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By Phallan Davis - Bastrop Economic Development Corporation | Mon, 05/06/2019 - 14:55

Bastrop joins cities nationwide to increase awareness of the positive work economic developers do to enhance local economic impact

BASTROP, Texas (May 6, 2019) – The Bastrop Economic Development Corporation marks National Economic Development Week from May 6-11 to celebrate the contributions of positive economic development and explain the role of the profession in our local community, including:

• Attract new, sought-after retailers and retail developments to the... Read More

By Kalyn Norwood - KVUE News | Wed, 05/01/2019 - 00:00

BASTROP, Texas — We see them all the time around Austin and now food trucks are welcomed in Bastrop.

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By Building Bastrop | Wed, 04/24/2019 - 00:00

City Council Votes to Repeal Temporary Moratorium on New Development, Enhanced Permit Review Process Adopted in its Place

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By Brandon Mulder | Tue, 04/23/2019 - 00:00

When Zoho Corp. announced earlier this month that it was moving its headquarters to a campus along Texas 71 in eastern Travis County, fortune smiled on Bastrop.

Economic development experts have forecast that the Texas 71 corridor between Austin and Bastrop will be the next land of opportunity for business, and when Zoho Corp. decided to relocate to the 375-acre property along the highway, the forecasts were confirmed, said Bastrop Economic Development Corporation director Mike Kamerlander.

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By Phallan Davis | Tue, 04/23/2019 - 00:00

BASTROP, Texas (April 23, 2019) – Mike Kamerlander, executive director of the Bastrop Economic Development Corporation (BEDC), is now a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD).

The national recognition from the International Economic Development Council denotes a mastery of skills in economic development, professional attainment and a commitment to personal and professional growth.

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By Staff Report | Fri, 04/19/2019 - 10:00

Juniors and seniors from Bastrop and Cedar Creek high schools as well as from Colorado River Collegiate Academy met with Bastrop-area companies on April 12 to learn career advice at the 2019 Youth Career Day at the Jerry Fay Wilhelm Performing Arts Center.

The event, which is in its sixth year and was organized by the Bastrop Economic Development Corporation, Bastrop Chamber of Commerce, Bastrop school district, city of Bastrop and Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area, hosted about 600 students,... Read More

By Brandon Mulder | Thu, 04/18/2019 - 17:55

The Bastrop City Council put some finishing touches on the soon-to-be-launched pilot program that will allow food trucks, trailers and mobile eateries to operate within the city.

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By Bastrop Economic Development Corporation | Mon, 04/08/2019 - 00:00


600 high school juniors and seniors expected to attend

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By KVUE News | Tue, 04/02/2019 - 10:22

Downtown Bastrop named one of the "great places in Texas" by the American Planning Association - Texas chapter. Great Places in Texas recognizes our state's neighborhoods, streets, and public spaces – and celebrates how planning plays a vital role where we live, work, and play. In this KVUE piece, hear directly from the people on why Bastrop is such a great place to live, work and shop.

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By Andy Sevilla | Tue, 04/02/2019 - 08:44

Bastrop was named one of six “Great Places in Texas” in 2019 for its downtown neighborhood by the state chapter of the American Planning Association.

Communities included in the Great Places in Texas list exemplify exceptional character and highlight the role planners and planning play in creating communities of lasting value, the Texas chapter of the APA said in its announcement Monday.

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