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 […]

12 Feb 2019

Temple City Council adopted a resolution authorizing amendments to a development agreement to increase Strategic Investment Zone (SIZ) grant funding for development of downtown properties at 110 and 112 South 1st St. The City of Temple is committed to establishing long-term economic vitality in SIZ corridors, encouraging redevelopment and diversification.  “Temple’s Downtown Area is located […]

07 Feb 2019

The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC), the City of Temple, Bell County and Niagara Bottling, LLC (Niagara), the nation’s largest family owned and operated beverage supplier, announced today a $90 million capital investment for a new bottling facility. Niagara will build on a 50-acre site in the Temple Industrial Park creating 70 new jobs. […]

02 Jan 2019

TEMPLE, TEXAS (January 2, 2019) – The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) is pleased to announce Bridget Hinze Weber as its new communications and marketing director. Bridget has more than 10 years of experience in communications and community development designing strategic communication plans, long-range urban planning, and community engagement for public and nonprofit agencies. […]

13 Dec 2018

Veteran economic development executive Scott Connell of the Dallas-Fort Worth region joined the Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) staff on December 10 as vice president. Connell will work closely with the Temple EDC President, Adrian Cannady, to expand the city’s economic development efforts and will lead the business recruitment endeavors. “I’m very pleased to […]