Recent Locations & Expansions

Since 2010, GSMP has announced the creation of over 6,000 new jobs and $650 million in capital investment in the Greater San Marcos region. Listed below are the economic development wins that have happened in Hays and Caldwell Counties, starting with Fiscal Year 2011 and running to today.

Projects In Our Region
FY 2021

Company Name

Location

Type

Jobs

Investment

Year

Iron Ox

Lockhart

Location

100+

$10,000,000

FY21

FedEx

Kyle

Location

500+

 

FY21

Bearden Investments

San Marcos

Spec

TBD

 

FY21

Northpointe Development

San Marcos

Spec

TBD

 

FY21

Amazon SAT-6 Facility

San Marcos

Expansion

200+

 

FY21

Parallel (dba goodblend Texas)

San Marcos

Location

100+

$25,000,000

FY21

McElroy Metals

Lockhart

Location

12

$3,250,000

FY21

Live Oak

San Marcos

Spec

TBD

$11,000,000

FY21

Buda Midway

Buda

Spec

TBD

 

FY21

Hershey's Ice Cream

Lockhart

Location

20

 

FY21

Costco

Kyle

Location

225

 

FY21

S. Watts Group

San Marcos

Location

TBD

 

FY21

Cooperative Laundry

San Marcos

Location

140

$20,000,000

FY21

Plastikon Industries

Kyle

Location

200+

$13,550,000

FY21

Total

14

 

1490+

$82,800,000+

 

FY 2020

*Projects on permanent hold due to COVID-19 disruptions.

Company

Location

Type

Jobs

Investment

Year

Smile Direct Club*

Kyle

Location

850*

 TBD

FY20

Sportsplex on CenterPoint

San Marcos

Location

143

$108,000,000

FY20

Amazon Delivery Station

Buda

Expansion

200+

 TBD

FY20

Amazon Sorting Center

Kyle

Expansion

200+

 TBD

FY20

JVA Monitored Fencing

Lockhart

Location

10

 TBD

FY20

Lowe's Distribution Center

Kyle

Location

TBD

 TBD

FY20

ZOOP Plastics Manufacturing

San Marcos

Location

9

 TBD

FY20

Total

7

 

1,412+

$108,000,000+

 

FY 2015-2019

*Projects on permanent hold due to COVID-19 disruptions.

Company

Location

Type

Jobs

Investment

Year

HHS

Dripping Springs

Location

80

 $10,000,000

FY15

PODS Enterprises, Inc.

San Marcos

Location

15

 $9,500,000

FY15

Epic Piping

San Marcos

Location

400

 $15,000,000

FY15

Amazon SAT-2 Hub

San Marcos

Location

1,000^

 $191,000,000

FY15

All Around Lighting

San Marcos

Location

50

 

FY15

Best Buy

San Marcos

Location

50

 $1,250,000

FY16

Pure Castings

Lockhart

Location

75

 $2,700,000

FY16

Hill Country Foods

Lockhart

Location

25

 $500,000

FY16

Altra

San Marcos

Expansion

10

 

FY16

Blueshift Technologies

San Marcos

Location

25

 

FY16

Deep Eddy Vodka

Buda

Expansion

80

$12,500,000

FY17

Coast Flight 

San Marcos

Location

40

 

FY17

Urban Mining Company

San Marcos

Location

100

$25,000,000

FY17

Alsco Linen

Kyle

Location

250

$25,000,000

FY17

Austin Community College

Kyle

Expansion

 

$22,400,000

FY17

Seton Medical Center

Kyle

Expansion

60

$2,200,000

FY17

Berry Aviation

San Marcos

Expansion

 

$3,200,000

FY17

RSI, Inc.

Kyle

Expansion

82

 

FY17

Culinary Factory

Lockhart

Location

10

$800,000

FY17

Dailey Electric

Lockhart

Location

20

$1,000,000

FY17

Reed Prototype & Model (RPM)

Lockhart

Location

20

$1,000,000

FY17

Irby Construction Company

Lockhart

Location

8

 

FY18

The Turner Company

Lockhart

Location

100

$3,000,000

FY18

HPI Real Estate Services & Investments

Kyle

Spec

 

$40,000,000

FY18

Majestic Realty

Kyle

Spec

 

$39,700,000

FY18

Lockhart Emergency Center

Lockhart

Location

40

$5,800,000

FY18

Exeterr Buda Land, L.P.

Buda

Spec

50

$14,000,000

FY18

VFT Technologies

Lockhart

Location

70

$6,750,000

FY19

ENF Technology

Kyle

Location

45

$45,000,000

FY19

Katerra*

San Marcos

Location

542*

 

FY 19

Total

69

 

3,247+

$477,300,000+

 

FY 2011-2014

*Projects on permanent hold due to COVID-19 disruptions.

Company

Location

Type

Jobs

Investment

Year

Redbird Skyport

San Marcos

Location

30

 

FY11

Xtreme Power

Kyle

Location

150

 

FY11

Image Microsystems

Kyle

Location

131

 

FY11

R-Water

San Marcos

Location

3

 

FY12

Ampersand Art Supply

Buda

Location

75

 

FY12

Rivercity Sportswear

San Marcos

Location

10

 

FY12

Bautex

San Marcos

Location

14

 

FY12

CSI

Buda

Location

52

 

FY13

CMI

San Marcos

Location

10

 

FY13

Deep Eddy Vodka

Dripping Springs

Expansion

50

 

FY13

Engineered Filtration

San Marcos

Location

20

 

FY13

L&M Supply

San Marcos

Location

20

 

FY13

Quantum Materials

San Marcos

Location

5

 

FY13

Twisted X

Dripping Springs

Location

8

 

FY13

Corvac Composites

San Marcos

Location

61

 $3,650,000

FY14

Mensor

San Marcos

Expansion

40

 $7,500,000

FY14

Fashion Glass & Mirror

Lockhart

Location

100

 $2,500,000

FY14

Fat Quarter Shop

Buda

Expansion

103

 $6,000,000

FY14

Redbird Redhawk

San Marcos

Location

15

 

FY14

TomCar

Dripping Springs

Location

10

 

FY14

Total

69

 

900+

$13,650,000

 

Master List of Projects

*Projects on permanent hold due to COVID-19 disruptions.

Company

Location

Type

Jobs

Investment

Year

Redbird Skyport

San Marcos

Location

30

 

FY11

Xtreme Power

Kyle

Location

150

 

FY11

Image Microsystems

Kyle

Location

131

 

FY11

R-Water

San Marcos

Location

3

 

FY12

Ampersand Art Supply

Buda

Location

75

 

FY12

Rivercity Sportswear

San Marcos

Location

10

 

FY12

Bautex

San Marcos

Location

14

 

FY12

CSI

Buda

Location

52

 

FY13

CMI

San Marcos

Location

10

 

FY13

Deep Eddy Vodka

Dripping Springs

Location

50

 

FY13

Engineered Filtration

San Marcos

Location

20

 

FY13

L&M Supply

San Marcos

Location

20

 

FY13

Quantum Materials

San Marcos

Location

5

 

FY13

Twisted X

Dripping Springs

Location

8

 

FY13

Corvac Composites

San Marcos

Location

61

 $3,650,000

FY14

Mensor

San Marcos

Expansion

40

 $7,500,000

FY14

Fashion Glass & Mirror

Lockhart

Location

100

 $2,500,000

FY14

Fat Quarter Shop

Buda

Expansion

103

 $6,000,000

FY14

Redbird Redhawk

San Marcos

Location

15

 

FY14

TomCar

Dripping Springs

Location

10

 

FY14

HHS

Dripping Springs

Location

80

 $10,000,000

FY15

PODS Enterprises, Inc.

San Marcos

Location

15

 $9,500,000

FY15

Epic Piping

San Marcos

Location

400

 $15,000,000

FY15

Amazon SAT-2 Hub

San Marcos

Location

1,000^

 $191,000,000

FY15

All Around Lighting

San Marcos

Location

50

 

FY15

Best Buy

San Marcos

Location

50

 $1,250,000

FY16

Pure Castings

Lockhart

Location

75

 $2,700,000

FY16

Hill Country Foods

Lockhart

Location

25

 $500,000

FY16

Altra

San Marcos

Expansion

10

 

FY16

Blueshift Technologies

San Marcos

Location

25

 

FY16

Deep Eddy Vodka

Buda

Expansion

80

$12,500,000

FY17

Coast Flight 

San Marcos

Location

40

 

FY17

Urban Mining Company

San Marcos

Location

100

$25,000,000

FY17

Alsco Linen

Kyle

Location

250

$25,000,000

FY17

Austin Community College

Kyle

Expansion

 

$22,400,000

FY17

Seton Medical Center

Kyle

Expansion

60

$2,200,000

FY17

Berry Aviation

San Marcos

Expansion

 

$3,200,000

FY17

RSI, Inc.

Kyle

Expansion

82

 

FY17

Culinary Factory

Lockhart

Location

10

$800,000

FY17

Dailey Electric

Lockhart

Location

20

$1,000,000

FY17

Reed Prototype & Model (RPM)

Lockhart

Location

20

$1,000,000

FY17

Irby Construction Company

Lockhart

Location

8

 

FY18

The Turner Company

Lockhart

Location

100

$3,000,000

FY18

HPI Real Estate Services & Investments

Kyle

Spec

 

$40,000,000

FY18

Majestic Realty

Kyle

Spec

 

$39,700,000

FY18

Lockhart Emergency Center

Lockhart

Location

40

$5,800,000

FY18

Exeterr Buda Land, L.P.

Buda

Spec

50

$14,000,000

FY18

VFT Technologies

Lockhart

Location

70

$6,750,000

FY19

ENF Technology

Kyle

Location

45

$45,000,000

FY19

Katerra*

San Marcos

Location

542*

 

FY 19

Smile Direct Club*

Kyle

Location

850*

 

FY20

Sportsplex on CenterPoint

San Marcos

Location

143

$108,000,000

FY20

Amazon Delivery Station

Buda

Expansion

200+

 

FY20

Amazon Sorting Center

Kyle

Expansion

200+

 

FY20

JVA Monitored Fencing

Lockhart

Location

10

 

FY20

Lowe's Distribution Center

Kyle

Location

TBD

 

FY20

ZOOP Plastics Manufacturing

San Marcos

Location

9

 

FY20

Iron Ox

Lockhart

Location

100+

$10,000,000

FY21

FedEx

Kyle

Location

TBD

 

FY21

Bearden Investments

San Marcos

Spec

TBD

 

FY21

Northpointe Development

San Marcos

Spec

TBD

 

FY21

Amazon SAT-6 Facility

San Marcos

Expansion

200+

 

FY21

Parallel (dba goodblend Texas)

San Marcos

Location

100+

$25,000,000

FY21

McElroy Metals

Lockhart

Location

12

$3,250,000

FY21

Live Oak

San Marcos

Spec

TBD

$11,000,000

FY21

Buda Midway

Buda

Location

TBD

 

FY21

Hershey's Ice Cream

Lockhart

Location

20

 

FY21

Costco

Kyle

Location

225

 

FY21

S. Watts Group

San Marcos

Location

TBD

 

FY21

Cooperative Laundry

San Marcos

Location

142

$20,000,000

FY21

Plastikon Industries

Kyle

Location

200+

$13,550,000

FY21

Total

70

 

6,200+

$681,750,000

 

Expansion Success Stories

Read more about the successful expansion projects that have happened in our region over the last 10 years.

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The corridor between Austin and San Antonio continues to see rapid growth in investment, infrastructure and workforce talent. From a long-term investment perspective, we believe that this is a great place for us to plant our flag.
– Ryan Whalen, Vice President of Live Oak (Expanded to Texas Innovation Corridor in 2021)