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Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Atlanta tech firm may move headquarters to San Marcos

Upland Logic Inc., a startup straddling the financial services and information technology sectors, is considering relocating its headquarters from Atlanta to San Marcos.

Monday, November 25th, 2013

It’s official: Corvac Composites to open San Marcos plant

The Greater San Marcos Partnership — the economic development arm of the city of San Marcos and Hays and Caldwell counties — this afternoon confirmed that a Michigan-based auto parts maker will establish a manufacturing center in...

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

Updated: San Marcos council approves incentive for Toyota supplier

A Michigan-based auto parts maker appears to have settled on San Marcos as the location for a plant it intends to establish in Texas — if officials approve “inducements” the company wants from City Hall.

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Mensor Corp. breaks ground on new manufacturing facility

Precision instrumentation manufacturer Mensor Corp. broke ground Wednesday on a new 45,000-square-foot facility next door to the building it has occupied since relocating to San Marcos from Houston 35 years ago.

Saturday, September 14th, 2013

Graveling over funding holes, some visible, some not

The ongoing conversion of paved roads to gravel is an embarrassment to Texas. Other funding gaps are harder to see.

Friday, May 10th, 2013

Greater San Marcos Partnership names Austin Chamber exec as new president

San Marcos‘ economic development arm, the Greater San Marcos Partnership, this week named Adriana Cruz as its new president, poaching a key Austin Chamber of Commerce executive in the process.

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

House votes to keep tax incentives in play for school districts

Despite opposition by high-profile conservative and liberal groups, the Texas House was nearly unanimous Friday in its support for continuing a program that allows school districts to use tax incentives to lure businesses.

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Madison is out as Hays, Caldwell economic development chief

Amy Madison has resigned as president and chief executive officer of the Greater San Marcos Partnership, the publicly funded regional economic development group she helped establish five years ago.

Monday, November 19th, 2012

F1 race over but debate on tax breaks continues

The Formula One drivers have come and gone, and the helicopters that ferried well-heeled businessmen to Austin's new race track have fallen silent. But the debate over providing as much as $250 million in tax incentives to...

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Amazon.com picks Schertz for major distribution hub

Amazon.com, the behemoth Internet retailer, will announce this afternoon it is locating a massive new distribution center in the corridor city of Schertz, passing over San Marcos for the economic development prize.

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