Texas’s size and diversity can be overwhelming when contemplating a move. Dividing the state into regions makes it much easier to determine where to relocate a business.
Growing faster than nearly any other region in the country, Texas’s Capital Region has hit a boom that shows no signs of slowing down. Read on for 9 things you should know about The Capital Region.
Austin: Say Austin just about anywhere in the world and people think about innovation, live music and a compelling culture. The state capital has an allure all its own, honed through festivals like SXSW and ACL and a self-proclaimed reputation as the Live Music Capital of the World. Thanks, in part, to its unofficial Keep Austin Weird motto, the city has conjured one-of-a-kind vibe that attracts trendsetters, rulebreakers and innovators.
It’s the place to be: Austin anchors a region that has seen unprecedented growth over the past two decades and that boom-town reality is showing no signs of slowing down. Nearly 2.5 million people already make this area their home and from Elon Musk to Samsung – everyone is moving to The Capital Region.
Austin isn’t the only exciting city in the region: While the state capital is the best known city in the area, it’s also home to a host of smaller vibrant communities that are also ideal destinations for businesses looking to relocate. Buda, Jarrell and Marble Falls in particular offer a host of intriguing amenities for businesses both small and large.
You’ll find it all here: In addition to all that live music, Austin is also home to a wealth of theatre, museums and sports teams as well as an array of great restaurants and unique festivals. But all that intriguing culture doesn’t stop at Austin’s city limits. Many of the communities in the Capital Region offer compelling cultural activities and sporting events of their own.
Natural beauty abounds: The Capital Region is located in and adjacent to the Texas Hill Country, widely considered one of Texas’s most scenic regions. Featuring rolling hills, picturesque lakes and scenic rivers, the Hill Country attracts visitors from throughout the state for hiking, wine-tasting, fishing, boating and much more.
You can get there from here: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is one of the state’s busiest, offering direct flights to several international destinations as well as cities throughout the country. Austin Executive Airport and Bud Dryden Airport are also located in the Capital Region. Interstate 35 provides convenient north-south transportation and rail freight solutions are widely available.
Its people are well educated: The population in the Capital Region is highly educated. In fact, if it were a state, it would have the nation’s second-highest share of the population with at least a bachelor’s degree. The area also offers higher incomes and has a lower unemployment rate than other areas in the state.
Educational opportunities abound: It’s not just the current residents who have found educational opportunities. There are also a range of higher education institutions in the area, including UT Austin, Texas State University, Southwestern University and St. Edward’s University. Austin Community College is one of the best community college systems in the country with campuses throughout the region.
Industry is diverse: An array of industries have found success in this region, including the tech and financial sectors as well as engineering and construction. Film and recording studios are located in the area, as are museums and other institutions.
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