Brownsville Earns Seal

First CompetitiveReady Seal goes to Brownsville, Texas

As an encore to the site certification of North Brownsville Industrial Park in Feb. 2011, Brownsville Economic Development Council has earned the CompetitiveReady Seal, an endorsement of the area’s overall capacity to support business development.

Brownsville is the first CompetitiveReady community to receive the seal. Evaluator, Audrey Taylor of Chabin Concepts, said, “The local team is engaging industry and involving workforce development at a whole new level for business-led economic development.”

Located at the southern tip of Texas, on the border with Mexico, Brownsville offers access to international trade through the Port of Brownsville. Other advantages that stood out for the auditors included safety, ongoing improvements to the infrastructure, and cooperative leadership that has made Brownsville a leader in business attraction and job growth.

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