05 Jan 2017

TEMPLE, Texas— The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced that R+L Carriers, Inc., will expand by adding its 113th location in the U.S. and the 11th in Texas on a 14.8-acre tract of land in the Temple Industrial Park located on Lucius McCelvey Dr. in northwest Temple. The new $5 million dollar freight […]

03 Jan 2017

Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals, announced today their plans to begin construction of a new 36-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Temple, TX. The hospital will be located on Canyon Creek Drive within proximity to the Temple Medical & Education District (TMED) and the Veterans Administration complex. Construction is scheduled to begin in early 2017. The approximately 38,000-square-foot […]

30 Nov 2016

COST OF LIVING INDEX QUARTERLY UPDATE Among the 261 urban areas that participated in the third quarter 2016 Cost of Living Index, the after-tax cost for a professional/managerial standard of living ranged from more than twice the national average in New York (Manhattan) NY to almost 25 percent below the national average in McAllen, TX.   […]

30 Nov 2016

Temple College started offering commercial driver’s license (CDL) training through its Division of Business and Continuing Education  Nov. 14. The program is being started at the request of the Temple Chamber of Commerce and the Temple Economic Development Corporation to meet a shortage of truck drivers in central Texas. According to a 2015 report from […]

04 Oct 2016

TEMPLE, Texas — Convenience-store, grocery and foodservice distributor McLane Co. Inc. has expanded Spark, a companywide initiative focused on identifying workplace diversity opportunities through a variety of programs, community outreach and lending support to nationally recognized diversity-focused annual events. With the expansion, McLane is furthering its commitment of creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive […]

Temple, TX-The Temple College Division of Business and Continuing Education is offering several new industry-related classes this fall, including Math for Industrial Automation Technicians, Introduction to Hydraulics, Introduction to Pneumatics and Introduction to Electromechanical Devices. Math for Industrial Automation Technicians will be offered Oct. 26 and 27 from 1 to 5 p.m. Introduction to Hydraulics […]

23 Sep 2016

TEMPLE, Texas (Sept 23, 2016)— The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced Southwest Contract, which has operated in Temple since 1997, will build a new warehouse facility. The 40,000 square foot, $2.5 million facility will be located on 6.9 acres on the corner of Industrial Boulevard and Eberhardt Road in Enterprise Park. “Southwest […]

28 Jul 2016

The Temple Economic Development Corporation (Temple EDC) today announced Pam and Joe Shepperd, the owners of a 22,000 square foot building in downtown Temple, are renovating it to serve as a multi-shop, eclectic retail space, called The Hub. The redevelopment of the three Northwest buildings that were formerly part of Casey’s Furniture will include: first […]

01 Jul 2016

The Temple Health and Bioscience District (THBD) Office and Laboratory Facility, creates an environment for commercializing products derived from intellectual property emanating from biotechnology research labs and entrepreneurial innovations. Currently, two tenants rent office and laboratory space at 1802 South 1st Street, Temple, Texas: Neurofront Technology, LLC and WashSense, Inc. Jason H. Huang, MD, Chairman, Department […]

30 Jun 2016

Beyond Silver Bullets The industrial make up of a region is a critical component of a robust regional economy and labor market. Beyond employment opportunities, local industry plays an essential role in the economic and social development of any community. Temple boasts a wide portfolio of vital businesses and industries. The city’s primary economic development […]