Local, state and federal leaders will join TexAmericas Center (TAC) to break ground on a new speculative (spec) building to support future tenants in industries such as light manufacturing, warehouse and distribution, among others. The 150,000-square-foot building on 24 acres will be ready for new tenants in the summer of 2021 and is the first new building in the industrial park in 15 years.
In respect to COVID restrictions, this news conference will be held virtually. Media can view the news conference remotely from the comfort of their office. TAC spokespersons will be available for interviews following the news conference. Media is welcome to request a visit to the ground-breaking site at TAC to capture visuals.
Wednesday, Nov.18, 2020
2 p.m. (NOTE: At this time the link will be forwarded to the media and made available publicly on the TAC website. The news conference will be taped so media can download the video at its convenience.)
Breaking ground on a spec building reflects the growing momentum and confidence in opportunities available at TexAmericas Center and in the greater Texarkana region. Officials will discuss the economic impact, types and caliber of tenants attracted to Texarkana, and the next steps in the growth of TAC and the region. Leaders participating in the virtual ground-breaking ceremony include:
- Scott Norton, TAC, Executive Director/CEO
- Jim Roberts, TAC Board Chairman
- Todd Winnerman, President of MW Builders
- Bowie County Judge Bobby Howell
- State Representative Gary VanDeaver
- State Senator Bryan Hughes
- US Senator John Cornyn
- US Senator Ted Cruz
About TexAmericas Center
Located in the Texarkana metropolitan area, TexAmericas Center (TAC) owns and operates one of the largest mixed-use industrial parks in the United States. With roughly 12,000 development-ready acres of land and about 3 million square feet of commercial and industrial product, TAC services four states (Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas). In 2020, TAC was ranked as the #8 industrial park in the country by Business Facilities magazine. It is a designated US Opportunity Zone, HUBZone, New Market Tax Credit Census Tract, Foreign Trade Zone #258 and a Texas Enterprise Zone. TAC has the operating capabilities of a municipality but functions like a traditional real estate development company, offering customized real estate solutions. For more information about TexAmericas Center, visit texamericascenter.com.