Dollar Tree plans store

Dollar Tree plans store

Local shoppers could soon have a new bargain retailer to choose from after the Brownfield Industrial Development Corp. approved a utilities incentive last week to help attract the national chain. Developers expect to locate a Dollar Tree store on a long-vacant lot on South 1st Street. BIDC board members unanimously approved a $100,000 grant to […]

Wine Industry Region 1 Town Hall Meeting Set for April 26, 2018

Wine Industry Region 1 Town Hall Meeting Set for April 26, 2018

The High Plains Wine Growers Association and the Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association extend an invitation to both members and non-members of the Associations to collaboratively discuss industry issues and solutions at a Town Hall Meeting conducted on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 9:00 am at the Reddy Vineyards Event Center.  Kyle Frazier, TWGGA […]

2017 Economic Impact Study of Texas Wine Industry

2017 Economic Impact Study of Texas Wine Industry

The Texas Wine Industry boosts the Texas Economy by $13.1 Billion! The Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association, partnered with the Texas Wine Marketing Research Institute at Texas Tech University, commissions an Economic Impact Study of the Texas wine and grape industry.  This year, WineAmerica, the national organization of American wineries, commissioned a leading economics firm, […]

Incentives approved for Guar Resources growth

Incentives approved for Guar Resources growth

The Brownfield Industrial Development Corp approved an incentive payment of more than $50,000 Monday to reward local company Guar Resources, LLC for its growth over the last year.             As per the company’s original incentive package, the BIDC board will recommend to the City Council that a payment of $56,000 be made to the Guar […]

Recent Traffic Counts

Recent Traffic Counts

Brownfield has long been known as the Star of the South Plains for the number and direction of the highways leading to and from the city. Recent figures from the Texas Department of Transportation show that those highways are well used. The Brownfield Industrial Development Corp. board was presented the most recent traffic count at […]

High Plains wines impress CA judges

High Plains wines impress CA judges

The 2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (SFCWC) received 6,960 entries from 35 states this year. 67 judges from a variety of fields including trade, education, media, retail, and hospitality, traveled in the second week of January to the Cloverdale Citrus Fairgrounds in Sonoma County to determine the best wines in the USA. Following are […]

Survey results show positive local outlook

Survey results show positive local outlook

The results from the Brownfield Industrial Development Corporation’s (BIDC) Local Employer Survey are in and projections for Brownfield business expansion and job growth look good. On the downside, employers say there aren’t enough skilled workers to fill those jobs. The survey was sponsored by BIDC and Workforce Solutions South Plains did the analysis of the […]

BIDC Touts 2017 Work

BIDC Touts 2017 Work

  The year coming to a close saw the Brownfield Industrial Development Corporation assist more local businesses than out of town companies by a ratio of 3 to 1, according to information provided at the organization’s most recent board meeting. Nine local companies and three out of town industries earned financial assistance from BIDCorp in […]

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