Why Invest in San Antonio, TX

The city of San Antonio is in Bexar County – the third largest county in Texas. Business Facilities magazine recognized San Antonio as one of the five major logistical locations in the country for warehousing and distribution and is widely considered the gateway of foreign trade. Thanks to its proximity to Mexico, San Antonio,s economy has benefited the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). More than half the goods moving to and from Mexico go through San Antonio and all signs point to a further expansion of this trade. Shoppers from Mexico make up 30% of the city’s retail market purchases. The U.S. military base realignment, the growth of healthcare and drilling in the Eagle Ford Shale have all played a part in city’s economic boom.

General Facts
  • 2nd largest city Texas and 7th largest city in the U.S. (Wikipedia, 2014) San Antonio City Flag
  • One of America’s 20 Fastest-Growing Cities (Forbes, Feb. 2014)
  • #3 in Job Growth potential (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • Nation’s second fastest growing major city (U.S. Census Bureau)
  • #12 nation’s best-performing city (Milken Institute, 2013)
  • The city is visited by more than 28 million tourists per year (City-Data.com)
  • Home to 5 of Fortune 500 companies: Valero Energy, Tesoro Petroleum Corp, USAA, NuStar Energy and CC Media Holdings (CNN)
  • #3 on Forbes’ Where to Invest In Housing In 2016 (Forbes)

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