Austin Business Journal: Corpus Christi blows Austin away in construction job growth!
Best Performing Cities Index by the Milken Institute:
Corpus Christi ranks 17th best performing Large City in America.
Corpus Christi is the 5th fastest metro employment growth in the Nation.
Global Insight for the US Metro Economies report: Based upon Gross Metropolitan Product, Corpus Christi ranks 10th!
Projects breaking ground this year:
Cheniere Energy – $12B LNG plant
Voestalpine – $700 million processing plan (largest Austrian project in the US)
M&G Resins – $900 million PTA/PET plant(the largest such facility in the world)
Occidental Petroleum announced a joint venture with Mexichem to build a $1.5B project in Ingleside.
Corpus is becoming a ‘global’ community. TPCO (Chinese), Voestalpine (Austrian), M&G Resins (Italian), Trafigura (Swiss), Mexichem (Mexican) are sending people to Corpus regularly to do business ‘right here!’
Tourism: Spring/Summer Schlitterbahn Country Beach Water Resort opening their park/resort on North Padre Island’s – first phase.
New Home Starts: Up 60% over the last two years. Homes sales are up, prices are up and major construction are up!
So, come on 2014…….we’re ready for you!!!
Come Coast Awhile………with us!