCom. “We are pleased to be able to provide space for an established, successful, locally owned business to grow in Pflugerville,” PCDC Executive Director Amy Madison said. “The investments and improvements TesCom is making to the existing building is great for our community, and the high-quality, high-tech...
Pecan 130 Business Park Fully Occupied, PCDC Transfers Master Lease Back to Landlord Per Original Agreement

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Nov. 30, 2016)—The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) today announced two buildings at Pecan 130 Business Park totaling 240,000 square feet are now fully occupied by businesses that brought more than 230 direct jobs to Pflugerville. This milestone allows the PCDC to step out of its obligation to guarantee rents at Pecan 130 Business Park per a Master Lease Agreement (MLA) almost two years ahead of schedule. Per the MLA, PCDC pre-leased 50 percent (60,000 square feet) of space in the first building constructed by 130 Commerce Center LLC at Pecan 130 Business Park. PCDC was required to hold...
SISU Devices Expands Offices, Adds 45 Jobs in Pflugerville

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (May 11, 2016)—The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) today announced that custom machine and robotics manufacturer SISU Devices will make a $2.1 million capital investment to expand at 1520 Royston Lake, an industrial area in northwestern Pflugerville. The company, which was established in 2010 by co-founders Russell Aldridge and Mark Christianson, plans to triple the size of its building by the end of 2017. The company will add 12,000 square feet to its existing building, for a total of 17,600 square feet. SISU currently provides engineering, manufacturing and assembly, and plans to add sheet metal fabrication with the expansion...
Karla Henderson Joins Pflugerville Community Development Corporation as Operations, Administrative Manager

Friday, April 22, 2016

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (April 22, 2016)—The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) today announced the addition of Karla Henderson as Operations and Administrative Manager. “Karla Henderson is an excellent addition to our team and comes to us with a wealth of knowledge in finance and operations management,” said PCDC Executive Director Amy Madison. “Her experience will serve us well as we continue to work aggressively to attract additional great employers, retail, hotels and entertainment venues to Pflugerville.” Henderson is a native Texan and comes to the PCDC with a extensive experience in leadership positions in government and private enterprise. Most recently, she spent 11...
Cortec Precision Sheetmetal Breaks Ground at 130 Commerce Center, Pflugerville

Friday, April 15, 2016

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (April 15, 2016)—The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) today announced that Cortec Precision Sheetmetal Inc. broke ground this week on an approximately 120,000 square foot building planned for its new location at 3801 Helios Way in Pflugerville. Cortec plans to occupy 60,000 square feet, and the additional 60,000 square feet will be available for lease. Exterior construction on the building is expected to be complete this fall, and Cortec plans to relocate its 120 full-time employees to Pflugerville early next year. The high-quality sheet metal business is family owned and operated and was founded in 1975 in San Jose, Calif.,...
Pflugerville Community Development Corporation’s Christian Kurtz Attends Training

Thursday, March 03, 2016

International Economic Development Council held course Feb. 9-12 in Orlando for professional development, course toward economic development certification. PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (March 3, 2016)—Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) Director of Business Retention and Expansion/Operations Christian Kurtz attended an economic development professional training program, Economic Development Credit Analysis, held by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The four-day course was Feb. 9-12 in Orlando, Fla. Kurtz took the course as part of his effort to become a Certified Economic Developer, often indicated by CEcD after an economic development professional’s name. “It is critical that our team of economic development professionals continually invest in education. We...
Amy Madison Named Executive Director of Pflugerville Community Development Corporation

Monday, February 15, 2016

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Feb. 12, 2016)—After conducting a six-month nationwide search, the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) Board of Directors convened Feb. 11 at a regular meeting and named Amy Madison PCDC Executive Director. Madison joined the PCDC in January 2014 as assistant executive director and has served as interim executive director since July 2015. “We have reached a maturity as an economic development organization and felt we needed to conduct a nationwide search for a leader with extensive skills and knowledge to lead our organization to continued growth and success,” said PCDC Board of Directors President Wayne Cooper. “What we found is...
Medway Plastics Corporation Begins Hiring for New Pflugerville Manufacturing Facility

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Highlights: PCDC partnered with Workforce Solutions Capital Area to host job fair Jan. 14-16. Medway plans to grow to a staff of 20 full-time workers within a year and 100 employees within five years. Interested job seekers should contact Workforce Solutions Capital Area for information on job opportunities at Medway Plastics Corporation. PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Jan. 27, 2015)—The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) partnered with Workforce Solutions Capital Area to host a job fair Jan. 14-16 for Medway Plastics Corporation, according to PCDC Interim Executive Director Amy Madison. Medway is seeking applicants for entry-level to skilled manufacturing, research and development positions at the company’s first regional manufacturing...
New Officers Named for Pflugerville Community Development Corporation Board of Directors

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Jan. 15, 2015)—The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) convened its first board meeting of the year Jan. 14 with a newly appointed PCDC Board of Directors and elected officers, which serve one-year terms, according to PCDC Interim Executive Director Amy Madison. “We are fortunate that the Pflugerville City Council has appointed such talented, skilled citizens to the PCDC Board of Directors. I am honored to work with the new officers and board members as we take the organization to a new level in 2016,” Madison said. The seven volunteer board members applied and were appointed to serve on the PCDC...
Pflugerville pens deal with Typhoon Texas to open water park

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

After weeks of negotiation, a deal has been struck between the Pflugerville City Council, the city’s economic development arm and Typhoon Texas to have the company operate the water park previously run by Hawaiian Falls. At a Jan. 3 special meeting, the City Council and Pflugerville Community Development Corporation unanimously approved terms for a two-year ground and operating lease agreement for the Pflugerville water park located along Texas 130. The agreement includes options for Typhoon to renew the lease in 10-year increments up to 2038, officials said. The finalization of terms comes after a Dec. 28 special meeting where an agreement could not...
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Pflugerville has a median household income well above

$80,000

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

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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.

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

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

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