Austin is one of fastest growing U.S. metropolitan areas with 2017 GDP of $149 billion, up 7% over 2016.

It is a robust state, federal, and educational infrastructure attracting and retaining significant white collar employment (University of Texas System, St. Edwards, State of Texas, etc.) Austin will soon be the home of the Tesla Gigafactory. There is an extensive and quickly expanding presence of Fortune 500 employers with a technology and engineering bias and there is a solid grid system with mature urban infill infrastructure and constant demand.