15 Aug 2019

The Temple Reinvestment Zone and the City of Temple released the 2030 Master Plan earlier this year that includes improvements to be made to the Temple Medical Education District (TMED) streetscapes. TMED is a connected district and partnership of healthcare and education entities including Baylor Scott & White Health, the Olin E. Teague Veterans’ Medical […]

08 Aug 2019

Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals, LLC is celebrating the grand opening of its cutting-edge rehabilitation hospital in Temple, Texas, today. The $23 million capital investment, 36-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital will result in 120 new jobs with an average annual salary of $52,000. The hospital is located in the Temple Medical & Education District (TMED) South.   “We […]

02 Aug 2019

Coming soon: a state-of-the-art park complex to play and watch sports in Temple. Temple’s best kept secret, an ever-expanding parks and trail system, is about to open the largest of its parks. The recreational complex is expected to be an economic generator – serving as a catalyst for sports tourism. Construction began on the innovative […]

31 Jul 2019

Fortune Magazine recognizes Temple as one of the top 10 best cities in U.S. for tech jobs. Temple joins two other Texas cities on the top 10 list: Dallas and San Antonio. Texas is a leader in attracting tech talent adding 17,855 jobs in 2018, with the tech sector having a direct economic impact of […]

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 […]