A Perfect Ten!
Column Published in syndication March 16, 2022

Texas has won the "Governor's Cup" – for the tenth consecutive time! Site Selection magazine awards the Cup to the state with the most major corporate locations and expansions each year. To be counted, projects must involve a capital investment of at least $1 million, 20 or more new jobs, or 20,000 square feet of new construction.

The Cup
Column Published in syndication March 04, 2020

Texas has again claimed the "Governor's Cup," which Site Selection Magazine awards to the state with the most major corporate locations and expansions in the past year. It's the eighth consecutive win for the state, and Texas has been at or near the top for some 15 years (not coincidentally, that's about when notable economic development legislation was passed and implemented).

Make that Five in a Row
Column Published in syndication March 22, 2017

The Lone Star State has once again prevailed in Site Selection Magazine's "Governor's Cup" competition. The Governor's Cup goes to the state with the most major corporate location and expansion projects. To be counted, a project has to either involve a capital investment of at least $1 million, 20 or more new jobs, or 20,000 square feet of new construction.