Why San Antonio

Why San Antonio

  • San Antonio has long been recognized for our great diversity, rich history and culture that spans over 300 years
  • Today, San Antonio is viewed as a city of steady growth and tremendous investment opportunities both nationally and globally:
    • Brooking Institute – Named San Antonio as one of the Top 10 Metropolitan Areas
    • Forbes – Named San Antonio as one of the Best Cities for Economic Recovery.
    • Moody’s – Economic Analysis showed that Texas will likely have an easier economic recovery than other areas of the Nation
  • Port San Antonio – Foreign Trade Zone and Empowerment Zone designation, affords numerous tax advantages
  • Centrally located between Florida/California and Canada/Mexico – Latin American countries
  • The Greater San Antonio area has been recognized as having one of the most robust economies in the country. The city’s growth industries include: Aerospace, Financial Services, Government and Military, Health Care & Bioscience, Hospitality & Entertainment, Information Technology, Manufacturing, and Telecommunications

San Antonio Major Corporate Headquarters

  • Valero Energy Corporation: Oil-Gas Resources-Refining
  • iHeartMedia Inc. : Radio/Television/Advertising
  • Tesoro Petroleum Company: Oil-Gas Resources-Refining
  • Rackspace Managed Hosting: Cloud Computing
  • United Services Automobile Assoc. (USAA): Insurance
  • Kinetic Concepts: Specialty Medical Products
  • DPT Laboratories: Pharmaceutical Research/Sales
  • NuStar Energy LP
  • Vision Works: Eyeglasses Retailer
  • SWBC: Insurance and Services

San Antonio Major National / International Presence

  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing
  • Microsoft (IT)
  • QVC Home Shopping
  • Citicorp
  • Medtronics
  • Brooke Army Medical Center
  • Halliburton
  • Baker Hughes
  • CGI Inc. Group (IT)
  • West Teleservices
  • Martin Marietta Materials SW
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Boeing Aerospace
  • OCI Solar Power
  • Nexolon
  • Schlumberger
  • Local World Heritage Site- San Antonio Missions

San Antonio Research – Academic Entities

  • Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research
  • Southwest Research Institute
  • Texas Research Park
  • University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Bio Med S.A.
  • National Security Agency
  • Cancer Research and Treatment Center

San Antonio Education – Universities

  • University of Texas San Antonio
  • Trinity University
  • St. Mary’s University
  • University of Incarnate Word
  • Texas A&M – San Antonio
  • Our Lady of the Lake University
  • University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

San Antonio Climate – Affordability – Quality of Life

  • Top Tourist Destination in Texas
  • Spurs Basketball Champions
  • San Antonio Opera
  • San Antonio Symphony
  • Blue Star Art
  • Art Pace San Antonio
  • Greatest Concentration of Spanish Missions in North America
  • Arts & Cultural Events
  • McNay Art Museum
  • Witte Museum
  • San Antonio Museum of Art
  • San Antonio River Walk
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