First ENF Technology announced an investment of $45 million in its new U.S. headquarters in Kyle, Texas. Now, another company plans to come to Kyle. Home improvement retailer Lowe’s Company Inc. plans to open a distribution center in Kyle Crossing Business Park, which is just 10 minutes away from our Crosswinds master-planned community!
Lowe’s Kyle Is in Good Company
The distribution center will be in the same community as Austin Community College Hays Campus and Amazon’s sortation facility. Amazon will add at least 200 employees. It’s unknown how many jobs Lowe’s will have, but it has signed a lease for 120,000 square feet.
This community is working to become a shop, work, place spot in Kyle. It’s minutes from HEB Plus, Target, and Starbucks. Austin Regional Clinic has opened a location in the same neighborhood. They provide medical services for families.
Other medical practices include dialogistic imaging, chiropractic, dental, massage, and veterinary services. You’ll find Sonic, Walgreens, a bank, and salon in the area. Plum Creek Golf Course is also nearby as well as Hays County Performing Arts Center.
Companies Coming to Kyle
Expansion is hot in Central Texas. Tesla has chosen Austin for its Gigafactory. Why the heavy interest in the area? For the last 18 years, Texas has been the top exporting state in the U.S. Moreover, it leads the nation in high-tech exports.
Adriana Cruz, executive director of Economic Development and Tourism for Gov. Greg Abbott’s office, tells Austin Business Journal that the office has almost 200 relocation or expansion projects in the works. Apparently, TikTok is considering Austin for its U.S. headquarters.
It looks like Austin may set a record in 2020 for the number of jobs brought to the area according to Austin Business Journal. The article estates 28 companies relocating to the area will bring almost 10,000 new jobs. In 2019, it was only 58 companies and under 5,000 jobs.