Japanese automakers Toyota and Mazda made Alabama a winner again Wednesday, announcing that they have chosen the state for their new $1.6 billion joint-venture manufacturing facility.
The City will give the insurance and banking company a 10-year tax abatement for $2 million and five-year economic development loan for $4 million.
A plan to create jobs, foster startups, and attract investment in San Antonio’s health care and bioscience industry will start with a focus on two key diseases – Type 2 diabetes and infectious diseases – prevalent in San Antonio.
City and County officials announced late Wednesday that they are pulling out of the pursuit of Amazon’s planned second headquarters.
I regularly shop on Amazon, yet would not want to be one of those 50,000 employees it’s talking about hiring in a new headquarters city.
The new, more modern office space also is ideally located for collaboration with the growing business and tech presence downtown
Do not underestimate how much San Antonio has evolved since then-Mayor Julián Castro declared the Decade of Downtown in 2009.
As economic development opportunities go, Amazon’s second headquarters is big, and San Antonio leaders are on it.
About 120 high school graduates and students were guests at a celebration of the SA Works Summer Internship Program at La Villita Assembly Hall.
The move could bring up to 500 new positions to the city starting this fall, including call center, tech support, management, and software engineering jobs.