In Forbes Magazine’s list of the nation’s fastest growing large cities released earlier this year, Austin, Houston and Dallas rounded out the top three, respectively, with San Antonio at ninth. A whopping 427,000 newcomers arrived in the Lone Star State between August 2011 and July 2012, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
A lot of things can be attributed to this growth, including low unemployment rates, a business-friendly regulatory environment and no state income tax. But a critical component that cannot be ignored is our large pool of skilled workers from which companies can recruit.
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