13 Jun 2019

The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) and Workforce Solutions of Central Texas received the Workforce Excellence Award from the Texas Economic Development Council for their partnership on the Santa Fe Business Center: a $9 million, 34,000-square-foot office development that serves as a one-stop shop for all things business development in Temple. The Santa Fe […]

17 May 2019

Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces and Hyundai L&C USA held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 16 to officially announce the grand opening of their new manufacturing plant under their new joint venture, ASM (American Surfacing Materials, LLC). Developed to support the continued expansion and growth of Wilsonart® Solid Surface and Hanex® Solid Surfaces product lines, the facility will also create […]

13 May 2019

The Texas Association of School Boards honors the Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) the 2019 Business Recognition Program Award for partnering with Temple Independent School District on many initiatives. Temple EDC staff and Board members accepted the award at the Temple ISD Board meeting. Temple EDC was recognized for supporting Temple ISD in a […]

03 May 2019

On January 22, 2019, The Bell County Commissioners unanimously adopted a total of 4 position statements on the following legislative issues: School Funding, Unfunded Mandates, the Disabled Veterans Tax Exemption, and Revenue Caps. Temple EDC recognizes that these issues are important to Temple’s economic prosperity. We fully support these statements and legislative recommendations. Please click […]

12 Apr 2019

Economic development is practiced at the highest level when a number of organizations come together to further the economy of a region. There are many strategies that a community can implement when attempting to achieve growth in an economy. Governments such as the State of Texas, Bell County, and the City of Temple play the […]

28 Feb 2019

Development in downtown Temple is experiencing a rise of private investment with over $8 million in projects announced within the past 3 months. The City of Temple is aggressively pursuing private investment by offering matching grant funds. Each of the three projects announced will renovate an existing building in downtown; highlighting the historic beauty while […]

25 Feb 2019

On Thursday evening, City Council adopted a resolution authorizing a development agreement to provide Strategic Investment Zone (SIZ) grant funding for development of downtown property at 108 N. Main Street. The City of Temple is committed to establishing long-term economic vitality in SIZ corridors, encouraging redevelopment and diversification.  Downtown Temple is designated as its own […]