El Paso’s Borderplex Alliance receives top award from the International Economic Development Council. On Tuesday, the 5,000-member international economic development organization bestowed the Economic Development Organization of the Year Award on the Borderplex Alliance. The award recognizes the world’s best economic development organizations every year.
“This is a significant, major award for our region. It solidifies our position as the economic development organization of choice for companies and site selectors and it definitely allows us to represent our region in a very significant, credible manner.”
Jon Barela, chief executive officer of the Borderplex Alliance
The Borderplex Alliance in 2020 had a hand in luring a 700-job Amazon Inc. fulfillment center and a $150 million TJ Maxx distribution center to El Paso. Aside from the direct jobs those projects brought, they reinvigorated the construction industry for the Upper Rio Grande region. The Borderplex Alliance continues to pursue a record amount of leads for businesses looking for new places to expand or relocate.
The Borderplex Alliance continues to pursue a record amount of leads for businesses looking for new places to expand or relocate in Texas. The region competes for major industrial projects in the aerospace industry and the consumer electronics manufacturing sector. And, they are developing a vertical strategy – for electric vehicle production. There is good potential in each manufacturing sector in the short term and the long term for the region.
If you would like help connecting to the BorderPlex Alliance or other economic development organizations across Texas to help you relocate or expand your business, let our team help you make the connection. Complete our Relocation Planning Tool today to get started.