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The Capital of West Texas


As the 10th largest city in Texas, Lubbock is a thriving metro with a regional population of nearly 650,000. Known as the Hub City, Lubbock is accessible to four major U.S. highways and provides international accessibility with its connection to Mexico and Canada via Interstate 27.

Home to Texas Tech University, a Tier One Carnegie-designated university, as well as four other colleges, Lubbock boasts more than 15,000 graduates every year. Along with the strong pipeline of graduates, Lubbock’s population growth is expected to grow 4.6% in the next five years.

An Overview of Lubbock

From demographic information to industry clusters and workforce initiatives, read the full detailed report on The Capital of West Texas.

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Plant Agricultural Systems Locates in Lubbock

LEDA announced a public-private partnership with Plant Agricultural Systems (PLANT-AS) with 900 full-time jobs and more than $670 million in capital investment. The company’s vision is to dynamically enable society’s transition to more sustainable methods of food production, distribution, and consumption.

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X-FAB Texas Announces Expansion in Lubbock, TX

The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA) announced the expansion of X-FAB Texas, a global leader in the manufacturing of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, with major investments over the next 5 years.

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Lubbock Economic Development Alliance Announces Dura-Line

The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA) announced the expansion of Orbia’s Connectivity Solutions business Dura-Line into the Lubbock community during a press conference on Wednesday afternoon.

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LEDA’s Site Selector Guide provides detailed site information regarding labor force, real estate and quality of life. To learn more about the attractive qualities of Lubbock, check out the digital version of the guide below.

Recently recognized as one of the fastest growing, most affordable cities in the U.S., Lubbock is estimated to see a 50% population increase within the next five years. There are plenty of reasons why people choose to move to the LBK. Two of the main reasons we find the Hub to be growing is the affordable lifestyle and the strong sense of community. Every city is defined by the people who call it home, and you will find, as many do, Lubbock is made up of the best people.

See for yourself more reasons why Lubbock is the place to be, and browse the Life in Lubbock guide below!


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