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San Antonio ranks #9 by Forbes as fastest growing city…

by admin on May 1, 2012

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San Antonio continues to thrive.

Industries that anchor the San Antonio MSA include: health care/biomedical research, tourism, and the military.

The Alamo City is making strides …

Above all positive statements about the crown jewel of  South Texas.

Below is a recap on some of the strides the Alamo City is making in a number of areas:

SA2020 –

In 2020, Downtown is the heart of San Antonio…
What is happening to move this vision along?

  • Increase downtown housing units
  • Increase the number of people working downtown
  • Increase transportation mode options
  • Decrease downtown crime rates
  • Increase activities downtown

Another key area is Education.  In a recent article published by the San Antonio Business Journal’s page 12 in the Corporate Relocation Guide, Misty Mayo says:   “I would say things I continually hear that top of mind for employees involved in site selection process are: quality of schools, transportation…”  Misty is Vice President for the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation.

San Antonio has orchestrated one of the greatest turnarounds in education in the United States.
How is this happening?

  • Kindergarten Readiness
  • College Readiness
  • 3rd Grade Reading
  • Increase High School Graduation Rates
  • Increase College Enrollment
  • Increase Adult Education Attainment

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