MBG Negotiates Occupation of More Than 1 Million Sq. Ft. in Brookshire, TX

Key Takeaways

  • More than 1 million square feet leased/occupied within four months and another 2+ million square feet is under construction as speculative industrial space.
  • Retail, hotel, and service operations have located/expanded within the city providing additional employment and revenue.
  • The 10 year partnership between MBG and The Brookshire EDC has led to the EDC becoming one of the most successful economic development agencies within the State of Texas.

Summary

MBG has been retained by the Brookshire, Texas, EDC for more than ten years.  The firm serves as this agency’s economic development entity.  The firm develops prospects, negotiates incentives, and provides direction to this Houston Metro community’s economic development effort.

Results

The Brookshire EDC has grown its economy geometrically in the time MBG has been retained.  Recent developments include more than 1 million square feet leased/occupied within four months.  Another 2 plus million square feet is under construction as speculative industrial space.  Grundfos has relocated its North American Headquarters to Brookshire.  Retail, hotel, and service operations have located/expanded within the city providing additional employment and revenue.

Background

MBG has worked collaboratively with city officials and economic development prospects to make Brookshire one of the “hottest” locations within the Houston Metro.  The economy is booming, reflected by Brookshire EDC being a recipient of the Texas Economic Development Council’s Community Economic Development Award for cities in its size range.

Solution

Brookshire needed leadership from an experienced and qualified consultant to direct their economic development effort.  Once this was undertaken, the EDC became one of the most successful economic development agencies within the State of Texas.