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Bexar County Bold Vision for the Future

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Bexar County Bold Vision for the Future

  1. 1. Bexar County A Bold Vision of the Future
  2. 2. “If you’re wondering what the USA that your children or your grandchildren... will look like, all you need to do is look around because in a very real sense, the Texas of today is the USA of tomorrow.” Dr. Steve Murdock State of Texas Demographer (Former) 2
  3. 3. State of Texas Profile ❖ 23.9 million residents; workforce of over 11.7 million ❖ 8.2 million households; median household income of $47,548 ❖ 2nd most populous state ❖ 36% Hispanic population ❖ 3rd fastest growing state by population in the USA ❖ Median age is 33.1, three years younger than the national average 3
  4. 4. Bexar County Profile ❖ 1.6 million residents; workforce of over 760,000 ❖ 531,000 households; median household income of $44,664 ❖ 4th most populous county in Texas; 20th most populous county in the USA ❖ 57% Hispanic population ❖ 13th fastest growing county by population in the USA ❖ Median age is 32.8, three and a half years younger than the national average 4
  5. 5. A Prosperous Region ❖ Texas is the 2nd most populous state in the USA with 23.9 million residents ❖ 6 of the top 25 most populous cities are in Texas ❖ San Antonio is equidistant from the Dallas-Ft Worth metroplex and the Monterrey-Saltillo, Mexico metroplex ❖ Texas named number 1 exporting state in 2008 for 7th consecutive year ❖ Total value of trade between Texas and Mexico approached $130.8 billion in 2008 5
  6. 6. The Region’s Proximity to Markets 6
  7. 7. Texas Economy Outperforms Nation’s - Jobs Added/Lost Jobs Added/Lost State 12/07 - 12/08 Texas +153,700 California -257,400 Florida -255,200 North Carolina -120,000 Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 7
  8. 8. Texas Economy Outperforms Nation’s - Economic Growth Year Texas U.S. 2005 3.2 3.1 2006 4.1 2.8 2007 4.5 2.1 2008 4.2 1.9 2009 1.8 -0.9 2010 1.9 1.0 2011 3.8 2.9 Source: Texas Comptroller 8
  9. 9. Texas Ranked Top State for Business by CNBC State Economy Transportation (Overall) (Rank) (Rank) 1. Texas 1 1 2. Virginia 17 13 3. Utah 3 32 4. Idaho 5 24 5. North Carolina 11 35 9
  10. 10. Economic Highlights ❖ Four Fortune 500 ❖ Established Economic Headquarters Base ❖ Valero Energy ❖ Kinetic Concepts, Inc. ❖ Tesoro ❖ DPT Labs ❖ USAA ❖ Boeing Aerospace Support Center ❖ Clear Channel Communications ❖ H.E.Butt Grocery Company ❖ Zachry Construction ❖ CPS Energy 10
  11. 11. KENDALL BANDERA Camp Bullis (Army) _ [ COMAL t u 16 Valero Energy U V 211 U [ V _ 1604 § ¨ ¦35 § ¨ ¦ 10 Rackspace Emivest Aerospace G UA DA LU P E USAA t u 281 __ [[ Genzyme San Antonio Aerospace Xytronics, LTd. __ [[ _ [ Johnson Controls _ [ [ § _ ¨ [ ¦ [ _ 410 Tesoro Petroleum Company U V 1604 JP Morgan Chase _ Maxim Integrated Products Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (KCI) _ [ Clear Channel Communications __ [[_ [ Southwest Research DPT Laboratories § ¨ ¦ 10 Takata/TK-Taito _ [ Institute _ [ _ [ [U_ _ [ Center for the Intrepid NSA-Texas Cryptology Center _ [V 151 Cullen/Frost Bankers Southwest Foundation Boeing Aerospace _ [ _ [ Fort Sam Houston (Army) _ [_ [ for Biomedical Research Support Center H.E.B. Food Stores Texas Research U V 211 Cit!corp t u 90 §[ [ ¨_ _ ¦ 410 _ [ § ¨ ¦ 410 t u 87 Park _ [ Port San Antonio § MEDINA Lackland AFB § ¨ ¦ 35 ¨ ¦37 Lockheed Martin Randolph AFB _ [ U V181 Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas t u 16 _ [ and 21 On-Site Suppliers U V1604 WILSON t u 281 ATA S C O S A 0 2.5 5 10 Miles 11 Ë
  12. 12. CPS Energy ❖ Largest municipally-owned utility in the USA ❖ Energy diversification ❖ Renewable energy leadership ❖ 2009 includes a bold adoption of system-wide telematics integration 12
  13. 13. Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas Tundra full-size pickup | 21 on site suppliers | 4 local minority owned 13
  14. 14. Rackspace Managed Hosting 14
  15. 15. Continued Corporate Investment in the Region in 2009 ❖ Tianjin Pipe Company in Corpus Christi; $1 billion ❖ Union Pacific San Antonio Intermodal Facility; $120 million ❖ Caterpillar engine plant in Seguin; $169.7 million ❖ Albany Composites in Boerne; $42 million ❖ General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems; $1.9 million ❖ L-3 Communications in Waco; $10 million ❖ Baker Petrolite in Kilgore; $20 million 15
  16. 16. Continued Public Investment in the Region ❖ $2 billion military investment in Center for Military Medicine ❖ $900 million public medical facility ❖ $500 million in regional flood control program ❖ $110 million for performing arts and cultural facilities ❖ $125 million redevelopment of south and north ends of the San Antonio river ❖ $85 million in athletic facilities 16
  17. 17. Continued Federal Investments in the County ❖ Fort Sam Houston (1870s) ❖ Camp Bullis (1917) ❖ Former Brooks AFB (1918) ❖ Now Brooks City-Base ❖ Former Kelly AFB (1916 - 2001) ❖ Now Port San Antonio ❖ Randolph AFB (1930) ❖ Lackland AFB (1941) ❖ National Security Agency (2007) 17
  18. 18. Resulting Lifestyle ❖ “Best Places to Live and Launch” Fortune Sma! Business, 2008 ❖ Over 43 golf courses, two major theme parks, and the River Walk ❖ Median sales price of single- family home is $154,400, nearly one quarter less than national median of $200,400 ❖ Cost of living is 5% less than national average ❖ Over 300 sunny days per year 18
  19. 19. Early Workforce Investment ❖ 84,574 students enrolled in local high schools ❖ Special Math, Engineering, and Technology high schools include: ❖ Health Careers High School ❖ Harmony Science Academy ❖ Brooks Academy of Science & Engineering ❖ John Jay Science & Engineering Academy ❖ San Antonio Technology Academy 19
  20. 20. Educational and Research Institutions ❖ Alamo Community College ❖ Southwest Research District Institute ❖ University of Texas at San ❖ Southwest Foundation for Antonio Biomedical Research ❖ University of Texas Health ❖ San Antonio Military Science Center Medicine Center ❖ Trinity University ❖ Human Systems Wing, Brooks City-Base ❖ University of the Incarnate Word 20
  21. 21. Innovation - Tech Transfer ❖ A steady stream of tech transfer opportunities ❖ Department of Defense - related medical center ❖ Texas Cryptology Center ❖ Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research ❖ Southwest Research Institute ❖ University of Texas at San Antonio ❖ University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio ❖ University Hospital System 21
  22. 22. Center for the Intrepid Innovation in military rehabilitation 22
  23. 23. Innovation in Cluster Development Texas-Mexico Automotive SuperCluster 23
  24. 24. Changing Geography of Automotive Manufacturing 24
  25. 25. Over 200 OEM Tier 1 Suppliers 25
  26. 26. Infrastructure - Rail Eagle Pass Laredo Brownsville 26
  27. 27. Infrastructure - Ports 27
  28. 28. Post-secondary Education ❖ Five critical program areas for TMASC ❖ Mechanical engineering ❖ Industrial engineering ❖ Manufacturing ❖ Management ❖ Electro-mechanical 28
  29. 29. A strong and stable region with a bold vision for the future 29
  30. 30. Strength Amid the Recession www.nytimes.com 30
  31. 31. What makes us strong and stable... ❖ Demographic profile ❖ State of Texas financially healthy ❖ Growth industries ❖ Unique research and innovation assets ❖ Sophisticated military presence ❖ International logistics 31
  32. 32. “In these uncertain economic times, companies across the country are looking to Texas as a place to grow their business thanks to reasonable regulatory environment, educated workforce, and economic initiatives that bolster Texas’ capital and competition in a global marketplace.” The Honorable Rick Perry State of Texas Governor 32

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